Closing the technology gap

Aaron Wolowiec

A recent Community Brands study found associations are struggling to meet members’ expectations for technology

Face Your Fear of Technology

Association Adviser

Technology (and the thought of it) sometimes elicits a similar response. I’ve worked with hundreds of associations and here are some of the responses I have gotten when asking about their take on “technology” or “new ways” of reaching and engaging their members: Do we have to?

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.

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?

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.

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.

[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. Modern marketing is complicated. But when you break down the components of a strong marketing program, it suddenly feels familiar and approachable.

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.

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Follow the Technology Trends and Don’t Get Left Behind - Moery Company

Moery Company

Today’s association business environment requires us to stay abreast of ever-evolving technologies, and be ready to pivot. In fact, technology is moving fast in every industry, and we must stay ahead of the curve to meet our business objectives with success.

2018 resolution: Keep an eye on emerging technology trends.

YourMembership Blog

In our recent Digital Member Study, we found a majority of members say technology plays a big role in their everyday lives. The study shows that members, in general, are ahead of the technology adoption curve (see chart below). Sixty-three percent of members identify themselves as ahead of the curve or early adopters of technology. The post 2018 resolution: Keep an eye on emerging technology trends.

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 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.

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.

Technology Standards and Flight Delays

Association Management

Technology meetings Standards technology standards I’ve spent a great deal of time over the past few weeks on the road. Heck, I’ve spent a great deal of time over the last few decades on the road.

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.

Association Learning + Technology

SocialFish

How are associations using learning technologies? The survey can be found at: Association Learning + Technology Survey. Every year or two the folks at Tagoras ask that question, and it’s that time again.

Legit learning and technology for your association.

YourMembership Blog

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. During this 20-minute episode, Tamer, who is committed to helping organizations in the business of lifelong learning more efficiently operate and. appeared first on YourMembership. Online Learning Professional Development

Technology Standards and Flight Delays

Association Management

hour flight from DC-Boston to give you time to think), I started thinking about a few ways technology has made my travel experience so much different over the past few years. It’s only ten years ago that Wi-Fi was a “technology to watch” in PC magazine.

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.

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. Of course, it takes more effort overall to use the older technology yet human nature will still resist the obvious improvement. Technology life cycles can be challenging and our day-to-day job responsibilities never end.

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

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.

Expert Roundup: Top Tips on Associations, eLearning, and Technology

Blue Sky eLearn

Over the past year, we had the pleasure of interviewing a variety of experts in the association, eLearning, and technology industries. Find time to experiment with unproven ideas or technologies.

Digital is More than Technology

Jamie Notter

Digital is a mindset.

Healthcare and mobile technology

SocialFish

Check out ICF new infographic based on our research at the intersection of healthcare and mobile technology. Well… it’s more than an infographic. It’s also a set of guiding principles for healthcare companies who need to engage consumers and members in a mobile context.

Legit learning and technology for your association.

YourMembership Blog

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. During this 20-minute episode, Tamer, who is committed to helping organizations in the business of lifelong learning more efficiently operate and. appeared first on YourMembership. Online Learning Professional Development

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.

DelCor’s Guide to the 2018 ASAE Technology Conference

Delcor

ASAE’s 2018 Technology Conference & Expo ( #asaetech18 ) is packed with sessions led by industry experts that will provide valuable information about current technology trends that you can take back and put into action in your own association.

Why CX Matters: How does technology aid customer experience?

Association Success

In this second part of a series on CX at associations, turn to technology for answers. When you delve into putting a customer experience strategy in place, you’ll naturally start to think about technology that will enhance the customer experience.

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

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

Associations Live

TechnologyHow cool is this web-book? Do you like it? Produced by MSAE and The Coghlan Group.

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. Membership Technology Association Association Management Company Technical Process

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.

Technology Continues to Surprise Association Leaders

Association Adviser

You don’t need a smart watch, drone or 3D glasses to know that technology is evolving at a dizzying pace today with no sign of slowing down. Polls associated general contractors of America association technology association technology department Fara Francis technology

Daily Buzz: Event Technology in 2019

Associations Now

Meeting technology will shift in 2019. Meeting technology is always evolving—and industry experts don’t think 2019 will be any exception. Here are the highlights: Live video mapping and drone camera technology that feeds directly into media servers, which can create immersive presentations that turn attendees into active participants. The post Daily Buzz: Event Technology in 2019 appeared first on Associations Now

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

Always the Last to Know: Breakthrough Technologies

Spark Consulting

MIT’s Technology Review recently did a piece on the 10 breakthrough technologies of 2013. cool technology Technology Review Geek out on a Monday morning! They include: Deep learning, about advances in AI. Temporary social media, “This message will self-destruct in 3o seconds…” (although you can still take a screen shot). Prenatal DNA screening, and its attendant ethical dilemmas. Additive manufacturing, aka 3-D printing.

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.

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.

Technology Sherpas

Elipsis Partners

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 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.

Technology as Hamburger Helper ®

SocialFish

———————– We tend to think of technology as a tool, and for me the image of a wrench comes to mind, something I can pick up and use to make a difficult job easier. We use technology to send them information and register them for meetings.

Technology

Associations Live

TechnologyJust wondering.why do I feel like I absolutely have to answer my cell phone, no matter what I'm doing, no matter where I am? It's controlling me. It's disruptive and it affects my concentration. I am putting myself back into the drivers seat. If I am on another phone, doing something else, trying to get a project done - leave me a message, that will work just fine!