The agricultural trade group, which launched its incubator last year, hopes to not only drive innovation within its industry but also give the incubator's home base of Salinas, California, a major boost.
The issues that can cause your association's technology project to lose steam. Also: Trying to engage a new member? Stay on the ball.
The Mobile Marketing Association announced a new program designed to assist major companies trying to get a handle on some of the data-tracking strategies available on mobile platforms. The think tank is bringing a sense of collaboration to corporations that are usually direct competitors with one another.
"Smart Security" is coming to ATL. The city of Atlanta announced a deal with Airports Council International and the International Air Transport Association to try the new security approach, making the city's airport the first to do so in the U.S.
The Partnership on AI, formally announced this week, hopes to create industry standards along with a structure for self-governance within the industry. Among the initial members of the partnership are five of the largest technology firms in the world.
At a time when a prominent senator is calling for improvements to the Wireless Emergency Alert System, one association is pointing out that those improvements could put additional stress on the system at an inopportune time.
In recent years, the American Board of Obesity Medicine has seen major surges in the number of doctors it has certified to treat obese people. But while the obesity board is making progress, many physicians have a poor handle on obesity issues—leading to poor treatment of patients. That suggests the board could play an even more important role in tackling the issue.
The legacy smartphone maker moves away from making its own smartphones, focusing on software instead. Also: Why you probably shouldn't design your own website.
In recent weeks, schools around the country have been discussing in earnest the idea of dropping homework from their curriculums altogether. But as many associations are well aware, homework has driven a debate that has been going on for generations.
An arts association offers its members discounts on a new visualization tool—and sweetens the deal by getting its members in on a contest offered by the platform.