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As Podcasting Matures, Data Standardization Efforts Emerge

By Ernie Smith
December 21, 2018
AssociationsNow

The podcasting market, which is growing into a major media force of its own, is fostering an array of new tracking standards, including one produced by NPR.  The Interactive Advertising Bureau, meanwhile, is launching a certification campaign.

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Give Your Developers More Room to Innovate

By Ernie Smith
January 14, 2019
AssociationsNow

At a time when competition for technically skilled employees is peaking, your organization will win over more tech talent by becoming a place where developers can do more than grind out code.  A rigid top-down IT strategy might scare them off.

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What a Big Web Browser Change Means for Developers

By Ernie Smith
December 17, 2018
AssociationsNow

Microsoft's decision to embrace the same browser engine that Google's Chrome relies on may make developers' lives easier in the short term, but to think you should develop only for Chrome-based browsers is a big mistake.

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Beyond GDPR: Where Data Privacy Compliance Goes Next

By Ernie Smith
December 10, 2018
AssociationsNow

A 2018 defined in the IT department by lots of chatter about GDPR compliance helped create an important and lasting conversation about protecting the privacy of members' data, panelists at the ASAE Technology Conference & Expo said last week.

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Who Should Own Your Email Newsletter Production Process?

By Ernie Smith
December 3, 2018
AssociationsNow

The email newsletter is a centerpiece of digital strategy for many organizations.  With that in mind, perhaps its creation - whether in terms of strategy or execution - shouldn't be siloed off within one part of the association.

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