Why aren’t associations more innovative when it comes to tech maturity? What’s holding us back?
This discussion explores a topic studied by the ASAE Foundation that shed light on information technology (IT) maturity levels at associations. In its survey, only 9% of associations were found to be truly innovative. What are the major causes holding associations back? How do more innovative associations overcome this challenge? Could the key lie in a stronger relationship between the CIO and CEO be the solution, or is there a deeper issue at hand?
Some questions we’ll cover:
What did the ASAE study find about tech maturity at associations?
Why do you think more associations aren't on the upper echelon of tech maturity?
How valuable is the CEO/CIO (or equivalent) role in reaching the innovative end of tech maturity?
When the CIO becomes the CEO or Executive Director -- how do you implement this change? What's your relationship with your CIO now? (Bruce)
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