Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth Kanter

At this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference, I’m thrilled to be doing a panel on nonprofit technology training and it has a bit of a star wars theme, “ Learn You Will.” I read a lot of educational technology, training, and teaching blogs, follow those people on Twitter, curate on Scoop.It, etc to keep up. The Accelerated Learning Handbook. Photo from Librarianismchronicles Blog.

How to Leverage Mobility Strategies for Member Engagement

Association Adviser

The future of technology is definitely mobile-driven. Mobile Handbook: It can serve as a handbook with all the details about the association which the members can refer to at any time. Rahul has been featured as a business technology thought leader in numerous media channels such as Bloomberg TV, Forbes, HuffPost, Inc, among others. Features Marketing & Communications Technology mobile apps mobile strategy social media


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Four Human Resources Trends to Watch Next Year

Associations Now

With AI and other digital technologies gaining traction in the workplace, employees are going to need new skills to keep up, Gartner PR Director Mary Baker says. “HR By outsourcing your HR tasks, you can establish the primary HR structure and functions, e.g., employee handbook, trainings, processes, systems, etc., Whether it’s boosting your recruitment marketing or introducing your team to AI-powered machines, there are a lot of HR trends to keep an eye on for next year.

Getting Serious About Collaboration

Jamie Notter

It is often that magic result we seek as we adopt a new technology solution or try to get employees to play nicely together in the sandbox. I love the process in The Collaboration Handbook: Envision results by working individual-to-individual. Consulting. Speaking. About. Contact. Generations. Humanize. Books: Jamie Notter. Leadership insight.right when you need it. Getting Serious About Collaboration. Posted April 5, 2012. in Humanize , Managing People - 4 comments. Tweet.

8 Award-Winning Success Stories from Super Forum 2018

Higher Logic

Included dynamic text, based on country, to include different messaging on how the ASHRAE handbook would be delivered. Best Community Site Design: International Society for Technology in Education. The International Society for Technology in Education’s (ISTE) site is attractive, mobile-friendly, and accessible, but most impressive is the new dashboard members see when they login.

Next Markets May Include Leveraging Opportunities Of Perennials

Velvet Chainsaw

They stay current with the world, embrace technology, build relationships with people of all ages and most importantly, they embrace curiosity and learning. There’s this collective feeling of ‘we’re not done yet says Marci Alboher , author of The Encore Career Handbook. Frequently, when we think about next markets, we mention Next-Gen, Millennials or Gen-Z audiences. We immediately jump to the generations following or before ours.

How to Sell Ads at Naylor in the Late 1990s

Association Adviser

There was no receptionist, no policy handbook, and no training manuals. However, I’m glad we have evolved our technology and human resources. I’ve been with Naylor for 22 years. I’m currently the longest-tenured sales rep in Gainesville, and man, have I seen a lot of changes – almost all positive – since I started with the company. Christine Ricci, senior sales representative, Gainesville. I’ve been with Naylor for 22 years.

How to Create a Data-Sharing Partnership with Chapters: Part 1

Chapter Chat

Mitchell, CAE, senior director of membership and strategy at American Mensa, in the Component Relations Handbook. Associations Chapters Data Process Technology VisibilityRelationships are tricky. Chapters don’t like their national association looking over their shoulder like Big Brother. Or, nagging them with requests for data. But, the national association has to know which chapters need help or are at risk of failing. Or, which ones have success stories to share.

More Innovative or More Secure? Ask Your Board

Associations Now

To keep a competitive edge, you often need to do things like offer BYOD to your employees or ( carefully ) test technology from an experimental new startup. This reflects a change in mindset, according to the Director’s Handbook on Cyber-Risk Oversight 2020 [PDF], a guidebook for boards recently released by NACD and the Internet Security Alliance.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.10.17

Reid All About it

Rather than robots thwarting personal interactions, AI technologies could prove integral to keeping our interactions with members valuable and relevant.”. Learn from each other and exchange stories of project successes across all departments – marketing, membership, education and technology. Presenters: Tobin Conley, CAE, Strategic Consultant, and David DeLorenzo, CAE, CIO, DelCor Technology Solutions. Mitra Sorrells, technology editor and Orlando bureau chief, BizBash.

5 Book Recommendations for Nonprofit Networking and Data Nerds

Beth Kanter

My colleague Sarah Granger , a nationally recognized expert on online culture and social technology—shows us how digital media is shaping our lives in real time. It is a practical and easy to understand and implement handbook on how to present effectively. There’s lots to enjoy during the holiday season – from gathering with friends and family to the festivities and fun.

Should Volunteers Groups Have Separate Social Media Accounts?

Associations Now

Everyone has the same technology. It’s likely that somewhere in the employee handbook, through HR, they have something that addresses social media posts that don’t represent the organization,” Young said. Many associations have member volunteers who help with important work, but what happens if those groups ask to start their own Twitter account or Facebook page? Experts weigh in with advice.

Members Win When Chapters and Associations Get Along

Associations Now

In 2012, Mitchell was co-executive editor of the 2nd Edition of ASAE’s Component Relations Handbook and authored a chapter on successful partnerships between components and lead associations. One component relations professional explains how a focus on member value is crucial to healthy chapter/national relationships. When politicians bicker and fail to legislate, who gets left behind? Citizens. Or, when parents argue and fight, who feels the negative effects?

Changes In The Information Cycle Are Driving Conference Education Reform

Velvet Chainsaw

Resource for images and insights on information-cycle from authors George Siemens and Peter Tittenberger and their resources Knowing Knowledge , , Learning and Knowledge Analytics and Handbook of Emerging Technologies For Learners. Conferences (and associations) used to be the go-to source for information and content about a profession or industry. Today, the tools of content creation and distribution actually rest in the hands of individuals.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.4.16

Reid All About it

– 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. Brandt Krueger, educator, speaker and consultant specializing in the field of event technology. – Playing by the Rules: Creating an Effective Volunteer Handbook.

The psychology of brand loyalty and online communities.

Disciple Media

In a time when our ties to technology have made it easier than ever to access information, there’s more talk of things like marketing automation and data analytics. The importance of these is indisputable, increasing reliance on technology is also making us crave a human connection above all else. 77% of brands could disappear without a trace, and no one would even care. So, how do successful brands build loyalty in today’s increasingly competitive market?

Associations Live: Meeting Policies

Associations Live

Association Law Handbook: A Practical Guide for Associations, Societies, and Charities, 4th Edition. Technology. (59). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! Tuesday, March 1, 2011. Meeting Policies. Top Takeaways from the Feb.

Digital Analytics Basics: Free Online Academy from Google

Beth Kanter

It is also part of another educational technology trend of MOOCs (massively open online courses) which are seeing more widespread adoption in higher education and have become more popular options for online learning. In 2012, Howard Rheingold facilitated the production of the “ Peeragogy Handbook ,” a practical how-to.

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


The creation process should be an organizational effort involving many departments such as communications, public relations, human resources, legal, information technology, membership, and chapter or component relations. A social media policy is critical and should tie into your employee handbook, members’ codes of conduct, user agreements, antitrust and conflict of interest policies.

How To Get Started Thinking About Online Peer Learning Communities for Nonprofit Professionals

Beth Kanter

” I’ve been interested in this sort of “self-ignited” peer learning or what has been called “ Peeragogy ” and that I experienced briefly last year as part of creating a handbook on the topic facilitated by Howard Rheingold and in many private and public Facebook or LinkedIn Groups where nonprofit professionals share best practices. Like so many other examples, technology is not the most important part of a successful online community.

2011 Q3 Review: SocialFish Clients and Work


American Society of Interior Designers –We’ve provided comments and general consulting as they draft a social media policy and handbook for their chapters. Avectra –We’ve continued our work with Avectra, teaming up to look at Social CRM concepts, how they will impact associations, and how Avectra can help streamline the work through better technology. Social CRM for Associations webinar for Peach New Media’s Association Technology Toolbox.

Learning is the Work

Beth Kanter

She’s written a book about this, “ The Social Learning Handbook.” She also publishes the Top Learning Tools Index , a crowdsourced list of the best technologies for networked learning.

When Millennials Take Over by Jamie Notter and Maddie Grant

Eric Lanke

To paraphrase Jamie and Maddie, despite its name, it is less about the use of technology and more about adopting a particular mindset. Technology certainly helps an organization accomplish these tasks. Indeed the primary example that Jamie and Maddie offer to demonstrate the digital mindset is Amazon, whose use of technology to understand and provide innovative services to its customers is well understood by almost everyone.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.5.19

Reid All About it

Later on Sunday, I made my first banh mi ever thanks to The Banh Mi Handbook by Andrea Nguyen. Presenters: Sharon Conley, Web-based Technology Director, National Association of School Nurses. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… WBT Systems explains why you should measure the lifetime value of your members and customers —both their monetary and non-monetary contributions—and suggests two angles for approaching this metric.

How to Get Your Association to Support Staff’s Professional Development

WBT Systems

Now more than ever, new technologies and industry shake-ups are putting more pressure on professionals to learn new skills,” said Raegan Johnson at Associations Now. Review your employee handbook for policies on employee training. Pick an association website at random and read their About page. Chances are you’ll see something in their mission or values about education.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

Learn how to evaluate association management software based on important, often overlooked criteria; avoid hidden costs; and attract next generation thinkers and staff with a strong technology platform. Discuss program components such as interviews, orientations, volunteer handbooks, and more, as well as the importance of managing risk for your program and your organization.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

Learn how to evaluate association management software based on important, often overlooked criteria; avoid hidden costs; and attract next generation thinkers and staff with a strong technology platform. Discuss program components such as interviews, orientations, volunteer handbooks, and more, as well as the importance of managing risk for your program and your organization.

10 Unconventional Ways to Get More Value from Your Association’s LMS

WBT Systems

Once they’re taken the orientation “course,” they’ll continue to have access to the course content as well as other resources like the employee handbook, and security and other IT policies. And, they must manage their programs with limited marketing, technology, education, and association management knowledge. If your association’s learning management system (LMS) is only used by staff in the education department, you’re not taking full advantage of its potential.

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Last in the Series: The Interim AE Job Description : Off Stage

Off Stage

Ensures that the association’s current policy handbook covers all necessary topics such as sexual harassment, conflict of interest, and whistleblower policies. Technology. Off Stage. 23, 2011 - Last in the Series: The Interim AE Job Description. Normal 0. false false false. EN-US X-NONE X-NONE.

World’s Best Intern: Advice from Nonprofits to Interns

Beth Kanter

She mentioned that there is a lot of research, books, and handbooks. She said that the most important lesson for successful academic internships where the student will work on a class project with a nonprofit is: clarity among students, faculty and organizations about the expectations of projects. Understand the Office Norms: Some organizations have different cultural ques when comes to use of technology.

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