Strategy Innovation

Jamie Notter

For a project I’m working on, I dug out my old copy of Blue Ocean Strategy. Take a look at your strategy and see if there are any opportunities for innovation. Strategy

Innovate Your Survey Strategy

Association Adviser

The post Innovate Your Survey Strategy appeared first on Association Adviser. Members are not numbers, and statistics won't solve your member recruitment and retention issues, says Scott Douglas with the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

3 eLearning Examples to Spark Innovation

Blue Sky eLearn

There has been much advancement and innovation in the eLearning industry over the last several years, and today I’ll be reviewing three of my favorite examples of organizations thinking outside the box to deliver their content to their audience.

Data Fuels Active Innovation

Potomac Core

In essence, economic data fuels active innovation at Associations. As global and domestic economies endure uneven performance, highly engaged boards who are strategic in focus are leveraging their industry associations to devise growth and operational excellence strategies.

The Importance of an Innovation Strategy in your Culture

Jamie Notter

We had gathered some data prior to the meeting about the cultures inside their organizations, and then we got together to brainstorm some ideas about what they could do to encourage more innovation internally. Innovation is critical. Innovation

Association Innovation Delivers Growth

Potomac Core

Association Innovation Delivers Growth. For IARW , the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (Global Cold Chain Alliance Partner), these new and innovative capabilities are serving as an accelerant to revenue growth and retention. Association Innovation Delivers Growth.

Association Outside In Innovation

Potomac Core

With so much new technology available, should associations develop an innovation strategy? If technology is a delivery mechanism to deliver impact on member business outcomes, then it’s an example of Association Outside In Innovation. Association Outside In Innovation?

Members Hire Bold Strategies

Potomac Core

Members Hire Bold Strategies. As busy executives are under constant pressure to meet and exceed profit targets, they expect the organizations they are part of to deliver bold strategies and results. New Mantra: Members Hire Bold Strategies. Members Hire Bold Strategies.

Your Conference Needs An Innovative Strategy

Velvet Chainsaw

Innovative organizations look out the window, away from the organization as well as look inside the organization for opportunities. They embrace change as an opportunity to innovate. Best Rule For Innovation. Let’s see our success as a call to action to continue to innovate!”.

Data Driven Innovation

Potomac Core

If member companies introduce more innovation to drive more profitability, is your association positioned to respond with equal or greater amounts of innovative solutions? Data Driven Innovation. The post Data Driven Innovation appeared first on Potomac Core Consulting.

3 Association Growth Strategies

Potomac Core

growth , the race for talent, and disruptive innovation create opportunities for Associations and Professional Societies to become more essential. 3 Association Growth Strategies. 3 Association Growth Strategies. Sluggish global growth and U.S.

Innovative Workforce Solutions

Potomac Core

Associations are increasingly well positioned to help members and industries build innovative workforce solutions through their professional development and certification products. How can Associations help members respond to this growing challenge and build innovative workforce solutions?

Express Talks: Innovate Your Survey Strategy

Association Adviser

The post Express Talks: Innovate Your Survey Strategy appeared first on Association Adviser. Members are not numbers, and statistics won't solve your member recruitment and retention issues, says Scott Douglas with the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Features Marketing & Communications

Disruptive Innovation Creates Association Opportunities

Potomac Core

Disruptive Innovation “describes a process whereby a smaller company with fewer resources is able to successfully challenge established incumbent businesses.” In a slowing and uneven global economy, are your members looking somewhere else for lower cost and innovative solutions?

Disruptive Advocacy Strategies

Potomac Core

Can Disruptive Advocacy Strategies unlock industry growth and cost saving opportunities for your members in a slow growth economy? Foundation for Disruptive Advocacy Strategies. Achieve recognition as an expert and innovator in the cold chain. Disruptive Advocacy Strategies.

Innovation for Association Executives

Association Navigator

I’m thinking about innovation in the context of managing associations and non-profit enterprises. Innovation is a corporate buzz word, but it’s also a fundamental element in any successful and growing organization. He focuses on innovative products that failed to launch.

Growth Strategies from Top Fundraisers

Spark Consulting

My Steal Like a Fundraiser: Innovations in Cause-Oriented Fundraising for Associations co-author Sohini Baliga and I recently had the opportunity to talk with some smart people about the information in the whitepaper.

Innovation and Optimism Drive Membership Growth

Associations Now

And many associations currently seeing membership growth are tapping into the power of innovation and optimism about the future. For associations experiencing declining membership or stagnant growth , Rossell says now is the time to inject new ideas into membership strategy.

Strategy + Innovation: Watchwords for 2018

.orgCommunity

For 2018, we think there are two words that should define the focus of associations: strategy and innovation. Strategy. Innovation. This leads to our second watchword for 2018: innovation. As a result, there needs to be a greater focus on innovations—and an associated willingness to take risks. In the face of an exploding number of options and delivery modalities, how long can we expect to succeed without embracing radical innovation?

Innovation & Association Relevance

Potomac Core

When is the timing right to embrace innovation and change at your Association? How well are you positioned to help your member’s achieve their business outcomes in a time of dramatic innovation and change? ( [link] ). How innovative your Association is today will dictate whether or not your organization will survive or thrive. Innovation & Association Relevance. The post Innovation & Association Relevance appeared first on Potomac Core Consulting.

Innovators Network Differently

Velvet Chainsaw

These can support your strategy, but won’t on their own, help you build the tribe experience needed for growth. There are two main types of networkers – 1) delivery-driven and 2) innovator-driven. Innovation-driven attendees network different(ly).

3 Association Radical Transformation Strategies

Potomac Core

In several instances, several Association CEO’s are utilizing radical transformation strategies to increase their relevance to the members and the industries they serve. Association Radical Transformation Strategies. 3 Association Radical Transformation Strategies.

3 Engagement Strategies Drive Growth

Potomac Core

What is clear is that 3 Engagement Strategies Drive Growth. These conversations lead to strategies developed by The Aluminum Association to address and drive industry challenges and outcomes thorough their organization. 3 Engagement Strategies Drive Growth.

4 Association Disruption Strategies

Potomac Core

Organizations can help their members convert these challenges into growth opportunities by utilizing 4 Association Disruption Strategies. By adding these 4 Association Disruption Strategies in your planning process, your organization becomes an important part of everyday conversations.

You May be Doing Innovation: Introducing the Association Innovation Continuum

Smooth The Path

The magnitude of an innovation project doesn’t determine whether the project is innovative or not. Innovation is synonymous with big. So innovation also might be just as well be synonymous with risky, scary and the domain of only a privileged few.

10 Traits of an Innovation Mindset for Your Association

.orgCommunity

Associations can’t fulfill their missions without innovation. Innovation helps organizations create and improve processes, products, services, and experiences for their members, customers, staff, and audiences. 10 elements of the innovation mindset to nurture at your association. #1:

Lean Startup Strategy: Take Your Innovation in Smaller Bites

Associations Now

The problem of fermenting innovation in the association world is well-documented, but the solutions are a little harder to come by. Could the lean startup strategy for building out ideas be one way to shift the conversation in your association?

Working Across Generations to Encourage Innovation

Associations Now

Because of this shift in culture, ASHA restructured several positions, which meant that younger directors found themselves alongside a group of older ones, and they had to figure out how to work toward innovation together. “We

Growth Strategies from Top Fundraisers Q&A

Spark Consulting

fundraising innovation marketing membership webinars whitepaper young professionals Sohini Baliga Wild ApricotIn my last post , I shared the link to the webinar my Steal Like a Fundraiser co-author Sohini Baliga and I presented for Wild Apricot on March 21.

Different Kinds of Innovation

Jamie Notter

Here’s another bit of content from my client presentation about innovation earlier this week. Yesterday I gave you my simple definition of innovation. After the definition, I talked about three different kinds of innovation. Product Innovation. Strategy Innovation.

4 Steps to Inspire Innovation in Your Association

Socious

“Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Many people believe innovation is all about inventing and releasing new products. Innovation is so much more than just revamping products or services. As a society, we thrive off of innovation.

How Technology is Transforming Strategy

Principled Innovation

For decades, the practice of strategy has been about the application of static planning frameworks to the task of solving mostly understandable business problems. Consider just three ways that technology is irrevocably shifting the nature of strategy, and thus how association leaders need to think about the work of strategy-making in the years ahead. Technology is a game-changing force that has forever redefined the work of strategy for associations.

The Risks of Innovation Leaving Older Workers Behind

Associations Now

More and more hiring managers associate technology innovation with youth,” Heller told the newspaper. In the years ahead, enlightened companies will emphasize intergenerational strategies that capitalize on the energy and speed of youth and the wisdom and experience of age.”.

Want Innovation? Look at Management

Jamie Notter

Want Innovation? There was a time in the not-too-distant past when the people who were advocating for innovation in organizations were considered a bit on the fringe. It’s more mainstream to be focused on innovation. We also need to pay attention to WHAT we are innovating.

What is Innovation?

Jamie Notter

I facilitated a staff retreat for a department within a larger association yesterday, and they asked me to talk to them about innovation. Innovation is more than just change. But that’s not innovation. As we create our organizations, products, or strategies, we build systems.

What Highly Innovative Associations Know That Others Do Not

Smooth The Path

Innovation is relatively new in the association industry. A recent association industry benchmarking report notes that 73% of associations have started their focus on innovation within the last 5 years (27% within the last year). Being innovative enough, fast enough.

4 Ways to Build Flexibility Around Innovation

Associations Now

Sometimes the root of your organization’s future might come in the form of not only finding the right idea, but finding the right way to sell innovation both inside your organization and to the broader world. Innovation isn’t just about technology.

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.

Content Curation & Association Education Strategy

Web Courseworks Associations

To be sure, associations have digital strategies related to curating content and delivering what is important for its members. David has been speaking around the world to educate on the importance of a serious digital curation strategy for creators of online education products. Be sure to sign up here to attend and discover innovative delivery of artifacts that help tell new stories in a formal on line learning environment.

Daily Buzz: Why Your Association Needs a Learning Strategy

Associations Now

A learning strategy can help your team understand how to effectively deliver value. That’s why every association needs a learning strategy, according to a post on the WBT Systems blog. cmgr #onlinecommunities #strategy #askquestions #assnchat [link] pic.twitter.com/2iRYeVeFEI.