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The New Guy

Joining the PeaceWorks team is a unique experience. I’ve only been here a few weeks and I can already feel it.

During 30 years of work in the industry which might be generally described as “doing things with computers” I have been employed in nearly a dozen positions. The majority have been in a customer support role and in the for-profit market. Some in software, some in hardware, some in-house, some assisting external customers, some for long periods of up to 14 years’ time, some for as little as a year.

When Backups are Not Enough: Failover Server Design

You're a systems administrator and things are good. You've got backups in place to protect your precious data. Congratulations, this is great! But is it enough?

FREE WORKSHOP: CRM Solutions for Not-for-Profits (Waterloo)

What is a CRM? Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) Solutions are software tools that help you understand your constituents in order to help your organization maximize relationships with donors, volunteers, clients and other stakeholders.

Are you ready for a CRM tool?  If your data collection – spreadsheets, databases, tables, charts, lists – is overwhelming you and you need to break down the silos of information in your organization to feel more connected and empowered, the answer is likely yes.

Good business goes beyond bankroll

by Sandra Reimer, ChristianWeek.Org, November 10, 2011

Ontario business leaders Nolan Andres and Bruce Taylor put their faith into action when they joined a group of entrepreneurs who harness the power of business to make a positive social and environmental change. These businesses are known as "B Corporations."

PeaceWorks and the Cloud: Helping Smaller Organizations Reap "Big Budget" IT Benefits

PeaceWorks Technology Solutions invites you to an informative and interactive lunch and learn presentation on how you can access the IT features normally restricted to organizations with big IT budgets.

Websites: Moving Targets

At PeaceWorks, our Development Services team works on implementing websites and web-based applications for our clients.  

In a previous post, I looked at the question of why we can't just give you a quote for “the website” you want to build – first we need to spend sufficient time talking with you to understand what your expectations are, and then develop a detailed plan.

Quoting a Website

At PeaceWorks, our Development Services team works on implementing websites and web-based applications for our clients.  Some projects are small and are completed within weeks.  Other are large and take several months from start to finish.  For the most part our projects run smoothly, but, of course, there are also some challenging ones.

One challenge is working with clients who have unrealistic expectations about their project because they don't really understand the software development process.  

‘Best for Workers’ Win the War for Talent;79 Businesses Across 39 Industries and 6 Countries Honored as Part of ‘Best for the World Lists’

Services Businesses and Employee-Owned Companies and Worker-Cooperatives Lead the Way

September 3, 2013: Wayne, PA

Today, 79 companies across 39 industries and 6 countries were recognized for creating the most positive impact for their workers by the nonprofit B Lab, with the release of the ‘B Corp Best for the Workers List’, the third installment in its 2013 ‘B Corp Best for the World’ series.

PeaceWorks Announces New CEO

PeaceWorks Announces New CEO

From: PeaceWorks Board of Directors
Date: October 10, 2013

We are pleased to announce that PeaceWorks has hired Joanne Young Evans to the CEO position.

At PeaceWorks, we know how to set up your organization with technology that drives your mission. Together, we define a technology vision for your organization and recommend the best ways to support that vision.

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We provide effective and affordable migrations, installations and upgrades that better manage your infrastructure. We focus on solutions that meet your needs, not solutions that are unnecessary or outside of your budget.

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We will design and create a new or enhanced on-line presence. We work with you through the entire process to ensure you get exactly what you need for the present, as well as the future. We build our websites with Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and accessibility practices, customizing as required.

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We collaborate with you to create solutions that turn ideas and data into information that you can use, analyze and distribute.  We build the technology solutions that equip you to better engage and manage your staff, your clients, your volunteers, and your donors.  We simplify data collection, intelligence and management.

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PeaceWorks provides the management and sale of hardware and software solutions. We always discuss your needs and provide you with the most preferable options.

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PeaceWorks provides first-rate technology solutions that enable organizations to achieve their mission with increased ease and efficiency. We focus on genuine client-focused relationships, connecting client needs with sustainable and reliable technology solutions.
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