The Wikimedia Foundation recently conducted its first-ever wide-scale multilanguage survey of its users. The foundation’s approach to analyzing the ways people use Wikipedia might yield a few insights for associations looking to boost their own tech offerings.
Wanting to do good work and test new ideas doesn’t require memes—we’re already wired to do it. But leaders can do more to make sure that enthusiasm isn’t stifled.
A look at the benefits that come with thinking of your meeting-goers as guests, rather than attendees. Also, some things to consider before implementing the strategy.
Wellness programs at the office are becoming increasingly popular, but not all of them are as successful as they could be. Here are three simple things you can do to improve involvement in your association’s wellness program.
Membership isn’t always pretty. Sometimes a sense of belonging can lead to entitlement and power struggles. One expert recommends asking yourself three critical questions to avoid membership’s “dark side.”
If you’re looking at a new platform or technology for your association, you can’t make a decision based on the marketing alone—your organization’s needs are a huge part of the equation. That’s especially true in the world of open source, where a strong community is everything.
Many new leaders say they want a clean break, but there are benefits to keeping the former exec around—so long as everybody’s clear on the roles they’ll play.
The two words Frances McDormand used to close out her Oscar speech—inclusion rider—could mean something to more than just the film industry. It could also change how speakers approach meetings.
Good financial planning is integral to the success of any association, but here are some indicators that your organization might need to improve its tools and processes.
Official enforcement of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, imposing new requirements for how organizations process and maintain personal data, is less than three months away. At a recent event for association professionals, experts pinpointed four key member data issues to address now.