How Technology is Transforming Strategy

Principled Innovation

This post originally appeared last Wednesday on the ResultsDirect AssociationCentric Blog. As social, mobile and related technologies continue to drive deep and accelerating societal transformation, associations will continue to confront increasingly complex strategic challenges that will require fresh mindsets and more dynamic approaches to address. Technology is a game-changing force that has forever redefined the work of strategy for associations.

Follow the Technology Trends and Don’t Get Left Behind - Moery Company

Moery Company

Today’s association business environment requires us to stay abreast of ever-evolving technologies, and be ready to pivot. In fact, technology is moving fast in every industry, and we must stay ahead of the curve to meet our business objectives with success.

Legit learning and technology for your association.

YourMembership Blog

Not too long ago, Tamer Ali, SVP and GM of Learning at YourMembership and frequent contributor to #Onward The YM Blog, sat down with Celisa Steele to record the Leading Learning podcast available below. The post Legit learning and technology for your association. During this 20-minute episode, Tamer, who is committed to helping organizations in the business of lifelong learning more efficiently operate and. appeared first on YourMembership. Online Learning Professional Development

Daily Buzz: Jumpstart Your Technology Strategy

Associations Now

Technology can streamline many processes, but not all associations are taking advantage. Technology is one of the most powerful tools in your arsenal, yet only 25 percent of associations prioritize technology to help manage their organizations, according to Salesforce.

Ten Criteria for Vetting Event Technology Solution Providers (Updated)

Velvet Chainsaw

Over the past decade, there have been significant upgrades and newcomers in the event technology space. There are several hundred event technology providers competing to win your business. It’s never a good idea to be on the bleeding edge with any technology.

Change Trumps Technology

Jamie Notter

Read this blog post by Tonia Ries. ” Digital intensity is basically about adopting digital technology into the organization, but transformational management intensity is about the capacity to make changes to the organization to support that adoption (or other changes as well).

Gamification: Before You Implement the Technology.

YourMembership Blog

Technology. Blog. Gamifiying your organization is not about technology. As mentioned in this blog post , providing staff (or members, for that matter) with rapid, timely feedback is essential to growth and incentives. Blog Home.

Technology Tuesday: iOS8 Yosemite

Holly Duckworth

Technology Tuesday: So many of us “tech geeks” await an Apple announcement with the excitement of children on Christmas morning. Happy Technology! Blog Technology Tools

How to Tame Technology

Association Adviser

” But, according to the association technology experts we consulted, if you don’t get some more features soon, you ain’t going to have more members. Technology is no longer a siloed department. Common association technology mistakes. Technology success stories.

New Year, New Technology?

YourMembership Blog

Technology. Blog. New Year, New Technology? It’s an excellent time to reevaluate the technology you’re using. The goal behind technology, as I’ve written in past posts, is to simplify your daily tasks. January is technology month here at the blog. (Of Of course, technology is on our minds every day because that’s what we do.) One Comment to “New Year, New Technology?”

Always the Last to Know: Blog Topic Generator

Spark Consulting

Got a blog? Occasionally run out of ideas for what to write ON your blog? They have a free online blog topic generator – you give them a few nouns that are things you’d like to write about, they give you a week’s worth of potential blogging topics.

NonProfit Blog Carnival - NonProfit Technology Edition

Wild Apricot Blog

Welcome to the June 2009 edition of the NonProfit Blog Carnival, a monthly showcase of great blog posts for and about nonprofits. The 10 articles highlighted here were chosen to give a variety of viewpoints and usable information on Nonprofit Technology.( Tags: Non-profit technology nptech social media nonprofit blog carnival read more ).

Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth Kanter's Blog

Photo from Librarianismchronicles Blog. At this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference, I’m thrilled to be doing a panel on nonprofit technology training and it has a bit of a star wars theme, “ Learn You Will.”

What your Association can Learn from a 2003 Technology Forecast

Association Management

But what inspired me to fire up the blog was a story I saw on NBC news—that today is the 5th anniversary of the App store. Technology Association Board I’m sitting at 35,000 feet and watching DirectTV typing this while connected to the in-flight email.

Is Your Technology Seamless?

Associations Now

A few smart words from a guy who built his life in technology could help you figure out your own technology balance. That sounds like an unusual question, but it was posed to me recently in the form of a blog post by an association management company. Heck, you even blog with it.

Romantic and Generous Blogging

Reid All About it

Technology killed criticism,” says Morgan Meis in On the State of Criticism 2011. Everyone’s a critic now, writing reviews on Amazon and blogs, and ranting or raving on Twitter. Tagged: Art , Writing & Blogging. Writing & Blogging Art

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Daily Buzz: Event Technology in 2019

Associations Now

Meeting technology will shift in 2019. Meeting technology is always evolving—and industry experts don’t think 2019 will be any exception. Here are the highlights: Live video mapping and drone camera technology that feeds directly into media servers, which can create immersive presentations that turn attendees into active participants. The post Daily Buzz: Event Technology in 2019 appeared first on Associations Now

Unclogging Your Blog

YourMembership Blog

Technology. Blog. Unclogging Your Blog. Eighty-percent of companies (who start blogs) never post more than five blog entries. Abandon ship and simply leave the blog out there as a reminder of their own lack of follow-through, manpower and/or strategy. What is so incapacitating about a blog? Blogging doesn’t have to be reminiscent of an English class assignment. Blogs don’t always have to be about the words.

Advice from the front line: Social technology, engagement and events

Aaron Wolowiec

What advice do you have for someone trying to incorporate social technology and engagement into: - the formal online learning programs they manage? For a face-to-face program, it’s important to complement and enhance the learning with social technology while not allowing the technology to detract from the overall goals and objectives of the event in any way. Therefore, don’t use every technology available to you and your team.

What Technology Makes the Must-Have List?

YourMembership Blog

Technology. Blog. What Technology Makes the Must-Have List? Working in a technology company means we have a lot of early adopters. I recently asked this group of experts what technology they couldn’t live without. Okay, so we also have some comedians at but velcro is technology in the sense that technology is only a tool for helping you become more efficient. Blog Home.

Part 1: Straightforward Association Blogging Strategies


Jumpstart your blog with step one of simple association blogging techniques. There’s a lot of content out there, and if a blog post doesn’t quickly grab your attention in about 10 seconds, you move on to the next one. To blog or not to blog is not a question.

Techsoup Canada: Technology for nonprofits and charities


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. We’re a nonprofit that helps Canadian charities, nonprofits, and libraries use technology more effectively achieve their missions.

TechCamp: Empowering Women Through Technology

Beth Kanter's Blog

TechCamp: Empowering women through technology - guest post by Ma’ayan Alexander. Technology does not solve problems. Technology alone does not solve problems. She shares her thoughts and experience of Internet usage for social change on her blog.

Wanted: Your Blog Posts on Non-Profit Technology

Wild Apricot Blog

Wild Apricot Blog is pleased to host the next edition of the NonProfit Blog Carnival, a round-up of the month’s best blog posts for non-profits. Non-profit Technology , of course! This is a chance to showcase your recent blog posts about: Case studies; Best practices; Opinions and Editorials; Tutorials and “How to” guides; Low-cost or free web-based or desktop tools; Best web resources.(

Nonprofit Blog Carnival - Mobile-izing Supporters

Wild Apricot Blog

We're looking for submissions about mobile for nonprofits and membership organizations for the May Nonprofit Blog Carnival. mobile nonprofit blog carnival Non-profit technology Non-profit Communications

Technology and the New Workplace Currency [Infographic]


Cisco has recently come out with a new study, the 2011 World Technology report , that looks at the [internet] habits of college students and young professionals entering the workforce. The Social Workplace blog created a handy infographic: So there you have it.

Three Ways Associations Can Build Brand Awareness Using Technology

YourMembership Blog

What role is technology playing in your efforts ? Let’s look at three avenues where you can positively impact your brand awareness through technology. Association Management Software (AMS) is the hub for connecting your association to your members via technology.

What to Do When Your Members Hate Technology


Maybe they’re less experienced with web-based technology. More Members Are Using (and Enjoying) Technology Than You Might Think. First, why do you think your members will hate your new technology? 4 Tips to Convince Members to Love Your New Association Technology.

Affordable Event Venues with State-of-the-Art Technology

Cvent Association Tips

Many corporate events and events hosted by cultural or not-for-profit organizations require venues with state-of-the-art technology, ample seating, and facilities for screening DVDs or films. Association Tips Planning How-To''s Site Selection & Budgeting Technology

Top Technology Strategy Tips for NiUG Discovery

WBT Systems

As we pack and ship our materials, arrange meetings with partners, clients and associations, and put the finishing touches on our TopClass demos, we started thinking about our top technology strategy tips for getting the most out of the conference.

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How Technology Is Redefining Nonprofit Aid

Associations Now

It’s also proved an opportunity for technology, particularly smartphones, to step in as an important source of help. And ultimately, this is a tech blog, so I’ll leave those political and diplomatic issues that this whole situation raises to other smart people.

My Top 5 Blog Posts of 2013

Eric Lanke

image source As we end another year, here''s a look back at the five posts on this blog that received the most page views in 2013. Stop Calling It Strategic Planning This was #3 on last year''s list, and was originally posted in January 2012.

My Top 5 Blog Posts of 2015

Eric Lanke

As we end another year, here's a look back at the five posts on this blog that received the most page views in 2015.

Flat Design: Millennials and Technology Impacting Web Design


I am going to ask you to do something that breaks all the rules of good blog writing. What they want is technology freedom. They want technology that blends seamlessly into their lifestyle. Vandelay Design Blog. © Thinkstock. You have got to see this!

Leadership, Technology and Society


The battle in 1895 pitted an unknown watchmaker Ottmar Mergenthaler against one of … Continue reading → You are reading Leadership, Technology and Society from the Wired 4 Leadership blog. A fearsome battle about the future was being fought. It wasn’t about political philosophy, geopolitical boundaries or land rights. It was about the future of printing, more specifically composition and typesetting.

The Top 5 Qualities of Great Customer Service Relationships: A Technology Perspective

YourMembership Blog

As this is a new role for me, our marketing team requested that I write a blog for you, which you will find below. Here are a few qualities that create a great customer service relationship when working with technology. Technology is updated every day, and we know it’s tough to keep up.

Meditated Momentum: Harnessing Technology

Elipsis Partners

On associations, technology, parenting, people, meditation, and America. Harnessing Technology. The words "harnessing technology" come from the book Race for Relevance by Harrison Coerver and Mary Byers which was published last year by ASAE. Blog Archive. Blog Archive.

Countdown to Association Blog-Palooza

Vanguard Tech

Tomorrow is the Progress U Blogger Summit (PUBS) presented by Delcor Technology Solutions. blogging. I’ve heard how blogging is dead or that organizations just don’t get it. There needs to be a commitment from the organization to support the blog and its authors.

Is New Technology Worth The Investment?

Association Adviser

We asked Marcus Underwood, vice president for online media at Naylor, to weigh in about technology becoming more personal and, at times, more expensive. Tech innovations such as blogging and social media platforms allow associations to host low-cost, two-way communication forums. Communication channels such as blogs or social media accounts must have a “champion” monitoring and moderating them to remain a sustainable go-to source of industry and association information.

New Year Resolution: Invest in Association Learning Technology

WBT Systems

Whether your association is planning to launch new education or certification programs, or revitalize and restructure existing programs, our suggestion for your new year resolution is to invest in association learning technology. New Year, New Goals, New Technology.