Four Salesforce Insurance Trends to Watch in 2020

CRM Science

Insurance executives are trying to keep up with the rapidly changing marketplace. A 2018 Novarica study found that 63% of insurers planned to migrate to cloud-based systems in 2019, and that number continues to rise in 2020 for insurance companies that haven’t already made the switch. With such a high percentage of insurance companies currently... Continue Reading →

Supporting Families During COVID-19 


Businesses across the country are moving their practices online as a result of the spreading COVID-19 pandemic. Childcare facilities, K-12 schools, and universities are moving their curriculums to a virtual environment as a way of reducing the risk of exposure and spread of the coronavirus. With these sudden changes, working families across the nation are faced with the daily challenge of balancing work, childcare, and personal care, while still maintaining proper social distancing. Let us assure you... Continue Reading →

Accelerating your digital transformation suddenly got much more important


The traditional workday has completely changed, and as employees are transitioning into involuntary remote working, your premise infrastructure and systems have quickly become your company’s most valuable asset. But is your system ready to handle these new expectations? If you’re not sure, don’t worry. There’s still time to facilitate a successful system transition, if you... Continue Reading →

Westmont College Navigates COVID-19 with Lessons Learned from Natural Disasters

By: Zak Landrum, Senior Director of Advancement Services at Westmont College In 2017 and 2018, Westmont College experienced back-to-back natural disasters. The Thomas Fire, which started 40 miles from Westmont’s campus in Montecito, churned ahead of firefighters as it worked its way up the California coast, eventually becoming the largest in California history. The devastating... Continue Reading →

ode to zoom

The Data Alright Blog

I set up the kettle, but lose interest long before the water has boiled. I’m secretly ashamed that I like the process of making tea (and imagining myself the kind of person who is a tea connoisseur) than actually drinking tea. Lately, I have come up with the additional hypothesis that I like the smell... Continue Reading →

How Tulane University Quickly Shifted to a Virtual Campus

A Q&A with Tulane University Senior Associate Dean, Amjad Ayoubi Many colleges and universities define themselves by their vibrant on-campus cultures, bringing together students from diverse backgrounds to live and learn in a shared space. In this unprecedented time, higher education institutions are facing a unique set of challenges and grappling with a new off-campus... Continue Reading →

Donor stewardship made easy with marketing automation


“Dear %%firstname%%”  In the past, email personalization meant simply inserting a contact’s first name with a merge field into your email greeting, and crossing your fingers that your data was accurate. If you’re engaged in fundraising or constituent mobilization of any kind, marketing automation can be a game-changer for your nonprofit. And with marketing automation... Continue Reading →

5 Tips to Become a Successful Online Student


Colleges and Universities nationwide are moving their curriculums online as a result of the spreading COVID-19 pandemic.  While this sudden wave of change washing over our educational institutions on a global scale has caused challenges, these changes, with the right attitude, can serve as an invaluable opportunity to advance our scholastic environments and adapt to... Continue Reading →

unexpected joy of data entry

The Data Alright Blog

Data entry has a bad rap, y’all. It’s universally scorned as tedious dribble, avoid/delegate-at-all-costs (by the way- those “costs” might be higher than you realize!), a mindless, thoughtless, time-consuming activity saved for rainy days, the bottom of the to-do list, or people who have too much time on their hands. Assigned to interns, volunteers, new... Continue Reading →

New 2020 Consumers Guide to Grants Management Systems eases technology decisions for grantmakers

Vera Solutions

Tech Impact’s Idealware, Grantbook, and PEAK Grantmaking’s comprehensive guide reviews 14 of the most widely used grants management systems (GMS), including Amp Impact. In these times of growing uncertainty, the sector’s need for responsive, collaborative, and streamlined philanthropy is more important than ever before. reports that 269 grants totalling $1.9 billion have already been... Continue Reading →

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