Sage Nonprofit Solutions VP Grant Howe To Present an NTEN

Austin , TX (August 03, 2009) – Sage North America announced today that Grant Howe, vice president (VP) of research & development for its Nonprofit Solutions business, will present a session on hosted solutions as part of NTEN’s ‘Best of NTC’ Webinar series at 2:00 p.m. EDT on Thursday, August 6. Howe previously presented on the same topic at NTEN’s 2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) last April. Sage is committed to giving back to the nonprofit community through education.

In “Going Remote: What You Need To Know,” Howe will present information about popular remote access models, including self-hosting, co-location, and ASPs. Issues around general security, HIPAA, PCI, SAS 70 and protecting personal information, in relation to the different hosting options, will be discussed. Attendees will gain knowledge about methodology and practical tips, such as how to evaluate which option is best for their organization, and how to start an implementation project.

NTEN is the membership organization for nonprofit professionals who put technology to use for their causes. The organization strives to enable its members to do their jobs better and help their organizations strategically use technology so that they, in turn, make the world a better, just, and equitable place.

Howe has more than 15 years of emerging technology experience. Prior to joining Sage in 2008 as VP of research & development for the company’s Nonprofit Solutions business, he served as executive vice president of engineering and chief technology officer (CTO) for Houston-based, a Web 2.0 company providing free personal Web sites for sharing health updates, information, and well wishes with friends and family during illness, injury, pregnancy, and childbirth. Howe holds a master’s degree in software engineering from Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y., and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the State University of New York (SUNY) College at Oswego.

For more than 30 years, Sage North America has been helping nonprofit organizations further their missions and better serve constituents through the use of technology. Thousands of nonprofits manage their operations–from fund accounting, fundraising, and donor management, to online donation processing, human resources, health care, and payroll–using easy-to-use, scalable, and customizable software and services from Sage North America, including ACT! by Sage, Millennium, Peachtree by Sage, Sage Fundraising 50, Sage MIP Fund Accounting, and Sage Timberline Office.

Source: Sage