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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.

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.

26 Disruptive & Technology Trends

SocialFish

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

Next #CultureChat: Culture and Technology

Jamie Notter

But we think this topic is worth waiting for, Culture and Technology: Technology doesn’t just impact productivity and efficiency--it can shape your culture. There are also specific technologies designed to shape culture that can be employed.

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.

Technology Trends in Associations

SocialFish

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.

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.

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?

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

2017 Technology Trends (And How Your Association Can Adapt)

MembersClick

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.

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.

[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. ————-.

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?

Technology and the New Workplace Currency [Infographic]

SocialFish

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.

Digital is More than Technology

Jamie Notter

Digital is a mindset.

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.

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.

Mind: Blown! Technologies of the Future

SocialFish

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?

Member Personalization: Can Technology Replicate Real Relationships?

Associations Now

As associations get better at using technology to personalize products and services to each individual member, what happens to direct human engagement between the member and the association? The post Member Personalization: Can Technology Replicate Real Relationships?

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.

How Are Associations Using Learning Technologies?

SocialFish

How are YOU using learning technologies in your organization? . Their goal is to understand both whether and how organizations are using learning technologies. Jeff Cobb says they “define “learning technologies” broadly. HELP TAGORAS OUT!

What to Do When Your Members Hate Technology

Socious

You just discovered amazing new association management software that will give your association’s staff hours back in their day. It has all the administrative wizardry your staff needs and the member-facing functionality to keep your members and prospects engaged. You love it. Your board loves it.

5 reasons your website and CMS is the hub of your association’s marketing technology

Vanguard Tech

ASAE’s 2015 Technology Conference and Expo is just a week away and one of the most exciting topics will be the MarComm & Technology Pathway exploring how marketing, communications and technology present a true digital experience for associations and their members.

Learning + Technology: The Latest on What Associations Are Doing

SocialFish

——— How are trade and professional associations using technology to enable or enhance their education programs? How much success are organizations having with technology-enabled and technology-enhanced learning?

Survey: Technology Use Among Young Kids Is Skyrocketing

Associations Now

The survey [PDF], which coincides with Better Hearing and Speech Month , found significant percentages of parents reporting technology use by children up to age 8. Technology has had many benefits, Page wrote.

3 Must-Haves in Your Marketing Technology Stack (#3 Might Surprise You)

Socious

What’s the first thing you do every day? Besides checking your email and Facebook notifications. For me (and many other marketers), it’s logging in to my marketing software and checking the day’s stats.

Understanding New Trends In Educational Technology [Infographic]

Velvet Chainsaw

Trying to keep up with all of the new buzzwords in the booming educational technology sector can leave you feeling like a kindergartener in a calculus class.

[Cool Infographic Friday] 19 Technologies Gen Z Wouldn’t Recognize

SocialFish

Funny and true – except for vinyl, at least in my house. photo credit ). Cool Infographic Friday

Technology Trend Alert: Association and Nonprofit Engagement [Video]

Socious

Conversations around technology in the world of associations and nonprofits are constantly evolving. So where should you go to find out where technology is headed and how to avoid common pitfalls?