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Matrix Group Launches 2016 Assembly Site for Catholic Health Association of the United States

Matrix Group announces the launch of the newest member of the Catholic Health Association of the United States' family of websites: the 2016 Catholic Health Assembly.
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Wearable Tech at ASAE Tech: Insights and Innovations

I recently attended the ASAE Technology Conference and was able to opt in for their tech experiment with second-generation wearable beacons. These little beacons work in conjunction with wall-mounted receivers and are built to return real-time data.
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Matrix Group Launches 2016 Convention Site for Mechanical Contractors Association of America

Matrix Group announces the launch of the 2016 convention website for the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA).
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Web Design Can and Should Be CMS-Agnostic (and why we love WordPress more and more)

Here at Matrix Group, we use a variety of platforms and frameworks to build client applications. On the content management system (CMS) side, we really like Sitefinity and WordPress for building websites, although we have worked with other platforms, including DNN, Expression Engine, and Kentico. WordPress has come a long way in recent years, and we’re doing more and more with it.
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Integrating Google Analytics With Your AMS for Better Tracking

We all know that Google Analytics (GA) can give us valuable insight into WHAT people are doing when they visit our websites. We also know that our member/customer databases contain information about our prospects and clients. Wouldn’t it be great if you could integrate the two systems to gain more insight and knowledge into WHO … Continue reading Integrating Google Analytics With Your AMS for Better Tracking →
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Why Your House, Office, and Website Need a Refresh and Spring Cleaning Every Year

A couple of weeks ago, I held a Town Hall meeting with my staff to discuss office space. Our office lease is expiring in less than 2 years, so our Realtors recommended that we look at space around town but also consider how we would like to improve our current space should we decide to […] The post Why Your House, Office, and Website Need a Refresh and Spring Cleaning Every Year appeared first on The MatriX Files.
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At Work, Where Blabbing is a Good Thing – We Think

You know, one thing we like doing at Matrix Group is trying out new tools. Our front-end developers and programmers are always finding new ways to make writing code more efficient, version control more effective, and implementations smoother.
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Matrix Group Launches New Site for Georgetown Insurance Service

Matrix Group announces the launch of the redesigned website for Georgetown Insurance Service.
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MATRIX MINUTE - Can Engagement through Community Result in a Higher Membership ROI?

Matrix Group CEO and Chief Troublemaker Joanna Pineda speaks with Higher Logic CEO Rob Wenger at the 2016 ASAE Tech conference about member engagement. Rob shares the preliminary results from a study by Higher Logic, Marketing General and ASAE re: member engagement through community.
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Why Your Organization Needs a Mobile App Strategy

Starting early this year, I have been urging clients to consider a mobile app. Not just a responsive website, which should be a given these days, but native iOS and Android apps. Why? The reasons have been building up over the past couple of years, but I became convinced because of several things. Earlier this […] The post Why Your Organization Needs a Mobile App Strategy appeared first on The MatriX Files.
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Matrix Group Launches Redesigned Site for Doorways for Women and Families

Matrix Group announces the launch a newly redesigned website for Arlington, VA’s Doorways for Women and Families, an organization that takes a multi-pronged approach to helping women and families in crisis.
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Matrix Group Releases MatrixMaxx 15.4

Matrix Group, a leading digital agency in the Washington DC metro area, announces the release of MatrixMaxx 15.4, the latest version of its association management system (AMS).
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Design Trends for 2016

It’s that time – time for me to pull out the crystal ball and predict what will be the big trends that are going to hit the design world next year. 2015 was quite a year, and as we all know, the pace of change only accelerates. So here is my forecast for what we will see.
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Data-Driven Decision-Making Through Analytics

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of moderating a discussion with Tim Martin and Jessica Katz of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Tim is Digital Director and Jessica is Web Manager & Developer at Carnegie. Carnegie has a well-developed analytics program, the organization respects data, and Tim and Jessica are committed […] The post Data-Driven Decision-Making Through Analytics appeared first on The MatriX Files.
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Matrix Group Celebrates the Season with Interactive Holiday Calendar

Matrix Group launched its 2015 Holiday Campaign, featuring a JavaScript- and CSS animation-driven holiday calendar.
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MATRIX MINUTE - What Is Possible with SearchBlox?

What can you do with one site search solution? More than just return search results! Co-founder and VP of Product Management of SearchBlox Software, Inc. Timo Selvaraj and our Director of Software Engineering Dave Hoernig talk about the data visualization and the insight SearchBlox offers.
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Matrix Group Wins Awards from MarCom, Interactive Media Awards

Matrix Group won three industry awards for our work on sites for Maryland Hospital Association, American Wire Producers Association, and the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists.
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2015 is the Ten Year Anniversary for World Usability Day

“No-one should have to suffer through products and services that get in their way. People should not be made to feel stupid by technology.” That’s the key thesis for 2015’s World Usability Day on its ten year anniversary.
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Matrix Group Launches Website Redesign for Joscelyne+ Associates, Inc.

Matrix Group announces the launch of a newly redesigned website for Joscelyne + Associates, Inc. Joscelyne + Associates works with governments, central banks, and financial institutions in the USA and globally to help them reach their assurance goals.
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Matrix Group Launches Redesigned Website for eTERA Consulting

Matrix Group announces the launch of a newly redesigned website for eTERA Consulting. eTERA Consulting helps navigate the complex world of big data and eDiscovery, focusing on information governance, investigations, litigation, and more.
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Matrix Group's Lethal Weapon Team Wins 2015 Pumpkin Carving Contest

Matrix Group is excited to announce the Lethal Weapon Team as the winner of the 2015 Pumpkin Carving Competition! The Lethal Weapon carved a spooky design called "King Leer", which was the crowd favorite.
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What is ReviewMyAMS?

ReviewMyAMS Founder Teri Carden identified a huge need in the association community: a source for good, honest reviews about Association Management Systems (AMS). Enter ReviewMyAMS!
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Investor Protection Institute

2015 Davey Awards: Silver Award in "Financial Services" Category
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SOCAP International

2015 Davey Awards: Silver Award in "Associations" Category
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Matrix Group Wins Two Davey Awards

Matrix Group has won two Silver Awards from the Davey Awards for the projects we developed for SOCAP International and the Investor Protection Institute.
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Doing the Two-Step…Verification, that is

Have you seen those commercials about identity theft – you know, the ones where a petite woman is shopping, but in reality, it’s some bruiser of a guy who’s stolen her identity. Funny, right? Only, not really. In today’s online … Continue reading →
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Wes Trochlil’s Data Management Tips for Organizations of Any Size

I had the pleasure of attending #AMSFEST last week. The last session of the day was by Wes Trochlil, CEO of Effective Database Management, and he shared his Top Data Management Tips. As I’ve come to expect from Wes, the session was packed with good information for all organizations, no matter what their size or AMS.
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Top 5 Ways to Keep Your Website Secure

I just came back from the annual convention of the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado. SMACNA asked me to talk about digital threats to businesses. A big threat is clearly the potential for a company’s website to be hacked.
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Top 5 Ways to Keep Your Website Secure

I just came back from the annual convention of the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado. SMACNA asked me to talk about digital threats to businesses. A big threat is clearly the potential for a company’s website to be hacked. Even if a website doesn’t contain any […] The post Top 5 Ways to Keep Your Website Secure appeared first on The MatriX Files.
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Tips for Working From Home Effectively

Working from home definitely has its perks: time, money, and frustration saved with no commute, fewer distractions (well, hopefully!), and more flexibility, just to name a few. However, working remotely definitely has its challenges, too. Whether you work from home daily, … Continue reading →
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