What’s Next? 6 Membership Trends to Watch in 2017


Just think about technology. I was watching a movie from 2001 recently and one of the main characters had a laptop. In 2001, a laptop was a prized possession. It seems like only yesterday we were worried about what would happen when the computers hit the year 2000. Now it’s nearly 2017 and a lot has changed. They said the word “laptop” with the same reverence of someone talking about the “goose that laid the golden egg.”

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What fundraisers Need To Know About Next Era of Digital Technology

Beth Kanter

Yes, I walked onto the stage for the closing plenary at the Festival del Fundraising wearing an astronaut suit (that included a GivingTuesday sticker ), to the theme of 2001 Space Odyssey, speaking Italian (poorly), with Marcelo Iniarra (creative concept was his idea) and shared some insights about the new ecosystem for fundraisers. I spoke about how the technology is evolving and future implications. Like any technology, there is both the benefits and the dark side.

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Interview with an Expert Series: Associate Executive Director, Myke Kudlas

Blue Sky eLearn

I first took an interest in eLearning in 2001, but became more involved in 2003, when I was the Program Director for the Mayo Clinic Jacksonville Radiography Program. Eventually, my love of eLearning brought me to the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, as the organization’s first Director of Instructional Technology. Radiologic technology is a very hands-on, visual profession.

Lining Up Ways to Help People Do and Be More: Guillermo Ortiz de Zarate, NCARB

Association Adviser

He also didn’t anticipate creating a software platform that aims to create strong, diverse teams, or to be living in the United States as long as he has, but here he is — and his colleagues at the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) are grateful for his trust-based approach to management and technology. But back home, the economic situation changed in Argentina around 2001. AA: How can technology assist an association wanting to grow?

Protech Announces SSO Integration with Web Scribble


The unified login will bring together the powerful capabilities of Protech’s association management software and Web Scribble’s job board technology to better serve associations and their members. . COLUMBIA, Md. July 29, 2020 – Protech Associates, Inc.

Make the Seemingly Impersonal Personal for Your Members

YourMembership Blog

The image of a world driven by technology has long been portrayed by Hollywood and the Sci-Fi world as cold, impersonal, inhuman, disconnected – you know, soulless computers, cyborgs, dystopia and the like. HAL 9000, 2001: A Space Odyssey. All kidding aside, the technology we use today seems to keep us connected to everyone, anywhere, all of the time.

Going Paperless

Association Adviser

Naylor didn’t go “paperless” until 2001. Production is a lot more efficient now thanks to the use of digital technologies and our transition to a paperless system. Everyone at Naylor works with a computer, if not more than one computer. But this hasn’t always been the case.

The Safest Time in Human History

Association Management

While there is still no substitute for face-to-face interaction, our client associations increasingly leverage communication, social networking and collaboration technologies to fill in the gaps between meetings. When we started implementing online collaboration solutions in 2001, they were expensive. This is the safest time in human history. So says Steven Pinker, experimental psychologist, cognitive scientist and popular science author.

What’s Next? 6 Membership Trends to Watch in 2017


Just think about technology. I was watching a movie from 2001 recently and one of the main characters had a laptop. In 2001, a laptop was a prized possession. As the technology improves and the results begin to make sense to those without the title of “analyst,” we’ll see data take on a more actionable role in associations. Make this a priority in 2017 and ensure that you have the technology to do so.

Browser Wars Redux: If You See a Fork in the Road, Take It

Associations Now

In what may be the biggest change in web development since Google Chrome launched in 2008, Google announced its plan to split off its implementation of the widely used Webkit rendering technology for its own purposes, saying that creating its own rendering engine, called Blink, will allow it more freedom. But a lot has changed since 2001. That means that the basis for this technology, even as it plays up its differences, will stay consistently the same.

Conferences Are Providing Inferior Education Through Lectures

Velvet Chainsaw

At least that’s what 2001 Physics Noble Price recipient, Stanford professor and former director for science at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Carl Weiman says regarding lectures. And they are just as inferior for the STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medical) groups! Conferences are providing inferior education if all they provide is didactic, presenter monologue lectures. Yes, that’s right.

Mobility Matters: IEEE Provides App-Building Resource for Nonprofits

Associations Now

The professional technical association announced last week that it is partnering with the Clinton Global Initiative—an entity of the Clinton Foundation established by former President Bill Clinton in 2001—to launch a resource website that will help nonprofit organizations and NGOs advance their missions through the development of mobile apps.

Business Transformation – The Black Swan Dilemma


System Efficiencies – Automation, technology adoption, distribution management, personnel development are ways you can reduce costs in a manner that allows the company to develop core strengths. know how to simplify a complex world into a single, organizing idea – the kind of basic principle that unifies, organizes, and guides all decisions.” – Jim Collins (2001).

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Amid Rural Broadband Weak Spots, Nonprofits Offer Last-Mile Help

Associations Now

SCTCA’s Tribal Digital Village program has been active since 2001 and has connected more than half of tribal lands in San Diego County to broadband. “When they made the reservation system in the federal government, they decided to put Indians where they thought nobody would want to be,” Matt Rantanen, SCTCA’s director of technology, told Ars Technica. A More Controversial Proposal Ideas for better rural broadband are coming from the for-profit space as well.

Challenge of Expanding & Managing Chapters in Emerging Markets – Middle East Case Study


In 2001, advanced economies dominated the world economy, contributing around two-thirds of global GDP. Since 2001, emerging markets have become the world’s economic engine with annual GDP growing an average of 6 percent and a rapidly growing consumer class, driving corporations to compete for market share. High-tech : GCC also aspires to develop into a centre for technology.

The Transformative Power Of Peerology

Velvet Chainsaw

In the world of conference education, the future is not necessarily about the next technology gadget or innovative session format. A 2001 Harvard School of Education study found that: People learn most effectively when they interact with others (peerology) about a specific topic. It’s about something that is as old as disco balls, platform shoes and shag carpeting: peerology. SME — Subject Matter Experts — has long been an important component of education session development.

What Staples Can Teach Associations in a Recession

Guilt by Association

Chief executive Ron Sargent told the Globe that during the 2001 recession, he focused on three things: Take care of the customer. During the 2001 recession, Staples closed 31 unprofitable stores. For Akamai, it meant investing in new technologies to serve its new user base. A nice article in the Boston Globe this past week covered how three well-known area companies succeeded during the last recession. They are Staples, Akamai and Thermo Scientific.

Robot Used in Dallas Police Shooting Raises Ethical Quandary, Groups Say

Associations Now

11, 2001, terrorist attacks raised a number of questions of tactics for police officers. Remote uses of force raise policy issues that should be carefully considered and addressed by our society as technology advances and should remain confined to extraordinary situations.”.

Agile Planning = a model for strategic thinking?


This is the Agile Manifesto, written by a group of 17 software developers in 2001: We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it. Tags: creativity ungovernance technology strategic thinking beta testing strategic planning leadership Associations 2.0 I had a bit of an epiphany this weekend. I picked up a textbook on my dining room table that my husband Andy was reading for a software development and project management course he's taking.

How to Motivate Around Mission

Associations Now

The main problem with the bus line is that it demands rigidity in an environment that, in the years since Good to Great was published in 2001, demands flexibility. When strategic plans need to be iterative thanks to rapidly changing technology and economic trends, straining to slot particular people for particular roles will only mean that you move people around in their seats fairly regularly.

American Astronomical Society Takes Steps to Tackle Sexual Harassment

Associations Now

The astronomy community was stunned earlier this month by the revelation that University of California, Berkeley, professor and well-known astronomer Geoff Marcy was the subject of a six-month internal investigation that found he had committed a series of sexual harassment violations between 2001 and 2010. “As a professional astronomer, I have seen this behavior push women out of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM),” Urry wrote.

Music Licensing Groups Go Under Justice Department Microscope

Associations Now

“Since the ASCAP decree was last reviewed in 2001—before even the iPod was introduced—new technologies have dramatically transformed the way people listen to music,” ASCAP President and Chairman Paul Williams noted in a statement , adding that the current system “has not kept pace” with new technology.

IMEA – Combining Fabulous Wealth & Potential You Need to Put on Your Radar


Since 2001, emerging markets have become the world’s economic engine. IMEA has one of the world’s highest mobile technology and social media penetrations and pioneered ‘Mobile-Money’ for the rest of the world. Made up of Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, South Korea, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Philippines, Turkey and Vietnam , the N-11 is a very eclectic mix identified in the context of similar BRICS themes; energy, infrastructure, urbanisation, human capital and technology.

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Friday Buzz: Happy Birthday, Wikipedia

Associations Now

Since its 2001 launch, Wikipedia has become a key source for online information and a key signifier of the open-source ethos that has allowed the internet to thrive. We have to have better technologies that people can use more easily. Speaking of future predictions, the IT consulting firm Delcor has some of its own, specifically regarding the world of association technology. The massive user-edited encyclopedia celebrates its 15th birthday in style.

Video: THE Content Marketing Trend of 2014


The brain processes visual information 60,000 times faster than text — 3M Corporation, 2001. —90 Today’s technology and production methods make video production scalable! Association Marketing Associations Branding Business Content marketing Digital marketing Marketing Strategy Mobile Strategy Technology video Video solutions Video strategy Brand communication content marketing strategy marketing marketing strategies messaging online social networking Video blogging youtube

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Eric Lanke: Issues with Member Engagement

Eric Lanke

I think its safe to say that given the generational, technological and economic changes that are actively reshaping our environment, the question of keeping members engaged in building productive leadership capacity for our organizations is one of the central challenges most of us are facing. 2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Eric Lanke. Association executive and author. Pages. Leadership. Innovation. Member Engagement. Generations. Books Read. Fiction. Monday, June 18, 2012.

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Windows XP?

Associations Now

Just two short months from now, Microsoft’s dinosaur-like but functional operating system will be all but extinct in the technology giant’s eyes. Yeah, yeah, yeah, your technology has an expiration date. WiFi wasn’t even a mainstream technology when XP launched in August 2001; most people couldn’t live without it these days.

Don’t rely on one form of communications for your association

SCD Group

Communicating effectively has been a thorn in my side since I first started way back in 2001. As technology advanced I finally came to terms with a few truths. Ohio State recognizes 50 years of varsity ice hockey One common theme among association professionals: frustration about communication with members and prospects. See some of the ASAE Collaborate commentary below.) I just experienced poor communications of an event designed to include me and my teammates.

Global MegaTrends to Rock Your World ? Part 1 ? GrowGlobally.org


Since 2001, the economies of the US, EU, Japan have not only underperformed but they are now no longer driving global growth. Sources that track contribution to science and technology using such measures as peer-review papers, patent applications or awards across various country markets find that the depth and spread of non-Western contributors is accelerating. GrowGlobally.org. global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. About.

How WhatsApp Is Being Used by Nonprofits in India

Beth Kanter

I then got into the non-profit sector in 2001 when I joined GiveIndia, the first and leading online giving portal in India. The term Jugaad means being smart with a workable solution to get around imperfect technology or situations and I am proud to say that we’ve been doing a lot of Jugaad with our non-profit partners through WhatsApp. Recently, Social Misfits Media’s Community Manager, Angharad Francis, interviewed the brilliant Pushpa Aman Singh, Founder of GuideStar India.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.18.18

Reid All About it

I’ve been transcribing my March 2001 journal from when I traveled via Amtrak Coast Starlight sleeper car from LA to Seattle… Did you know the Coast Starlight and Pacific Surfliner go right along the California coast? How to Use Social Media and Event Technology to Grow your Event Community. Discover technology tools that can help you manage community growth. Host: Unleashed Technologies. Presenters: Michael Spinosa, CEO, Unleashed Technologies.

Using Social Media Internationally: How Not To Get Lost in Translation

Beth Kanter

Trends in technology change quickly. Success involves responding to new technology and adapting it to fit users’ needs. Launched in 2001, Lingo24 now has over 180 employees spanning four continents and clients in over sixty countries. Flickr Photo by John K. Note from Beth: Social networks allow to connect with people from outside of our community and it is easy to have your conversation get lost in translation. Here’s some good tips when your network is global.

Organizational Amnesia, Accountability Buddies, and Other Things I learned at the Grant Managers Network Conference

Beth Kanter

“It is ironic that technology has provided us with phenomenal tools for communication and connection, but much of it has also sped up our work lives and made knowledge and memory at work much more ephemeral. ” She references a paper from 2001 why organizational memory is important from Dr. Jeff Conklin from the CogNexus Institute and describes organizational memory into two types: formal and informal knowledge.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Books and Quotes for Rethinking.

Idea Architects

Myerson, “Radical Change-The Quiet Way,” Harvard Business Review , October 2001. Here's another book for your reading list (if you're anything like me you'll already have a bunch of stuff queued, but still.): "The Digital Workplace: how technology is liberating work" (www.digitalworkplacebook.com). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Coronavirus Updates for Association and Events Professionals – What You Need to Know


They also talk about the impact of the global health situation on the Association market and how technology can help the industry become more sustainable in the future. Why the coronavirus lockdown is making the internet stronger than ever (source: Technology Review) April 8, 2020 – Far from breaking it, the surge in usage the internet is seeing right now is driving a major upgrade. would be about 2 million: 800 times the death toll on September 11, 2001. About this list.

Daily #COVID19 Updates for Association and Events Professionals – What You Need to Know


They also talk about the impact of the global health situation on the Association market and how technology can help the industry become more sustainable in the future. Why the coronavirus lockdown is making the internet stronger than ever (source: Technology Review) April 8, 2020 – Far from breaking it, the surge in usage the internet is seeing right now is driving a major upgrade. would be about 2 million: 800 times the death toll on September 11, 2001.