Price Your eLearning Right

Blue Sky eLearn

Rethinking Event-Based Pricing. One of the most common mistakes I see in pricing eLearning is exclusively applying the old one-time registration model. Before setting pricing, it’s critical to understand your market. Consider these models to price your eLearning right.

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Purchasing New Association Technology

Higher Logic

Purchasing new technology is a big undertaking. Ariel Brandt Lautman , Online Community Manager for the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, has a list of questions to review before she purchases new technology.

Are You an Innovator or a Producer?

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. Are Innovation and Production at Odds? HBR posted a good article recently about Why Managers Don’t Really Want to Innovate. Innovation doesn’t have to be free time given to employees to pursue their own joy. Pricing.

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. One of the key findings from Salesforce’s second edition of the State of the Connected Customer report , points to the importance of innovation.

Don't Let Ego Kill Innovation in your Organization

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. Don’t Let Your Ego Get in the Way of Innovation. The biggest enemy of innovation is not fear (that can be overcome). If you are satisfied with your organization’s success there’s no reason to innovate. Pricing.

Arrested Development? A Strategic Approach to Technology Reboots Association Growth

.orgCommunity

Somewhere back in the Dark Ages of IT- say two years ago, because that’s how fast the electronic world moves now ¬- we thought about technology as a tool to do business. Technology has made the leap out of the toolbox.

Why Does Innovation Challenge Associations So Much?

Associations Now

During this week’s ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Salt Lake City, a trend of discussion during different sessions was that innovation quite often requires quick work, something many associations are not known for. Why Innovation Challenges Associations.

What Nintendo Teaches About Creative Innovation

Associations Now

Hey, gamers, this one is for you: Your technology strategy doesn’t necessarily need the latest bells and whistles to succeed. The post What Nintendo Teaches About Creative Innovation appeared first on Associations Now

Is New Technology Worth The Investment?

Association Adviser

We asked Marcus Underwood, vice president for online media at Naylor, to weigh in about technology becoming more personal and, at times, more expensive. Tech innovations such as blogging and social media platforms allow associations to host low-cost, two-way communication forums. The reward from using new technology—and the risk of not implementing it—usually outweighs the upfront costs. Once you have that, find the right technology partner and move quickly.

E-commerce innovation: Engaging your customers

SocialFish

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. There are many variables at stake when it comes to the success or failure of a business or organization.

Don’t Fool Yourself: Your Technology Has an Expiration Date

Associations Now

While the costs of upgrading basic technology building blocks like hard drives certainly add up, delaying those upgrades comes with another price tag—one that could really hurt. The way you invest in technology needs to keep up with this burn cycle, or you could find yourself in a bind.

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.

To Invite Innovation, Make Friends With Risk and Change

.orgCommunity

When we were new entrepreneurs, you could fit the scope of technology into the same neat boxes that contained the hardware and software that made it run. Medicine is a complex environment where exponential advancements in research and technology are occurring simultaneously with a transformation in the way that physicians’ practice. The accelerated timeline of these activities reflects the organization’s belief in the value of synchronizing technology and operations.

Lunchtime Links: Invest in New Technologies That Matter

Associations Now

How to evaluate new technologies. New technologies are all around us, every day. Worthy tech: There’s no hiding from technology. And, at the pace at which innovation moves, the next big thing always seems to be just around the corner.

Membership Marketing Blog: Innovation through Collaboration

Membership Marketing

Innovation through Collaboration. We are always looking for new innovative ways to do things better. So I wanted to share two items that I came across this week that attribute successful innovation to collaboration. First in an article in the Technology section of the Washington Post , the case is made that much of the economic dynamism of technology companies comes from sharing talent and ideas. First, innovation is collaborative. Price. (9).

Attention Nonprofit #DataNerds: A Few Recent Research Studies on Data, Technology, Funding, and Trends

Beth Kanter

In the last few weeks, there have been a few good research studies and web sites relaunched that cover technology, data, funding, and trends. Here’s a roundup. Collaborative Technologies: Helping Funders Work Together Better. Technology for Good Report.

5 Things to Consider When Choosing an LMS

Blue Sky eLearn

Can you have different pricing for different groups of people? An Innovative Company. You’ll want to make sure that the LMS you’re selecting today will continue to grow and innovate as technology does, as well as your organization’s needs do!

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The Lifelong Learner’s Guide to Success: Future-Proofing Your Career, Part Three

Blue Sky eLearn

We also dove into technological advancements and their effect on the workforce and the economy. We know that a college degree does not get you as far as it used to, and that technology is rapidly changing entire industries. Part One & Two – What We Learned.

Five Forces Reshaping Associations

Velvet Chainsaw

This past week I heard an amazing presentation by technology guru and business futurist Scott Klososky. His presentation, “Leveraging Disruptive Innovations For Business Success,” was one of the best I’ve seen in a while. Technology Mastery A Must To Succeed Today.

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How Associations Can Transform Higher Education

Reid All About it

Kevin Kelly, from his book, The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future ). Not many, not at the prices charged by universities today. Tagged: Association , Education , Future , Innovation , Professional Development.

The Lifelong Learner’s Guide to Success: Future Proofing Your Career, Part One

Blue Sky eLearn

The authors attributed technological advancements as the paramount influencer for the rise and decline of the demand for cognitive task occupations. As we entered into the technology age in the early 1980s, industry leaders needed to design and build an infrastructure that would support this new industry. I believe we are experiencing another ebb and flow in what our workforce is demanding due to innovative technological changes.

If You Really Understood Digital Disruption You Would Be Shaking In Your Boots

Velvet Chainsaw

This allows innovative disruptors to rapidly build products and services to meet specific needs. This is a huge challenge for them and an opportunity for innovative digital disruptors. And the free lunch buffet is getting bigger while the entry price to eat is not rising.

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Top Findings from the Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report

Membership Marketing

In addition to looking at the tactics and strategies that typically correlated to success, we also asked respondents to rate how innovative their association is and what level of value that they are delivering to members.

Best Way to Improve Creativity

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. Pricing. Tags: blogging , creativty , innovation. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control.

What Smart Associations Do Differently

Association Adviser

Also look at learning preferences, technology adoption and topic interests. Technology is not synonymous for innovation; some associations are having breakthroughs by going back to old tech. In response to this challenge, some associations have made impressive gains in their adoption of technology, particularly in the areas of mobile, social media, video, online learning, connectivity and more. Also keep in mind that you can innovate by using old technology, too.

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Do Associations Really Have it Worse?

Smooth The Path

Are associations more stuck in their ways, more constrained, and less technologically adept than other non-association organizations of similar demographics? While conducting association industry research on innovation , many respondents indicated this was true.

Best Practices for Monetizing Your eLearning Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Over the last few decades, the biggest driver of non-dues revenue has been technological advancements. Technology has paved the way for innovative methods of generating non-dues revenue while providing significant value to your members.

Is Your Association a Skunk Works for Your Industry?

Eric Lanke

Are there any of those associations out there who position themselves as the skunk works of innovation for the industry or profession it represents? Associations Innovation

Finding Motivation in "You're Doing It Wrong"

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. Pricing. Tags: Friday Fix , innovation. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products.

Best Practices for Monetizing Your eLearning Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Over the last few decades, the biggest driver of non-dues revenue has been technological advancements. Technology has paved the way for innovative methods of generating non-dues revenue while providing significant value to your members.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks Associations

As always, we try to use this blog post to speak from our experience as a learning technology partner to organizations that provide continuing education and professional development. Innovation Trigger.

Members Hire Constant Transformation

Potomac Core

Despite profitability, Industries are using new technologies to prepare for whatever comes next. Have Fearless implementation in their DNA – Fast moving culture with energized staff in a time of innovation and rapid change. Late Breaking News. Members Hire Constant Transformation.

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Helping Members and their Communities Succeed: the Future of What We Now Know as Membership

SocialFish

When their network of small distributors was in danger of being overtaken by big chains, Cemex launched a program called: Construrama® offering them an alternative: a partnership that allows them “to offer customers an extensive range of brand name products at competitive prices.”

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.12.19

Reid All About it

Mike Guerrieri at DelCor Technology Solutions shares his observations and advice from two years of association technology assessments. To make many of the changes Mike suggests, you need more than technology, you need staff with an innovation mindset.

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Words Make Worlds - Part 2 - Membership vs Citizenship

Association Subculture

Godwin at Case Western - Positive Organization Development: Innovation-inspired Change in an Economy and Ecology of Strengths. This paper is a MUST READ for anyone interested in innovation in our association community. We often attempt to think innovatively while not recognizing the common terminology we use can work to block us in. “Member pricing” is a sales technique not a philosophy. innovation. (6). Principled Innovation LLC.

What’s the Big Idea?

Association Adviser

If you want to get better at innovating, don’t spend all your time with people just like you. To ensure better innovation during the day, make sure you and your team unplug and recharge at night—that’s a healthy form of R&D (rest and dream). Great ideas are a dime a dozen.

The Lifelong Learner’s Guide to Success: Future-Proofing Your Career; Part One

Blue Sky eLearn

The authors attributed technological advancements as the paramount influencer for the rise and decline of the demand for cognitive task occupations. I believe we are experiencing another ebb and flow in what our workforce is demanding due to innovative technological changes.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.22.16

Reid All About it

With innovation moving today at light speed, you need to leverage a strong platform if you want to deliver a world-class member experience. Presenter: David DeLorenzo, CIO, DelCor Technology Solutions. Strategic Pricing for Educational Products. Host: Community IT Innovators.

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How Transformational Is Your Association CIO (or IT Leader)?

Delcor

The role of the association CIO (or technology leader) is evolving before our eyes as associations adapt to a world full of disruption and change. But, associations aren’t the only organizations adjusting their approach to technology.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.19.18

Reid All About it

One thing we can predict about the future: implementing new technology will never stop. A key ingredient for successful technology projects is collaboration. Mike Guerrieri at DelCor Technology Solutions explains how technology and collaboration can be a virtuous cycle.

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