Even if you're not an old pro with technology, you have to have some sort of comfort level with the hardware and software you use on a daily basis.
Cyberattacks are all but inevitable now for organizations large and small. That means being prepared—both before and after a breach. When it happens to you, the first 48 hours will be critical for evidence gathering and reassuring your members.
A survey by ISACA and RSA Conference, “State of Cybersecurity: Implications for 2016,” asked 841 people with cybersecurity responsibilities at their organizations about how well protected their systems are.
As technology evolves and association professionals require more tech tools to get the job done each day, the responsibility for learning and understanding technology is not just for IT anymore. From membership to communications to business operations, staff teams need to brush up on few crucial tech skills.
Battling a bloated inbox? Need to send a quick message to a coworker? There’s probably a productivity tool that can help. Here’s a look at the latest apps and software that are helping association professionals perform at maximum efficiency.
What do managing an association and commanding a space shuttle have in common? More than you might think, say twin astronauts Mark and Scott Kelly—except you don’t have to leave for work at nine times the speed of a rifle bullet.
Well-known astronaut Mark Kelly—whose twin brother recently returned from space—offers a few thoughts.
Vault Consulting Principal and Managing Director Ian Santo Domingo says that if he wasn't a consultant, he'd be running a nonprofit himself.
Conor McNulty, CAE, Executive Director, Oregon Dental Association, answers questions from ODA member Dr. Ben Hellickson.
A roundup of new hires and other personnel moves in the association industry.
The plumbing industry tackles the Flint water crisis.
Get the votes you need for bylaws changes.
How is your association leveraging tech tools to pursue your mission?
Erin Pressley, the vice president of publishing for NACS: The Association for Convenience and Fuel Retailing, believes in being heard and investing in teams.
New profit centers for revenue that go beyond dues.
A free peek at a benefit turns active nonmembers into members.
Fending off content infringement in the internet age.
Education feels the tech effect.
Retaining people’s attention during a live online learning session is an art. Barbara David Parnarouskis, director of education at NAIOP Corporate, the association for commercial real estate development, explains some of the fundamentals of good online engagement.
The odd job of managing membership.
Does membership make you healthier?
How to help international members engage across borders.
The oceanfront destination caters to every meeting’s must-haves.
How to prevent pitches from the podium.
Dave Kerpen, a former reality show star, offers up 11 people skills to master.
Tips for acing your next job interview.
Luke Zimmer, the American Staffing Association's assistant manager for sections and member engagement, turned his college work experience into an association career.
Moving beyond meetings to experiences.
Labor Department continues push to broaden overtime rule.
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 cake.