Meet the Team – Jackie Bessette, Business Development Manager

Moery Company

I found my focus mostly in membership and communications, that’s what I enjoyed the most, and I had the awesome opportunity to work with a variety of industries: food, science, technology, retail, manufacturing, and distributing.

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7 Steps to Building a Successful Technology Project Team

Delcor

While there is no recipe for a secret sauce, a successful technology project team has some mandatory ingredients. Here are seven steps to take the next time you’re building a technology project team. Step 1: Get the technology project team’s buy-in. Whether you’re implementing new software or improving an existing system, project team members must understand why the organization is investing in the initiative.

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Meet the Product Team!

MembersClicks

Responsible for managing and planning the technology you know and love, the MemberClicks Product team is made up of curious, tenacious, caring Clickers. Their task is to understand your challenges on deep level, create a blueprint for our engineering team, and thoroughly test the solutions they come up with before releasing to you! Know that every time you use one of our products, you’re logging into something this team has put their heart and soul into.

Technology in the Workplace: Merging Boomers and Millennials

Achurch

As even the most traditional workplaces are modernizing their technology systems and creating technology-based strategies, the lines between younger and older generations are clear. Their native understanding of technology widens the gap among a workforce even more. How then do organizations harness the intuitive understanding of younger generations and the strong-work ethic and resourceful old generations to make a technology-based strategy the most effective?

Are Your Teams Cooperating or Collaborating?

Higher Logic

Managers from different teams work together to determine the requirements, and each team works on the customizations in their area. But when some changes are implemented, it triggers adjustments for other teams. In the example, every team is cooperating to customize the product, but they’re not collaborating so their changes work when put together. As the essence of teamwork, collaboration is the primary reason organizations build teams in the first place.

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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. More importantly, the size and diversity of your team will affect what you need in terms of usability. The more people on your team, the more likely it is you’ll have different tolerances for technology.

What Makes a High-Performing Team?

Higher Logic

Whether it was sports teams or other team-oriented extracurriculars, many of us spent a good chunk of our adolescence learning how to function on a team.As No matter what you do professionally, almost everyone needs to work in a team at some point. But building a high-performing team in a professional setting can be pretty tricky. Part of creating a high performing team has to do with the people involved, but that’s not all.

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Why Was Boxwood Technology Called “Boxwood Technology”?

Association Adviser

John Bell, founder of Boxwood Technology. When the company couldn’t decide on any other name for itself, the team went with Boxwood Technology because they had listened to Bell talk about taking care of his boxwoods so much. The post Why Was Boxwood Technology Called “Boxwood Technology”? Naylor 50 for 50 Boxwood Technology Naylor 50th Anniversary Naylor Career Solutions

Aligning Vision with Technology

Association Success

When it comes to becoming a more innovative organization and leveraging today’s technological advancements for the overall betterment of the association and its operations, it all starts with the vision. Similarly, most associations don’t give much thought to culture in relation to incorporating new technology in processes and operations. From here it’s much easier to identify what solutions, technological and otherwise, are important and what they need to do well

Thanks For Playing: Always the Last to Know: Archive Team

Thanks For Playing

Always the Last to Know: Archive Team. Archive Team to the rescue. To quote from their website: Formed in 2009, the Archive Team (not to be confused with the archive.org Archive-It Team) is a rogue archivist collective dedicated to saving copies of rapidly dying or deleted websites for the sake of history and digital heritage. To find out more about what they do - and why its so important - check out this recent piece in MITs Technology Review.

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Interview with an Expert: Emilio Arocho, Director of Technology and Digital Strategy at FDLI

Blue Sky eLearn

As Director of Technology and Digital Strategy at the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI), he facilitates data-driven decision making across teams and tailors cloud architecture and business processes to anticipate and exceed stakeholder demands. How long have you been involved with technology in the association space? What are some of the most common questions you get about technology? Ignoring emerging technology and digital practices is a bad idea.

Improving the Relationship Between People and Technology

Association Success

You need your staff’s buy-in before bringing in new technology solutions to your association. When trying to bring in new technology into an organization, it is guaranteed that you will be met with resistance, because any sort of change often is. You need that buy-in from people first, otherwise there’s going to be struggle in incorporating the technology into operations. People who see the value in technology are typically agile. USE A CHANGE TEAM.

New Year, New Technology?

YourMembership Blog

Technology. Management Team. New Year, New Technology? It’s an excellent time to reevaluate the technology you’re using. The goal behind technology, as I’ve written in past posts, is to simplify your daily tasks. Sure, many of us choose to purchase technology because we want to be the first with some cool gadget or we find a device that allows us to play Angry Birds anywhere we want, but the primary goal should be making us more efficient.

Meet the Operations Team!

MembersClicks

Chances are, as a MemberClicks customer, you haven’t interacted much with anyone on our Operations team - and that’s a shame! From managing company finances to saving us when technology doesn’t want to work to keeping us constantly stocked with the essentials (aka, coffee) and more, we would be absolutely lost without them! Introducing, the MemberClicks Operations Team!

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Meet the Operations Team!

MembersClicks

Chances are, as a MemberClicks customer, you haven’t interacted much with anyone on our Operations team - and that’s a shame! From managing company finances to saving us when technology doesn’t want to work to keeping us constantly stocked with the essentials (aka, coffee) and more, we would be absolutely lost without them! Introducing, the MemberClicks Operations Team!

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Becoming a Champion of Technological Innovation

Association Success

I’ve always embraced technology, and I’ve pushed that forward in every position I’ve been in. Today’s technological advancements present many possibilities and solutions for organizations. Although most people can agree that there is always room for improvement, there are limitations and doubts surrounding the idea of bringing in new technology into operations and changing the way things work. How can you encourage your organization to embrace a tech culture?

How to build an all-star AMS project team

Nimble AMS

When you’re moving to a new association management software (AMS) system, having the right project team in place makes all the difference. Here are three tips to help you build an all-star project team for your new AMS. Consider who’s not on the team.

Ten Criteria for Vetting Event Technology Solution Providers (Updated)

Velvet Chainsaw

Over the past decade, there have been significant upgrades and newcomers in the event technology space. There are several hundred event technology providers competing to win your business. Before you take a look under the hood or consider test driving a core technology that you’re going to make part of your event and business processes, consider these ten criteria for vetting: 1. It’s never a good idea to be on the bleeding edge with any technology.

What it’s like for associations to work with the Nimble AMS team

Nimble AMS

As a member of the Nimble AMS consultant team, I help our new clients implement their new association management software (AMS) system. That’s why our consultants team gets to know you extremely well.

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Gamification: Before You Implement the Technology.

YourMembership Blog

Technology. Management Team. Gamifiying your organization is not about technology. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support. Pricing. Company. News + Press. Customers. Partner Programs. Corporate Responsibility. Inside YM. Careers. Contact. YourMembership.com Blog.

The Anatomy of an Effective Customer Community Team

Higher Logic

The list goes on, which is why customer communities function best with diverse teams that bring together experts from different departments. Putting together this kind of team isn’t easy. Exactly who’s involved will depend on your business and its goals, but to help you start planning your ideal team, we put together a list of five people who always have something to contribute. Leadership Team. People expect their technology and the websites they visit to work.

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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. feature, you’ll see that our research shows association leaders are more likely to invest in new tools, technologies and processes than they are in hiring more people. Technology is no longer a siloed department. Common association technology mistakes. Technology success stories.

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. Between donation tools, donor or member management software, online community platforms, and other technological tools, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with all the capabilities and forget to make the most of these amazing solutions.

Your AMS technology partner’s approach to training matters

Nimble AMS

As the article mentions, the Nimble AMS team believes that training is about more than just taking a class or two after your new system goes live. That’s why the Nimble AMS team now offers the Nimble AMS Administrator II class.

What Does a Modern Marketing Team Look Like?

Association Adviser

If your organization is constantly expanding its offerings, team organization can be a juggling act to logically recalibrate your team so that all available skill sets are effectively covering your marketing activities. But clearly delineating marketing roles on your team is imperative to running an effective marketing operation for three reasons: The skillsets required to be an effective marketer are always evolving.

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What Technology Makes the Must-Have List?

YourMembership Blog

Technology. Management Team. What Technology Makes the Must-Have List? Working in a technology company means we have a lot of early adopters. I recently asked this group of experts what technology they couldn’t live without. Okay, so we also have some comedians at YourMembership.com but velcro is technology in the sense that technology is only a tool for helping you become more efficient. What technology (app, software, website, gadget, etc.)

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. One primary example of how problems manifest between silos is when different departments use overlapping and incompatible technologies while still expecting them to work together. Harness the power of your IT department to break down silos.

What Does a Modern Marketing Team Look Like?

Association Adviser

If your organization is constantly expanding its offerings, team organization can be a juggling act to logically recalibrate your team so that all available skill sets are effectively covering your marketing activities. But clearly delineating marketing roles on your team is imperative to running an effective marketing operation for three reasons: The skillsets required to be an effective marketer are always evolving.

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Technology Leadership in the Time of COVID-19

Delcor

We have found that organizations with strong technology leadership and well-managed technology were able to quickly and effectively keep people working and connected. Virtual event technology has been around awhile, but it’s only been embraced by a few organizations.

Our Team’s Top Takeaways From #Advocacy21

Beekeeper Group

To close out the conference, our team gathered to discuss our key takeaways, and through the process, found three main themes that emerged from this year’s sessions: Storytelling is not only more important, but easier than ever before.

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Catch Nimble AMS at the 2019 ASAE Technology Exploration Conference

Nimble AMS

Where and when you can visit with the Nimble AMS team while you’re there. Join the Nimble AMS team at the?Community 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. Want to meet with our team onsite? Nimble AMS Technology

Technology Sherpas

Elipsis Partners

You know how sometimes you have a team discussion and a really great insight emerges? This happened for us at a team retreat this summer. Sitting around my kitchen table, we realized that we are “technology Sherpas” This term came to us when we were struggling to define the practical guidance we give to associations who are facing technology challenges. Technology association technology technology challenges

How to Improve Technology the Agile Way

Association Success

When I think of organizations looking to make improvements to their technology, I always picture this cartoon : a team of cavemen pushing materials on a cart made of square wheels while two friends stand next to them waiting to install round wheels. The team struggling to push the cart refuses the offer of help, claiming that they’re too busy to upgrade their cart. Technology life cycles can be challenging and our day-to-day job responsibilities never end.

Technology Assessments and Association IT: Part I

Delcor

WHAT 2 YEARS OF TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENTS REVEAL ABOUT ASSOCIATION IT: DATA and DIGITAL. When we perform technology assessments for clients, we use our IT Maturity Model to gauge how effectively they’re managing IT across four domains: data, digital, infrastructure, and management. What are the most common technology issues for these associations? Next steps: Establish a cross-functional data governance team.

The Technological Divide: Leap or Fall?

Association Adviser

Emphasize the need for their input for team success; discuss actions and plans together. Differences become irritants that can lead to battles that engulf a family business or work team and can ruin their social as well as business life. In spite of how smart I think I am, it has taken me a long time to adjust to all the technology inventions. In order to make the leap into the 21st century, I’ve had to work with several Gen X technology consultants. Tom Hubler.

Successfully Embracing Change is a Team Effort

Association Adviser

But we had some technology advantages that older associations struggled with. But I want to be clear: At NBOA, our success is such a team effort, which makes it all the better. We all know that it took every person on our staff team to get where we are today. We’ve been able to grow that team so we can share successes with more people. I was on the team that pitched making a change with NACUBO’s job board to our senior staff.

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Why Human Resources and Analytics Make a Great Team

Associations Now

As technology matures and its value starts to bleed into every part of a given organization, evidence is picking up that a data-driven mindset has a lot of value in departments that might have previously been overlooked in technology conversations. HR teams often use HR technology to ensure maximum utilization of resources,” author Chiradeep BasuMallick explains. The post Why Human Resources and Analytics Make a Great Team appeared first on Associations Now

Our Vision of the Future of Membership Software Technology

YourMembership Blog

When it comes to technology, understanding and investing in the right areas is critical to an organization’s health and future success. What keeps me up at night, and my team fired up to come to work each day, is how we can design and deliver technology-based solutions that will help associations to: Maximize their resources, both financial and human. The post Our Vision of the Future of Membership Software Technology appeared first on YourMembership.

Daily Buzz: Jumpstart Your Technology Strategy

Associations Now

Technology can streamline many processes, but not all associations are taking advantage. Technology is one of the most powerful tools in your arsenal, yet only 25 percent of associations prioritize technology to help manage their organizations, according to Salesforce. To jumpstart your technology strategy, Hopkins recommends: Strategizing your tech goals. “By Creating a technology budget.

6 Help Team Tips from Product Experts Themselves

MembersClicks

MemberClicks’ mission is “to empower member-based organizations to thrive through refreshing technology and a heart for service” - which is why we seek to provide customers with as many services as we can. which has four other types of training), Customer Success services , and of course, everyone’s favorite Help team!