Compare Association Management Software Platforms

GrowthZone

Could an Association Management Software (AMS) solution be the answer to the inefficiencies that plague your association? This article will help you evaluate ten association software options. What is Association Management Software (AMS)?

Five things to consider when choosing new association management software

Nimble AMS

As you evaluate association management software, it’s important to think about your organization’s needs today. But don’t forget about how your decision will affect your association in the future. The AMS you choose today impacts the next generation of staff and members.

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Four things to consider when choosing new association management software

Nimble AMS

As you evaluate association management software, it’s important to think about your organization’s needs today. But don’t forget about how your decision will affect your association in the future. The AMS you choose today impacts the next generation of staff and members.

What will 2016 bring for associations?

Aaron Wolowiec

From memberships to learning to partnerships, software and services provider Abila just released its predictions for associations in 2016. The demand for knowledge will continue to grow this year, specifically the focus on certification programs. It’s a new year. New predictions.

Back to basics: Education programs

Aaron Wolowiec

I recently facilitated two sessions on meeting planning and professional development for the Michigan Society of Association Executive’s (MSAE) Academy of Association Management. Additional insights were gleaned from The Meetings Report jointly published by Event Garde and MSAE.

Pay attention to what matters most

Aaron Wolowiec

This probably won’t come as a surprise to many of you, but it seems associations and their members aren’t always on the same page. According to a recent report by Abila , what members want from associations vs. what associations think members want don’t always align.

New Year Resolution: Invest in Association Learning Technology

WBT Systems

Back at the office, this process is paralleled as the new year kick-starts strategic planning sessions to set goals for association management, covering everything from membership growth and retention to updating education and certification programs.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

The answer may lay in associations, according to Elizabeth Weaver Engel , chief strategist for Spark Consulting , and Shelly Alcorn , principal for Alcorn Associates Management Consulting , who just released, “ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm.”.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

The answer may lay in associations, according to Elizabeth Weaver Engel , chief strategist for Spark Consulting , and Shelly Alcorn , principal for Alcorn Associates Management Consulting , who just released, “ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm.”.

Can associations bridge the skills-gap for their members?

YourMembership Blog

Jack is the inventor of Knowledge Direct ® - a robust learning management system (LMS) used by dozens of trade associations and professional societies including the Emergency Nurses Association, the Direct Marketing Association and the American Society of Clinical Oncologists, among others.

Goodbye e-learning

Aaron Wolowiec

So when I came across “Association Learning + Technology 2014,” a recent report by Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele , founders of consulting firm Tagoras , imagine my delight! I’m sure the trends and data provided in the report will provide future blog fodder.

8 things your association’s online career center should do

Aptify

Provide member value and job opportunities to your association’s members. One of the top benefits an association provides for its members is job opportunities. The post 8 things your association’s online career center should do appeared first on Aptify by Community Brands.

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The evolution of member benefit priorities throughout the career journey

Aptify

Is your association ready to meet their changing needs? As an association professional, you likely think about how your members prioritize the benefits your association provides them. Leverage association-specific technology. Association Management

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Don’t Nickel-and-Dime Members: Ideas to Increase Non-Dues Revenue

.orgCommunity

Associations have traditionally used membership “as an excuse to sell more stuff at discounted prices to members,” said Garth Jordan , senior vice president of corporate strategy at the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).

What’s on tap

Moving through the Association World

We will be having over 1,400 individuals taking an exam in hopes of achieving either the Certified Professional Constructor (CPC) or Association Constructor (AC) designations. The past few weeks have been extremely busy as this is an exam that many University Construction Management programs give as part of their program. Certification General Small Staff association management Associations Joe Sapp small staffIt has been a busy few weeks.

Thinking Outside Of The Box

Moving through the Association World

One example is the recent certification exam I have been prepping for. Everyone in association management knows this can be difficult as committee members are spread out, so virtual meetings are a must. While this did not attach directly to our database, it provided the reports that we needed. Certification General Technology association management Go Daddy Joe Sapp Outside the Box

I Hate My AMS – But Would Never Think About Changing It

Association Adviser

Dave Bornmann, Naylor Association Solutions. “I This is a direct quote from an association executive at a focus group I recently attended. Back in the day, an association management software system (AMS) focused on the basics of helping an association manage its membership data – things like contact records, member types, member applications, accounting and reports. Specialized association software grows popular.

7 Creative Ways to Promote LMS Engagement

Blue Sky eLearn

When launching a learning management system (LMS) for the first time, organizations need to take into consideration different ways to generate excitement and interest in their new platform. Especially if there is no continuing education or certification involved.

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5 Tips for Implementing an LMS to Increase Productivity

Higher Logic

One of the main functions of an association is facilitating the professional development of your members. It’s vital for industry professionals to stay up-to-date on their learning, whether that’s renewing certifications or diving into the latest innovations in their industries.

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LMS Selection: 7 Features Associations Need

Web Courseworks Associations

Association members grow and change over time, and their needs grow and change with them. Unless the association addresses these changes, members won’t see the value of their membership. But how do associations accomplish this? Through a learning management system (LMS).

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Global MegaTrends Part 3 ? Govt Intrusion, Labor Shortages.

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. For instance, a recent report showed that fewer than 10 percent of Chinese graduates across a range of technical and professional disciplines are suitable for employment in foreign companies.

When is it time for a new Association LMS?

WBT Systems

Not all learning management systems are equal. With over 600 LMS vendors providing solutions for a variety of education technology needs, from generic to niche solutions, open source to proprietary platforms – how can you be sure that you have the right learning solution for your association?

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Best Cloud-Based AMS and MMS Features for Organizations

GrowthZone

Association Management Software (AMS) offers associations, as well as other member-based organizations, the tools to run their day-to-day operations and provide services to their members. A powerful AMS offers the following features: CONTACT MANAGEMENT. CERTIFICATION.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.3.20

Reid All About it

This series of 15-minute videos cover hot topics and issues related to 501c organization management. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Organizer: Association Data Analytics Brown Bag.

Webinar Recap: Let’s Learn Together: Enhancing Online Learning with Communities

Blue Sky eLearn

Recently, Heather McNair, VP of Engagement Strategy over at Higher Logic , teamed up with Blue Sky’s Channel Manager, Jodi Ray, to discuss how organizations can enhance their online learning with communities. Many associations are falling short of providing members value.

The Perfect Storm

Spark Consulting

In the United States in 2015, 32% of employers reported. Over the next week, I’ll be blogging about and sharing excerpts from The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm , the eighth white paper in the ongoing Spark collaborative series. We also share case studies of organizations doing excellent work preparing their audiences for the future of employment: HR Certification Institute. Maryland Association of CPAs.

Is your Association a Learning Organization?

WBT Systems

Is your association a learning organization? Do any of these themes sound familiar to your association? The second article points out that association members are much more “tech savvy” than association executives may think.

Trends Impacting eLearning Solutions for Associations in 2017

WBT Systems

With so many blog posts and articles, how do you wade through all the predictions to uncover what trends will directly impact your association’s learning technology strategy this year? Trends Impacting Associations Right Now. Trends Associations Should Prepare For.

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3 technology trends to improve your association’s member experience

Nimble AMS

Is keeping up with technology trends on your association’s radar? As your association grows and evolves, its needs change. Meanwhile, technology advances aren’t standing still for your association. But, are associations really keeping pace with their members’ expectations?

Which Association Learning Trends Predictions Came True in 2016?

WBT Systems

Which trends will be relevant to the associations attending ASAE Tech 16, looking to enhance or revise their learning technologies? Which association learning trends will still be important as we move forward into 2017? Learning Content Curation for Association Member Education.

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Personalize your members’ experience throughout their career journey

Nimble AMS

Members expect a personalized experience with your association. As for-profit companies provide increasingly personalized interactions, your members expect the same in more areas of their lives – including their experience with your association. of professional associations?say

How Do Associations Need to Adapt in 2017?

Associations Now

In a new report, the tech firm Abila says software integration, consumerization of membership, and education evolution will be focal points for association strategy in the new year. What should associations double down on? The post How Do Associations Need to Adapt in 2017?

2020 Association Technology Trends And Predictions

Nimble AMS

Take a cue from the news to see what’s coming in association tech. Want to know what’s on the horizon for association technology in 2020? But when it comes to association technology trends, you don’t necessarily have to look far into the future to see the road ahead.

What Can Associations Learn from Netflix About Member Analytics?

Informz

Today we welcome a guest post from Audrey Smilgys, Senior Solution Consultant at Protech Associates, Inc. Associations today must compete for members with for-profit organizations that offer similar services and education at lower prices. Audrey comes from the association world.

Improving Member Loyalty for Associations Through Personalization and Data Privacy

Nimble AMS

How associations can improve member loyalty with a balanced approach to personalized communications and protecting members’ privacy. The same report also found that 95 percent of customers say they are more likely to be loyal to a company they trust. Member Management Technology

How to balance personalized communications with data privacy for greater member loyalty

Nimble AMS

How associations can provide personal communications while still respecting member privacy. The same report also found that 95 percent of customers say they are more likely to be loyal to a company they trust. Compliance certifications to validate security.

Where to Host Your eLearning Catalog and eCommerce: AMS or LMS?

WBT Systems

During the selection and implementation of a learning management system (LMS), you have many decisions to make. But one decision often takes associations by surprise: Should you host your eLearning catalog and eCommerce on your LMS or on your association management system (AMS)? Hopefully you’ve found an LMS with a secure, off-the-shelf, two-way integration with your AMS so you can easily manage upgrades of both systems in the future. Reports.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.6.16

Reid All About it

That’s why we need articles like this one from Brianna Lawson at Naylor Association Solutions: Kick Your Association’s Webinar Promotion Up a Notch. Association or company, in this case the same rules apply. – MGI’s 2016 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report.

How to meet the high expectations of today’s members

Nimble AMS

Tips for associations to exceed member expectations through personalization. . Your association must deliver the experience your members have come to expect or there’s a good chance they’ll take their business elsewhere.

9 things your association’s online career center should do

Aptify

Provide member value and job opportunities to your association’s members. One of the top benefits an association provides for its members is job opportunities. The post 9 things your association’s online career center should do appeared first on Aptify by Community Brands.

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