Medical Groups Collaborate on Mobile Health App Guidelines

Associations Now

These guidelines, which will be available online by the end of 2017, will direct app developers as well as inform consumers and healthcare professionals using these tools. “We’re Although Xcertia will not certify health apps based on the guidelines, it will actively encourage developers, investors, and consumers to reference the guidelines and will allow them to be used should another group create such a certification.

CEA Issues New Privacy Guidelines For Wellness Devices

Associations Now

As more and more people use wearable devices to monitor their health and fitness goals, the Consumer Electronics Association wants to make sure user data is protected via a new set of privacy guidelines. Last week the group released a new set of privacy guidelines [PDF] aimed at companies that handle personal wellness data. The guidelines also suggest: giving consumers the ability to control and review their personal wellness data.

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New Health Data Guidelines Give Consumer Tech-Makers an Ethical Baseline

Associations Now

The Consumer Technology Association’s new voluntary guidelines for data use in consumer health tech balance flexibility with transparency and security. This week, CTA released a set of voluntary guidelines for CTA members and others who make such tools, aiming to protect consumer privacy and ensure that users’ health information is handled responsibly. Healthcare companies, science, and society may benefit too,” the new guidelines state in the introduction. “It

Associations Mixed on Agency’s Driver Distraction Guidelines

Associations Now

The agency has released a set of voluntary guidelines, but associations’ response is mixed. They aren’t rules for the road, but a federal agency’s new driver-distraction guidelines nonetheless got associations talking last week. Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued voluntary guidelines for drivers to minimize in-vehicle distractions from communication, entertainment, and electronic devices.

Monday Buzz: Innovate Conferences With “Meeting Mindshifts”

Associations Now

Old habits die hard but, with a fluid market and the likelihood of innovations on the horizon, it can be dangerous for associations to become too set in their ways. These “mindshifts” encourage organizers to move outside of their comfort zones and go beyond traditional conference culture for more innovative solutions, such as involving attendees in new conference practices. Improve your association events by adopting new ways of thinking.

Physical Education Group Looks to Innovate Gym Class

Associations Now

“We have schools with rock-climbing walls, Zumba classes, inline skating—amazing stuff that I would have loved to have when I was a kid,” Carly Braxton, senior program manager for AAHPERD, told Reuters , adding that even in schools with budget concerns, physical education teachers are “finding innovative ways to get kids moving.”. ” AAHPERD isn’t the only organization in favor of innovative gym classes. A group involved with Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move!

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The absolute trap: How the word “never” is holding you back

Aaron Wolowiec

And breaking through this barrier is an important part of the innovation process. Rather, the goal is to find a happy medium – both at work and at home – where you’re able to develop and adhere to basic guidelines that govern work flow and processes, but that also allow for and encourage both innovation and deviance from the norm. Filed under: Innovation , Leadership , Organizational Behavior. Never. It’s a simple word that packs a remarkably powerful punch.

Tech And Business Groups Urge Investment In IT Modernization Of Face Recognition Vendor Tests

InternetAssociation

Washington, DC – Today, Internet Association (IA), Alliance for Digital Innovation (ADI), Security Industry Association (SIA), and the U.S. Chamber Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) are calling on U.S.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.27.21

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Ashley Neal at Sidecar wonders if innovation has slowed down at associations or become business as usual. BizBash is teaming up with Connect to showcase innovative ideas, tools and resources for virtual, hybrid and in-person events with our own virtual experience.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.11.21

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But, fear not, Event Farm crunched the numbers and came up with guidelines on how much your 2021 event budget might increase for each line item. Creating Innovative New Classes, Certifications & Association Products That Wow Members — and Your Board.

Be Bold with Nimble AMS Member Portal, “Community Hub”

Nimble AMS

As an in-platform solution, it was important not to deviate too much from Salesforce’s visual styling and thus Community Hub’s design was heavily influenced by Salesforce’s design guidelines. Unfortunately, at the time Salesforce was also trying to find their own visual identity and eventually they abandoned the design guidelines we were adhering to in favor of the Lightning Design System later in the year.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.12.21

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Innovation method. WBT Systems introduces a new brainstorming and innovation tool: jootsing. Hear about best practices and innovations in using remote collaboration tools as well as technical support ideas for integrating and implementing file and data sharing across these platforms.

Using Design Thinking for A Foundation’s Investment Strategy

Beth Kanter

It is a useful technique for creating a more responsive, flexible organizational culture as well as coming up with more innovative ideas for programs and grants that are a good fit. Sometimes the enemy of innovation is not solving the right problem. How might we create a funding model that nourishes flexibility and innovation? Concept 3: Foster Sharing & Innovation.

Lessons Learned from the Connect Marketplace 2020 Industry Event

SBI

Connect Meetings is an organization that provides innovative education and resources for event planners and suppliers. Innovative solutions to new protocols. It appeared that CDC recommended guidelines were being followed in this aspect. Innovation! Show Me the People!

IA Details Profound Issues With Changes To Section 230 Proposed In NTIA’s Petition For Rulemaking In FCC Reply Comments

InternetAssociation

“The petition jeopardizes platforms’ ability to write and enforce their own community guidelines and keep their users safe, while simultaneously stifling the ability of individuals and small forums to operate.”

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.30.21

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Hear how to identify guidelines for returning to in-person meetings; steps required to check state and local regulations; evaluate whether your database is ready for “post” COVID; and connect your data-strategy and insights with overall experience.

CTA Gives Patients, Doctors Guidance on Health-Focused Wearables

Associations Now

The consumer guide comes a few months after CTA released voluntary guidelines related to protecting the privacy of personal health information for manufacturers of wearables and other health-tracking devices.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.11.20

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Recent attention to guidelines for board behavior is driven by two circumstances—new challenges for governance in the virtual environment, and heightened sensitivity to issues of diversity and inclusion. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community….

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.23.21

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Evelien Aernaudts, Abbit Meeting Innovators. Hear how to identify guidelines for returning to in-person meetings; steps required to check state and local regulations; evaluate whether your database is ready for “post” COVID; and connect your data-strategy and insights with overall experience.

How should associations face COVID-19?

Association Success

Set clear guidelines and expectations of employees while maintaining flexibility with deadlines, medical or family emergencies and mental health. Using time that was previously set aside for your in-person events can now be used for innovation or projects that had been postponed due to lack of time, funding or resources.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.24.20

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Quick hits before we get to the list of this week’s free education: 10 basic guidelines to minimize PDF usability problems. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Associations and the future of colleges.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.4.20

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Host: 360 Live Media/Event Innovators Exchange. Innovative Event Marketing Strategies for 2021. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Urgent request for participation in an association professional development survey.

How associations can utilize pandemic pods

Association Success

When scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed this week, I couldn’t help but notice the overwhelming amount of conversations about “pandemic pods” and if you’re anything like me, you had no idea what those were until recently. .

Association Relevance Despite Market Turbulence

Potomac Core

The guidelines for the 4R principles are endorsed and supported by the International Plant Nutrition Institute, The Fertilizer Institute, The Canadian Fertilizer Institute, and the International Fertilizer Industry Association. Innovation Helps an Association Remain Relevant. In an era of constant innovation and disruption, how can your Association stay relevant to the industry you serve?

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The Salesforce Decision for Association Management

Web Courseworks Associations

So, if you ever need anything, you’re going to find it, and you can rest assured that Salesforce will be here for a long time and continue to benefit from innovation.” You’ve chosen Salesforce.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.22.19

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Technology vs. Innovation: Association Learning Strategies in Practice. Clearly, these innovations are promising. Find out how to develop an innovation roadmap that works for your organization, and how to avoid missteps when expanding your learning technology stack. Hear about tips for creating a business case your board will support, and guidelines for measuring results.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.11.20

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Lewis Flax of Flax Associates says, “Innovative sponsorship options exist way beyond pasting logos anywhere and everywhere.” Explore the many ways associations are innovating to keep students involved in a time of pandemic.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.16.20

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Frugal innovation. Due to the pandemic and uncertain economy, associations are constantly creating new resources for members and making changes to business as usual—yes, they’re innovating!

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.9.20

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Discuss new guidelines for social distancing, sanitation, and food preparation and review ways meeting professionals are utilizing technology to expand the reach of their events to include those impacted by travel restrictions.

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Daily Buzz: Tips for a Better Webinar Experience

Associations Now

To provide value to members, follow these webinar guidelines. There are a few guidelines to follow to create a better webinar experience, and it starts with the presenters: Don’t make them multitask. Also: It’s not just what you say, but how you say it.

IA Webinar Engages Industry Experts To Discuss How Section 230 Will Enable Pandemic Recovery

InternetAssociation

Thanks to Section 230, online platforms can host user-generated content, enforce community guidelines, and engage in robust content moderation efforts. The pandemic has changed the way we travel, shop, make connections, and even buy new homes.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.25.20

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Learn about the growing importance of accessibility, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) standards, varying levels of compliance, and how development and design can create a digital presence that engages all of your visitors. Hosts: Review My AMS Webinar and Aura Innovative Technology.

My Top 5 Blog Posts of 2013

Eric Lanke

In laying out the guidelines that govern our activities, I realize that only one term makes any sense--association management. It contains a link to a TED talk video featuring Matt Ridley, who makes the case that innovation and progress depend on the accelerating exchange of ideas and information, not on the expertise or creativity of any single individual.

Enter the Podcast – another option for chapter events

Mariner Management

People will listen to the podcasts in their own home, car, or office, and will get the information they want while following guidelines from health officials. There are lots of innovative arrangements in this space. Do you listen to podcasts?

Your Guide to Effective [Not Annoying] Marketing Personalization

Higher Logic

After all, Accenture Innovative found that almost all consumers (91 percent) are more likely to shop with brands who personalize their experience. Instead, think of t hese points as guidelines as you’re crafting your member experience , so you can do personalization well. An obvious first guideline to respecting the customer’s privacy is not to creep them out (see above), but there are some practical ways to respect their privacy. Personalization is hot right now.

Building Inclusive Online Communities

Higher Logic

Add a section to your community rules and guidelines that speaks to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment. Recognizing the impact of implicit bias and implementing strategies to combat it is a natural extension of the work you do, another skillset that will enable you to create and maintain quality engagement, recruit and retain members, and drive innovation. What would happen if you asked me for my email address and I told you it was jessicafish@aol.com?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.15.19

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Technology vs. Innovation: Association Learning Strategies in Practice. Clearly, these innovations are promising. Learn about the push/pull relationship between technology and change, how to develop an innovation roadmap that works for your organization, and how to avoid missteps when expanding your learning technology stack. Hear about tips for creating a business case your board will support, and guidelines for measuring results.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.3.17

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I’m looking forward to SURGE 2017, a virtual summit with a thesis: By joining together thousands of association professionals, we can collectively innovate and push our industry forward. Fostering a Culture of Innovation at Your Association. Have you ever wondered how your association’s culture impacts your ability to be innovative? Learn how to apply six brain-based guidelines to your online learning programs. – 5 Usability Lessons to Drive Your Innovation.

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Managing the Communications Plan for Your Association’s Virtual Event

Protech

I n a moment of crisis, innovation accelerates. Fortunately for us, we were able to track ongoing event changes , as well as our state’s stay -at-home guidelines , and quickly inform staff before the other stakeholders. By Heather Hughes, Marketing Communications Specialist.

Daily Buzz: Create an Accessible Association Website

Associations Now

To make your association’s digital space usable by everyone, De Bleecker suggests aligning website development with the latest Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). Is your association falling victim to these nine barriers of innovation ? Accessibility standards are always changing. To keep your organization inclusive, your website needs to be usable by everyone. Also: Design a positive future for your association.