7 Tips for Making Better Technology Decisions for your Association

September 6, 2017

At the ASAE Annual Meeting in Toronto I had the honor of speaking with a few of my colleagues and friends, Gretchen Steenstra, Moira Edwards, and Rene Shonerd, on making strategic technology decisions. As organizational leaders some of the most critical decisions you make involves the technology that your association or nonprofit uses. A good…

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Skills Required for Today’s Association IT Managers

February 8, 2017

The only constant in technology is change, so how are associations supposed to keep up with it all? One way is to hire the right people, but it often can be difficult to determine which job candidates have the pertinent experience and skills needed to lead associations into the future. Drawing on some of Randstad…

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Use Data to Build Member Engagement

June 3, 2014

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 the ways they interact with members. Read More >>

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Member Data That Works

April 2, 2013

Data-driven engagement can’t be achieved overnight, but here are three tips from Rebecca Achurch, PMP, CSM, CAE, of the American Chemical Society on how to build a solid foundation. The better you understand members’ behavior, the better you can keep them engaged and renewing. But, as Rebecca Achurch, PMP, CSM, CAE, program manager at the…

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Conflict Resolution for Association Project Managers

July 3, 2012

Conflict will always occur during association projects, regardless of duration or size, but a skilled project manager will be prepared to manage it. Learn from two experts how to plan for and frame difficult conversations between staff, members, and vendors that will occur during projects.

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