June 26, 2017
Technology

The Evolution of Live Meeting Technology

This post was originally published June 20, 2017 on Plan It On A Post-it

Today, we are a far cry away from our humble paper survey beginnings. Meeting technology has taken center stage in SMM, meeting departments, and event planning institutions. As new options emerge, new opportunities for measurement, improvement, and understanding arise.

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June 19, 2017
Technology

Is Your Event Tech Smarter than a Fourth Grader?

This post was originally published June 9, 2017 on MeetingsNet by Madison Stockton. Read the extended version here.


As a fourth-grade teacher, I am increasingly impressed with all the things my scholars find more interesting than me—wooden pencil shards, the omnipresent Pokeman card, and, most recently, a superbly obnoxious fidget spinner. As a first-year teacher, I also engage in various forms of “professional development” because, God knows, I need it. I’ve been learning about forging student relationships, enhancing content, and, most recently, about how to inspire active student engagement.

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May 23, 2017
Technology Company

Educational Measures Extends Second Screen Technology to Virtual Audiences

Unified engagement platform for live and remote audiences enables hybrid-meeting analytics

Denver, Colorado – May 23, 2017 – (PRWEB) – Educational Measures, LLC (“EM”), the leader in live meeting analytics and engagement technology, today announced EM Virtual Array, an online engagement technology that extends live meeting engagement to virtual audiences. Event and conference stakeholders can maximize meeting return on investment beyond the four walls the meeting room, putting the same second screen in your live meeting and in the hands of anyone, anywhere.

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May 03, 2017
Company

Educational Measures Grows European Meetings by 300%

 

New Dublin, Ireland Organization Slated to Accelerate Growth

Denver, Colorado – May 3, 2017 – (PRWEB) – Educational Measures LLC (“EM”), the leader in live meeting analytics and eng

agement technology, today announced more than 300% growth year over year in its European meetings.  Global and European event executives can expect a higher level of sales support, planning assistance and onsite delivery of EM ARRAY™ and EM Analytics. Educational Measures expects to continue triple digit growth in Europe.

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May 02, 2017
Technology

Getting out of a Bind(er)

Interactive iPads are a natural evolution in the process of going paperless at meetings.

This post was originally published May 02, 2017 on MeetingsNet by Christy Lamagna, CMP CMM, CTSM 1

Once cutting edge, online invites and e-registration have become mainstream. Gone are paper invites, registration forms, and onsite agendas. Yet somehow those cumbersome, clumsy, antiquated three-ring binders full of content are still finding their way into meeting rooms. If you want to achieve the holy trinity of savings—time, money, and the environment—it’s time to adopt e-content.

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April 26, 2017
Technology Data and Analytics

Transform USA - Gold and Silver Sponsorship sells out in 48 hours

This post was originally published April 26, 2017 on AMR International 

New leadership conference to help convention and exhibition organizers with their digital transformation
Washington Marriott at Metro Center, Washington DC, USA Thursday, July 20, 2017

Transform USA – a new conference for data, analytics and digital in events, has received overwhelming industry support with gold and silver sponsorship packages selling out within 48 hours.

Presented by global events strategy consultancy AMR International and the producer of exclusive events for conventions and exhibition organizers Lippman Connects, Transform USA is for senior leaders responsible for data, analytics and digital development from convention and exhibition organizers and venues.

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April 25, 2017
Technology Data and Analytics

4 Signs That Your Live Meetings Are Growing Stale

This post was originally published April 1, 2017 on The Meeting Magazines by Karl Edmunds

The digital age has left no industry untouched, and the world of live meetings and events is not an exception. Still, there are many who haven’t adopted the conveniences of the ever-changing technology landscape. If meeting planners aren’t constantly re-evaluating their events and making improvements, their meetings will easily be outshined and even replaced by others. Organizations cannot continue to spend tens of thousands of dollars on events that yield no measurable return. So, how can you tell if your tried-and-true methods are no longer sustainable?

Here are the four signs that your live events are growing stale.

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March 30, 2017
Technology Data and Analytics

Meeting analytics: The future of managing event data is here

This post was originally published February 7, 2017 on Corporate Meetings Network  by John Santaferraro

As live events move from digital distraction to digital engagement, analytic potential explodes. We have reached a point where the data being generated by applications is now more valuable than the app itself.

According to the Nucleus Research study in 2014, for $1.00 invested in analytics there is a $13.01 return on that investment. With this kind of prize at the end of the analytic journey, analytics will be the big live meeting winner in 2017. Strap yourself in, the race for the ultimate digital event is on.

Here is what is happening:

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March 09, 2017
Data and Analytics

5 Questions With Big Data Expert John Santaferraro

This post was originally published on March 7, 2017 on Connect Corporate by Kelsey Ogletree

John Santaferraro spent the last 21 years in big data analytics helping companies in all industries recognize the value of data and analytics. The meetings and events industry is next to make this shift. Recently hired as chief analytics officer of Educational Measures, a second-screen technology company that puts an iPad in the hand of every participant during a live meeting, Santaferraro is charged with helping define how discovery and predictive analytics will increase ROI for live meetings. Here’s why it matters to medical meeting planners especially. 

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February 07, 2017
Technology Company Data and Analytics

Educational Measures Selects Yellowfin BI for Live Meeting Analytics

Data-driven decisions to be provisioned for every level of meeting, conference and event stakeholders

Denver, Colorado – January 31, 2017 – (PRWEB) – Educational Measures LLC (“EM”), the leader in live meeting analytics and engagement technology, announced today the selection of Yellowfin Business Intelligence (BI) platform as the foundation for the EM analytic platform and applications. For meeting stakeholders who understand the value of analytics, there is potential to cut meeting costs, increase operating efficiency and multiply meeting return on investment.

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