Associations and the Future of Our Republic

The association community is a peculiar political animal. Most of us who work in this arena have relatively well-honed political sensibilities because of the lobbying and advocacy most of our organizations engage in. Irrespective of what political perspective we embrace, most association professionals I have met over the years strongly believe in our overall system
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Associations and AI Advancements in the Insurance Sector

Interesting news out of Japan for any associations who are currently represent insurance claims adjusters, brokers, etc. According to this new post by the World Economic Forum a Japanese insurance company, Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance, plans to use IBM’s Watson to replace 34 jobs in their insurance claims division beginning in the first quarter of
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Associations in 2017 – Themes to Reflect On

Welcome to 2017. We are beginning a new journey this year together as association professionals. In the spirit of the New Year, I wanted to share a few things that have been on my mind over the past few weeks while reflecting on 2016 and considering what this year may hold for us all. I
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