A prominent programming community’s aggressive attempt to remake the resume for the modern day is an idea associations should borrow from—liberally. Last week, the technology knowledge base Stack Overflow introduced a provocative idea. It’s one that I think a lot of associations should look very closely at. Stack Overflow, for those who aren’t aware, is […]
For more than a decade, the wireless group CTIA has operated independent battery-testing facilities for smartphones. A Wall Street Journal report reveals that Samsung, unlike most other smartphone companies, is testing its batteries internally—a notable point in the midst of an unprecedented recall of the company's flagship phone.
The growing appeal of using selfies as a form of security—and the weaknesses of such a strategy. Also: Slack's weaknesses as a community platform.
The recent move away from text-based content online may be a side effect of the fact that banner ads just don't work all that well. But a major trade group, along with The New York Times, is trying to rethink the ads in a way that could actually produce a balance between content and commerce. Here's the scoop.
Young professionals can serve your association well in that these digital natives will help you keep up on the social media front. And by having a solid social media strategy, your association will also appeal to young professional member prospects.
As the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers gains control of the internet's low-level functions this week, let's take a look at the situation that led to ICANN's creation—the fact that, before the nonprofit came about, there was a single person in charge of the internet's basic functions. It offers an important lesson for any IT department.
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.
The new online format to the American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking program will help individuals more effectively quit through increased interactivity.
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.