Latest iMIS Release Validated as PCI-Compliant
iMIS 20.1 -- the latest release of the Engagement Management System (EMS)™ -- has been validated as compliant for new deployments with the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) version 2.0 by the PCI Security Standards Council.
NiUG Hosts Eighth Discovery Conference in Baltimore
NiUG today announced record attendance at the 8th annual Discovery Conference held in Baltimore, MD. More than 380 iMIS users, solution providers, consultants and vendors participated in 46 educational sessions, training classes & networking events.
ASI & Informz Announce Email Marketing Solutions
iMIS 20-300 clients will continue to be able to use Informz for iMIS as an add-on application. This package consists of the core Informz Pro email marketing software, the iMIS licenses, and the bridge that seamlessly integrates the two systems.
NiUG Canada Hosts 6th Annual Discovery Conference in Toronto
NiUG Int’l today announced that its Canadian Chapter, NiUG Canada, held its 6th annual Discovery Conference. More than 100 iMIS users and partners attended the conference. Three winners of the annual “Great Things” award were also announced.
ASI and etouches Announce Event Planning Solutions for iMIS
ASI today announced that iMIS Events clients with complex event planning requirements will now be able to save time and resources by seamlessly handling their large meeting, conference, and gala management needs from one integrated system using etouches's add-on iMIS application.
ASI and Boxwood Announce Career Center Solutions for iMIS
ASI today announced that iMIS clients with career center requirements will now be able to save time and resources by seamlessly managing their job boards from one integrated system using Boxwood Technology's add-on iMIS application. With Boxwood's career center software, iMIS clients with job board and related career learning, career development, career fair and career mentoring requirements will now be able to manage all of their career center needs online in real time.
ASI to Introduce iMIS 20 Today at the ASAE Tech Conference
ASI today will introduce iMIS 20—a breakthrough, full cycle engagement management system (EMS) and latest edition of the most widely used association software in the world—at the ASAE Technology Conference & Exhibition. ASI will also lead a panel discussion at the Conference on best practices for member engagement featuring three customers at 10:30 am.
ASI Acquires Multimedia Advertising Software Provider SpaceMaster
ASI today announced the acquisition of SpaceMaster, Inc. SpaceMaster is a pioneer in the media industry with its advertising management software that has helped not-for-profits and commercial companies for over 20 years. SpaceMaster will operate as an independent business unit of ASI.
NiUG Hosts Seventh Discovery Conference in Philadelphia
NiUG International, the largest independent, volunteer-run user group in the not-for-profit software industry, today announced that its seventh annual Discovery Conference, held September 12-14 in Philadelphia, PA, was one of the most well-attended and successful events in its history. More than 300 iMIS users and partners participated in 55 educational sessions (including a new demo track), training classes and networking events. The 15th annual iMIS User Group event also attracted 33 sponsors, including ASI and iMIS technology partners, resellers and consultants.
ASI Acquires Social Community SaaS Provider GoLightly
ASI today announced the acquisition of GoLightly, Inc. GoLightly is a pioneer in the online community space with more than 10 years of experience helping not-for-profits build, launch, and manage online social communities.
ASI's Continued Dominance of Association Software Market Highlighted in Seventh Annual Lehman Associates Study
ASI today announced its continued dominance in the association software market. According to the 2012 Association Management Software Study conducted by Lehman Associates, the company's iMIS association software system ranks highest among major association software vendors in customer satisfaction with the implementation experience and leads in market share with nearly 30%. iMIS is also the most widely used association software system in Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia — and has three times the global market share of the nearest solution.
Publication:FundRaising Success It’s all in the game
ASI's Robin Fisk looks at the potential benefits that dry, corporate donation sites may gain from gamification, or the the application of game-design.
Record Attendance at ASI 14th Annual iNNOVATIONS Partner Conference
ASI today announced that its 14th annual iNNOVATIONS partner conference boasted a record number of attendees, including more than 100 ASI partners from around the world. At this year’s conference, ASI provided details on new and improved programs for its global channel of Authorized iMIS Solution Providers (AiSPs) and Consultants (AiCs) and previewed the latest release of iMIS, which features expanded social media integration and mobile accessibility.
ASI Announces Real-Time Integration of iMIS and NRDS
ASI today announced an update to iMIS that provides full integration with the National Association of Realtors Database System (NRDS). Bi-directional synchronization of data will now provide iMIS realtor association customers with access to real-time data that will help them make more informed business decisions, better serve the needs of their members, and eliminate inefficient data silos.
ASI Announces 20th Straight Year of Revenue Growth/Profitability
ASI today announced its 20th straight year of revenue growth and profitability in 2011. Nearly 300 organizations invested in its market-leading software solution iMIS 15, and the company also made a number of enhancements to iMIS 15 to increase social capabilities, mobile access, and openness.
ASI and Billhighway Announce Group/Chapter Financial Platform for iMIS
ASI, the leading global provider of web-based software for member- and donor-based not-for-profits, announces that iMIS customers with group/chapter organizational structures will now be able to save time and resources by seamlessly managing their finances from one integrated system using Billhighway’s add-on iMIS application.
Publication:Association TRENDS Navigating the year-end software ‘shopping’ rush
This article by ASI CEO Bob Alves helps non-profits in their efforts to reasses their spending and technology needs for not only the previous year but the year ahead also.
Publication:Fundraising Success Is It Really Better to Travel?
ASI's Robin Fisk writes this article using the apt comparison of the journey one might take via air travel and the one charities ask their donors to go on.
NiUG Concludes Sixth, Record-Breaking Discovery Conference
NiUG International today announced that it continued to achieve record growth at its sixth annual Discovery Conference, held October 18-21 in Baltimore, Maryland. Nearly 380 iMIS users and partners participated in more than 50 educational sessions, training classes and networking events. The 14th annual iMIS User Group event also drew 33 sponsors, including ASI and iMIS technology partners, resellers and consultants.
Publication:Fundraising Success Hands Off...It's My Data!
ASI's Robin Fisk writes about how having holistic view of your member and donor data with a single database benefits the many different stakeholding departments.
ASI Successfully Concludes First 'Focus on Fundraising' iBEF Symposium
ASI recently led the first 'Focus on Fundraising' iMIS Business Excellence Forum (iBEF) Symposium. Held at the Association of Fundraising Professionals' (AFP) headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, the conference brought non-profit executives in organizations using iMIS together to discuss their fundraising goals, strategic plans and how they see the marriage between fundraising and technology evolving. Attendees also mapped out how their organizations can better leverage iMIS and their technology to improve performance and meet their business objectives.
ASI Creates Authorized iMIS Fundraising Partner Program
ASI today announced the company has accredited several solution providers and consultants for its global Authorized iMIS Fundraising Partner program based on the quality of their performance serving donor-based organizations.
Delta Dental Plans Association Selects iMIS as Its Association Management System
ASI today announced that Delta Dental Plans Association has selected iMIS as its association management system. As the largest and most experienced dental benefits carrier, Delta Dental provides oral health care and coverage to more than 54 million people enrolled in more than 93,000 groups. Its 39 independent member companies operate in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
ASI Holds 13th Annual iNNOVATIONS Partner Conference
ASI recently concluded its 13th annual iNNOVATIONS partner conference, which tallied a record number of attendees, including more than 100 ASI partners from around the world. At this year's conference, ASI previewed iMIS 15.2, a breakthrough release due to be out this summer that is designed for use by members and donors via the web. iMIS 15.2 will provide customers with the tools needed to become "Social Non-Profits" and unlock the untapped potential of their organizations - their members and donors.
ASI Achieves Microsoft Gold Partner Status for 2011
ASI today announced that it has retained its Microsoft Partner Program membership as a Gold Certified Partner for 2011. The company has shown a high level of technical expertise and has proven that it can effectively deliver and fulfill non-profit customers' needs with Microsoft-based technology solutions.
ASI Reports a Successful 2010
ASI today announced its 19th straight year of revenue growth and profitability in 2010. More than 200 organizations invested in its market-leading software solution iMIS 15, and the company also made a number of enhancements to iMIS 15 to increase openness and accessibility and ensure compliance with PCI standards.
Publication:Computerworld Breast Cancer Foundation deploys CRM for Register4 inititative
Computerworld reports on why the National Breast Cancer Foundation chose to use iMIS as the backbone of it's Register4 initiative in hopes that researchers and scientists will be given significantly more access to participants for research projects.
Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education Selects iMIS Software
ASI today announced that the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), a provider of premier accreditation services to institutions that offer athletic training programs, has selected iMIS to manage its members, website and accreditation services. Implementation will be managed by award-winning Authorized iMIS Solution Provider (AiSP) enSYNC Corporation.
NiUG Continues to See Record Growth at Fifth Annual Discovery Conference
NiUG International today announced that it continued to achieve record growth at its fifth annual Discovery Conference, held September 27-29 in National Harbor, Maryland. More than 350 iMIS users and partners participated in more than 30 educational sessions, training classes and networking events.
Publication:Nonprofit Technology News Non-Profit Social Media Smarts: Internal or External Social Networking Tools?
Nonprofit Tech News has a great article from ASI CEO Bob Alves, which takes a look at how non-profits are using social media and the gains they could make by ensuring they use these tools to drive users to their own websites where membership databases can collect crucial information.
Texas Medical Association Achieves Business Excellence with iMIS
ASI today announced that Texas Medical Association (TMA) has earned silver status in the iMIS Business Excellence Forum (iBEF) program. Designed to help iMIS customers maximize their software investments, the initiative provides tools and best practices for improving overall organizational productivity and efficiency, increasing revenue and reducing expenses.
ASI and (C) Systems Launch Room and Resource Manager Add-on Application for iMIS
ASI today announced that (C) Systems, an award-winning Authorized iMIS Solution Provider (AiSP), has had its Room and Resource Manager (RRM) software approved as an iMIS add-on application. (C) Systems is the first company to enter the formal iXtend Development Partner Program evaluation process and have its product approved at the Gold or highest participation level.
ASI Appoints Neil Kleinberg to Drive Strategic Business Initiatives
ASI today announced that it has appointed Neil Kleinberg as director of corporate development. In this new position, Kleinberg will be focused on launching and overseeing ASI's strategic business initiatives, including the expansion of the iMISiXtend Development Partner Program, and new mergers & acquisitions.
Publication:NonProfit Times 5 steps for successful software implementation
NonProfit Times runs this great article from ASI CEO Bob Alves which highlights the 5 steps organizations should follow when implementing software solutions.
Publication:Nonprofit Technology News Getting ‘Back to the Basics’ with Technology
ASI CEO Bob Alves pens this article for Nonprofit Technology News telling non-profits how they can get 'back to basics' and choose software that streamlines and maximizes their efforts.
ASI Expands Global Customer Excellence Initiative
ASI today announced it has appointed Nathan Slovin, a former iMIS customer and non-profit executive, as the Executive Director for its global customer excellence initiative, the iMIS Business Excellence Forum.
ASI Reports a Successful 2009
Advanced Solutions International announced nearly 300 organizations invested in iMIS 15 in 2009, a year non-profits turned to technology as a strategic investment to prepare for growth in 2010.
Publication:Fierce Content Management 10 ways to motivate employees to use your CMS
Anne Gentle of ASI contributes this great article with 10 tips on how to encourage your employees to contribute content and use your Content Management System (CMS).
Publication:Fundraising Success New Strategies for Segmentation
Fundraising Success features this article in which ASI's Robin Fisk explains why demographic and transactional data are givens, but they're not the be-all and end-all of donor-information gathering.
Publication:Advancing Philanthropy How Are Your Technology Investments?
ASI CEO Bob Alves pens this article for Advancing Philanthropy in which he explains why organizations should be investing in technology now with five ways to save staff time, increase revenue and lower expenses.
13th Annual iMIS Users Conference a Success
NiUG International today announced the completion of the 13th annual NiUG Discovery Conference for iMIS users, held September 28-30 in Baltimore, Maryland with nearly 300 participants.
Publication:DMNews Toolbox: Social media, database, CRM, analytics
DMNews brings us this piece in which industry professionals (including ASI's Sarah Hoddinott) discuss three powerful tool that companies can use to get the most out of their social marketing initiatives.
Publication:CharityMash Drilling Down into Donor Data
Robin Fisk of ASI and Shadan Malik of iDashboards discuss acheiving results by digging deeper into your donor data in this article for CharityMash.
Publication:Fundraising Success What’s Hot and What’s Not in Fundraising
Fundraising Success features this article in which ASI's Sarah Hoddinott gives her top 4 of what's hot and what's not in fundraising trends.
Publication:Non-Profit Times Raising Money Outside The U.S.
Non-Profit Times asks ASI's Robin Fisk and other fundraising professionals about fundraising in other countries.
iMIS 15.1 Delivers Unprecedented Flexibility and Openness
ASI today announced the availability of iMIS 15.1. The latest evolution of iMIS further leverages Microsoft’s .NET development platform to provide a flexible and open web-based solution. iMIS 15.1 provides unprecedented flexibility and openness by providing a platform for web publishing of any existing iMIS functionality to provide your members, donors, staff, and other users a unique web experience.
ASI Holds 11th Annual iNNOVATIONS Partner Conference
Advanced Solutions International recently concluded its 11th annual iNNOVATIONS partner conference, attended by more than 160 ASI partners and employees. This year's conference focused on celebrating ASI's record year in 2008, recognizing outstanding ASI partners as always, and previewing the upcoming iMIS 15.1 release.
Publication:CharityMash Four Ways to Make Your IT Greener
ASI's Robin Fisk contributes this article with helpful tips for non-profits to save time, money—and the environment.
Publication:Non-Profit Times Data Security In A Wired World
The Non-Profit Times speaks to Robin Fisk & Gabe Fineman of ASI regarding donor data security. There are 12 basic components to ensure safety measures are in place to mitigate credit card security risks. But under those 12 steps are more than 200 sub-requirements and many organizations aren't reading the fine print.
Publication:New York Society of Association Executives A Step-by-Step Guide To AMS Software Replacement
ASI CEO Bob Alves pens this article for New York Society of Association Executives (NYSAE) in which he discusses the steps Association Executives should take when replacing an association management system (AMS).
Publication:Church Executive When technology comes to the rescue of being 'too large' a church
Church Executive looks at how technology can help churches support their congregations and lighten the burden on their staff. See how iMIS worked for Second Baptist Church in Houston, Texas in this article submitted by ASI's own Edward Wendling.
Publication:DMNews Nonprofits Marketing Direct to Donors
DMNews talks to industry leaders including Joe Tyler, CEO of ASI partner Informz, regarding the surge of non-profits who are turning to digital marketing to reach donors.
Publication:Non-Profit Times 10 Ideas For A Macro View Of Your Microsite
Non-profits have been looking more & more to microsites as supplements to their main Web pages. Sarah Hoddinott, fundraising product manager at ASI, provides tips to maximize your microsite.