In sometimes surprising ways, associations play direct and indirect roles in bringing the products, services, and activities of daily life to people around the world. Including hot air balloons.
New research sponsored by IBM found that many companies developing mobile apps are not putting the time or money into testing the apps for security vulnerabilities before releasing them to the public.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America is helping to curate special, limited-time mail-order boxes featuring products designed by its members. The goal: raise awareness and money for fashion charities.
The NCAA Tournament is upon us, and while many reports cite the potential for lost productivity at work, some are claiming just the opposite. Plus, a few other tips to help boost productivity.
At the fifth annual science fair, a group of Oklahoma Girl Scouts demonstrated their innovative project that will help some people read easier. Also on display: projects focused on bringing more underrepresented groups into math and science careers.
A survey of nearly 14,000 academics examines some of the motivations behind researchers’ decision to join or not join scholarly groups. It also offers a glimpse at the reasons they stay and what keeps them engaged in those groups.
As part of a recently announced global competition, the Australian Water Association is seeking businesses and entrepreneurs to submit their ideas and innovative solutions to water sustainability challenges.
After receiving approval from the state’s accountancy board, the Ohio Society of CPAs has launched a collection of 10-minute courses. The approval makes certified public accountants in Ohio the first in the country to be eligible to earn continuing education credit for micro-learning courses.
During its annual advocacy day in DC two weeks ago, the American Osteopathic Association had to think fast to reorganize events after a snowstorm hit the city. While inconvenient, the weather revealed some untapped potential that is now becoming a regular part of the program.
A group representing pension professionals recently underwent a name change in order to better represent the retirement plan professional. The new American Retirement Association will focus on education and advocacy efforts.