New Article Posted – Importing Data Isn't Always as Simple as it Seems

One of the most common requests I hear from my clients is that they want to be able to easily import outside data into the database. They might have things like lists of attendees from meetings not managed in the primary database; or membership leads gathered from a trade show staff recently attended; or names of people who showed up and registered on-site for a recent event.

Whatever the reason, at some point, every one of my clients has had a list of names and/or companies that they wanted to import into their AMS. The challenge is that it’s never as simple as it sounds.. Click here to read the rest of the article.

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About Wes Trochlil

For a quarter century, Wes has worked in and with dozens of associations and membership organizations throughout the US, ranging in size from zero staff (all-volunteer) to over 700. In that time Wes has provided a range of consulting services, from general consulting on data management issues to full-scale, association-wide selection and implementation of association management systems.

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