Seen Elsewhere: Trend Watching, Gamification, and Improving Productivity

By: Jeffrey Cufaude

A selection of thought-provoking websites from beyond the association management realm that offer new ideas for association executives. In this edition, explore tools for environmental scanning and trend watching, examples of game dynamics being applied by real-world companies and associations, and a handy tool for tracking and maintaining personal productivity.

Staying Aware of Societal Trends and Innovations

It is one thing to remain current with association issues as well as news from the industry or profession your association represents. It's quite another to also scan externally and get a sense of interesting innovations and trends in the world at large. ...