Closing the technology gap

Aaron Wolowiec

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

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.

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.

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?

How to use technology to support your members’ career journey

YourMembership Blog

Having the right technology in place helps you understand and engage with your members through each stage of their journey. The post How to use technology to support your members’ career journey appeared first on YourMembership. Career Solutions Membership & Marketing Online Learning TechnologyYour members’ needs and expectations evolve as they move through their careers.

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.

3 technology trends to improve your association’s member experience

Nimble AMS

Is keeping up with technology trends on your association’s radar? Meanwhile, technology advances aren’t standing still for your association. Failing to keep up with technology may cause your organization to fall behind in its ability to deliver a great member experience.

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.

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

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.

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.

Help Your Members Embrace Technology

Wild Apricot

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

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?

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Daily Buzz: How to Ask the Board for New Technology

Associations Now

Don’t let outdated technology stand in your way. But before you switch to a modern technology solution, you’ll need to get approval from the board. Diving into the data—no matter how discouraging—will help provide context for why new technology is necessary.

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.

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.

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.

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. The post Interview with an Expert: Bill Mott – Event Technology, Freeman Company appeared first on Blue Sky eLearn. Bill Mott has 11 years of experience in the virtual events space, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge.

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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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.

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.

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.

[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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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?

Engage Your Membership with Social Technology [Case Study]

Higher Logic

The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) was ready to take member engagement to the next level. As its member base grew, the association needed to adjust member communications to match.

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

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.

Need to convince your board it’s time for new technology? Focus on your association’s goals and challenges.

YourMembership Blog

You know it’s time for new technology. Help them understand the challenges your small association faces and how new technology can help you reach your acquisition, retention, and engagement goals. The post Need to convince your board it’s time for new technology? But does your board? Here’s how. It’s a familiar story. Your association has goals around membership growth, retention, and engagement. And every day, your outdated.

Why Technology Can Help Small-Staff Associations Boost Nondues Revenue

Associations Now

Its authors say small associations can prime the nondues revenue pump by taking advantage of technology—without forking over a lot of extra time or money. Gaertner said small-staff associations should let technology help them reach their nondues revenue goals. “I

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.

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.

Conference Circuit: International Society for Technology in Education

Associations Now

The International Society for Technology in Education’s 2019 Conference begins this weekend in Philadelphia. Organization: International Society for Technology in Education. She’ll talk about the magic found by combining art and technology. Rundown Attendees: 16,000 plus.

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 technology can improve your association’s value prop

Aptify

Most loyal members place more importance on technology in their lives and feel their organization delivers a better technology experience. Here are four tips for improving your value proposition using technology. Technology alone does not deliver value.