SUCCESS STORY: How Missouri Botanical Garden Weeded through Member Data to Prepare for a New CRM
As the Missouri Botanical Garden was thinking about a new CRM, they realized there was some data work to be done within their current system. Their legacy system, The Raiser’s Edge (RE), had become clunky and bogged down with inaccurate and mislabeled member data, making it challenging to cultivate relationships and reach their fundraising goals. With the help of JCA, they began a Raiser’s Edge reconfiguration project, to ensure a smooth transition to their future CRM.
I Think We Need a New CRM—Now What?
Your organization has grown and evolved over the years (or decades), and it’s time to consider a new CRM system. So, now what?
For Good Measure: Sizing Up Data Quality
As guardians of the database, you provide an essential service to your organization. Your empire is vast—how can you ensure that the data in your fundraising CRM is “good”? Consider the following attributes...
Organizational Readiness: The five Cs
Let our five Cs of organizational readiness guide your team's conversation at the next planning meeting.
Nobody expects the Spanish inquisition! When innovation inspires change
You’ve sat through several sales pitches and have made a decision on a new CRM. Brace yourself, though, because the fun part is about to begin...
It’s Time to Move on from Banner Advancement—Where Do We Start?
You’ve been running Banner Advancement for years, and we get it. It was a dependable, reliable system. Not perfect, but honestly, what is? But times have changed, your constituency is more savvy, and your needs have grown beyond the functions of the system. It’s time to move on.
The Top Questions to Ask Your CRM Data Conversion Testing Partner
Data conversion is an opportunity to transform your data to make your organization more efficient, and to help you gain and leverage your fundraising insights. Why simply convert your data, when you can transform it?
How Successful Organizations Move From The Raiser's Edge to Blackbaud CRM
For those of you moving from The Raiser's Edge® to Blackbaud CRM™, here are four tips crucial for success.