With iMIS in place, Advocis was able to turn around its application processing time from being consistently 8-12 weeks backed up, to a two-day turnaround. Advocis can also quickly and easily pull accurate membership counts, transfer members from one chapter to another, transfer members to and from different meetings and easily produce custom AR/invoice reports.
"Social Networking for iMIS was the best solution out there for our organization. Our new online community has become the focal point of our members' experiences, and plays a central role in their continued professional development," said Mark Pigg, director of internal information systems for AGN International – North America.
"iMIS has had a significant impact on our operations," said Mark Conheady, controller at APWU. "The software solution enabled the APWU to do away with our labor-intensive database system and allow for the delivery of measurable results. With ASI and IBC's attention to detail, knowledge and non-profit industry experience, we successfully refocused our attention on members' needs."
"We keep track of who we have served and how we have served them in iMIS," said Paul Harder, Director of Technology for Arc Greater Twin Cities. "At the end of the year we are able to easily present the United Way a report detailing how many people were served, where those people were located and other demographic information about them."
"iMIS has allowed us to better communicate with our members and create a more professional image online," said Jocelyn McCabe, director of communications at AWSP. "Members appreciate the ease of use with the new Web site. ASI and TSC delivered a solution that met the needs of our association as well as our membership through superior customer service."
"Champions for Life's adoption of iMIS as our central technology for maintaining contact, event and donation information has allowed us to get a better grip on who is supporting us," said Kit Van Arsdale, director of technology for Bill Glass Champions for Life. "With that information, we are able to better target past, current and prospective contributors in ways we could never have before iMIS."
“We have realized many benefits—beyond our initial belief—following the implementation of Social Networking for iMIS,” said Ron Hynum, CAMFT Director of Finance and Operations. “The state-of-the-art technology has allowed us to re-direct staff’s time and our expenses towards activities that advance their professions.”
"The combination of iMIS for registration, fundraising and alumni tracking, mixed with Great Plains financial series, has allowed us to centralize all of our work processes into one integrated system," said Karmen Tornow, finance manager of Camp Manito-wish YMCA. "We now have the room to grow as our business expands and technology changes."
"Our members are technologically savvy and very hands-on," said Don Butcher, CLA's executive director. "iMIS gives our members the tools they need to both access the information they require and develop content to share with each other."
"Thanks to iMIS we now have a complete 360 degree view of our constituents and this allows us to better target our fundraising and other marketing activities," CPL Marketing General Manager Rosalie Cunningham said.
"iMIS offered what we needed to boost our online fundraising performance. The system significantly lightened our data entry load and provided us with the flexibility to implement integrated campaigns on-the-fly, among many other things," said Muffin Dixon, director of development operations, Chi Omega Foundation.
“iMIS has provided us with the best combination of member management, chapter management and fundraising capabilities,” said Anne Emmerth, executive director of Chi Omega. “The Web-based platform, has taken the support we provide to our chapters from an administrative level to a very high leadership position—and ultimately improved our members’ experiences.”
"iMIS has improved our member services department by providing us with innovative reporting mechanisms that allow us to better track trends in our member community," comments Daphne Larkin, Director of New Media and Technology Services at CMA.
"DRI implemented iMIS 15 years ago. It helped make daily tasks easier for our staff and now we use the software to manage everything from member data to our website," said Glenda Weaver, Director of Information Services at DRI. "We look forward to doing more great things with iMIS in the future, including launching another mobile application that will enhance our members experience."
"Thanks to Fisher's thorough understanding of EveryChild's business, the implementation of iMIS was smooth, successful and on schedule," said Roland Sadler, Database Manager at EveryChild, of ASI's UK implementation partner Fisher Technology Plc.
"It's given us a lot more flexibility and empowered our members to do things for themselves," said Wendy Lewis, CEO of Girl Guides Victoria. "iMIS has supported our development as an organisation for many years and from day one, we knew they were well ahead of the game. It's great to know that iMIS is more than capable of helping us with any growth and evolution we will have"
"With a large member base and 521 days of events per year, we need systems that are seamless, reliable and accurate, and iMIS does all that for us." said Brett Maloney, CFO at IPA, who believes that iMIS is at the heart of its successful offering to members.
"With iMIS, we not only have a single, efficient database but a fully integrated system that links all transactions back to that database," said Chris Champion, CEO at IPWEA. "This means that our database is constantly being updated and added to, automatically."
The marketing department can segment audiences and target communications based on information stored in a single database," says Sue Woodman, General Manager Information Services at LIV. "Our relationships with members are more meaningful. iMIS delivers."
"This project enabled us to streamline all aspects of the Society's operation; and it touches all our staff, all our members, and all our partner organisations. It's transforming the way we run our business" says Gordon Brewster, Director of Finance and IT, "And we'll soon see return on investment as we strip down operating and staff costs as we become more efficient."
"NAB was recently able to upgrade from version 4.41 to 10.4 without any significant changes to our custom billing modules. Our successful upgrade to 10.4 completes the circle of reasons we selected iMIS as our association management system” said Darrell Poe, Vice President of Information Technology for NAB.
"Before we upgraded to iMIS 15, we had been using earlier versions for over eight years, doing so many great things, and now feel that our organization is serving members the best we have ever served them," said Shaunte Shelton-Slappy, membership administrator, NAEP. "The software system truly is built with a customer's growth top of mind."
"A flexible and scalable solution, iMIS provides the foundation for our organization's expansion," said Gary Green, vice president of technology, National Kidney Foundation. "The software has proven to be capable of supporting the NKF's diverse financial systems and managing the increased demand for and access to critical data."
"iMIS has allowed all collections taken locally to be reported to the head office within 24-48 hours of an event," said NAC Systems Administrator Christy Eckhardt. "Prior to iMIS those reports took 6-8 weeks to process."
"We needed to switch from our current system to iMIS because we needed a fundraising system that was also a complete membership system and iMIS was the only solution that handled both," said Diane Weyandt, Pheasants Forever Membership Director.
“iMIS has provided our organization with the core, online capabilities we required; it has helped us streamline our data management processes, better manage our relationships with our local chapters and individual members, and maximize efficiencies.” said Tammy Gates, database administrator at Phi Kappa Phi.
“We now have one single database that all staff have access to,” says Ian Murray, executive manager member services at REIQ. “Since implementing iMIS, communication with our members has improved significantly, member participation in events, training and services has increased, and we are now starting to see the benefits of greater business intelligence within the organisation.”
"Consolidating the different databases has proven very powerful," says David Spargo, RACS' IT Manager. "We were using separate legacy databases for billing, professional development, training and events. Now we have the information we need on members in one database everything is traceable and the history of our interactions is extensive."
"Our major gift officers often travel to meet with prospective and regular donors," says Sigma Chi Director of Development Wade H. Overstreet. "They can easily log on to the Internet and get up to the second information or review and change record information in a matter of minutes, instead of having to go back to the office rekey or look up information later."
"With Social Networking for iMIS, we've been able to transform MySMPS.org into a knowledge and communications hub for members," said Molly Dall'Erta, Director of Online Services and IT, SMPS. "This tool has also provided unique value that our staff couldn't get before; we can better communicate and collaborate with our members, market features and services to benefit them."
"The difference came down to support and the people we would be working with," said Laura Lewis, manager of technology, SCCM. “We chose iMIS to make our data more accessible, and become more streamlined and operationally efficient as an organization. We have experienced great customer service, which has allowed us to devote more time to serving our members and achieving goals."
"iMIS has significantly improved access to the information we collect about our members, and this data has enhanced the activities available from our association," said Alan Atwood, director of technology and information systems at TMA. "The open, Web-based platform has allowed us to not only improve our business but also better address the needs of our members."
The International Underwriting Association uses iMIS to simplify their operation & develop a new website. Dave Matcham, Chief Executive of the IUA, commented: "Our aim is to place use of the IUA website at the heart of the association's contact with its members."
"Through the use of iMIS, our organization found a convenient way for members to manage items such as dues and event registrations on their own," said Hilary Morgan, IT Manager at The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board. "The software has provided staff with more time, allowing them to focus their time on better serving our members and maintaining relationships."