Arrested Development? A Strategic Approach to Technology Reboots Association Growth

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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.

Don’t Fool Yourself: Your Technology Has an Expiration Date

Associations Now

While the costs of upgrading basic technology building blocks like hard drives certainly add up, delaying those upgrades comes with another price tag—one that could really hurt. Something happened between 2004 and now, and it’s called digital music.

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Recording Industry Group Adapts to Changing Technologies

Associations Now

RIAA has added several new categories to the program in order to adapt to changing technologies in the music industry. How fans enjoy music is changing, and the music business is changing as labels and artists partner with an impressive array of new technology services,” she said.

Should Associations Care About Blockchain?

Spark Consulting

Credentialing (degrees of all types, licenses, certifications, certificates, digital badges) is possibly, next to cryptocurrency, the most mature application of blockchain technology (and it’s certainly far more beneficial from a social good perspective). And if so, why?

Trade Association CEO Support: Using Technology

Trade Association CEO Blog

Using Technology. Through the years I have progressed with responsibilities in membership development, member benefits, education, government affairs, international relations, chapter relations, database technologies and meetings/trade shows. I thought I knew a lot after 24 years in association management but taking the role of CEO in 2004 opened my eyes to a wide new world of challenges. Using Technology. Trade Association CEO Support.

Happy Birthday to Us

Association Management

First, the birthday of Virtual itself – July 6, 2014 marks 15 years, and we are grateful to have been a part of many global technology movements that have since transformed the lives of consumers and altered how businesses function. Today, NFC technology is taking off.

From the Corner Office: Tino Mantella, TAG

Association Adviser

Tino Mantella, Technology Association of Georgia. This month’s Corner Office spotlight shines on Tino Mantella, president and CEO of the 19,000 member Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). That makes us one of the largest technology organizations in the country.

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 2004 (1). Nov 2004 (3). Oct 2004 (1). Sep 2004 (4). Aug 2004 (4). Jul 2004 (2). Jun 2004 (3).

Winning Lessons from the World of Sports

Association Management

Having technology troubles? Your members want to know what will happen in 2014, not what happened in 2004. In Boston sports, these are “the good old days.”

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Oakland Warehouse Fire: Sprinkler Group Pledges Renewed Legislative Push

Associations Now

Since 2004, the group has pressed for legislation to encourage installation of sprinklers and other fire safety features. “Rare, Blazes as deadly as the one at the Ghost Ship art-collective warehouse are rare, but they still occasionally occur.

Need More Non-Dues Revenue?

Association Adviser

Tino Martella, Technology Association of Georgia. Rather than being all things to all tech people, TAG tries to build sponsorships around specific educational events that focus on industry hot-topics such as automotive technology, cloud computing and defending cyber-attacks.

Winning Lessons from the World of Sports

Association Management

Having technology troubles? Your members want to know what will happen in 2014, not what happened in 2004. In Boston sports, these are “the good old days.”

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Review: When Millennials Take Over

Spark Consulting

Fortunately, the Millennials, the generation born between 1982 and 2004, can help us. “Every 20 years or so, a new generation enters the workforce, and the rest of us, quite frankly, freak out about it.” ” .

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13 popular forums that you won’t be able to stop reading

Disciple Media

When this video game was released in 2004, it gained a massive following. It is full of posts that talk about astrology, space travel, programming, and technology. As the internet grows, a lot of what used to be hip and cool loses its appeal.

5 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals to Build Personal Resilience

Beth Kanter

We wrote a paper about Nonprofits and Machine Learning for NTEN and wrapping a research paper for the Gates Foundation on how these new technologies might scale generosity and the challenges. Rituals are intentional small, tangible acts done routinely and carry meaning.

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At One Meeting, Innovative Registration Makes for Happier Attendees

Associations Now

Kevin Brooks of Church of God discusses how embracing wireless technology in Orlando streamlined registration and was a welcome addition to the attendee experience. God has not given us a spirit of fear—don’t be afraid of embracing technology.

How Members’ Website Expectations Have Changed (And How You Can Keep Up)

Higher Logic

Advances in technology and web design have changed what we expect from the internet and the websites we use every day. Don’t remember what Facebook was like in 2004? A great website five or ten years ago wouldn’t meet the cut today. Think about Facebook’s early design, for instance.

Top 20 Tech Sites That SocialFish Follows

SocialFish

At this age of the modern century, technology has emerged tremendously with new technological inventions and latest apps existing in the technological sectors. At the heart of the digital invention is technology where gadgets, software, and apps came into existence.

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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 2004 (1). Nov 2004 (3). Oct 2004 (1). Sep 2004 (4). Aug 2004 (4). Jul 2004 (2). Jun 2004 (3). May 2004 (5). Jan 2004 (3). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects.

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

Idea Architects

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). Dec 2004 (1). Nov 2004 (3).

Project Management and the Dangers of Too Many Cooks

Associations Now

The most interesting technology discussion I had last week involved Taco Bell. This creates a challenge for the standards bodies behind the markup language, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and the Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group (WHATWG).

Top 20 Tech Sites That SocialFish Follows

SocialFish

At this age of the modern century, technology has emerged tremendously with new technological inventions and latest apps existing in the technological sectors. At the heart of the digital invention is technology where gadgets, software, and apps came into existence. People utilize technology for granted and to keep themselves updated. TechEngage , as the name suggests, is a Technology website that Engages humans with Technology.

Insurance Institute: Newer Cars Are Getting Safer

Associations Now

Just two vehicles on the institute’s two lists of safest used cars are a decade old; no models on the lists were made before 2004, and the lowest buyers can go in terms of price is around $4,000.

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: 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.". Dec 2004 (1). Nov 2004 (3). Oct 2004 (1). Sep 2004 (4). Aug 2004 (4). Jul 2004 (2). Jun 2004 (3). May 2004 (5). Jan 2004 (3). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

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

Idea Architects

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 2004 (1). Nov 2004 (3). Oct 2004 (1). Sep 2004 (4). Aug 2004 (4). Jul 2004 (2). Jun 2004 (3).

Facilitation Friday #25: Five Keys to Strategy Discussions

Idea Architects

Technologies such as IdeaScale enable us to more easily crowdsource such input and manage advance discussions and obtain feedback as suggested next. Dec 2004 (1). Nov 2004 (3). Oct 2004 (1). Sep 2004 (4). Aug 2004 (4). Jul 2004 (2). Jun 2004 (3).

Preparing Your Online Community for the Digital Generation

SocialFish

In a few years, the Millennial generation (born between 1982 and 2004) will be the single largest segment of the workforce—a spot they will hold for decades to come.

The Dangers of Shifting Your Work Schedule

Associations Now

15M The rough number of people who work full-time jobs with nontraditional work schedules, according to 2004 Bureau of Labor Statistics data supplied to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Preparing Your Online Community for the Digital Generation

SocialFish

————– In a few years, the Millennial generation (born between 1982 and 2004) will be the single largest segment of the workforce—a spot they will hold for decades to come.

Help Support the Next Generation of Women in Tech

SocialFish

The National Center for Women in Technology (NCWIT) is a coalition of over 250 prominent corporations, academic institutions, government agencies, and non-profits working to increase the participation of girls and women in computing and IT. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

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

Idea Architects

How do they use technology in their environment? If virtual, what technology will be used? Dec 2004 (1). Nov 2004 (3). Oct 2004 (1). Sep 2004 (4). Aug 2004 (4). Jul 2004 (2). Jun 2004 (3). May 2004 (5). Jan 2004 (3).

How WhatsApp Is Being Used by Nonprofits in India

Beth Kanter

I was very fortunate that in October 2004 in South Africa, there was a meeting of social change market places that was convened, and I met Buzz Schmidt, Founder of GuideStar.

Agile Planning = a model for strategic thinking?

SocialFish

2004): The culture of the organization must be supportive of negotiation People must be trusted Fewer staff, with higher levels of competency Organizations must live with the decisions developers make Organizations need to have an environment that facilitates rapid communication between team member Now, if you google "agile planning" or "agile software development" you will get tons of really complicated project management methodologies. I had a bit of an epiphany this weekend.

Why Innovation and Complacency Don’t Mix

Associations Now

Before Motorola invented the cellphone—quite literally, it came out of its laboratories just over four decades ago—it was a company known for its role in public-safety infrastructure, building walkie-talkies and car radios, and bringing the technologies into vogue.

Preparing Your Online Community for the Digital Generation

SocialFish

In a few years, the Millennial generation (born between 1982 and 2004) will be the single largest segment of the workforce—a spot they will hold for decades to come. You may have either content or people in a particular industry vertical that are worth Millennials’ time, but you’ll always be competing with any number of other groups that may be cooler, more fun, more technologically advanced or simply more recommended by their peers.

Best of the Web: February 2013

Association Adviser

This technology may not be far off. One of the most difficult decisions in talking about the history of any aspect of computing, or even of technology as a whole, is to decide when it started. With Facebook in 2004?

The Hidden Business Costs of a Cyberattack

Associations Now

In the fourth book , which was written by David Lagercrantz after Larrson’s untimely death in 2004, Salander hacks into the National Security Agency’s intranet. Our world is changing, our technology is changing,” she says.

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Are Your Organization’s Learning Opportunities Outdated?

Velvet Chainsaw

No, I’m not just talking about the linear advancement of technology as applied to learning. Technology is a factor but it is not the primary driving trait. 2004 To Present. Tweet. Is your organization offering learning opportunities that are based on an outdated model?

Thanks For Playing: Is This Really the Best We Can Do?

Thanks For Playing

When I was actively supporting the CAE study program (2004 - 2010), we used to tell candidates to plan to answer questions on the exam from the perspective of a 65 year old white man. Some worry that associations as a concept may be at risk due to social and technological changes. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thanks For Playing. Seeking community in associations since 2008. 27 December 2011. Is This Really the Best We Can Do? I just got the latest issue of CEO Update (v.