Advanced Solutions International

ASI's iMIS 20.2 Engagement Management System Now Available
February 12, 2015

(Press release, Feb. 12, 2015) — Advanced Solutions International (ASI), the largest, privately owned global provider of not-for-profit software, announced the general availability of iMIS 20.2, the latest edition of its Engagement Management System (EMS). The second major release of iMIS 20 since its launch in May 2013 continues to build upon and enhance the EMS, RiSE Web development platform and Continuum business intelligence features to help clients better engage with constituents and improve operational performance. Learn more about iMIS 20 here.

ASI Releases 1st Annual Global Association/Nonprofit Survey Results
January 16, 2015

(Press release, Jan. 15, 2015) — Advanced Solutions International (ASI), the largest, privately owned provider of not-for-profit software in the world, released its first annual Global Benchmark Reports on Membership and Fundraising Performance. Based on survey results of 534 membership executives and 326 fundraising executives across the U.S., Canada, Asia-Pacific and Europe, the two reports explore key challenges, goals and priorities.

7 Myths About Cloud Fundraising
August 7, 2013

Here are seven myths about cloud fundraising courtesy of Robin Fisk, global fundraising product manager at Advanced Solutions International, that are laid out in the Fast15, "Get Your Head in the Cloud."

5 Direct-Mail Fundraising Musts
September 28, 2012

Here are five direct-mail fundraising musts that FundRaising Success Editor-in-Chief Margaret Battistelli Gardner shared during a new Fast15, “Channel Surfing: Top Tips for Making the Most of Direct Mail, E-mail, Social Media and More.”

It's Take Your iPad to Work Day
April 30, 2012

Well, a new trend is emerging  that challenges your work-supplied computer as being the only device you use for work. Known as "bring your own device," - or BYOD for short - it's where employees decide on the devices they wish to use for work. It seems that some employees don't like being told what device they're going to use for work, especially if work involves travel or weird hours, so they choose their own.

Do You Really Need a Donor Database?
April 2, 2012

Of course you do. When you have more donors than you can remember, you always need a database to keep track of them. But do you need a donor database in the traditional sense? Maybe the time has come to think about it in a new way.

The Blurring of Web, CRM and Social Media
February 28, 2012

With a socially enabled website and CRM solution, you can initiate, respond to and listen in on conversations about your organization. And your donors can gossip their love for your cause to their friends and followers. That is partly made possible by the deep integration capabilities offered by the recently released Facebook Open Graph. This allows the latest website-CRM solutions such as iMIS to associate donors’ Facebook profiles — with their permission — to their constituent records in your database. That means they have granted you access to their social networks.

Is It Really Better to Travel?
December 9, 2011

Is the journey that you ask your donors to follow a pleasurable experience that makes them feel special — or is it like jetting cross country on multiple budget airlines, with seemingly endless waits in characterless airports?