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  1. Are You Safe in the Cloud?
    Cloud computing can be a great way to reduce costs and gain access to robust infrastructure. However, there are several questions to answer before jumping into the cloud as your ultimate solution. Know your organization's requirements, understand the structure of your data, and comply with the pertinent regulations. December 15, 2009
  2. Go Virtual: How One Association Marches On Without an Office
    Learn how one association is faring with its new virtual office. Everyone works from home, but operations are carrying on quite successfully. October 5, 2009
  3. Does Your Staff Structure Need an Overhaul?
    If an employee isn't working out, the problem isn't necessarily the employee. There may be bigger flaws in the structure of your organization. (Titled "A Turn for the Better" in print version.) September 30, 2009
  4. Welcome to the Social Media Frontier
    The National Association of Dental Plans, with fewer than 10 staff, has started an online community for its members and found success in driving engagement. September 28, 2009
  5. Cloud Computing: What You Need to Know
    Cloud computing has nothing to do with the weather, but it does offer a realm of new and often more affordable options for IT products and services. Here's what you should look for. September 28, 2009
  6. Build Conference Buzz With Social Media
    A meeting or conference is a perfect opportunity to use social media in a way that both develops community engagement and builds excitement for the event. September 28, 2009
  7. Defamation in Associations
    Learn what defamation is and how your association can protect itself from being held liable for defamation. September 28, 2009
  8. Small Staff Business Continuity Plan
    September 23, 2009
  9. The Small-Staff Executive's Niche and Why We Stick
    August 31, 2009
  10. CEO to CEO: Balancing Professional and Personal Life and Maintaining Transparency
    August 31, 2009
  11. Create a YouTube Channel for Your Association
    If your organization regularly captures video of speakers, sessions, and demos, consider cataloging those videos by creating your own YouTube channel. This primer offers step-by-step instructions for creating your own channel and posting your videos to make them easily accessible to members and others. August 25, 2009
  12. Copyright Law and Volunteer Authors
    Associations should obtain valid copyright transfers from volunteer authors, but doing so can be complicated when the author created the work during his or her employment. Find out the best practices for copyright agreements and view a sample copyright transfer document provided by the author. July 30, 2009
  13. Managing a Staff Furlough
    The dilemma of slashing a budget while maintaining member service led the American Institute of Architects to enact staff furloughs. Find out how AIA made the furloughs a success for its staff, volunteers, and members alike. July 29, 2009
  14. Avoiding CEO Burnout
    Hey, CEOs: Are you feeling tired, drained, overwhelmed? You may be harming your organization as well as yourself. (Titled "Hold Out Against Burnout" in the print edition.) July 29, 2009
  15. Surge Management: Riding the Waves of Data Processing
    When crunch time approaches, is your association ready for the loads of data that need to be processed? Have you ever hired a temp who required hours of training on your association management system? Find out how to better approach these "surges" in data and how firms that specialize in data staffing can help you through the busy times. July 23, 2009
  16. Determine the Right PEO Fit 
    July 1, 2009
  17. PEOs Focus on Employees So You Can Focus on Members
    July 1, 2009
  18. Database Training Is Key to Workforce Development
    Offering proper database training to your staff is essential to retain the employees you want to keep, as well as to get the greatest return on your database investment. To maximize the effectiveness of your training program, follow five key steps, adapted from the author’s book, Put Your Data to Work: 52 Tips and Techniques for Effectively Managing Your Database, published by ASAE & The Center. June 22, 2009
  19. An Alternative to Traditional PPO Health Plans
    June 1, 2009
  20. Selecting an AMS for a Small Association
    Associations with fewer than 10 staff have many choices when it comes to association management software (AMS) systems. Options range broadly in price and capabilities. Understanding your organization's specific needs—what you are hoping to achieve with a new system—and how AMS software can meet these needs is critical to making a smart decision. (Technology Conference Idea Lab preview.) December 17, 2008
  21. Shooting for Success
    November 1, 2008
  22. Is It Time for New Technology?
    July 1, 2008
  23. Surveys
    March 15, 2006
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