Even though tech is everywhere these days, it’s still an important topic to focus on for associations.
Cybersecurity has its own intimidating jargon. You’ll be better equipped to address your cyber risks when you know the terminology.
Most association leaders take cybersecurity seriously, but few feel confident that they know how to analyze and address cyber risks. To heighten your cybersecurity awareness and bolster your protection against a breach, experts recommend three practical steps: train staff to identify attacks, assess your IT systems’ risk level, and develop a response plan for a probably inevitable intrusion.
Apps can be a great way to reach members, but they come with complications and considerations that other technologies don’t.
People use their mobile devices for communicating, reading, learning, and just about everything else—and apps make much of that activity possible. Associations have increasingly embraced consumers’ affinity for apps, using them to put resources and benefits at members’ fingertips.
Planning to shed your old technology for a hot new product or service? You’ll need to condition your staff to accept and adopt the upgrade. Here’s how to build an agile, multiphase training plan that targets their needs before and after implementation.
A few more ways you can get your staff firing on all cylinders when it comes to learning a new software tool.
Kickstarter cofounder Yancey Strickler helped invent a formula for getting the masses behind a great idea. Step one: Get comfortable with taking a few chances.
Diana Erani, the vice president of health informatics for the Massachusetts League Of Community Health Centers, has an imperfect piece of advice to share.
Healthy urban forests have their day in Idaho.
Deanna Tharpe, executive director, Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action, answers questions from DSAIA member Kari Jones, president and CEO, Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio.
A roundup of new hires and other personnel moves in the association industry.
The World Federation of United Nations Associations is bringing together high school students, with United Nations goals.
A convenient cancer screening offered by the College of American Pathologists brings the doctor to the patient.
A young member gets a seat at the board table at the Emergency Nurses Association. Until recently, there was a voice missing in the boardroom at the Emergency Nurses Association. While almost a third of ENA members are young professionals, defined as having five years of experience or less, no one on the national board fell […]
What was the last tech tool or gadget that you purchased for personal use, and why?
Maunda Land, MBA, CMP, CAE, director of membership engagement, diversity, and student programs for the Institute of Internal Auditors, makes it her mission to connect with others.
ABRET Neurodiagnostic Credentialing and Accreditation’s Cloud-based exam prep provides a resource and revenue.
Associations are everywhere. Here’s a snapshot from the Old Dominion.
Why your association may want to invest in cyber-liability insurance.
Don’t ignore the boilerplate in your next contract review. Read on for some thoughts on how to better parse your contracts.
Artificial intelligence powers new digital assistants.
Association teams include people from a variety of disciplines, and they need to work well together. Mike Guerrieri, CAE, strategic consultant, technology management, at DelCor Technology Solutions, explains how tech tools can support collaboration.
This app brings remote teams together in virtual spaces.
Use A/B testing to learn what brings members back.
3 ways to engage members in an awareness campaign.
Hawaii’s largest city offers more than just beautiful beaches.
A meeting’s new initiative puts family first.
In their book Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence, authors Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans, and Avi Goldfarb bring up the business case for artificial intelligence.
Five ways execs can build their resiliency muscles.
ASAE takes up fringe benefits, fuzzy rules with Treasury.
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 sunglasses.