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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].

Who Owns Social Media? Risk Management?


First, I penned Community, Social Media and Risk Perceptions and then Risk Management and Open Community: More Similar than You Think. My basic premise is that both social media and risk management are association-wide activities. Risk and Social Media

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Daily Buzz: Are You Maximizing Social Media at Events?

Associations Now

More than 95 percent of planners use social media for marketing purposes, according to a recent survey, but underutilize other areas where the technology could shine. As a meeting planner, you know the potential that social media holds for events.

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


In today’s interview, we’re talking to Chad Davis, Senior Director, Digital Media, at NAHB. I’m in the Information Technology department and report to the VP of IT. NAHB has a pretty broad social media portfolio.

Change is good…right?

Aaron Wolowiec

Most of us realize innovation is key to driving a business forward. Nearly 350 associations participated in the Association Innovation Benchmarking Report , which found most associations are at least moderately innovative. Leaves change. People change. And yes, businesses change.

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Change is good…right?

Aaron Wolowiec

Most of us realize innovation is key to driving a business forward. Nearly 350 associations participated in the Association Innovation Benchmarking Report , which found most associations are at least moderately innovative. Leaves change. People change. And yes, businesses change.

Survey 201

Association/Nonprofit Social Media Jobs


Communications Manager, Multimedia/Social Media – American Heart Association (Dallas, TX): “The Communications Manager, Multimedia/Social Media performs external AHA news communications via the AHA homepage, online newsroom and AHA social media outlets. This position also works to achieve the AHA’s communications strategic goals while maintaining and enhancing the association’s image. &#.

Social Media Can Be the Opposite of a Time-Suck


They released a study in July that suggests use of social media internally can actually improve the productivity of knowledge workers by 25%. And to think, many people discourage social media because they don’t want their employees “wasting time.”

Extreme trends or the new normal?

Aaron Wolowiec

Even my dentist has climbed aboard the social media bandwagon. In a 24/7 plugged-in society, businesses need to embrace change and welcome technology. Are you embracing social media? An online engagement center at the 2012 ASAE Annual Meeting.

What I’m Reading

Spark Consulting

If “real innovation is always the outcome of ongoing discourse among a small group of innovators who truly understand the importance of what they’re working on,” what does that mean for open innovation projects ? Does the existence of language stifle innovation? (as Tips for using social media as part of your crisis communications plan from the SocialFish blog.

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Building community with a click

Aaron Wolowiec

One of the best benefits of attending professional events is networking – whether face to face or via social media. Nearly all event marketers – 88 percent – use social media to create event hype.

Are You an Innovator or a Producer?

YourMembership Blog

Corporate + Social. Technology. Are Innovation and Production at Odds? May 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Membership Management , Social Media and Business Trends. The same can be said of innovation. Social Media and Business Trends.

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.

Can associations keep pace in the tech race?

Aaron Wolowiec

About 60 percent of respondents to our latest unscientific reader poll said they’ve encountered more surprises in technology over the past 12 months than in any other area of association management. That includes membership growth, non-dues revenue, social media and Big Data.

There’s an app for that

Aaron Wolowiec

Next year promises to deliver exciting new mobile technology, so when planning digital strategies, associations should consider mobile apps and websites, said Kim Harwood, president of Results at Hand Software. Geolocation and Near Field Communication (NFC).

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5 Ways Technology Can Push Your Fundraising Strategy Forward

Higher Logic

We all know it’s true: technology is becoming more vital with each passing day. As useful (and addictive ) as technology can be, many nonprofits still don’t know how to reap the full benefits of their various software platforms. Social media integration.

Associations and Social Media in 2014: An Interview with Amy Sample Ward of NTEN

Association Mavens

Amy Sample Ward is the thought-leading CEO of NTEN , where the nonprofit technology community meets. The post Associations and Social Media in 2014: An Interview with Amy Sample Ward of NTEN appeared first on Association Strategies, Association Videos | Association Mavens.

Managing the Communications Plan for Your Association’s Virtual Event


By Heather Hughes, Marketing Communications Specialist. I n a moment of crisis, innovation accelerates. What Should be Included in Your Communications Plan? . How to Communicate with Different Stakeholders . Reimaging Your Communications Plan for a Virtual Event .

Lunchtime Links: The Secret To Networking Via Social Media

Associations Now

How one 20-something became one of the most trusted voices in social media. Callie Schweitzer, director of marketing and communications for Vox Media, used social media to commandeer her web presence and build business connections.

Social Media Roundup: Lessons From a Wooden Spoon

Associations Now

An example of one exec’s experience with a wooden spoon in today’s Social Media Roundup: Get the Sauce Just Right. Industry resources are readily available, often free, from universities, industry vendors and consultants, and media conglomerates.”

Working Across Generations to Encourage Innovation

Associations Now

To start, ASHA delved into what members needed and were interested in—regarding resources, content, and technology—as well as the staff’s understanding of these things. “We In some cases, this has taken the form of younger staff helping familiarize older staff with certain technologies.

The Trick to Innovating with Gen Y

YourMembership Blog

Corporate + Social. Technology. How Do You Innovate With Millennials? May 31st, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. Innovating with millennials sounds like a no-brainer. Social Media and Business Trends.

Membership Marketing Blog: Fundraising with Social Media

Membership Marketing

Fundraising with Social Media. In the March edition of Associations Now , Andrew Lang highlights a social media success story titled Tweeting for Dollars. ” The program he highlights is run by Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) using Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn posts to request donations to fund scholarships for their annual conference. Labels: Social Media. There is no doubt that social media efforts can be a challenge.

Social Media, Networks, and Data in Patient Healthcare Networks

Beth Kanter

The panel included Stefani Klaskow , Head of Industry/Healthcare at Google; Carrie Martin Munk , Chief Communications & Marketing Office, The ALS Association, and Jackie Fouse, Ph.d, Stefani gave an overview of health care technology trends and some projects that Google is working on.

For One Planner, Innovation Means Thinking Like Attendees

Associations Now

Alice Mathu of IAAPA shares how innovation can include comfort, sustainability and trying the latest technology. To create innovative and interactive meetings, planners around the nation are raising the bar on productivity and capitalizing on attendee experience.

Social Media Roundup: An Overlooked Arsenal in the War for Talent

Associations Now

Chamber Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation, in a blog post on the need for more women in technology leadership positions. The post Social Media Roundup: An Overlooked Arsenal in the War for Talent appeared first on Associations Now

Is New Technology Worth The Investment?

Association Adviser

Last month Reggie Henry, CIO of ASAE, recounted a story about an exchange with a University of Maryland student in which the student explained that younger people aren’t communicating by email anymore, but almost exclusively through social networks. Henry pointed out that this shift means two things: You must communicate with people where they are, and you must have an established relationship with them before you can market to them.

The Technological Divide: Leap or Fall?

Association Adviser

For the first time in history, four distinct generations of adults are now socializing, communicating and actively participating in the workplace. Four distinct generations of adults are now socializing, communicating and actively participating in the workplace. Grew up with all media (including cable, VCR, video). How to communicate with them … Express appreciation for their efforts; acknowledge their value. Tom Hubler.

How #GivingTuesday is using Social Media Ambassadors

Beth Kanter

I also wanted to learn what their techniques would be for using social media ambassadors and experience it as a social media ambassador first-hand so it could help me advise nonprofits. What is a social media ambassador?

What Associations Need to Know About Technology

Association Adviser

” Thanks to social media, 4G, iProducts, broadband, wireless, the cloud, Big Data, Skype and apps, we’re now more connected than ever. You don’t have to be the first to market or the earliest adopter of new technology. Technology cuts both ways. By Hank Berkowitz.

Social Media Roundup: Don’t Just Talk—Listen to Your Members

Associations Now

One association executive’s tips, in today’s Social Media Roundup: Talking Points. Marketing matters: Technological changes have driven a shift in marketing strategies. The post Social Media Roundup: Don’t Just Talk—Listen to Your Members appeared first on Associations Now

Social Media Roundup: The Role of the CIO in The Transformation of IT

Associations Now

With ASAE’s 2013 Technology Conference & Expo wrapped up, association professionals were reminded once more of the possibilities created by technology. But driving change through innovation takes more than just big thinking. Examining the role of the CIO in IT’s future, and more, in today’s Social Media Roundup. We love a win-win,” says Barron of the technology. The future of IT—and the CIO’s role in leading change.

Generation Y – Reinventing the Way We Communicate


As we begin to invade the workforce, there is a noticeable shift towards a more open style of communication as well as an increase in the usage of social media. like it or not, this method of communication is no longer a trend, but a solid means of interaction.

The Root of Powerful Social Media Strategy

Association 20/20

What makes social media technology powerful? One might be quick to conclude that the power is rooted in the social media applications themselves. However, I believe the true power of social media is in the minds of its users. I’ll say it again, I believe the true power of social media is in the minds of its users. Innovation participation Social Media Web 2.0

E-commerce innovation: Engaging your customers


In an age of social media, that means taking the technologies that are at hand today and pushing the limits of what it means to connect with our communities every day. Instead of spending big bucks on a Super Bowl ad this year, Pepsi is using the money for social media campaigns.

Is “Social Media” the New “Witches’ Knickers?”

DelCor Connection

  Will the term “social media” also disappear this year? Will society look to social media as simply "media," allowing for less clutter in the interwebs and a cleaner more streamlined vernacular? Tweeps* are bemoaning the flagrant overuse of these two words and are happy to offer up reasons for banning “social media” in 2010.           emerging media. "Who said this is media?

DelCor’s Guide to the 2018 ASAE Technology Conference


ASAE’s 2018 Technology Conference & Expo ( #asaetech18 ) is packed with sessions led by industry experts that will provide valuable information about current technology trends that you can take back and put into action in your own association.

The Hidden Risks of Social Media – It’s Not What You Think


I'm very interested in the issues surrounding managing risk around social media, and so I invited cool risk manager Leslie White of Croydon Consulting, LLC to write this guest post for me. The topic is a summary of my session (with great assistance from KiKi L’Italien of the Optical Society of America) at ASAE’s Finance and Business Operations Symposium on the Hidden Risks of Social Media. So your reputation can be harmed or enhanced via social media.

How Nonprofit Leaders Make Time for Social Media and Other Secrets to Adoption

Beth Kanter

Last week I was in Chicago to facilitate a session about leadership and social media as part of Knight Digital Media Center’s Digital Strategy for Community Foundations and Nonprofits. Connect Your Online Social Activity To Your Work.

3 Must-Haves in Your Marketing Technology Stack (#3 Might Surprise You)


You need technology that extends all the way to the end of your customer’s lifecycle – including the time they’re an active customer. But what technology do you use to connect with your existing customers? Scheduling social media posts on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and other networks.