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An Effective Board for Technical Associations in Three Steps – Infographic

Establishing and maintaining an effective board is essential for an organization’s success. Alliances Management created this infographic to highlight and define the three key steps to successful board management for technical associations.    

Benefits of Product Certification – Infographic

Product Certification: why bother? The majority of product certification programs utilize a third-party evaluation process to validate a product against specific standards, specifications, or requirements. The process can be rigorous and can take anywhere from a few months to over a year to achieve, it all depends on the product and marketplace expectations. But, in […]

Alliances Management – About Us – Video

When it comes down to it, it’s our staff that makes Alliances Management different.

Plan Events Effectively While Working Remotely

As an event planner during this time of the pandemic, most in-person meetings have likely been postponed for the foreseeable future and we’re all anxious for events to return. It’s likely for those first meetings, you’ll need to schedule venues and plan remotely. For us at Alliances Management, this is business as usual as we […]

Starting a Technical Association:
Considerations, Steps, and Insights

As member-driven, collaborative entities that produce a technical output, ‘technical associations’ operate differently than non-technical groups like homeowners’ associations. How a technical association differs from other types of associations According to the American Society of Association Executives™ (ASAE®), there are nearly two million associations in the United States1. But these groups are not created equal. […]

Coronavirus & Working from Home: Part 8 – What Not to Do

What Not to Do When Working from Home Mistakes we’ve witnessed and how to avoid them Over the past seven posts in our Coronavirus & Working from Home series, we’ve shared our insights for effectively working from home, covering childcare, technology, security, routines, flexibility, and distractions. As many of us try to cope with working […]

Coronavirus & Working from Home: Part 7 – Security

Ensuring the Security of Data & Devices: Protecting Company and Client Information Even in normal times, companies that allow their employees to work remotely should perform risk assessments of their remote workers’ computing setups, as this is essential to protect company and client information. For companies without such processes in place, now is a good […]

Coronavirus & Working from Home: Part 6 – Staying on Task

Working from Home — Staying on Task & Being Productive “I could not do that,” many tell me after learning that I work from home. Some fear they would get distracted by that next load of laundry (“I’ll just get it started”), which leads to discovering the handle to the cabinet needs adjusting (“This will […]

Coronavirus & Working from Home: Part 5 – Creating and Maintaining a Routine

Creating and Maintaining a Routine An Employee’s Guide to Maximizing Work-from-Home Productivity COVID-19 is creating a new frontier, with mass closures, cities on lockdown and travel bans on a global scale.  Each day is starting to feel more like Groundhog Day.  You may now find yourself working remotely, possibly for the first time and foreseeable […]

Coronavirus & Working from Home: Part 4 – Key Technology Platforms

Key Technology Platforms From Employee Collaboration Tools to Cloud-Based Systems For more than a decade our company has worked remotely.  Our clients  live in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.  “Remote work” is a way of life for us and our clients.  However, we’re aware that most employees still go into an office. Writing a set […]