Has your organization invested in a “Mercedes” constituent relational management (CRM) database such as Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge®, but feel you are driving a Junker?
Do you lack confidence in the reports and analytics produced by the development office?
Are you preparing for a major campaign yet lack a database implementation plan? One of the most important aspects of successfully managing, tracking, and reporting your fundraising initiatives is a reliable database coding and methodology system.
Leaving philanthropic dollars on the table due to staff changes, organization restructuring, inadequately trained staff members, and/or simply a lack of resources. The database often suffers from numerous inefficiencies as time goes by.
Are you tracking your philanthropic dollars as well as you could? Here are the top five categories in which database inefficiencies reside:
WHAT TO DO?
Consider a database analysis and operations assessment to address your information management challenges. A database analysis consists of an in-depth evaluation of the organization’s database coding structures, security levels, query and reporting methodologies as well as an examination of module utilization, best business practices and overall fundraising management methodologies.
At the conclusion of such an evaluation, the consultant should provide a comprehensive report of the findings and make specific recommendations to help your organization meet the industry standards of database management and reporting.
If you think it’s time for a “tune up, SYNC-Results will be happy to help you determine what you need and create an action plan that is both customized, focused and affordable. Contact us today.