The popular app is well-known for picking the name of a song out of thin air, but that's nothing compared with its latest trick. Also: Why you should give your advocacy volunteers an award.
Five decades ago, Moore's Law—a specific philosophy on technical innovation in the semiconductor industry—helped set the tone for a technology revolution that hasn't slowed down since. Likewise, your association's potential for embracing technology should be defined by a willingness to see the big picture, not your current limitations.
You may get caught up in all the bells and whistles that a platform offers. But what matters most is that your members use it, which means less is more trumps new and shiny functionality.
With its minority stake in Drizly—a startup that's seen as the "Uber for alcohol"—the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America is taking a proactive stance, rather than a defensive one, on a potentially disruptive technology.
The company, which has seen much success with its mobile platform, is dealing with reports that hackers are stealing passwords—along with money from the credit card accounts connected to their Starbucks accounts. Also: How you can avoid flight delays.
Organizations and universities alike have been banding together to protect important-yet-dated documents from disappearing entirely online. Digital preservation is a big problem, and it's one that associations—with their already significant content offerings—should do more to enable internally. Here's how.
While associations are aware of the risks that social live-streaming services Meerkat and Periscope could create for live events—something on full display during last weekend's Mayweather-Pacquiao boxing match—the groups emphasize it's too soon to freak out about piracy risks.
While Secret's recent demise has raised questions about the viability of anonymous social apps, a key competitor is still riding high. Here's why. Also: One association exec shares her insights on trade group culture.
While the technology is fairly slick, a set of recent studies imply that uptake is a little less than what the industry at large would hope. The goal for the American Bankers Association might be to sell the public on the idea that online banking is both safe and useful.
Last week, the makers of the popular Firefox browser announced they would begin favoring websites that use the secure HTTPS protocol, which would fundamentally change the way the web works. But the Mozilla Foundation is taking a step that some of the internet's most fundamental associations have long been calling for.