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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! Young or old, technology has redefined the way we learn and work. The point is: Don’t be afraid to taste technology.

How Can You Plan for Innovation?

Association Adviser

The iPhone spent seven years in production by some of the world’s best innovators before it became a product that has changed how we go about our daily routines. It’s the one of the biggest – if not the biggest – innovations of our generation.

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Move over Fred Flintstone

Aaron Wolowiec

It’s amazing how far technology has come. Technology will specifically shape and challenge the meetings industry by 2030,” according to the German Convention Bureau. The Internet, social media and mobile devices are the sources of this transformation.”.

OpenBadges: Increasing Visibility of Association Education

WBT Systems

There has been much discussion lately about the value of digital badges for both association education and certification programs. The social connectivity offered by digital badges aligns perfectly with the nature of association membership and education programs in particular.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

Before the rise of social media and cloud computing, associations competed to attract new members — but only in a subtle “non-profit” sort of way. Recipients can display these badges on social media, websites, email signatures and online resumes.

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Part 2 of Life after MLS: Information Technology Best Practices of.

Off Stage

15, 2010 - Part 2 of Life after MLS: Information Technology Best Practices of Nonprofit Organizations. Of the associations surveyed, 42% reported that they had a specific technology plan and that a technology plan was a part of the consistent, formal approach to the future.

Building Buy-In for an Online Community at Your Association

Higher Logic

This is how you can prove your new member community will be a valuable technology investment. The goal: If your organization offers certifications, continued education, or trainings as membership benefits, your leadership may want to boost involvement in these areas to grow non-dues revenue.

Food for Thought Fridays

DelCor Connection

On Thursday I presented with Sean Bordner of SusQTech on " Private Social Networks vs. Publicly Available Tools" and you can see my slides and Sean's slides by going to my Slideshare page [link]. . The legitimacy of social media certification programs was a concern voiced on several blogs, but most clearly on Olivier Blanchard's The Brand Builder Blog. Professional Social Networking Online Communities View more documents from KiKi L’Italien.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.4.19

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Dan Lautman of DelCor Technology Solutions did something that many people only talk about: he unplugged for a month. When you’re selecting technology, like a learning management system (LMS), there’s so many ways you can botch the decision, mostly because you don’t know what you don’t know.

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Association Learning: Does your Story Inspire Members?

WBT Systems

Sometimes it’s nice to take a step back from all the news, busy work days, our hectic social and family lives and take some time to reflect, refocus, and refresh. You might want to consider incorporating more opportunities for online communication through social media?

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Do associations still matter?

Association Success

In a world where technology continuously evolves and communication boundaries appear to blur on a global scale, we may find ourselves wondering if associations still matter in the modern age. They’ve long provided a rich breeding ground for new ideas, education and innovation. .

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.29.19

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I continue to learn new things about the “bones” of an AMS, a technology I thought I knew enough about but apparently didn’t. Dan Hickey at DelCor Technology Solutions explains how to avoid application sprawl by taking a strategic approach to Office 365.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.17.20

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Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. The Culture of Lean Innovation: Small Changes, Big Impact. Johanna Hernandez, administrator in the Office of Innovation & Strategy at the office of the city manager, Tucson, Arizona.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.10.20

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In this MIT Technology Review article , he said, “What they wrote was remarkable, and remarkably consistent.”. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. AMS) or networking & social engagement.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.1.19

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Mon 2/4 at 2 p.m.* – Are Your Certifications at Risk? Voluntary Certification Legislation in the States. Distinguish between the types of legislative impacts on your certification program(s) and clarify the differences between mandatory and voluntary government oversight.

8 Award-Winning Success Stories from Super Forum 2018

Higher Logic

The American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE ) used marketing automation to include dynamic renewal footers in emails and to run paid social media ads, along with launching a new welcome series.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.12.20

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Abby Ohlheiser, MIT Technology Review ). Host: Matchbox Virtual Media. Presenters: Graham Harvey, Chief Strategy Officer, Matchbox Virtual Media. Arianna Rehak, CEO & Co-Founder, Matchbox Virtual Media. Presenter: Community IT Innovators CEO Johan Hammerstrom.

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? ” Social and Collaborative Learning.

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AMCs Engaged!

YourMembership Blog

At YM, we’re always adapting as the voice of the customer changes, when our competitors shift, or when new technology and business models emerge. The strong ROI for advertisers results in recurring media buys and ongoing campaigns that generate significant new revenue for the associations.

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This Week’s Awesome Association PR and Communications Jobs – March 16


We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. and deploying payments innovations to merchants and consumers. The coordinator will be responsible for supporting strategic PR and social media campaigns.

Association Revenue Trends in the US and UK (Plus 3 Tips for Increasing Your Income)

Higher Logic

Associations have to adapt to new member expectations, advancing technology and the shifting needs of their industries. Organizations in many countries are already innovating and finding new ways to generate revenue outside of membership subscriptions. Social media advertising.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.1.20

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This helps foster a sense of shared culture and brings back ‘water cooler’ opportunities and unplanned social collisions that just don’t happen on a conference call.”. Technology Continuity in Times of Crisis: A CEO and CIO Dialogue. Seating & social distancing?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.20.17

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Listen to Higher Logic CEO Rob Wenger talk to DelCor Technology Solutions founder and CEO Loretta DeLuca about the deal. As a CAE whose studying and exam experience is still imprinted in my brain, I can relate to this post from WBT Systems about motivating certification candidates.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.24.20

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If you are hungry for more information about hosting virtual events, check out Matchbox Virtual Media’s blog. Host: Matchbox Virtual Media. Presenters: Graham Harvey, Chief Strategy Officer, Matchbox Virtual Media. Arianna Rehak, CEO & Co-Founder, Matchbox Virtual Media.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.22.19

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Dan Hickey at DelCor describes the seven steps your association should take when building a technology project team. At this Coffee Talk, we’ll share strategies for building deeper, year-round engagement through your digital channels – web, mobile, email and social.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.24.20

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Is social media about paying attention … or getting it? Attention trumps creativity and innovation. That’s the problem with social media today.

Monday Buzz: How to Benefit From the Government’s Green Initiatives

Associations Now

Plus: How to understand social media analytics. “Investigate online the building associations, both national and local, that are offering green certification programs. Making Sense of Social Media Analytics from Maggie McGary.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.18.16

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Innovation today is moving at light speed and to deliver a world class member experience your association needs to be able to leverage a strong platform to take you there. Hollywood Producer Shares His Secrets for Innovative & Impeccable AV at Events. Host: Vanguard Technology.

Member Engagement Strategies: A Guide for Associations


However, with advancements in technology and an online world saturated with experiences, it’s always a good idea to review the basics and see if there is any room for improvement. Here are some examples of KPIs based on where your members may be currently active: Social media platforms.

We Are Still Doing It That Way 10 Years Later – WTF


We talked about the danger of combining strategy and planning, the need for innovation, the possibility of getting rid of committees, the dysfunctions of our boards, and challenges associations face in areas like certification, professional development, and technology.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.11.19

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Greg Satell, Innovation Excellence ). Presenters: Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Attendees will also gain insight by learning benchmarks for success as revealed in the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.20.20

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Once we can be socially close again, members will be more than ready to hang out with others in their association. If you follow me on social media, you know I’m a huge advocate of food banks. Remote Work During COVID-19: Human Resource and Technology Considerations.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.19.19

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I had never heard of social shopping app Depop, but 90% of its users are under the age of 26, so no wonder. Presenters: Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Donna Sanford, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Ascend Media.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.1.19

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Presenters: Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Host: National Institute for Social Media. Presenter: Jennifer Radke, SMS, CEO, National Institute for Social Media.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.6.20

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Fri 3/6 at 12 p.m.* – How I Create Social Media Content for Association Chat. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Brandt Krueger, Owner, Event Technology Consulting.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.24.18

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He says associations have the opportunity to connect with these professionals by offering credentials and certifications that help them move forward in their careers. How do you differentiate your B2B technology company from competitors? Innovation Isn’t a Verb: It’s a Mindset.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.4.16

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– 4 Hot Technology Trends Driving Change in Events Today. Keep up with the exciting tech disrupters that planners are adopting to bring engagement and productivity to their meetings and conferences: beacon technology, drones, Snapchat, and augmented/virtual reality.

Gamification: Much Less Scary Than What’s Under the Bed


Every Monday, we’ll be bringing you the inside scoop from several awesome association technology vendors and consultants who will share the insights they have gleaned from years of working in our association industry. It’s the premise upon which our education system was originally based – leveling up, mastering skills/assessments, value attributed to becoming a master, certificates and competition to drive action.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.13.19

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MemberSuite describes how technology (beyond the conference app) can help you improve the event attendee experience. A majority of Gen Xers and Boomers are also regular users of social media and smartphones. Presenter: Moshe Hecht, Chief Innovation Officer, Charidy.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.18.19

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If you’ve ever been in charge of a technology implementation project without the benefit of project management experience, then you know what a wild ride it is. B-to-B social review sites are becoming more mainstream and influential , says Ian Bruce at SiriusDecisions.