3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Purchasing New Association Technology

Higher Logic

Purchasing new technology is a big undertaking. Ariel Brandt Lautman , Online Community Manager for the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, has a list of questions to review before she purchases new technology. At the most basic level, the number of people using software can affect pricing. Some SaaS platforms base their fees on number of seats, so more employees using the platform means a higher price.

4 Hot Tech Topics to Watch in 2018

Higher Logic

New technology makes its way into our lives and businesses faster every year. Unsurprisingly, that will continue in 2018. The biggest privacy topic in 2018 will likely be GDPR, which goes into effect in May. It’s pricey, although in 2018 we can expect advances to continue dropping the price point for AI technology. Voice controlled devices became popular at home in recent years, will they become popular at work in 2018?

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Face Your Fear of Technology

Association Adviser

Technology (and the thought of it) sometimes elicits a similar response. I’ve worked with hundreds of associations and here are some of the responses I have gotten when asking about their take on “technology” or “new ways” of reaching and engaging their members: Do we have to? Our members don’t like technology. There are non-scary ways to embrace technology to better engage with your members and to maximize non-dues revenue for your association.

Why CX Matters: How does technology aid customer experience?

Association Success

In this second part of a series on CX at associations, turn to technology for answers. When you delve into putting a customer experience strategy in place, you’ll naturally start to think about technology that will enhance the customer experience.

DelCor’s Guide to ASAE’s 2018 Associations @ Work + Additional Resources

Delcor

Don’t Get Ambushed by Cyber Security Attacks Monday, October 29, 2018 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Room: Independence FG | Content Leader: William Tanenbaum, Shareholder and Practice Co-chair, Polsinelli.

The Top 5 Reasons Your Members Aren't Renewing (and What to Do About It)

Higher Logic

Marketing General’s 2018 Membership Marketing Benchmark Report revealed fascinating statistics on why members don’t renew their association membership. Embrace engagement technology tools: Using tech tools like online community and marketing automation can help you get members involved.

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2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Here it is: Our 2018 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. As always, we try to use this blog post to speak from our experience as a learning technology partner to organizations that provide continuing education and professional development. In eLearning, we are at the very start of the hype curve with distributed ledgers: we can imagine the technology solving one of our recurring problems.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.14.18

Reid All About it

Strategies for Pricing Customer Education. How should you choose the best price? Presenters: Johan Hammerstrom, President and CEO, and Matthew Eshleman, Chief Technology Officer, Community IT.

Best Practices for Monetizing Your eLearning Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Over the last few decades, the biggest driver of non-dues revenue has been technological advancements. Technology has paved the way for innovative methods of generating non-dues revenue while providing significant value to your members. In this article, we will discuss three of the most effective ways for leveraging educational content and technology. Product Bundles: Selling multiple courses or events at one fixed price can be extremely effective for organizations.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.26.18

Reid All About it

4 million US jobs are expected to be disrupted by technology and other factors between now and 2026. Make Your Marketing Technology Resolutions for 2018. They’ll reveal their top marketing technology takeaways from the 2017 ASAE Technology Conference & Expo, which inspired resolutions that support revenue growth, from leveraging artificial intelligence to improving collaboration between marketing and IT. Behind the Scenes: 2018 Convening Leaders LIVE.

New Technological Realities: What’s on the Market?

Association Success

Technology to send your association hurtling into the future. This is a trendy topic these days because these technologies are increasingly accessible in the market. This is a whistle stop tour of the latest products and technologies on the market to act as a guide for associations looking to incorporate VR, AR, or MR into their events or offerings. They can be given away in gift bags due to size, price, and easy user experience.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.7.18

Reid All About it

Mon 12/10 at 1 p.m.* – ASAE Gold Circle Awards – 2018 Winners Webinar: Marketing Edition. Hear the 2018 award winners detail the process of carrying out their project, challenges and successes, and what made them decide to submit for the Gold Circle Award. Payroll for Nonprofits & Libraries: 2018 Law Changes that Affect You. Event Technology Trends in 2019. Hear about the top ten event technology trends coming in 2019.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.19.18

Reid All About it

One thing we can predict about the future: implementing new technology will never stop. A key ingredient for successful technology projects is collaboration. Mike Guerrieri at DelCor Technology Solutions explains how technology and collaboration can be a virtuous cycle. Hear about the unexpected ways technology has impacted the career trajectories of event professionals worldwide. – Wow Your Members with a New eLearning Program in 2018.

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Best Practices for Selecting an LMS

Blue Sky eLearn

It’s important to have a budget in mind when you begin narrowing down the LMS providers you would like to evaluate, as pricing can vary widely. Learning Strategies Learning Technologies Online Learning Uncategorized elearning learning management system LMS LMS selection online learning selecting an LMSSelecting an LMS is a big decision. Check out our best practices for when you make your decision! Selecting an LMS is a big decision. There’s the financial aspect.

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Techsoup Canada: Technology for nonprofits and charities

SilkStart

As an association, technology can be a tremendous asset in achieving your mission. When an association has access to robust technology — as well as the knowledge and capacity to put tech to proper use — the impact can be transformative. Unfortunately, many associations has a fraught relationship to technology. These factors are compounded by real barriers to access; much of the tech that can help associations do better work is priced for the private sector.

Customers for Life: Meet the Zenoss TechZen User Community [Case Study]

Higher Logic

John Boyle, Technology Alliances & Community, Zenoss. We caught up with John Boyle, in charge of technology alliances and community at Zenoss, to learn more about the TechZen launch and how community engagement has grown since the re-launch.

Rich Millington: How to Make Your Community Indispensable [Super Forum RECAP]

Higher Logic

Rich pointed out that this can be difficult, because so many things can influence retention rate, such as quality, price, or level of competition, which makes it difficult to base your whole community’s value on this one foundation. “Is your community indispensable to your organization?

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Best Practices for Monetizing Your eLearning Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Over the last few decades, the biggest driver of non-dues revenue has been technological advancements. Technology has paved the way for innovative methods of generating non-dues revenue while providing significant value to your members. In this article, we will discuss three of the most effective ways for leveraging educational content and technology. Product Bundles: Selling multiple courses or events at one fixed price can be extremely effective for organizations.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.30.18

Reid All About it

I know how badly you want to put your technology project (and all that heavy drinking) behind you, but before you move onto your next big project, heed Gretchen Steenstra’s advice at the DelCor blog: before moving forward, do a technology project close. Search engine ranking signals that matter in 2018. Learn about risks, partner frustrations, pricing challenges and potential roadblocks.

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Compare Association Management Software Platforms

GrowthZone

Pricing available on the GrowthZone website and product demos available upon request. Pricing available upon request. Product demo and pricing available upon request. Product demo and pricing available upon request. Pricing available upon request.

Making The Common Conference Uncommon

Velvet Chainsaw

Registration discounts, tourist attraction locations, newly remodeled venues, the latest, greatest whiz-bang technology innovations and a jammed-packed schedule of speakers can quickly fade from one year to another.

Questions Are More Important Than Answers When Evaluating Your Association’s Tech

Association Adviser

Changing up the technology or software systems your association uses is scary. Most tech comes with a significant price tag and an even more significant amount of time and effort required to train on it and become proficient at its use. The duo discussed their experience rebuilding the tech stack for AIA and developing best practices to ensure your association has the right technology in place to meet your operational and member needs. WHEN do you look at technology?

My Day as a Telepresence Event Attendee

Delcor

It all started when I was helping Association Forum identify innovative technology displays for the Digital Depot at Holiday Showcase. The events industry should start thinking about telepresence attendees as this technology becomes more popular and accessible. I was a robot once.

Putting the Member at the Heart of Your Association’s Activities with a Modern AMS

Nimble AMS

Using business intelligence tools, they can draw on their huge volumes of data to pinpoint optimal pricing, products, content and engagement for a very personalized member experience. TechnologyMany membership-based organizations are moving to enterprise customer relationship management (CRM) platforms as the foundation for their association management software (AMS). And for good reason. It’s an approach that puts members at the center of an association’s activities.

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Daily Buzz: Do You Need an Online Community?

Associations Now

— Deirdre Reid, CAE (@deirdrereid) September 10, 2018. PGSB emphasizes the prices sponsors pay as a sign of sponsor value; it creates a hierarchy of perceived prestige across sponsors based on sales amounts. Gen Z grew up in the age of technological innovation.

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Embracing Virtual Work: The Time Is Right

Associations Now

One Monday session, “ Productively Manage a Virtual Work Environment ,” covered technology tools like Slack and Dropbox, which enable close interaction among remote and onsite teams. In this technology world, there’s no such thing as the word ‘remote’ anymore.

It’s Competition Time!

Association Success

We are delighted to be able to give away one individual registration to Learning • Technology • Design 2018 , a virtual conference hosted by Tagoras throughout the month of February. The winner of this free registration – the usual price of which is 395.00 LTD 2018 has been designed as an extended virtual conference , meaning that the education and consolidation opportunities will be spread throughout the whole month.

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How Transformational Is Your Association CIO (or IT Leader)?

Delcor

The role of the association CIO (or technology leader) is evolving before our eyes as associations adapt to a world full of disruption and change. But, associations aren’t the only organizations adjusting their approach to technology. It’s clear from reading the Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey 2018 that CIOs all over the world are facing the same technology challenges as association CIOs. Is your association CIO focused on what matters most?

Is Your Association on the Same Page as its Members?

Association Adviser

In this era of rapid technological growth, the work environment is not the same as it once was and your association’s brand should reflect that. If you decide to do a survey, offering an incentive for filling it out is well worth the price.

Amazon’s HQ2: 3 Ripple Effects for Associations

Associations Now

Competition for business and personal space may heat up too: Amazon is widely expected drive up already-expensive real estate prices in the region, making both office space and housing harder to come by.

Doing Personalization Right

Association Success

And, how can technology improve our interactions with members today? While the local store might be friendlier, and the shopping mall might offer a more exciting experience, shopping online became a game of bargain hunting, competitive pricing, and convenience. Personalization has become a key characteristic of our organizations’ technological capacity and stretching our minds to the not-too-distant past can point us toward future possibilities.

7 Myths about Career Center Networks Debunked

Association Adviser

Member and non-member pricing is at the association’s discretion. You want flexibility in pricing so you can operate your association and participate in a career center network but not at the expense of membership or revenue opportunities,” Aley explained. Careers TechnologyEmily Nesterick, Naylor Association Solutions.

3 Ways Texting Can Work for Your Members

Associations Now

Compare pricing and pick a subscription service that works best for your needs. As you would when you first use any new technology, it’s probably best to pilot a text-message campaign with a small or targeted group to see how it works and how your recipients react to it.

Why You Should Be Using Customer Reviews in Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

SocialFish

In another study headed by Google, 60% of participants said they read peer reviews when search for new business technology. By encouraging a culture of sharing among users, you’re helping customers and members build a community, while demonstrating that your service is worth the price. When she’s not outside enjoying a hike through the Texas hill country, she writes about the latest technology and tools for TrustRadius. Interested in this topic?

Questions Are More Important Than Answers When Evaluating Your Association’s Tech

Association Adviser

Changing up the technology or software systems your association uses is scary. Most tech comes with a significant price tag and an even more significant amount of time and effort required to train on it and become proficient at its use. The duo discussed their experience rebuilding the tech stack for AIA and developing best practices to ensure your association has the right technology in place to meet your operational and member needs. WHEN do you look at technology?

Questions Are More Important Than Answers When Evaluating Your Association’s Tech

Association Adviser

Changing up the technology or software systems your association uses is scary. Most tech comes with a significant price tag and an even more significant amount of time and effort required to train on it and become proficient at its use. The duo discussed their experience rebuilding the tech stack for AIA and developing best practices to ensure your association has the right technology in place to meet your operational and member needs. WHEN do you look at technology?

7 Myths about Career Center Networks Debunked

Association Adviser

Member and non-member pricing is at the association’s discretion. You want flexibility in pricing so you can operate your association and participate in a career center network but not at the expense of membership or revenue opportunities,” Aley explained. Careers Features TechnologyEmily Nesterick, Naylor Association Solutions.

7 Myths about Career Center Networks Debunked

Association Adviser

Member and non-member pricing is at the association’s discretion. You want flexibility in pricing so you can operate your association and participate in a career center network but not at the expense of membership or revenue opportunities,” Aley explained. Careers TechnologyEmily Nesterick, Naylor Association Solutions.

Successfully Embracing Change is a Team Effort

Association Adviser

Everyone – directors, staff and members – pays the price in poor association performance if there is not a strong partnership. But we had some technology advantages that older associations struggled with. JS: I had worked with Boxwood Technology [now part of Naylor Association Solutions] previously, and I knew an online career center could be a great opportunity to generate non-dues revenue. Our previous online job board wasn’t using current technology.

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Solutions Day Speakers Chart Paths to Success in Uncertain Times

.orgCommunity

Watching my kids dive fearlessly into the deep end of technology is always an inspiration. The following companies met that high bar: The American Association of Diabetes Educators for the DANA website—the online destination for all things related to diabetes technology. You can’t put a price on that amazing resource. Presenters who illuminated the future. Industry partners who are inventing tomorrow.

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