#TEC19: How Diversity and Inclusion Power Tech Innovation

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ASAE’s 2019 Technology Exploration Conference kicked off on Tuesday with a conversation focused on the value of diversity, inclusion, and human interactions in fueling future tech innovations. We need diverse teams if we want to adopt a culture of innovation,” Shapiro said.

Catch Nimble AMS at the 2019 ASAE Technology Exploration Conference

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2019 ASAE Technology Exploration Conference December 3-4 in Washington, DC. association technology professionals will gather for learning sessions, demos, and hands-on training to discover how the latest technology can drive their organizations to new levels of success. Advancing the Association and Nonprofit Community through Technology Exploration,”?the Nimble AMS TechnologyWhere and when you can visit with the Nimble AMS team while you’re there.

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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.

Speed Mentoring @Tech Innovation + Inclusion Summit


Speed Mentoring @Tech Innovation + Inclusion Summit. Washington D.C. 2009 8th St NW, Washington, DC 20001. >>> About TechUP Innovation & Inclusion Summit + Career Fair : Wetechup.com/DC. The Tech Innovation + Inclusion Summit in Washington D.C. will bring together thousands of leaders across all areas of technology. Come change the face of tech with us at the Tech Innovation + Inclusion Summit!

Amid NSA Scandal, Tech Companies Get Closer to Washington

Associations Now

With a big push from leaker Edward Snowden, some of the biggest technology companies in the world got serious about lobbying in 2013. According to a report from The Hill , tech bigwigs such as Facebook, Microsoft, and Apple increased their spending on lobbying, as new trade groups like the Internet Association burnished their presences in Washington. Patent reform: The Innovation Act, a measure championed by Rep.

5 Cool Things Associations Are Doing at Meetings and Events

Aaron Wolowiec

As the weekly blogger (and deputy editor) for ASAE ’s AssociationsNow.com , I write about some of the innovative things that associations are doing for their meetings and conferences. Have Staff Wear the Latest Technology. In April, the Washington Restaurant Association outfitted its onsite staff with Google Glass to provide a live video feed of the event. What other cool and innovative things do you think are occurring in the meetings space, association-related or not?

DelCor’s Guide to the 2018 ASAE Technology Conference


ASAE’s 2018 Technology Conference & Expo ( #asaetech18 ) is packed with sessions led by industry experts that will provide valuable information about current technology trends that you can take back and put into action in your own association.

Let Your Internal Innovation Efforts Breathe

Associations Now

One commentator writing about the report, Joe Davidson of The Washington Post , incorrectly characterized this as spending “727 hours on a logo change.” Washington Technology blogger Nick Wakeman appeared to have the same thought on this matter that I did—that the expectations of the report are somewhat out of whack with the mission trying to be fulfilled. “As If your association is trying to shake things up from a cultural or innovation perspective, you need to do the same.

Meditated Momentum: Harnessing Technology

Elipsis Partners

On associations, technology, parenting, people, meditation, and America. Harnessing Technology. The words "harnessing technology" come from the book Race for Relevance by Harrison Coerver and Mary Byers which was published last year by ASAE. And they strongly recommend making much better use of technology. There are so many things we could be doing with technology, particularly around developing online services for members. Washington, DC, United States.

When Innovation Competes With Your Traditional Values

Associations Now

The short version of what happened was touched upon by The Washington Post ‘s Caitlin Dewey : Essentially, MetaFilter is the internet’s version of a historic building, staying largely the same even while the rest of the city grows by leaps and bounds in ways that couldn’t be imagined when that historic building first opened its doors. The post When Innovation Competes With Your Traditional Values appeared first on Associations Now

What Bitcoin Can Teach You About Selling Innovative Ideas

Associations Now

The strategy used by the crypto-currency’s advocates could be an effective template for pitching your own industry innovations. But behind the technology itself, you’ll find something old school—trade groups and industry players that are helping to drive the idea. In a recent Washington Post article, Timothy B. The technology’s creator is basically anonymous , and one of the most noted Bitcoin figures is currently sitting in jail.

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.

What I’m Reading

Spark Consulting

First of all, it’s the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Justice. blog roundup changeblogging cool technology innovation leadership management marketing social media Associations Now Beth Kanter Big Data Colleen Dilenschneider David Gammel design thinking Eric Lanke Google Inc. Jason Lauritsen Microsoft NTEN sponsorship Technology Review Velvet Chainsaw

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Colo. Tech Group Asks Members to Help Break Down Barriers to Innovation

Associations Now

Cory Gardner, the Colorado Technology Association is hosting interactive online sessions to solicit member feedback on barriers to innovation. The Colorado Technology Association is asking its members how they could create one more innovation or one more job—if not for a regulation or another perceived barrier. Through its new One More Job/One More Innovation Initiative , CTA will partner with Senator Cory Gardner (R-Colo.)—a In partnership with Sen.

That’s so…2013

Aaron Wolowiec

Globalization, digital technology, shifting markets, regulatory change—with so many disruptions in the business environment, it’s no wonder that a slew of associations remade their brands and aimed to broaden their reach in 2013. In: Putting pressure on Washington. With competition heating up from for-profit providers offering free or low-cost alternatives to association education programs, pressure to innovate in association learning mounted in 2013.

How Associations Can Transform Higher Education

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Kevin Kelly, from his book, The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future ). What I didn’t realize then was my work experience in the crazy restaurant and bar scene of Washington DC would be just as valuable as the hours I spent writing papers and studying for exams. Tagged: Association , Education , Future , Innovation , Professional Development. Right now, today, in 2016 is the best time to start up.

The Big 3 (Costs, changing demographics and mobile) impacting association meetings

SCD Group

Washington University joins group offering online credit courses. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that Washington University in St. The project, dubbed Semester Online, is regarded as a significant — though cautious — step by elite colleges to embrace a technology they have previously just dabbled in. And although technology is progressing, there will always be a premium placed on meeting in person.

Friday Top 5

Spark Consulting

And the Washington Post had a piece this week about a Fab Lab in my neighborhood. Alexander Pasik of IEEE presented a session on emerging technologies. He was full of wisdom, these few gems in particular: “If a particular technology does not impact your value proposition, why are you bothering?”; ”; and an admonition that, if you’re interested in innovation, you not rely too heavily on member surveys to point the way to what do to next.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.16.18

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David DeLorenzo at DelCor says you don’t necessarily need a CIO on staff but you do need a technology leader with the CIO mindset. Location: Washington DC. Organizer: Association Women Technology Champions. Location: Washington DC and online. Location: Washington DC.

Lining Up Ways to Help People Do and Be More: Guillermo Ortiz de Zarate, NCARB

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He also didn’t anticipate creating a software platform that aims to create strong, diverse teams, or to be living in the United States as long as he has, but here he is — and his colleagues at the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) are grateful for his trust-based approach to management and technology. I was offered the position of assistant director of information technology and accepted it. AA: How can technology assist an association wanting to grow?

Lessons from NAPA : Off Stage

Off Stage

Washington blogger Chris Dorobek reports today thatThe National Academy of Public Administration’s Collaboration Project has issued a new report titled “Enabling Collaboration: Three Priorities for New Administration.” ” In it, the NAPA spells out these priorities: * Create an Open Technology Environment. This industrial model emphasizes controlling information more than sharing it and avoiding risk more than fostering innovation. Technology.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.11.19

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Even though WBT is a learning management system (LMS) provider, not one of the trends and opportunities they highlight is about technology. Ernie Smith at Associations Now talks about three technology trends that associations should keep their eye on. We’ll focus on themes like the role of components in the association ecosystem, harnessing innovation from your chapters, and addressing the volunteer issue. Technology Trends Round Table 2019. Location: Washington DC.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.30.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… If you’re going to the ASAE Technology Conference next week and see my name badge walking toward you, snap me out of my daze, I mean, big thoughts, and say hello. Location: Washington DC and online.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.14.18

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If you’ve ever tried to get people at work to adopt a new technology, you know what kind of uphill battle that can be. Fíonta explains the reasons behind resistance to change and provides change management advice for technology, in their case, Salesforce, implementations. – Partnership Professionals Network Holiday Happy Hour (Washington DC). Location: Washington DC. Host: Unleashed Technologies. Presenter: Michael Spinosa, CEO at Unleashed Technologies.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.12.18

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Mon 10/15 at 12 p.m.* – Let Your Voice Be Heard: Why Mid-Term Elections are Important to Associations (DC Idea Swap – Washington DC). Location: Washington DC. Host: ASAE Greater Washington / National Capital Community. Gaining Board Approval for Budget for New Technology.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.29.19

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I continue to learn new things about the “bones” of an AMS, a technology I thought I knew enough about but apparently didn’t. Dan Hickey at DelCor Technology Solutions explains how to avoid application sprawl by taking a strategic approach to Office 365. AWTC End-of-Year Reception (Washington DC). Held at the ASAE Technology Exploration Conference, the AWTC End-of-Year Reception welcomes all association women technology champions and their supporters.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.17.20

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The Culture of Lean Innovation: Small Changes, Big Impact. Three nonprofit/government leaders—who’ll tell us how they adopted Lean Innovation and achieved powerful outcomes by changing the way they work—will lead the conversation. Location: online and Washington DC.

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Members Hire Strategic Solutions

Potomac Core

Factors including Coronavirus Disease , supply chain disruptions , political polarization , innovative technologies, cyber threats, trade policy, shifting consumer attitudes, & workforce shortages all complicate markets. Since 2004, Julia Hamm , President & CEO of Washington, DC based Smart Electric Power Alliance ( SEPA ), positioned the organization as the strategic partner to help the electric utility industry transition to a clean energy future.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.4.19

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David Burkus is a best-selling author, sought after speaker, and associate professor of leadership and innovation at Oral Roberts University. Farragut/Dupont Small Staff Association Brown Bag Lunch (Washington DC). Location: Washington DC. Our panel of experts will each share their take on emerging technologies and examples of how nonprofits of all sizes are using them. Jim Lynch, Senior Writer, Nonprofit and Library Technology at TechSoup.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.26.18

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Their paper, Steal Like a Fundraiser: Innovations in Cause-Oriented Fundraising for Associations , shares the secrets to charity fundraising success: Building relationships with donors at all levels and how that relates to membership relationship building and management. 4 million US jobs are expected to be disrupted by technology and other factors between now and 2026. The Millennial Generation: A Demographic Bridge to America’s Diverse Future (Washington DC).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.10.20

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In this MIT Technology Review article , he said, “What they wrote was remarkable, and remarkably consistent.”. Meeting Your HR Needs in 2020 (Washington DC Idea Swap). Location: Washington DC. Organizer: ASAE Greater Washington / National Capital Community.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 04.19.19

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While listening to speakers and fellow attendees at digitalNow , I kept thinking associations are their own worst enemy when it comes to innovation. This week’s post at WBT Systems resonates with that line of thought: they explore nine barriers to association innovation. to 1 p.m.* – Virtual Chapters & Online Communities: Should We or Shouldn’t We (Washington DC). Location: Washington DC. Micro Learning for Associations (Washington DC Idea Swap).

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Maddie Grant Washington, DC USA Mobile: 202.294.6148 madsgrant@gmail.com [link] association blogger Visit MyBlogLog and get a signature like this! I’ve made a professional home for myself within the association/non-profit world after a dry run down several different career paths in the UK and here in Washington, DC. Principled Innovation (#90,043) 2. branding Facebook LinkedIn technology associations beta testing innovation web 3.0 Change is good. No fear !

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.28.16

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The survey will help the association community better understand how membership organizations use or don’t use social technologies to deliver learning. The size or budget of your association, and whether you use or don’t use social technologies, doesn’t matter. Tue 11/1 at 8 a.m.* – Solutions to Engaging Millennials in Associations (Washington DC). Jonathan Murray, chief technology officer, DPrism. Demystify Innovation at Your Association (Association Chat).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.24.17

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And another one: “I would trade all of my technology for an afternoon with Socrates.”. Learning · Technology · Design (LTD) is a virtual conference designed for those of you who work in the business of lifelong learning, continuing education, and professional development. Innovation today is moving at light speed and to deliver a world-class member experience your association needs to be able to leverage a strong platform to take you there. Location: Washington DC.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.24.17

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And another one: “I would trade all of my technology for an afternoon with Socrates.”. Learning · Technology · Design (LTD) is a virtual conference designed for those of you who work in the business of lifelong learning, continuing education, and professional development. Innovation today is moving at light speed and to deliver a world-class member experience your association needs to be able to leverage a strong platform to take you there. Location: Washington DC.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.31.19

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Tobin Conley, CAE, at DelCor Technology Solutions explains how data governance can tame the data deluge and improve decision-making. Some quick hits before we get to next week’s free webinars: A willingness to shift your perspective can help your organization come up with innovative solutions. With technology, you can gather data and automate tasks to treat attendees as individuals at every stage of your event. Partnership Professionals Network Idea Exchange (Washington DC).

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.4.19

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Dan Lautman of DelCor Technology Solutions did something that many people only talk about: he unplugged for a month. When you’re selecting technology, like a learning management system (LMS), there’s so many ways you can botch the decision, mostly because you don’t know what you don’t know. Quick hits before we get to next week’s free webinars: Not surprisingly, new research from Adobe finds email is very much holding its own among newer channels and technologies.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.16.17

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If you’re in the IT department, you have to walk the fine line between saying “no” to some ideas while not shutting down your staff’s innovation muscle. DelCor explains how to both encourage innovation and reject ideas with no future. Anyone in the association and nonprofit community is encouraged to donate to this digital food drive organized by my friends at DelCor Technology Solutions. Tue 6/20 at 12 p.m.* – Driving an Innovation Strategy.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.20.17

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Listen to Higher Logic CEO Rob Wenger talk to DelCor Technology Solutions founder and CEO Loretta DeLuca about the deal. Chapter Roundtable in Washington DC. Location: Washington DC. Through the Looking-Glass: Magnifying Your Government Affairs Impact beyond DC (Idea Swap – Washington DC). Location: Washington DC. Host: ASAE Greater Washington / National Capital Community. Best Practices for Associations in Korea (Washington DC).

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