Should New York City Cap The Number of Uber Drivers?

Associations Now

After New York City’s mayor and city council dropped legislation that would have put a cap on the number of Uber cars allowed in the city, a number of associations responded with mixed reviews. The post Should New York City Cap The Number of Uber Drivers?

Humanizing Business and Helping CFOs with Change

Jamie Notter

The first is a session that I’ll be doing at BlogWorld Expo in New York City , along with my coauthor Maddie Grant and Amy Ward, who is the Membership Director at the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN). Consulting. Speaking. About. Contact. Generations. Humanize. Books: Jamie Notter. Leadership insight.right when you need it. Humanizing Business and Helping CFOs with Change. Posted June 1, 2012. in Announcements , Change , Humanize. Tweet.

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Executive Connections: Train, Learn, Survive.

Executive Connections

I attended the Software Information Industry Association (SIIA) Information Industry Summit (IIS) in New York City last week, and I was encouraged by the positive attitudes expressed by leaders in the content industry. In the midst of the current economic turmoil, she sees an opportunity to train 21 st Century employees in new skills—skills that we may not have even heard about yet. Executive Connections. « Launching a Special Year With a Great Summit | Main.

Nonprofits, Technology and the Social Collaboration of the Future


You may recall that I spent an amazing couple of days at the Mashable Social Good Summit in New York City a couple of weeks ago. I hope you’ll take a few minutes to think about how technology can enable distributed, but better connected, better collaborative social good efforts. A big, big important theme that came out for me was that of how social responsibility and social collaboration need to be better connected.

Legal Hackers: Group Works To Combine Law, Technology

Associations Now

A relatively new group in the legal space hopes to show that there’s room for technology to help solve common legal problems. The issue that the founders—law students in New York City—saw with SOPA was one of a basic disconnect between the tech and legal spheres.

The Power of Person Accounts: Customer 360 

Nimble AMS

At the Salesforce World Tour New York City conference in December, it was made very clear how important Person Accounts is to the future of Salesforce and their vision of the Customer 360. Salesforce Customer 360 is a new cross-cloud technology initiative that makes our B2C Marketing, Commerce, and Service products work better together. Technology Member Engagement Salesforce

Why Coworking Will Survive the WeWork Saga

Associations Now

And that shift—thanks in part to technology and in part to general work culture—means that there will still likely be a market for coworking options in the coming years, no matter who is operating the building.

Join me at the Mashable #socialgood Summit


Held at the heart of UN week, the Summit is where big ideas meet new media to create innovative solutions. The Social Good Summit unites a dynamic community of global leaders to discuss a big idea: the power of innovative thinking and technology to solve our greatest challenges.

Could Your Association Thrive in a Remote-First Culture?

Associations Now

And what if not every role, especially not the ones involving technology or creativity, need quite that level of centralization? This is a growing debate in the fields of technology and media in particular that I think associations could probably appreciate. The syndicates were in New York City, and both the relationships and logistics involved were important to the comic artists. (A

Google, American Library Association Team on Coding Initiative

Associations Now

It’s in that spirit that the American Library Association joined forces with Google to teach kids something new—about coding. Google recently announced its involvement in the Libraries Ready to Code project, which was spearheaded by ALA’s Office for Information Technology Policy.

IT Group Hosts Virtual Reality Events, Encourages Tech Careers

Associations Now

CompTIA’s Creating IT Futures Foundation takes virtual-reality technology on a road trip to encourage students to consider tech careers. While demonstrating the technology, “then we can talk to them about the message of ‘Hey, you know there’s a career in this?’”.

CEIR Report: Tradeshows Continue Growth Streak

Associations Now

According to new research released this week by the Center for Exhibition Industry Research, the first quarter of 2016 maintained its streak of growth, improving by 2.6

Tips & Tricks for Creating a Google+ HoverCard

Association Adviser

She is based in New York City. Marketing & Communications Technology Google Plus Google+ hover card videos Click or tap on the image above to view B.L. Ochman’s tips for creating a Google+ hover card.

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Can You Better Serve Your Tradeshow Market?

Associations Now

Is there a way associations can make sure they are living up to current attendee and exhibitor expectations and developing new audiences at the same time? But given a number of factors, including costs and staffing, associations can’t create new tradeshows for every audience.

Tuesday Buzz: Your Volunteers Should Represent Your Audience

Associations Now

Also: How augmented reality technology in the new iOS may be changing events sooner than you think. An Engaging Volunteers blog post points to a group called Refugees Helping Refugees, which works to provide citizenship to Somali refugees in New York City.

Tech:NYC Builds Unified Voice for City’s Startups

Associations Now

A new organization dedicated to New York City’s technology scene—founded by the CEO of AOL and one of the city’s most prominent venture capitalists—hopes to expand the startup world’s influence locally.

Join us for the Mashable Social Good Summit Global Conversation on September 24


From September 22-24, the third annual Social Good Summit will unite global leaders as they share how to use the power of innovative thinking and technology to solve the greatest challenges facing the world today.

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Debunking Five Myths About Google+

Association Adviser

Google’s new search algorithm also weighs frequency of posting and whether content is original. Google search crawls Google+ for new, original content. Sadly, Google itself has contributed to this myth because the company simply has not done a good job of explaining its new platform.

Tuesday Buzz: Trimming Down Food Waste at Events

Associations Now

I have been insulted and attacked and accused of being naive and idealistic, but I became a local councilor because I wanted to help people,” Arash Derambarsh, the primary advocate of the new law, told The Guardian.

What’s Bugging the Birds? The Rise of the Smartphone.

Associations Now

With the old-school hobby of birding starting to feel the effects of technology creep, a leading association in the field is considering changing its ethics guidelines to keep the rules up to date—and to help prevent indiscriminate tweets from driving the birds crazy.

Conference Circuit: Math Associations Multiply Their Influence

Associations Now

January 11-14: The National Retail Federation ’s 104th annual Big Retail Show in New York City is likely to live up to its name. Hundreds of retailers, from new companies to household names, will mingle and discuss the hottest industry trends.

The Tide Is Turning on Mobile Devices in Schools

Associations Now

Bans on mobile devices—often seen as a common tool for bullying or plain distraction in schools—are starting to fade out, with New York City reportedly looking at lifting the ban for its estimated 1.1 million students, according to The New York Times.

Fashion Industry Lends Voice to High-Skilled Immigration Debate

Associations Now

As the Trump administration tightens rules around H-1B visas, voices outside the technology sector are helping to boost discussion around the issue. “I left Europe and arrived in New York with a baby in my belly and a suitcase full of little dresses made in Italy.

Informz Roadshow Kicks Off in Washington, DC & Northern Virginia


” The team will be touring throughout North America well into 2018, to bring all of the new “no HTML” Informz goodness to our users directly. “It was great to see everyone’s face light up when I showed them a cool new feature.

A Real Headache: Realtors’ Excitement for Drones Outpaces Regulators’

Associations Now

But this has created a problem for trade groups in the industry, which find themselves having to balance their members’ excitement for the technology with the slow-moving mechanisms of federal law. The real estate industry has jumped on drones as a way to promote properties for sale.

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Four Community Newsletters You Need to Subscribe To

Higher Logic

Even if you don’t go to the monthly Community Manager Breakfast meetups (in San Francisco and New York City), sign up for this weekly newsletter. Of, if your members are in the technology space, check out The Hustle. Where do you turn to for information?

Associations are the Key to our Nation’s History and Prosperity

YourMembership Blog

New laws were developed to support and define these new groups and the role they would come to play in our educational and political system. was the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York, which was formed in 1768 by 20 merchants.

Drone Racing Association Takes Off with ESPN Deal

Associations Now

Fresh off a new agreement with the cable network, the International Drone Racing Association is ready to bring its sport to televisions and audiences around the world.

Crowdfunding To Help Decide Next Big Thing in Heart Health

Associations Now

That’s what the New York City affiliate of the American Heart Association aims to do in its first-ever Open Innovation Challenge , a program that is part of the AHA’s Health Science Innovation and Investment Forum.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.12.17

Reid All About it

Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… How are associations using learning technologies? If you work for a membership organization, please participate in the Association Learning + Technology survey. Location: New York NY.

Benchmarking and its Application to Your Member-based Organization

YourMembership Blog

Technology. For instance, a marketing association can survey its membership to find out what vice presidents of marketing in New York City earn; how much their departmental budget is; and the components of their marketing mix.

Join Me at SXSW, 14NTC, and Other March Conferences

Beth Kanter

There are many nonprofit, social media, and technology conferences all year long. NTEN: Nonprofit Technology Conference: March 12-15th. This will be my 14th Nonprofit Technology Conference. Photo by George Galanais.

Amtrak Derailment Puts Transit Groups’ Issues Front and Center

Associations Now

Oil Group Fights Train Rules Also on the rail front, the American Petroleum Institute on Wednesday filed a new court challenge against a set of new federal rules designed to help prevent oil-train derailments.

Don’t Be Camera Shy: Making The Case for Instagram

Associations Now

Now, the popular account, which features men reading while riding the subway in New York City, is partnering with nonprofit social enterprise First Book in an effort to raise $50,000 to provide new books for kids in low-income families.

Monday Buzz: A Transatlantic Flight to Combat Climate Change

Associations Now

Tomorrow, Finland’s largest airline, Finnair, will power a flight from Helsinki to New York City solely with biofuel , just as the United Nations Climate Summit kicks off. The story has since been updated with a new photo. The U.N.

Lunchtime Links: Avoid Stress When the Pressure Is On

Associations Now

Catching up with the times: The recent BookExpo America in New York City debuted a new preparation technique for attendees: a Hackathon. Don’t let stress trump your productivity. Try a few techniques for keeping calm under pressure.

Experiential Learning: Another Meetings Must

Associations Now

Another example of this type of experiential entertainment is the New York City-based production Sleep No More , which began in 2011. Included was a technology showcase that demonstrated new tools and offered smaller, interactive learning sessions.

Associations Weigh In on Tipping Debate

Associations Now

$ 15 The proposed minimum wage that New York’s Labor Department has been ordered to implement by July 2021. New York’s minimum wage is currently $8.75 The most recent advocate of moving away from tips is perhaps the most famous restaurateur in New York City.

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Out of Bloom: Lessons from a Nonprofit’s Demise

Associations Now

Part of the problem may be that the technology was ready before the public was. The saga provides a cautionary tale for nonprofits in new spaces.

Destinations Experiment With New Marketing Efforts

Associations Now

destinations have unveiled new promotional campaigns to attract leisure and business travelers, along with meetings and conventions, to their locales. cities and states are getting creative when it comes to how they market themselves. Showcase Your City. A look at how three U.S.