3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Purchasing New Association Technology

Higher Logic

Purchasing new technology is a big undertaking. Ariel Brandt Lautman , Online Community Manager for the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, has a list of questions to review before she purchases new technology.

Association Chat: The Digital Organization

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

The March 24, 2015 edition of Association Chat will focus on The Digital Organization - inspired by this great book. Is your association a digital organization? How has technology opened up new opportunities for more effective marketing, customer service, and even management?

[Infographic] The Marketer's Toolbox: Indispensable Marketing Techniques and Technologies

Higher Logic

Still, there is an overwhelming amount of technology and techniques marketing teams need to sift through. Organic search can consistently bring in new visitors and help grow your lists. Modern marketing is complicated.

Study: To Retain Millennial Employees, Organizations Must Adopt New Technologies

Associations Now

workforce, they’re bringing new ideas and preferences with them, setting the stage for changes in workplace behavior and technology use. The post Study: To Retain Millennial Employees, Organizations Must Adopt New Technologies appeared first on Associations Now

5 Ways Technology Can Push Your Fundraising Strategy Forward

Higher Logic

We all know it’s true: technology is becoming more vital with each passing day. As useful (and addictive ) as technology can be, many nonprofits still don’t know how to reap the full benefits of their various software platforms.

Association Learning + Technology

SocialFish

How are associations using learning technologies? If you work for a membership organization, please complete–or have the right person at your organization complete–the survey below. The survey can be found at: Association Learning + Technology Survey.

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KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

Your Growing Organization Needs an Online Community

Higher Logic

Online communities aren’t just for enormous, multinational companies -- small organizations need them, too, just as much as the behemoths do. How do communities make sense for small organizations, where every decision -- big or small -- can make a huge difference in your bottom line?

How Is Your Association Using Learning Technologies?

Velvet Chainsaw

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5 key takeaways from association learning and technology report.

YourMembership Blog

As influencers in our organizations, it’s crucial we have the data in our back pocket to justify spending allocations, strategies and execution. The post 5 key takeaways from association learning and technology report. I’m a numbers girl, it’s true. Data tells such a rich story when used appropriately, and can really be a guide to so many decisions we make daily.

Legit learning and technology for your association.

YourMembership Blog

During this 20-minute episode, Tamer, who is committed to helping organizations in the business of lifelong learning more efficiently operate and. The post Legit learning and technology for your association. Not too long ago, Tamer Ali, SVP and GM of Learning at YourMembership and frequent contributor to #Onward The YM Blog, sat down with Celisa Steele to record the Leading Learning podcast available below.

5 tips to get your leaders to love new LMS technology.

YourMembership Blog

From our Community Brands Digital Member Study, we learned there’s a strong correlation between member loyalty and technology. Members who believe their professional membership organization is an early technology adopter are generally more satisfied and feel more connected to their organization. We see these loyalty metrics rise even more when members perceive their organization’s use of. The post 5 tips to get your leaders to love new LMS technology.

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Report: Where Association Learning Technology Is Going

Associations Now

The latest edition of Tagoras’ Association Learning + Technology report finds that emerging learning technology is out there, but the problem is that organizations don’t have an effective strategy to put it into play.

Technology Is Transforming Farming - and Farming Organizations

Membersuite

Innovative technology is making waves in every industry - including agriculture. The industry is reinventing itself - so what does that mean for the agricultural organizations that represent the farmers With a decrease in farmers and an increasing population, ag-tech is helping modern farmers increase productivity and efficiency without ruining the planet. Investments in new ag-tech is reaching the billions as opportunities for growth and sustainability arise.

Best Cloud-Based AMS and MMS Features for Organizations

GrowthZone

Association Management Software (AMS) offers associations, as well as other member-based organizations, the tools to run their day-to-day operations and provide services to their members. The post Best Cloud-Based AMS and MMS Features for Organizations appeared first on GrowthZone.

10 keys to creating and growing a customer service culture at your organization.

YourMembership Blog

What does a culture of accountability look like at your association or nonprofit? Here’s a guest blog article from Abila‘s Director of Client Success Jessica Lane who answers the question. As we have seen, time and time again, word of mouth can make or break a company’s reputation.

Technology: The Communication Enabler

Association Success

As a systems developer for 10+ years, a manager for about a year, and yes, a huge techy, I have firmly come to believe in the importance of technology for assisting in building bridges and opening communications between people. Communication is the golden ticket to fixing a siloed culture, improving connections, and fostering transparency across an organization. Also, a lot of technology nowadays needs no IT to set up and only takes a few minutes to be up and running.

Is Association Technology at a Turning Point?

Associations Now

A recent deal in the association technology space raises some interesting questions about the state of the sector and what’s next. But I think that the case can be made that it also reflects the era that we’re in, with regards to technology in the world of associations.

Diffusion of Innovation: Practical Tips for Technology Councils & Standards Orgs

Association Management

In the 1960s, researcher Everett Rogers published a work called Diffusion of Innovations that aimed to explain how, why, and at what rate new ideas and technology spread through cultures. Also ensure your organization stays nimble enough to implement change against such feedback.

Global Report Shares Technology Habits of NGOs Around the World

SocialFish

Public Interest Registry , the nonprofit operator of the.org domain, and Nonprofit Tech for Good recently released the results of the “ 2018 Global NGO Technology Report.” Only 41 percent of global respondents use encryption technology to protect data and communications.

Change Trumps Technology

Jamie Notter

She cites a study by Capgemini Consulting and MIT that examines the relative profitability and performance of organizations based on two dimensions: “digital intensity,” and “transformational management intensity.” Read this blog post by Tonia Ries.

Techsoup Canada: Technology for nonprofits and charities

SilkStart

As an association, technology can be a tremendous asset in achieving your mission. When an association has access to robust technology — as well as the knowledge and capacity to put tech to proper use — the impact can be transformative. Unfortunately, many associations has a fraught relationship to technology. We’re a nonprofit that helps Canadian charities, nonprofits, and libraries use technology more effectively achieve their missions.

Creating a Knowledge Community: Where Technology Meets Need

Association Success

I believe that technologists too often focus on technology. Key organizational problems are no longer technology specific, and technology issues themselves are not the target of our broader problem-solving efforts (or at least they shouldn’t be). Instead, technology is implicated on a broader, more strategic level, across the entire structure of the organization. How do we use technologies to be present at the point of need?

Is Your Technology Seamless?

Associations Now

A few smart words from a guy who built his life in technology could help you figure out your own technology balance. Rather, we want technology to be invisible, to provide value seamlessly,” the company explained. “In The post Is Your Technology Seamless?

How Technology is Transforming Strategy

Principled Innovation

As social, mobile and related technologies continue to drive deep and accelerating societal transformation, associations will continue to confront increasingly complex strategic challenges that will require fresh mindsets and more dynamic approaches to address. 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.

Webinar: Bridging the Gap Between Member Expectations and Association Technology

NimbleUser

Beth Farrar, Marketing Manager, Member Solutions, Community Brands We recently uncovered technology drives member loyalty. This nugget came from our 2017 Community Brands Digital Member Study , which revealed a strong correlation between loyalty and technology.

Organized Retail Crime Growing, Survey Says

Associations Now

Organized retail crime is a $30 billion issue affecting the retail industry that continues to grow, according to a new study from the National Retail Federation. Organized retail crime is growing because it’s lucrative,” he said.

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Gamification: Before You Implement the Technology.

YourMembership Blog

Technology. Gamification should not turn off the older contingent of your organization. Gamifiying your organization is not about technology. Accepting this is difficult for some organizations who see failure as an end, not a beginning.

SilkStart Selected as Finalist for 16th Annual VIATEC Technology Awards

SilkStart

April 12th, 2017 (Victoria, BC) – SilkStart, a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Membership Management Platform, is excited to announce our selection as a finalist for the 16th Annual VIATEC Technology Awards in the category of Technology Company of the Year (1-10 employees).

Does Event Technology Get Too Much Attention?

Associations Now

Technology, while a factor, should take a back seat to these primary goals, the report suggests. A meeting has to be linked to what they want to achieve, not the organization.” The objectives of meetings for organizers get a bit more muddled in comparison.

How to Tame Technology

Association Adviser

” But, according to the association technology experts we consulted, if you don’t get some more features soon, you ain’t going to have more members. Technology is no longer a siloed department. Common association technology mistakes. Technology success stories.

Top Technology Strategy Tips for NiUG Discovery

WBT Systems

As we pack and ship our materials, arrange meetings with partners, clients and associations, and put the finishing touches on our TopClass demos, we started thinking about our top technology strategy tips for getting the most out of the conference.

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Turning Empathy Inward at Nonprofit Organizations

Beth Kanter's Blog

The book looks at our relationships with ourselves, other people, careers and money, our environment, and technology—and shows how our relationships with people in our workplaces heavily influence our well-being.

Is Your Member Organization Evolving? Don't Do It Alone.

YourMembership Blog

Technology. Co-Evolution and the Member-based Organization. But as these computers and software evolve, so must the apps, game consoles and companies that provide services or technology that use them. The same is true of the member-based organization.

Interview with an Expert: Bill Mott – Event Technology, Freeman Company

Blue Sky eLearn

Live streaming, mobile devices, virtual events all hit the scene in the following years, and the content capture department became the “OnlineEvent” department and innovated business practices to meet these emerging technologies. How will these trends impact organizations? But it can be argued that increased brand awareness and engagement yields longer lasting positive impact for organizations.

Technology, your association, and your members. Where do you stand?

YourMembership Blog

How do you go about making decisions involving the technology needs for your association that enable you to serve your members more effectively? We asked that question last week in our webinar, Make the Right Choice: Eva luating Technology for Your Association.

How To Identify Technologies That Matter

Velvet Chainsaw

Many of us are looking for the next, big, shiny new technology tool. Yet the noise about new technologies makes it very difficult to identify which tools really matter. The parade of new technologies and advances is persistent. High rate of technology change.

Interview: The Surprising Benefits of In-House Technology Development

Association Success

A decade ago, NCARB (National Council of Architectural Registration Boards) set out on a mission to modernize their whole organization through technology. Is your association sitting on a piece of technology that others could benefit from?

New Technological Realities: What’s on the Market?

Association Success

Technology to send your association hurtling into the future. This is a trendy topic these days because these technologies are increasingly accessible in the market. In my last article , I introduced Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Realities and the roles they can play in our lives.

[White Paper] The Peer to Peer Fundraising Technology Landscape

SocialFish

As the Internet and technology have continued to evolve, peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns have become more sophisticated. by Mark Becker, Founding Partner, Cathexis Partners. ————-.