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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Survey Sheds Light on 2017 Marketing Priorities

Associations Now

Marketing is critical, and technology is key, according to the new American Marketers Survey conducted by the New York American Marketing Association and BrandSpark.

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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.

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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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.

Sen. Schumer: DOJ Investigation Should Include Airlines’ Blocking of Travel Data

Associations Now

With the airline industry already facing a Justice Department probe, the Democratic senator from New York said this week that airlines’ withholding of price and schedule data from travel websites should to be added to the investigation.

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Tennis Association “Idea Rally” Aims to Serve Up Growth Strategies

Associations Now

In a collaboration with the firm IdeaConnection, the Tennis Industry Association is holding a 10-day “Idea Rally” with the goal of discovering new ways to grow the sport.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.4.19

Reid All About it

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.

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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.

INBOUND Conference: A Sample Agenda for Customer Marketers


Gary will appear with Gwyneth Paltrow,, and Jessica Alba on Apple's new unscripted series “Planet of the Apps,” and he also currently hosts “The #AskGaryVee Show” podcast. Speaker: Christopher Penn, Vice President, Marketing Technology, SHIFT Communications. Gary Vaynerchuk.

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2009 in Haiku

DelCor Connection

Android beckons me, calls out, “New York is ready!”. Blogs Current Affairs DelCor Thoughts Innovative Ideas Web/Online Technologies 200 ASAE blogs DelCor haiku kiki litalien social media TwitterAlthough haiku is not my favorite form of poetry, there is something wildly appropriate in its use for a post about 2009. Its brevity and form are analogous to communication today.    I bid farewell to 2009 using haiku and encourage you to submit comments in 5-7-5 format. 

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.