How to review your CRM System

Now you are back in the swing of things, the January blues have faded and you are looking forward to your new goals for 2015, it is the perfect time to think about checking that your CRM system is in good shape to help you achieve your targets.

CRM systems need love, care and attention, if you are going to get the best from them and keep them accurate. This is essential to make it easy for all your staff to use, update and understand the data.

databasecartoonWhen I visit charities as part of my consultancy work I often find that their CRM systems are organic beasts.  With changes in staff or business processes or sometimes both, over time, what used to be a lean and relevant system with clear procedures has become increasingly a long winded process that doesn’t easily meet the needs of the organisation’s current objectives.

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How Giving Brings You To The Top Of The Pyramid

Does this change the way in which we look at tackling major donor fundraising? I’ve listened to lots of people talk about Deepak Chopra and the insights that this view provides. How does this helps us get out of the current fiscal challenges that we face across the globe? Read more here

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Big Data Philanthropy for Humanitarian Response

I think that we will see this happen sometime in the not too distant future. At present the big data conversation is something that I’ve seen IBM talking about a lot but there must be opportunities to use this in the not for profit world. Here’s a piece I found from twitter… from irevolution read the full article from the link

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