For those who would love to help with various Church projects but don't feel that they have enough technical skills to help on some of the projects on the LDSTech website, the Church has started a beta program called Simply Serving and invites you to get involved. You can get involved by visiting http://simpleacts.lds.org. On this site, you can volunteer on projects that deal with Church publications, multimedia, and translations. Many of the projects on this site can be done easily with minimal time, perfect for those who want to help but can't find large chunks of time in their busy lives.
Registration for October LDSTech Conference is Now Open!
By GC Duerden
The LDSTech Conference registration site is now open for the conference this October 16-17. If you will be joining us in person, you are invited to sign up at tech.lds.org/conf. If you are unable to attend, you can watch streaming videos of many sessions online after the event.
I am the portfolio analyst for the Human Resource and other operations portfolios within the Information and Communications Systems Department.
What role do you think program management plays in the Church organization?
Program management acts as a liaison between ICS and other Church departments. We are able to build relationships with our customers to understand their needs and provide solutions to help them achieve their goals.
LDSTech Conference sessions for 2014 are diverse. There are sessions on LDS.org Tools to discussions on Mormon Channel’s Multiscreen Strategy or even all about the latest version of LDS.org or specifics on Meetinghouse Technology Voice Networks for Stake Technology Specialists. We are spotlighting a couple of sessions we don’t want you to miss:
Area Technology Specialists Thursday & Friday at 11:00 am by Paul Scherbel
Audience would include: stake technology specialists, clerks, stake presidents, high councilmen, bishoprics, Sunday School presidencies, librarians, local unit leaders, teachers, and potential missionaries.
As the Church uses more technology in ministering, teaching, and administering...