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

Higher Logic

The new community platform introduced innovative collaboration capabilities, enhanced overall user experience, and provided scalability to support the rapid membership growth. John Boyle, Technology Alliances & Community, Zenoss.

Management Case Study : Off Stage

Off Stage

12, 2010 - Management Case Study. An AE friend writes: “Wow, have we got a little tempest in our Technology Committee teapot! What might be a more holistic approach, particularly in this case situation? A Technology Committee can be a bad idea. Technology.

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Innovation in Healthcare Social Media


ICF is doing a lot of great work around innovation in healthcare IT, as well as exploring how social media can help push the healthcare industry forward. Here are some awesome free resources for you to check out: Innovation from Within [WHITE PAPER].

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. Read the Case Study now.

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How to Lead Your Way to a Social Organization


Here are the slides accompanying our recent presentation at ASAE’s Technology conference in Washington DC. Case Study Featured Humanize Open Community Risk and Social Media Social, In Theory Useful Data

Association Social Media: National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)


I’m in the Information Technology department and report to the VP of IT. The rate of innovation in platforms has slowed as the market has matured, and what innovation is occurring is happening at the margins (e.g., Case Study Featured From the Trenches

Best of Association Jam: Association Links for May 2010

Wild Apricot

Here are the most popular links for May 2010 in each “AJam” category – Membership, Events, Leadership, Volunteers, Fundraising, Social Media, Technology, Other, and Fun: Membership What Would Reverse Innovation Look Like in Your Not-for-Profit? Carol-Anne Moutinho | Association Resource Center Reverse Innovation.( Tags: Associations Non-profit technology General non-profit interest nptech case studies Non-profit Communications Association Jam

Speaking your Members’ and Customers’ Language: Six Gaps that might be Dooming Associations to Irrelevance


Because e-bay’s leadership is attuned to technology’s changing role and value in customers’ lives, they are able to continuously identify and leverage new developments into new levels of value creation and growth. Case Study Debunking the Hype Demand Perspective Mobile

Engaging Through YouTube – Charity Inspiration


———— Social media is amongst the most important technological innovations of the 21st century. Case Study Content Strategy Implementation This post is by SocialFish contributor Jenny Beswick.

Is it curiosity or apathy that drives your organization?


The difference makers in innovation and success. Created a task force to study problems with delivery? At the ideation stage, an ability to gain insight into customer needs and an understanding of the potential relevance of emerging technologies.

Change Happens. Are you ready?


In the corporate world, “ decision effectiveness and financial results correlated at a 95% confidence level” – this from an article in the Harvard Business Review is based on a study of over 700 organizations. You can download a case study from the Catalyze website.

Conference Circuit: Instrumental Technology

Associations Now

More than 2,000 biomedical equipment technicians, clinical engineers, and other healthcare technology management professionals will be in Florida over the weekend to meet with their peers, help solve technical problems, advance their careers, and see the industry’s latest innovations.

Get your Gold Circle Award Submissions in by January 20


There are several categories where outstanding social media work could potentially be recognized: Innovative Communications. Entries in this category should employ new and emerging communication vehicles or utilize known communications in new, experimental or innovative ways.

Everyday Technology: Innovative Ways To Do More With Less

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: Innovation was the buzzword at the Nonprofit Technology Conference! I ran into the good folks at Idealware who offered to do a guest post on the topic – looking at small ways to be innovative. Case Study: Community Thread, Stillwater, MN.

Blockchain for Associations

Spark Consulting

Are there other applications of the technology? And don’t forget to check out the other FREE Spark whitepapers, too: Steal Like a Fundraiser: Innovations in Cause-Oriented Fundraising for Associations , co-authored with Sohini Baliga. cool technology whitepaper digitalNOW Shelly Alcor

What I’m Reading

Spark Consulting

Association Adviser shares two case studies that prove it works. blog roundup cool technology innovation leadership management marketing social media advertising Anna Caraveli Association Adviser Associations Now CRM Eric Lanke Innovation Excellence Jamie Notter Jeff Hurt LinkedIn Maddie Grant Mashable New Year''s Resolutions Socious Tom Hood It’s trends time. Associations Now looks at what’s in and out for associations in 2014.

The Hourglass Blog: Learning Innovation from the Mayo Clinic

The Hourglass Blog

Learning Innovation from the Mayo Clinic. Heres another great HBR post describing another set of "principles of innovation." The HBR post describes several strategies employed by the very famous and very innovative Mayo Clinic. Combination Innovation. Innovation.

Membership Marketing Blog: Innovation through Collaboration

Membership Marketing

Innovation through Collaboration. We are always looking for new innovative ways to do things better. So I wanted to share two items that I came across this week that attribute successful innovation to collaboration. First in an article in the Technology section of the Washington Post , the case is made that much of the economic dynamism of technology companies comes from sharing talent and ideas. First, innovation is collaborative. Case Study. (9).

What Should Associations Do to Bridge the Education to Employment Gap?

Spark Consulting

Familiarize yourself with new learning technologies. Remember that we also provide case studies of associations doing good work in these areas: HR Certification Institute. generations innovation whitepaper young professionals Shelly Alcorn

What can nonprofit technology trainers learn from the social work field to improve their training techniques?

Beth Kanter

Over the past two decades of teaching workshops to nonprofits on the use of technology for mission-driven work and more recently on the use of online networks and data, people come workshops with different degrees of organizational readiness to embrace change that is needed to be successful.

Nonprofit Technology Conference Session Hot Picks! #18NTC


Are you going to the 2018 Nonprofit Technology Conference (#18ntc)? Activism in the era of Trump: How nonprofits can respond to a mobilized base and the technology that’s empowering them. Creating a Culture of Continuous Innovation in a Not-For-Profit.

Building community with a click

Aaron Wolowiec

It’s time to make use of innovative technology to enhance face-to-face connections, redefine engagement, keep the conversation alive, inform better content, build more robust social media communities and ultimately demonstrate the ROI of event marketing,” DoubleDutch says. “An

Reflections from NTC Plenary Panel on Innovation

Beth Kanter

I had the honored of moderating a free wheeling plenary discussion on Day #3 of NTC on “ Innovation and Nonprofits.” ” Rally did a graphic recording of the content and summarized the takeaways as: Innovation doesn’t come from organizations. Innovator’s Dilemma.

Attention Nonprofit #DataNerds: A Few Recent Research Studies on Data, Technology, Funding, and Trends

Beth Kanter

In the last few weeks, there have been a few good research studies and web sites relaunched that cover technology, data, funding, and trends. Here’s a roundup. Collaborative Technologies: Helping Funders Work Together Better. Technology for Good Report.

How to Exponentially Improve Member Engagement at Any Association

Smooth The Path

It is not our technology. My sleep study illustrates the problem with association data. Case study: In-depth member interviews feed association’s strategic plan. Have you ever noticed the Twitter flurry before the conference?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.8.20

Reid All About it

Bring your own case studies, observations and burning questions to share in this interactive “group therapy” session on the COVID-19 crisis. Case in Point Lessons Learned from a 12-hour GMID Virtual Broadcast (Session 1 of 2). Host: Association Women Technology Champions (AWTC).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.1.20

Reid All About it

Technology Continuity in Times of Crisis: A CEO and CIO Dialogue. Looking forward, CEOs and CIOs should have critical conversations as they continue to refine their technology response to workforce changes. Association Women Technology Champions (AWTC) Cinco de Mayo Happy Hour.

Association Growth Strategy: 6 Tech Tools to Drive Member Recruitment + Retention

Higher Logic

Association membership in the modern age is all about providing people with real value on their terms, and strategically leveraging technology is an effective way to attract and retain those members who you’ll transform into your trusty advocates.

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IT Maturity and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs


She attended a presentation I did with a client where we presented the case study of the client’s IT maturity evolution and the benefits of DelCor’s IT Maturity Model (ITMM) for her organization. Information technology is more integrated into the organization.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.23.16

Reid All About it

The right technology can make engaging your members, driving revenue, and targeting key segments easy, when you know how to optimize the data. Innovation in Practice: Hybrid Meetings/Virtual Events. Hear case studies illustrating association best practices.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.10.20

Reid All About it

In this MIT Technology Review article , he said, “What they wrote was remarkable, and remarkably consistent.”. Per study, women don’t self-promote as much as men. Digital Marketing & Product Innovation Manager, and Danny Pace, Services Product Manager, Skyline Exhibits.

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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.

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Enabling Learning & Performance Analytics with xAPI

Web Courseworks Associations

Mike started his career as an innovative software developer and, eventually, found his way into the world as an entrepreneur. Mike Rustici explains their mission and vision to accelerate new technologies and ways of learning. What are the best “in production” use cases?

Ready for a digital transformation? Focus on these 4 areas

Association Success

It’s time for associations to think of a digital transformation as a business model transformation, which means business strategy, technology strategy and — most often — a cultural transformation. Business capability and technology systems don’t come cheap.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.15.19

Reid All About it

Learn about different opportunities to make connections between national and state chapters, and the benefits of leveraging your chapters through existing technology channels. Hear case studies of education that delivers for the audience. Clearly, these innovations are promising.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.22.16

Reid All About it

With innovation moving today at light speed, you need to leverage a strong platform if you want to deliver a world-class member experience. Presenter: David DeLorenzo, CIO, DelCor Technology Solutions. Host: Community IT Innovators.

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6 Tips to Maximize the Success of Your Association’s Publication

Higher Logic

So when you’re brainstorming your next innovative publication design, why not include them in the process? Case Study: Data Informs Decisions | ASAE and Association Analytics Aim to Predict Engagement. Read the full case study.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.14.16

Reid All About it

Learn how to present a business case to your leadership for adding digital events to your offerings. Road to Innovation: Why the AMS Platform Supersedes All Else. This week’s list is full of learning opportunities—webinars, Blab chat, luncheon and brown bag.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.12.18

Reid All About it

With new cloud technologies and applications launching all the time, there are some real opportunities for your nonprofit organization to develop new capabilities to better achieve your mission. Listen to advice, perspectives, and case studies on how other organizations are finding success.

Review: When Millennials Take Over

Spark Consulting

Menlo Innovations , a software firm that is so transparent about information that they’ve invented their own resolutely low-tech project management system so that every person knows exactly what every other person’s top priorities are and where they stand on achieving those goals.

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