After a year that was defined by the General Data Protection Regulation, another proposed shift in European Union law, involving the way copyright is regulated online, could create brand-new challenges for associations with interests in the region. Here’s what you need to know.
Technical knowledge is often seen as essential for many tech roles, but it’s certainly possible that IT executives without in-depth technical knowledge might find themselves in a high-level role. Just ask Japan’s deputy chief of cybersecurity.
Recent research from Pew notes that online video, particularly on YouTube, is increasingly becoming a key way that the public informs itself. An embrace of online video could offer a potential opportunity for associations to stand out.
Sometimes the root of your organization’s future might come in the form of not only finding the right idea, but finding the right way to sell both inside your organization and to the broader world. A recent experiment in the world of publishing offers a lot of lessons on this front.
It’s not uncommon these days for your content and web teams to frequently field emails asking for some kind of link back. Link building is often a bad tactic to fall into Google’s good graces, but content marketers could learn from its faults to boost their own strategies.
While WordPress, Drupal, and other mainstay content management platforms have gained comfortable perches as market leaders, more recent platforms have a lot going for them, too. They’re worth a set of fresh eyes.
In one prominent case, the answer is yes, but that doesn’t necessarily mean the answer is yes for you—and it probably isn’t for your staff.
Even savvy tech users can get nailed by someone actively trying to trick them via a phishing email. What can you do to keep your association’s employees—and your organization’s data—safe?
Leading an organization is already a deeply challenging thing, but it becomes even tougher when you’re mostly doing it through digital interfaces. The recent decision by Linux creator Linus Torvalds to take a break to work on his personal conduct speaks to the fundamental nature of this challenge.
Online marketers have increasingly come to embrace user interface strategies that are specifically engineered to encourage a certain kind of response, a concept known as “dark patterns.” Just because everyone else is doing it doesn’t mean you should.