Federal Reserve Board’s Conference Spending Documentation Under Scrutiny

Associations Now

A report from E&E Publishing highlights more than $700,000 in outside travel spending for Energy Department employees since April 2011—totaling more than 300 trips, some of them with price tags topping $5,000. Lack of clarity and documentation is a common theme.

How Associations Can Improve The Member Experience Through Technology

Nimble AMS

Three technology innovations associations should embrace for a better member experience. Turn to technology innovation. Enterprise cloud platform technologies have transformed the association management software (AMS) landscape. Technology

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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.

7 tips for getting the most out of an RFP for your next AMS

Nimble AMS

The primary purpose of an RFP: to gather proposals and discover how well potential products meet your requirements at an acceptable price. The RFP: What it is An RFP is a document that provides background and details about your project and solicits bids from vendors.

The Process of Recovery from a Disaster

Association Management

Services like Amazon Web Services, Office 365 and hosting providers can be your backup at a lower price point. Step 2: Documentation, Contacts, Software and Tools. Update all procedures and documents and make sure that your new operational procedures work!

Building Buy-In for an Online Community at Your Association

Higher Logic

If a document like this doesn’t exist, hold some informational interviews with your executive director and the head of the board to figure out what the association's main goals are for the upcoming year. Objection 1: Price.

The State of Association E-Learning: Cloudy with a Chance of Sunshine

WBT Systems

I learned about this vulnerability while reading the fifth edition of Association Learning + Technology from Tagoras. This recently released report, based on a survey of more than 200 associations, describes how trade and professional associations are using technology to enable and enhance learning. Tagoras learned that 93% of the survey participants use technology to deliver learning. Develop processes for e-learning product development and pricing.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.21.17

Reid All About it

A near-death experience has enabled him “to envision an alternate ending to the AI story —one that makes the most of this amazing technology while empowering humans not just to survive, but to thrive.” Find out the best formatting tips to make your document pop to the reader.

Get Ready for Online Learning with LMS Selection Criteria


Before you start thinking about technology, come to agreement with your team on your learning strategy. If you agree on the purpose for the technology you seek, you won’t be swayed by bells and whistles. How much of the decision will be dependent upon pricing ?

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With Video - Seconds Matter to Your Audience - Here’s Proof

Support Services Unlimited

I came across this article on CNN Tech about a new study from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Akamai Technologies which says you’ll lose 40% of your audience if you don’t start playing video before 10 seconds after landing on your page. Well maybe it is only easy to me because I’ve needed to become quite well versed in the various video delivery platforms, technologies, and techniques. Association Websites Technology Video Marketing

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8 Reasons Your Customer Support Improves with an Online Community

Higher Logic

You need a way to differentiate yourself outside of product and price, which can only be tweaked so much. It will often cause them to select you for renewals and recommend you even if your prices are higher than the competition.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.7.18

Reid All About it

Event Technology Trends in 2019. Hear about the top ten event technology trends coming in 2019. With the right technology, small organizations are working smarter and advancing their missions.

How the Computer in Your Pocket Has Changed Event Attendee Behavior


Get to know the nooks and crannies of technology, including how it has changed your members’ behavior at live events. Google has started providing answers to questions, flight prices, and topic summaries on its search results page.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.10.17

Reid All About it

DelCor published two good posts in the last week – one suggests the questions you should ask the references provided by technology vendors. – The Ultimate Tech Hackathon: 30 Tools & Shortcuts to Use Technology More Effectively.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.10.17

Reid All About it

DelCor published two good posts in the last week – one suggests the questions you should ask the references provided by technology vendors. – The Ultimate Tech Hackathon: 30 Tools & Shortcuts to Use Technology More Effectively.

How to Create a Really Good LMS RFP

WBT Systems

Doing your own research using a variety of methods: website review, calls, conversations with peers and technology vendors, and peer review sites like ReviewMyLMS. It gives technology providers an opportunity to understand your association and its resources, goals, challenges, and core requirements. Staff resources : Technology vendors work with all kinds of associations. Documentation practices.

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Customer Engagement Takes Center Stage at INBOUND 2016


Technology has made it possible for startups like Uber to explode, bringing you more competition and radically changing customer expectations. Method #2) Base Pricing on Customer Success. The pricing for all your products and services should take customer success into account as well.

Liftoff or Crash Landing? Prepare to Launch a Successful Digital Transformation


In my last post, I emphasized the idea that the human side of this process is as important, if not more so, than the technology. Strategy —Is technology strategy integrated into your strategic plan? Innovation/Trends —How up to date are you with technology trends?

Lean Methodology: Before and After

Association Success

Since then, I’ve been implementing the methodology with my team at the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) where I work as Chief Information and Innovation Officer, leading the modernization of the organization through the implementation of technology. They were willing to give it a shot, so we laid out the assumptions: candidates don’t know what test preparation materials to choose, and the price of materials and the urgency of exams add to the problem.

Best Association Management Software | Our Top Picks


That’s because its suite of solutions is perfectly geared towards smaller and mid-sized groups and organizations that need a comprehensive set of tools without the heavy-duty price tag. Boomset – Best for Event Technology. Tiered pricing model.

Best-of-breed Integrated Association Websites - The Right Choice Now More Than Ever

Vanguard Tech

A long running discussion in association IT departments has been whether to purchase an all-inclusive suite of website tools from one vendor, committing to a single technology platform, or to instead integrate several best-of-breed applications into a super system.

Thursday Buzz: Grow Your Attendee List

Associations Now

Spector, a tiny camera that helps log different colors and typefaces, integrates with InDesign so that you can apply these styles directly to your document. There’s good news and bad news for you: The company just increased its data prices but also boosted its data caps.

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The Hidden Costs of Inefficiency

Associations Now

For New Yorkers, the most annoying thing might be that some of this is a direct result of pricing inefficiencies baked into the system. So what does this fascinating transportation anecdote have to do with technology?

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.4.18

Reid All About it

Mon 5/7 to Fri 5/18 – Documenting Membership Processes and Procedures Challenge: A 10-Day Online Challenge for Membership Professionals to Document Processes. Tue 5/8 at 11 a.m.* – The Road to GDPR Compliance: People, Process, and Technology. Bryan Clark, Associate, Vedder Price.

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Should You Crowdsource Your Event’s Note-Taking?

Associations Now

First released in 2008 , the Javascript-based tool, which has been open-sourced since Google acquired the technology to add into its failed Google Wave experiment , has the inherent advantage of being something that can be self-hosted.

Wednesday Buzz: Where to Turn for In-Flight WiFi

Associations Now

With our jobs increasingly requiring web access, it’s important to be sure you’re not left with a dead signal when trying to get the documents you need. ” Future topics include dealing with slow cultures, creating diversity, and the role of technology in influencing culture.

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Chamber Raises Red Flag Over India’s Intellectual Property Record

Associations Now

producers out of India’s solar technology market. ” The document particularly noted patent issues regarding green technology and pharmaceuticals, along with poor enforcement of intellectual property law. A new study by the U.S.

How to Build a Case for and Implement Joint Membership for Your Association and Chapters

Chapter Chat

Identify process, technology, and budget considerations. Process and technology changes required at the national and chapter level. Will there be more than one price? Next, think about technology.

The Three Vs Of Big Data As Applied To Conferences

Velvet Chainsaw

Some organizers know the 4Ps of marketing: product, promotion, place and price. Social technology aggregation and dashboards can help organizers collect sentiment and potential customers pain points for programming. Tweet.

Get More Out of Your Live Events

Association Adviser

In our case, it’s not just about construction issues, but things like cyber security, HR and future technology.” ” Phil Russo, CAE, executive director of NAFA Fleet Management Association , said you need to be on top of live event trends and technologies and apply those trends and tools to your meetings in ways that are valuable specifically to your members. “We’ve also looked at pricing for similar one-hour webinars as a benchmark.

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CMI's Association Management Blog: Get It in Writing

Observations on Association Management

Rather, Im saying its helpful to document the commitments we make, and the commitments others make to us. Fortunately, I was able to direct the person to an email that documented what we had agreed and asked for any corrections to my notes. gas prices. (1).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.15.18

Reid All About it

Check out Google’s practice of using “ postmortems to carefully document and disseminate learnings from any mistakes.”. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning are changing the way we interact with technology in our everyday lives.

100% Attendance, Part 1 : Off Stage

Off Stage

The price (this call is toll free, but not all services may offer this). If you are using slides or documents, its always a good practice to host them somewhere (like slideshare.com) so participants can access them after the event. Technology. Off Stage.

Peace Sells.But Who's Buying - Association Membership?

Association Subculture

Before we go down this road let me quickly identify what I am not: I am not anti-profit, I am not above paying a significant price for value and I am a realist. We bought music, watched movies, or disavowed movies and read books (or did both so we could grouse about how the movie butchered the books) , we went to theatre, paid high prices to obtain bootleg recordings from overseas and (more importantly) wore the uniform. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Monday, December 7, 2009.

Association Certification and Accreditation Programs: Minimizing the Liability Risks

Plexus Consulting

Standards should never be arbitrary or capricious, or vague or ambiguous, and procedures should be developed that document the development and reasonableness of, and the objective basis for, proposed standards. Moreover, nothing in excess of a reasonable price should be charged to apply for or receive certification or recertification. In addition, document any and all complaints or concerns about the standards and revise the standards accordingly if appropriate. by Jeffrey S.

Implications of Big Data

Plexus Consulting

All of these algorithms base their documentation off actions made by consumers. The price? The price alone is enough to create an inequality in the market, providing wealthier and more developed firms with the ability to gain a competitive advantage in evaluating the data faster and cheaper. But contrary to popular belief, smaller companies who are on par with the latest technological advances are able t bo access the services offered by these larger corporations.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Training for Performance

Observations on Association Management

An untrained staff member can deliver a ruinous member service experience or can destroy an important document without knowing what he or she is doing. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Monday, February 9, 2009. Training for Performance. Occasionally, I will use this blog to admit guilt. This is one of those occasions. And my admission today is this: I am guilty of saying one thing and doing quite another.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Small Associations Can.

Observations on Association Management

Spread the load, and be careful to ensure that you document the processes as you go, in case you need to quickly shift to another volunteer. Labels: technology solutions. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Sunday, January 27, 2008. Small Associations Can Perform "Big". Small associations often lament the fact that they do not have the resources to perform as well as their larger brethren.

How to Use Twitter: A Guide for AEs : Off Stage

Off Stage

However, it’s easy to broadcast links to documents, photos, and websites in general and again—these tools cost your organization nothing. It stands to reason that once the application is there, is being used by members, and the price is right, you as an AE will want to see how far you can go in using it to build community in your own organization. Technology. Off Stage. 13, 2009 - How to Use Twitter: A Guide for AEs.

Coronavirus Updates for Association and Events Professionals – What You Need to Know


They also talk about the impact of the global health situation on the Association market and how technology can help the industry become more sustainable in the future. About this list.