What Target's retail security failings teach the rest of the business world about protecting data.
Tips on how to deal with cleaning up old, messy member data.
Associations are good at collecting data, but they’re less adept at analyzing it or knowing what to do with the gold mine of information they have. But that’s changing. As technology becomes more affordable, organizations are harnessing “big data” to improve member engagement.
Every association faces data security threats. The appropriate fix has as much to do with keeping staff smart as it does with keeping hackers at bay.
DelCor's Tobin Conley offers some basic advice on how to ensure your data security is up to snuff.
Matrix Group International's data security policy emphasizes strong passwords and a cautious approach to installing third-party applications.
How one association, the Society of American Florists, handles its mobile device policy for its staff.
Could your next great idea come from a hackathon? Taking a note from the tech world, organizations are realizing the value in this intense, collaborative type of group problem solving.
So you want to host a hackathon? Former participants and judges share tips on creating a successful hacking experience.
“Workplace giving” is no longer about philanthropy, according to social scientist Adam Grant. Rather, it’s about getting work done—your work, your organization’s work—and done well. Givers, it seems, are anything but doormats: They’re powerful drivers of business success.
Tips from Adam Grant on how to ensure that you're creating a culture of giving in your own organization.
Planning an overseas meeting presents the same challenges as planning a domestic one—and a whole lot more. Associations Now took an inside look at three recent global conferences to learn how they did it.
Artesha Moore, CAE, the senior director of membership and technology services at APIC—Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, talks up her 2014 plans.
Bob Strade, executive director, Entrepreneurs’ Organization, answers questions from EO member Gilberto Crombe.
A carwash association takes the tradeshow route into the international market.
A piece of German mountaintop reminds Steven Hacker, CAE, of a proud achievement.
A roundup of new hires and other personnel moves in the association industry.
How the Council of Better Business Bureaus got it done online when L.A. lost its chapter.
Three essentials to fuel a strategic initiative within an association.
What technology tool would these CEOs invent to help them do their job better?
For Victor Leon, the chief information officer of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists, leadership isn’t all about him.
The best type of app “really depends on the association’s membership and organizational goals.” Do you want differentiated tools or one mega app?
Karim Guirguis, CIO at the American Bankruptcy Institute, discusses a new proximity-based technology and its possible benefits to associations.
Coordinate group activities or chat with your friends, relatives, and coworkers with this social networking app.
A look into the American Dental Association’s profitable licensing strategy.
Learn why the Epilepsy Foundation is borrowing from the hit TV series "Shark Tank" to cultivate new ideas.
How to disclose a significant “diversion of assets" with Form 990.
Smart tips on choosing the ideal place for office space.
The words we use to talk about membership pros.
Wider eligibility calls for fresh member engagement methods.
The American Motorcyclist Association works to keep its members on the road even when they're having engine trouble.
How the American Society for Surgery of the Hand's annual conference got rid of printed materials entirely.
Portland packs a punch with its green mentality and vibrant food scene.
Often perceived as weak and more likely than others to fail, givers actually improve the workplace for everyone, according to Adam Grant's "Give and Take."
Career advice from Carol Vernon, certified executive coach, principal of Communication Matters.
Author Noreena Hertz uncovers the surprising truth about experts.
Association execs take their tax reform concerns to the Hill.
A sneak peek of the set list for the 2014 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, taking place in August.
In sometimes surprising ways, associations play direct and indirect roles in bringing the products, services, and activities of daily life to people around the world. Including zippers.