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Top 10 AMS Implementation Tips from Bruce Moe, ED at Missouri State Teachers Association

Last week, I attended AMS Fest, an event organized by ReviewMyAMS that brought together a half dozen association management software (AMS) vendors and association execs exploring new systems. Bruce Moe, Executive Director of the Missouri State Teachers Association, shared his top ten implementation tips.
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MATRIX MINUTE: Peer Reviews: The Power and Popularity of ReviewMyAMS

CEO Joanna Pineda interviews Teri Carden, CEO of ReviewMyAMS, a peer review system for association management software platforms and companies. Teri talks about why she thinks ReviewMyAMS has had such a great year and why she's now organizing offline, face to face events that bring together vendors and prospects.
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Matrix Group Launches New Website for ASAM

Matrix Group announces the recent launch of a new website for the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM).
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Matrix Group Launches Interactive Infographic for International Association of Chiefs of Police and Collaborators

Matrix Group announces the launch of Digital Evidence and the Internet of Things, part of the Law Enforcement Cybercenter website, a joint effort between IACP, RAND Corporation, and the Police Executive Research Forum that is funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance.
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Matrix Group Wins Five Communicator Awards

Matrix Group has won the Award of Excellence, and four Awards of Distinction from the Communicator Awards.
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eTERA Consulting

22nd Annual Communicator Awards: Award of Distinction in the "Consulting" category
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American Wire Producers Association

22nd Annual Communicator Awards: Award of Distinction in the "Associations" category
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Maryland Hospital Association

22nd Annual Communicator Awards: Award of Distinction in the "Associations" category
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Izaak Walton League of America

22nd Annual Communicator Awards: Award of Distinction in the “Environmental Awareness” category
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Mark G. Anderson Consultants, Inc

22nd Annual Communicator Awards: Award of Excellence in the “Construction” category
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Matrix Group Launches Interactive Infographic for Food Marketing Institute

Matrix Group announces the recent launch of an interactive infographic for the Food Marketing Institute (FMI).
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Matrix Group Launches Site Celebrating 100 Years of the Endocrine Society

Matrix Group recently launched a new site for the Endocrine Society to mark their centennial.
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Does Your Website Need a Redesign or Refresh?

When should a website be redesigned? It’s always going to to depend on the circumstances, because sometimes it might only need a refresh.
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Rethinking the Way We Work

Matrix Group could be going through big changes in the near future. Our lease is almost up, so we’re up against a major decision: to move or not to move? This decision has gotten us thinking a lot more about how we work and interact with each other throughout the day.
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Matrix Group Launches New Site for NERCOMP

Matrix Group announces the launch of a new site for the NorthEast Regional Computing Program (NERCOMP).
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Matrix Group Launches New Website for IUPAT

Matrix Group, announces the launch of a new website for the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades.
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Why I Traded in My Black Belt for a White Belt

A couple of weeks ago, I took the plunge and signed up for HapKiDo. HapKiDo is sometimes called the “anti-martial art” because it emphasizes deflection and leverage. HapKiDo techniques use joint locks, strikes and dynamic kicking. I’m a black belt in TaeKwonDo. Why embark on another martial art, especially when my TKD journey has just begun?
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Matrix Group Launches Site for the GMA Science & Education Foundation

Matrix Group announces the launch of a new site for the GMA Science & Education Foundation, funded by 10th EDF SPS Programme and implemented by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture.
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Matrix Group Releases MatrixMaxx 16.1

Matrix Group announces the release of MatrixMaxx 16.1, the latest version of its association management system (AMS). It features CRMMaxx, our CRM solution, as part of the base product.
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Sketch v Photoshop

hese days designers are being bombarded with a ton of tools to help us with productivity. New apps and plug-ins for prototyping, iconography, photography, background patterns, content creation, templates, etc. are being thrown at us every day, so much so, that it’s sometimes hard to choose which one to go with.
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Matrix Group Launches Mobile Membership App for the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades

Matrix Group announces the launch of a powerful new iOS membership app for the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades.
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What Does Kung Fu Panda Have To Do With a Performance Review Process?

A couple of months ago, I was on YouTube, and I came across a trailer for the upcoming “Kung Fu Panda 3“. The opening lines are by Master Shifu, who says, “Po, if you only do what you can do, you’ll never be more than you are.” I have always been a “Kung Fu Panda” […] The post What Does Kung Fu Panda Have To Do With a Performance Review Process? appeared first on The MatriX Files.
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Matrix Group Wins Three Awards from the AVA Digital Awards

Matrix Group has won three awards in the AVA Digital Awards competition for their work on the websites for eTERA Consulting, the American Wire Producers Association, and the Maryland Hospital Association.
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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)

During a client meeting the other day, I was pitching doing a magazine website in WordPress. The client was surprised and said, “WordPress, the blogging CMS? Isn’t that too simple for our needs?” I explained that no, WordPress has come a long way, it powers so much of the web these days, and it is perfectly capable of the complex functionality she needs. She countered with, “So show me a site that you did in WordPress that doesn’t look like a WordPress site.”
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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. I asked staff for their blue-sky ideas. If time and money were no object, what would our office look like? We came up with ideas that are totally within reach. Today. With minimal budget.
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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. In short, they keep finding things to make your projects go live quickly and correctly.
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