Arrested Development? A Strategic Approach to Technology Reboots Association Growth


Somewhere back in the Dark Ages of IT- say two years ago, because that’s how fast the electronic world moves now ¬- we thought about technology as a tool to do business. Technology has made the leap out of the toolbox.

Interview with an Expert: Beth Hayson, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Blue Sky eLearn

Since I began working at AAOMS in 2002. How will these trends impact organizations? It could be a member benefit to stay up-to-date with technology and trends as well as provide tailored unique education, especially if it was cost-effective and streamlined. Learning Strategies Learning Technologies Online Learning Success Stories Uncategorized AAOMS association elearning expert interview online learning

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New data: Volunteerism at an all-time low

Aaron Wolowiec

This figure is the lowest since the bureau started the survey in 2002. Religious organizations took the top spot for volunteering, followed by schools, sports groups or other youth extracurricular groups.

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Leveraging strategy to amplify education initiatives

Aaron Wolowiec

In an article I wrote in June 2002 for Associations Now , I encouraged readers to take a break from the daily firefighting we’ve come to expect and instead approach tasks with more reflection, strategy and collaboration. Aerial of downtown Detroit Riverfront Photo Credit: Vito Palmissano.

Webinar Recap: Talent Generation: An Important and Unexpected Role for Associations

Blue Sky eLearn

We’ve had a fluctuating, uncertain economy since 2002. Rapidly changing technology. We have had more technology developed in the past 5-10 years than the 50 years before that. The workforce crisis is a result of the growing gap between industrial era 20 th century managed organizations and post-industrial 21 st century raised workers. Too few organizations have shifted away from the Industrial era workplace practices. Did you miss the live webinar?

6 Simple Ways to Facilitate Conference Connections

Idea Architects

Simple technologies allow us to more easily find, connect with, and tap into the brain trust of a much larger group of individuals than before. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

ICANN Delays Sale of.Org Registry, Asks for More Information

Associations Now

The announced sale of domain to a private equity firm surfaced a lot of debate in the nonprofit and technology spaces in recent weeks. Now, a key organization responsible for the internet’s management is calling for a timeout.

Thinking and thriving

Aaron Wolowiec

After serving as an association executive for more than 10 years, De Cagna launched his company in 2002 to challenge association boards, CEOs and executives to build their organizations to thrive in an uncertain future. Jeff De Cagna, founder of Principled Innovation LLC.

State Government Groups Release Recommendations for IT Procurement

Associations Now

Two groups representing state employees released an action plan, encouraging state governments to improve the process of acquiring technology. However, NASCIO has been working to modernize procurement since 2002, though without as strong an advocacy campaign behind it, Robinson explained.

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

Idea Architects

The five books listed above offer fresh perspectives that can be a catalyst for conversation and new ways of being and organizing in the workplace. ” —Herminia Ibarra, “How to Stay Stuck in the Wrong Career,” Harvard Business Review , December 2002. Dec 2002 (6).

Happy #GivingTuesday! Help Me Support NTEN!

Beth Kanter

For the past three years, I’ve been a fundraising champion for NTEN, the premier organization for nonprofit techies. NTEN nurtures and supports a vast community of folks who are passionate about nonprofit technology and social good causes and want to learn from each other.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Leadership Limerick: Time for.

Idea Architects

As Harvard economist Ed Glaeser notes, "Communications technology and face-to-face interactions are complements like salt and pepper rather than substitutes like butter and margarine.” Labels: conferences , leadership limerick , meetings , technology. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

CPA Group’s Recognition Program Introduces Students to Accounting

Associations Now

Building off an existing relationship, the American Institute of CPAs and NAF, an educational organization, developed a program that introduces high school students to the accounting profession to diversify the next generation of industry professionals.

I’m Celebrating NTEN on #GivingTuesday (Dec. 3rd at 9 am PST) – Join Me and NTEN CEO Amy Sample Ward

Beth Kanter

NTEN is the premier US nonprofit technology organization. It’s programs help nonprofit techies like me connect and learn how to effectively use technology for mission-driven work that is transforming our world.

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What Does the Process of Chapter Restructuring Look Like?

Chapter Chat

Our data was telling us that the primary reason people left the organization or did not renew after their first year was the chapter experience,” said IAAP’s president and CEO Jay Donohue, CMP, CAE. You have to decide what a successful relationship looks like for your organizations.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Five Lessons from the Road

Idea Architects

Use of any new technology should be considered in light of the character of the relationship an organization (or individual) wants to have with their members, customers, and stakeholders and how to reflect that and their core values and personality in doing so with the new technology.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: The Importance of Being Part of the.

Idea Architects

Organizations and communities are comprised exist of individuals, and each individual has a story to share. One of the best parts of mobile technology and social media is how they enable individuals to share stories in real-time with their communities. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Seen Elsewhere: Crowdsourcing.

Idea Architects

The premise: while modern management is one of humankinds most important inventions, it is now a mature technology that must be reinvented for a new age.". Each year, almost 2,000 training and learning professionals gather in Orlando, Florida, for the annual Masie Center Conference, hosted by "futurist, analyst, researcher, and organizer" Elliott Masie. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2).

Facilitation Friday #25: Five Keys to Strategy Discussions

Idea Architects

While the debate rages on about whether or not strategic planning as a process is alive, dead, or on life support (see here , here , and here ), organizations must still craft strategy. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3).

Email Marketing Trends: What’s Hot in 2017

Associations Now

A number of major media outlets, finding the process of making emails cumbersome and limited as far as data goes, have invested in significant amounts of technology. Building emails, as I’ve written before , is effectively like designing websites with technology only available before 2002.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #2: Behavior is.

Idea Architects

We should honor individuals’ time by involving them only when it is most appropriate as opposed to assuming everyone needs to be in every moment of every conversation … the way it is traditionally done in organizations. What are the communication norms in their organization?

Social Media and Electronic Discovery: A New Nightmare


I’m not very tech savvy so I go to the Computer Security Institute (CSI) when I have technology-based risk management questions. Requires an organization to take steps to preserve all relevant data when it has reason to believe that a claim or lawsuit might occur.

How to Produce Association Rock Stars for 100 Years and Beyond

Association Adviser

What started as an offshoot of the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce called the Secretaries Club of Atlanta, has grown into an influential state organization with formal bylaws, a code of ethics and organizing principles. Wendy Kavanagh, Georgia Society of Association Executives.

It's good to step back every now and then

Idea Architects

Looking back If I judged my success since founding Idea Architects in 2002 by business volume alone, it’s been a nice decade for the most part. If any of the four areas would be of value to you or your organ iz ation, I'd welcome the chance to talk with you about the possibilities.

Stronger by Association: Engle Earns Meeting Planner Certification

AMR Management Services

He graduated from Transylvania University in Lexington in 2002 with a degree in Business Administration, and completed his Master of Science in Sport Administration from Eastern Kentucky University in 2006. Who Should Manage Your Organization? Nursing Organizations Alliance.

Game Plan 2014: Seeing Around the Corners

Association Adviser

Year-round, 365-day engagement through technology and social media is one of the biggest trends she has observed. InfoComm International , the audiovisual association, is one organization that does this very well, Stern said.

The Importance of Getting Lots of Little Things Done Well Every Day

Association Adviser

Christine Smith, Boxwood Technology. This month’s Corner Office spotlight shines on Christine Smith, president of Boxwood Technology , a leading provider of online career centers and career-related services to more than 1,100 associations.

Writing the Financial Policy : Off Stage

Off Stage

acceptance by the organizations leadership and staff. An organization that. In addition, an organization should periodically revise its overall financial plan to. International Real Property Foundation, 2002. • Technology. Off Stage.

Big Data: Big Headache or Big Opportunity for Associations?

Association Adviser

Chances are that someone at your organization has already asked the same questions you’re pondering. Please contact us ASAP if your organization would like to participate in the project or if you would like to submit questions for consideration. You have to do a better job of organizing it, making it accessible throughout your organization and ultimately mining the data you already have in-house before you go out and collect more, said Notter.