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 cap was an attempt to reduce traffic congestion, according to The New York Times.

New York’s E-Prescription Law Keeps Medical Associations Wary

Associations Now

I-STOP, a 2012 law taking effect later this month in New York, will penalize doctors who fail to use e-prescriptions—a replacement for doctors’ handwritten notes that advocates believe can limit the abuse of controlled substances.

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What Associations Need to Know About Technology

Association Adviser

As Thomas Friedman, bestselling author of The World Is Flat, quipped in a recent New York Times op-ed , “something really big happened in the world’s wiring in the last decade, but it was obscured by the financial crisis and post-9/11.” Technology cuts both ways.

Will “Subscription Economy” Impact Association Memberships?

SCD Group

The New York Times: Running Faster And Faster To Stay In The Same Place By Matthew Ingram via Gigaom Ingram’s piece focuses on the struggle of The New York Times to increase subscription income – including fees from its online content – to replace “tanking” advertising revenues.

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.

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.

Associations Live: A Simple Swipe on a Phone, and You're Paid

Associations Live

By DAVID POGUE - New York Times. Labels: change , Technology. Technology. (59). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! Friday, October 1, 2010. A Simple Swipe on a Phone, and Youre Paid. The Square device snaps into an iPhone and allows you to become a credit card authorizing entrepreneur. No setup fees, no two-year contract - youre in business. Read more. Posted by Kathy Johnson. at 10:00 AM.

Gartner Study: Technology Spending Is (Finally) Coming Back

Associations Now

With device sales and enterprise software leading the way, information technology spending is expected to jump by 3.2 percent, new Gartner projections show. So says a new Gartner forecast, which projects that worldwide IT spending is likely to top $3.8

Associations Live: Techno-tyranny

Associations Live

FYI, from a New York Times article: "A friend of mine told me about an engagement party that she had attended. Labels: Technology. Technology. (59). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! Monday, July 26, 2010. Techno-tyranny. She said it was lovely: a delicious lunch and plenty of Champagne toasts.

iBeacon’s Boost: Apple Launches New Location Technology Standards

Associations Now

The iPhone maker’s Bluetooth-based technology is already making waves as a potential way to augment events, and the company’s new specifications for iBeacon could help standardize the technology and boost its popularity.

Lunchtime Links: Deciding When To Embrace New Technologies

Associations Now

How to determine if a new tech tool might benefit your association. Also: Tips for attracting new members. As an association leader, you probably read a lot about new technologies and how they could benefit your organization.

Executive Connections: What's in a name?

Executive Connections

Thanks to SLA member Richard Hulser for pointing out a terrific article in the New York Times this week, Digital Archivists, Now in Demand. How you organise the digital archives, the architecture, the metadata are far more critical to retrieval than the technology used. Executive Connections. « Train, Learn, Survive. What does it mean for the information profession? » 10 February 2009. Whats in a name?

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.

AE on the Verge: Test Marketing Messages Online First

AE on the Verge

The New York Times has article about testing marketing messages and images online, then revising, before launching an expensive media / ad campaign. technology. (48). New Acronym: BYOP. AE on the Verge. Association management, meetings and mania. Sunday, May 31, 2009.

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Crisis Communication Planning Now Includes Social Technologies

Guilt by Association

The terrorist attacks in Mumbai last month were Twitter’s coming out party, according to the New York Times. In the aftermath of September 11, I led a team that drafted a new crisis communications plan for the Massachusetts Medical Society. But there’s another new domain.

Office Technology: More to worry about

AE on the Verge

An article in the New York Times gives that a big maybe. technologyAre your meetings being watched via your videoconferencing equipment without your knowledge? Apparently hackers can often easily get into those video conference systems - thus into the board rooms that host the equipment - and can then watch and listen to everything that happens in those rooms.

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

You Decide! Interactivity in New Media

Web Courseworks Associations

I recently read a New York Times article describing an episode of Puss in Boots that features branching (you can try this for yourself on Netflix on your TV or iOS device here.) Interactivity in New Media appeared first on Web Courseworks.

Association Social Media Jobs – Digital – October 27


We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , digital and technology. Here’s the latest DIGITAL marketing jobs from the SocialFish job board !


Elipsis Partners

Our goal is to have conversations in the association technology community that are accessible to all. So we have round table discussions, that are not just in DC but also in New York (May) and Chicago (August). And we have thought leadership discussions to bring new thinking into our work. ASAE Technology Council Social Media technology challengesOn Thursday last, the ASAE Tech Council hosted an online book club discussion.

Association Boosts Legal Fight Over NYC Taxi Medallions

Associations Now

New York City taxi medallions have severely declined in value as a result of the rise in app-based ride-hailing alternatives. million each but now have a value of as little as $150,000, according to The New York Times.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.20.19

Reid All About it

Do you know about the horrific impact some of the new gig worker laws will have on freelance writers, journalists and other professions? New York and New Jersey are proposing similar laws—speak up if you live there. A new episode is posted every Monday by 1 p.m.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.14.18

Reid All About it

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.

Conference Circuit: Ed Tech

Associations Now

The NYSCATE Annual Conference begins this weekend in Rochester, New York. Organization: New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education. City: Rochester, New York. Rundown Attendees: 1,500. Exhibitors: 150.

ASAE Voices Support for Pandemic Risk Insurance Act (H.R. 7011) Introduced by Rep. Carolyn Maloney


[ From ASAE ]. May 27, 2020. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. ASAE Voices Support for Pandemic Risk Insurance Act (H.R. 7011) Introduced by Rep. Carolyn Maloney. WASHINGTON— ASAE endorsed a bill introduced on May 26 by Rep.

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.

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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4 Innovations courtesy of the coronavirus

Association Success

Well, it is New Orleans in the summer …” I responded. This is the new normal. With a new normal put into place, some tech companies have jumped on board, creating software and devices that help stores, conferences, and more to control the possibility of future outbreaks. .

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.15.20

Reid All About it

Chapters can continue to generate non-dues revenue by partnering with their sponsors in new ways. A new episode is posted every Monday by 1 p.m. What new technologies can they employ? Presenter: Julia Vallera, Technology and Instructional Design Consultant.

Own Your Voice: Celebrating International Women’s Day at Higher Logic

Higher Logic

Higher Logic’s Women in Technology (WiT) Community kicked off 2020 by launching the theme of "Own It." Hear Heidi, one of our New York-based employees, describe how Pat made impact on her life.

The Future of Artificial Intelligence: What the Researchers Say

Associations Now

A recent flurry of studies on artificial intelligence paints a picture of what the technology means for research, the human race, and the global economy—and notes where the field has room for improvement.

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.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.1.20

Reid All About it

WBT Systems describes some of what they’ve learned as an LMS provider over the years about online teaching in their tips for new virtual presenters and instructors. Gabrielle Hamilton, New York Times ). Fri 5/1 at 9 a.m.* – Exec Connect: Navigating the New Normal.

COVID-19 Expected to Fuel the Next Wave of Innovation

Associations Now

This would require global platforms to be erected that use sophisticated technologies such as 5G, robotics, IoT and blockchain to help link multiple buyers with multiple vendors reliably across a ‘mesh’ of supply chains.”.

Clay Shirky on Creativity: “You Can’t Fake Interestingness”


I surely don’t need to say anything other than NEW CLAY SHIRKY VIDEO!! “In this video of his talk at PSFK CONFERENCE NYC, Clay Shirky talks about the work of Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.

What Will the Future Bring?

Association Adviser

November 2010 -- Marketing & Communication David Pogue, renowned New York Times and PBS-TV pundit on technology and culture shares his view of the future. What can associations learn from the cutting edge of consumer electronics and communication? By Association Adviser staff

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.

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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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.28.16

Reid All About it

Reading a new post by John Hagel, I was reminded of the new role for associations I wrote about in How Associations Can Transform Higher Education. The size or budget of your association, and whether you use or don’t use social technologies, doesn’t matter.

Making Data More Human


“Jer Thorp is an artist and educator from Vancouver, Canada, currently living in New York. The title of this talk says it all, really – Making Data More Human.