Predictably Unpredictable

Two years ago in this issue our cover story was “Call to Action: ASAE CEO Mike Olson Challenges Associations to Face the Threat of the Net.” The article was in part a rebuttal to an Industry Standard article that called associations “the next roadkill of the new economy.

Ya gotta laugh cause it hurts too much to cry. Today the new economy is belly up, the Industry Standard is dead, and Internet portal companies like VerticalNet, which threatened to steal the association

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