Blog

27 Aug 2020
Projects – should we roll up our sleeves and carry on?

Digital Transformation Post-Covid – What Projects Should Organisations Be Doing Now? What projects are membership organisations going to be doing over the next year as we adjust to the post-Covid paradigm?  So far this year we haven’t seen a significant drop in IT projects.  Those that were initiated before Covid-19 hit have continued, sometimes we’ve

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20 Aug 2020
Are You Making the Most of What You’ve Got?

Digital Transformation Perhaps – But Are You Making the Most of What You’ve Got? Recent events have forced us all to change, wherever we are in our transformation journey, and the realisation that things aren’t going to get back to where they were quickly – or even at all – means that most of us

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09 Mar 2020
Changing Times for Membership IT Suppliers

What might it mean for the sector? Over the last 15 months or so the ClearCourse partnership have bought up many of the well-known names in Membership and NFP IT, and several of our clients and colleagues in our network are asking what this means for them.  Companies including MillerTech, APT, NetXtra, Trillium, Silverbear, Protech,

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28 Feb 2020
Procuring New IT – It’s not about buying

Why are so many membership organisations still struggling to procure the right CRM or website at a budget they can afford?  Why are the better IT suppliers in the sector so often frustrated at the process they have to go through in tendering – and often pull out? There are many reasons – and whilst

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31 Jul 2019
Cloud CRMs – Do we need to manage the risks?

Organisations upgrading their membership systems or replacing CRM are increasingly moving to cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) membership solutions.  There are good reasons for doing this – flexibility, scalability, security, reducing the overheads of in-house IT, no longer having to worry about upgrades etc. – and of course it is the way the market

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