The weekly Associations Now tech blog is going away, though our tech coverage will very much be sticking around. Here’s a reflection on eight years of nerding out on association tech every Tuesday.
Apple’s recent conflicts over the size of the cut it takes from iOS App Store developers potentially reflects problems the App Store could create for digital-only offerings such as virtual events. It’s a situation associations should keep an eye on.
With small teams and big aspirations, association executives need to have a grasp on the way that strategy helps to shape their team’s use of technology. That’s a key takeaway from a virtual annual meeting that took place in homliving rooms, rather than a huge convention hall.
Efforts by Google to replace third-party cookies for tracking with new tools, such as “trust tokens,” could have a big ripple effect for digital marketers, including those at associations. But it might point at a bigger challenge for adtech in general.
The COVID-19 crisis and the economic shift it has created has put a sharper focus on personal branding as a path for career opportunity. Associations should find ways to leverage this growing trend.
The idea of reskilling or upskilling was already an emerging trend even before COVID-19. Now it’s more important than ever—and associations can potentially stand out by leveraging their technology to provide next-gen learning opportunities.
It’s still a couple of years out, thanks to a COVID-19 reprieve, but an end-of-life date could create some big migration headaches for associations that rely on the Drupal content management system. Here’s what you need to know.
Thanks to our newly remote lifestyles, we have to lean on web apps to do our jobs more than ever—and browsers can struggle to keep up, even on modern laptops. The best solution (for now) may be a bit more browsing efficiency.
Virtual private networks have long been a fundamental element of digital security away from the office, but there’s a huge target on their backs thanks to COVID-19. That’s why the NSA is offering configuration tips.
Apple’s plan to push its Mac-based devices to its own custom hardware architecture creates IT maintenance issues for years to come—but it could turn out insanely great.