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Launching a Technical Consortium: Your Checklist for Success

Posted by Andy Freed on 6/23/16 4:10 PM

You’ve just spent months navigating the formalities of incorporating a new consortium and all the associated legalities and growing pains that will allow you to work with industry peers.

Now it’s time to begin the real work of identifying annual goals and objectives. Your chances for success will be much higher if you build a strong foundation.  Here is a handy checklist you should have before you begin to operate. Most of this checklist is also relevant for other associations seeking a blueprint for operational success.

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Topics: Consortia, Technology, starting a consortia, Launching an Association, Tech Consortia

The Right Founding Members

Posted by Andy Freed on 5/30/13 2:47 PM

The founding members of an association will define it for many years to come. Prospective members and opinion leaders often look at an organization’s founding members as a way to establish how likely that organization is to succeed.

That’s why it’s so important to think about your mix of members at launch. Consider:

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Topics: Starting an Association, Founding Members, starting a consortia, Launching an Association, Membership, Standards

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