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What Does a Systems Technologist Actually Do?

What Does a Systems Technologist Actually Do?

In the post ‘Systems Change Needs Systems Technologists’, the case was made for a new strategic approach in order to harness the power of technology to create real systems change for the social sector. My premise: every ambitious social change visionary needs a nerd strategist; A systems technologist, or tech-for-good geek. Having served as a systems technologist for decades, let me share what this role has looked like – and how it is evolving.

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Why I’ve Launched Tech Matters

Why I’ve Launched Tech Matters

We’re excited to launch Tech Matters, our new nonprofit tech social enterprise, dedicated to unleashing the power of technology to meet today’s most pressing social needs. You might say we’re a bit of an anomaly in Silicon Valley: a tech organization that’s fully committed to not making profits. Tech Matters exists to create large scale systems change by pairing the vision and knowledge of systems technologists with the commitment of leading social good coalitions.

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