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CEO's Blog

Matrix Group CEO Joanna Pineda's insight on marketing, customer service, leadership,  technology and more.

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GDPR: Do You Really Want to be Forgotten?

We’re almost two months past the GDPR deadline, and we’re all still alive! (Well, mostly.) Just because the deadline has come and passed doesn’t mean the fun is over, though. As I’m sure you’ve heard, California has a new GDPR-inspired privacy law coming down the pike, and many.... Full Story

The Checkbox War is Over: How to Pick a New AMS Partner

I was talking to my friend Ben Muscolino at Benel Solutions. Ben’s company does netFORUM implementations and other AMS integrations. Matrix Group has several clients in common and we love working with Benel Solutions. Anyway, we were talking association management software (AMS) companies, how the space is pretty crowded, and how difficult it is for […] The post The Checkbox War is Over: How to Pick a New AMS Partner appeared first on The MatriX Files. Full Story

MatrixMaxx Blog

Tips and strategies on how to manage your membership and enhance the member experience.

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AMS Implementations are 20% Technology and 80% Governance

AMS Implementations are only 20% technology; the rest is governance.” Such were the provocative words by Thad Lurie, VP of Operations and CIO at EDUCAUSE, during the opening session at AMS Fest 2017 in Chicago earlier this month. He made the case that with so many terrific and feature-rich AMS and CRM systems available to … Continue reading AMS Implementations are 20% Technology and 80% Governance → Full Story

Who Should Be in Charge of Your Association Management Software (AMS)?

During pitch and kickoff meetings, clients and prospects often ask me, “Who should be in charge of my Association Management Software (AMS)?” Should it be the IT department? Membership? Finance? Meetings? GR? In my mind, there’s no question that the Membership Department should ultimately be in charge. Why? Because at its core, any association management software … Continue reading Who Should Be in Charge of Your Association Management Software (AMS)? → Full Story

Staff Blog

Design and development trends, tips on producing great websites and more from the Matrix staff!

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New Privacy Features in WordPress 4.9.6 for GDPR Compliance

With the EU’s GDPR deadline looming large in everyone’s mind, WordPress has released Version 4.9.6, which includes several new privacy-related features to help WordPress site owners comply with GDPR regulations. Here’s a rundown of the new features: Comments WordPress has … Continue reading → The post New Privacy Features in WordPress 4.9.6 for GDPR Compliance appeared first on snack o'clock. Full Story

Mother’s Day Gift Guide for the Techie Mom

Moms love tech. Not sure what to get mom for mother’s day? Flowers are always nice, so are candles and perfume. However, moms want those cool tech gadgets that streamline their hectic, schedule driven lives. Here are my recommendations: (And … Continue reading → The post Mother’s Day Gift Guide for the Techie Mom appeared first on snack o'clock. Full Story