Nonprofit Technology Conference Session Hot Picks! #18NTC

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Are you going to the 2018 Nonprofit Technology Conference (#18ntc)? Activism in the era of Trump: How nonprofits can respond to a mobilized base and the technology that’s empowering them. You may have heard that session voting is open.

5 key takeaways from association learning and technology report.

YourMembership Blog

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. As influencers in our organizations, it’s crucial we have the data in our back pocket to justify spending allocations, strategies and execution. Community Brands recently sponsored a report. appeared first on YourMembership.

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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. It’s never a good idea to be on the bleeding edge with any technology.

Gamification: Before You Implement the Technology.

YourMembership Blog

Technology. 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.

26 Disruptive & Technology Trends

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26 Disruptive & Technology Trends 2016 – 2018 from Brian Solis. From Brian Solis. Oh and check out slide 27-28. ——— ( photo credit ). Featured Social, In Theory Industry Insider

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.

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.

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Help Your Members Embrace Technology

Wild Apricot Blog

This post introduces a new free guide that offers research, insights and tips on how to get members, volunteers and your board to embrace technology. technology

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?

Technology Trends in Associations

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Key findings from the 2014 Association Technology Study from Lehman Reports and what they mean for associations. Technology Trends in Associations from Informz on Vimeo.

Change Trumps Technology

Jamie Notter

” Digital intensity is basically about adopting digital technology into the organization, but transformational management intensity is about the capacity to make changes to the organization to support that adoption (or other changes as well). Read this blog post by Tonia Ries.

What Technology Makes the Must-Have List?

YourMembership Blog

Technology. 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.)

How to Tackle Technology

Association Adviser

The post How to Tackle Technology appeared first on Association Adviser - Best practices, news and leadership strategies for association professionals. And do it on your own terms.

Event Technology’s Biggest Benefit? Actionable Data, Report Says

Associations Now

According to a new report from the Trade Show News Network, the biggest benefit technology has brought to the conference business is data—specifically, the ability to apply it to event planning. Technology budgets may be driving that difference.

In 2017, Take Control of Your Technology

Associations Now

In many ways, the notion of the “middle” has come to define association technology this year. The post In 2017, Take Control of Your Technology appeared first on Associations Now

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.

Growing Conference Technology Competency To Increase Your Value

Velvet Chainsaw

As a conference organizer, how would you rank your competency regarding conference technologies like registration, speaker management databases, exhibits, conference apps, wayfinding signage, email marketing, CRM data bases and social media?

Technology truths for meetings and events

Aaron Wolowiec

I’ve admitted it before, and I’ll do it again: I’m a social media and technology addict. So when I’m choosing conferences to attend, I look for technology use. How do you use technology for your meetings and events?

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. ” Often, technology is used for building such engagement, but the report makes the case that tech-based engagement has its limits.

How To Use Microsoft Technology To Supercharge Your Fundraising

Beth Kanter's Blog

SOS Children’s Villages International uses cloud technology to help fundraise for children in need. How To Use Microsoft Technology To Supercharge Your Fundraising guest post by Justin Spelhaug, General Manager, Microsoft Philanthropies.

How Leaders Can Better Serve Members on Technology

Associations Now

A new study challenges association leaders to innovate on technology strategy. Those are two of the key findings in “ Tech Success for Associations ,” a new report from the ASAE Foundation that explores how well-served members are when it comes to technology.

Why Technology Alone Will Not Move The Needle For Conferences

Velvet Chainsaw

I’m a fan of technology. But, and it’s a big, big but: technology alone will not truly move your conference needle. Technology Isn’t Your Savior My email box is littered with announcements of the next great event technology. Usually though, technology is not enough.

Changes in Technology Change Associations

SCD Group

As you look at the profession/industry of your members, are they facing similar changes because of technology? ASAE Association CEOs association executives association membership SCD Group technologyThis photo shows what I saw when I checked in at my doctor’s office last week.

Awards Initiative Launches to Honor Influencers in Sports Technology

Associations Now

The International Sports Technology Association is recognizing individual achievements in sports technology with its first awards initiative. The initiative aims to bring greater exposure and industry recognition to sports technology’s key influencers. “We

How Is Your Association Using Learning Technologies?

Velvet Chainsaw

The post How Is Your Association Using Learning Technologies? Education & Adult Learning Event Technology adult learning digital meetings event technology hybrid meetings

6 Compelling Reasons to Consolidate Your Association’s Technology Systems

Socious

How many times have you heard someone say that they want to make a difference? Nurses, doctors, teachers, charity workers, and professionals from all generations long to love their work and make a difference in other people’s lives.

Do Associations Really Get Technology?

Association Adviser

Features Technology 2016 AGC of America APCO International Blue Sky Blue Sky Broadcast California Association of Health Facilities Innovation Maryland Asoscition of CPAs naylor technology TimberlakeThere are two things you can count on this time of year: One, tech will be at the center of the last-minute holiday shopping blitz; and two, many of the latest tech tools and gadgets will be on the. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

Technology and the New Workplace Currency [Infographic]

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Cisco has recently come out with a new study, the 2011 World Technology report , that looks at the [internet] habits of college students and young professionals entering the workforce.

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

Does Your Technology Match Your Culture?

SocialFish

Let’s say you discover this cool new technology that you think is going to make a big difference in the performance of your organization. When you evaluate the technology, have you given thought to how your existing organizational culture will react to it?

Digital is More than Technology

Jamie Notter

Digital is a mindset.

2017 Technology Trends (And How Your Association Can Adapt)

MembersClicks

When it comes to technology, I think we can all agree that the only constant is change. Once we get comfortable with one platform/device, bam! Another 10 pop up. Now the key to adapting to these changes is to understand which trends impact your members the most.

[White Paper] The Peer to Peer Fundraising Technology Landscape

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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. ————-.

More Investment, New Technology Could Relieve Drain on Finance

Associations Now

Technology isn’t the answer to everything, but it may be for challenges facing nonprofits’ finance departments, according to a new study. Investment in new technology could help solve some of the problems a new Abila study found plague finance and accounting professionals in nonprofits.

The Future Of Learning And Technology 2020: Preparing For Change

Velvet Chainsaw

Learning anywhere and anytime will be commonplace in many different ways based on the ubiquitous and innovative use of technology. Our organizations face a duality of change—conceptual and technological—regarding the practices of education and learning.

How Technology Is Redefining Nonprofit Aid

Associations Now

It’s also proved an opportunity for technology, particularly smartphones, to step in as an important source of help. Instead, I want to use this post to highlight the idea of technological resourcefulness, something that has been a really powerful element of the refugee crisis.

Mind: Blown! Technologies of the Future

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Technologies of the Future today at the AE Institute conference for Realtor association executives. Maddie Grant will showcase technologies we’ve barely dreamed of that may one day become reality. Mind: Blown!” – Technologies of the Future on Prezi.

[IMPORTANT] Support nonprofits using technology for social change

SocialFish

Technology can revolutionize social change. The opportunity has never been more apparent for nonprofits that the right technology tools and strategies can prove game-changing.

A Taste for Tech: Restaurant Technology Appeals to All Generations

Associations Now

Millennials are using new restaurant technology at a higher rate, but the gap among frequent users is smaller than you’d think, according to new research from the National Restaurant Association. That technology gap you’ve heard about between millennials and baby boomers?

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.