Archives for May 2013

Strategic Meetings Data Management…Boring!

So you have a meetings technology system as part of your strategic meetings management (SMM) program, and you’re using it for all the usual tasks like managing attendance, facilitating sourcing, budgeting, and reporting.  But did you realize that your technology platform informs at least nine different critical areas of your SMM program, as shown in […]

Gaining Control of Unmanaged Spend and Risk in Strategic Meetings Management Programs

Strategic meetings management (SMM) programs range from the basic to the highly complex, however, there are three basic steps required in gaining control over unmanaged expense and containing risk.  The three steps are highlighted in red in the following graphic.  The other six elements shown in the graphic represent components of an SMM program that […]