3 Keys to a Modern Association Management Software Strategy

3D Flow Chart July 4, 2016 By: Jonathan Vaughn

A well-defined strategy that takes account of the disruptive challenges created by newer and more nimble technology is key to success with association management software initiatives. Association leaders must ensure that a clear AMS strategy is agreed to before beginning a detailed technology evaluation.

An association's ability to leverage technology to support its key processes is critical to competing for today's time- and attention-starved member, who has numerous and increasing options for resources traditionally provided by associations. For that reason, association management software remains—and will for some time—a high priority for association executives. Unfortunately, many AMS projects are late, over budget, failing to deliver benefits, or abandoned completely. The potential risk and complexities of AMS initiatives are likewise increasing due to challenges created by cloud software applications. ...