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Your AMS Journey: Selection to Adoption – Step 1: Ask Why
By Noel Shatananda | October 1, 2020AMSAssociationimplementation

Welcome to Your AMS Journey: Selection to Adoption, a blog series presented by fusionSpan. Throughout our work providing consulting, implementation, and support services to non-profits and associations, we have seen our share of successes and challenges that the entire selection and implementation process involves when adopting a new Association Management System (AMS). In this series, we will shed... read more

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Your AMS Journey: Selection to Adoption – Step 2: Always Have a Request for Proposal
By Noel Shatananda | October 16, 2020AMSAssociationTech Talk

As an organization that specializes in AMS support and implementation, we typically step in after the selection of an Association Management System has already been made by your organization. Our first step is to ask the AMS partner or association for their Request For Proposal, but a surprising number of clients never issue one. What is a Request... read more

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Your AMS Journey: Selection to Adoption – Step 4: Product Partner Chosen, Now What?
By Noel Shatananda | November 12, 2020AssociationTech Talk

You made your product selection, and are excitedly looking forward to implementing your new AMS platform. Now comes the decision to select an implementation partner. Look carefully at who you plan to use to implement your chosen product. You want a team that understands your business, knows how to integrate all the best of breed systems that you... read more

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Your AMS Journey: Selection to Adoption – Step 9: UAT & Training
By Noel Shatananda | February 18, 2021AMSAssociationBest Practices

Your organization has been hard at work throughout the implementation and data conversion phases of the project. The team has made great progress, but all the activity has been predominantly conducted by the core project team working on perfecting individual modules of the overall project. The testing that has occurred so far is unit/module level testing. It’s time... read more

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Your AMS Journey: Selection to Adoption – Step 12: We Are Live, Just Relax Right?
By Noel Shatananda | April 1, 2021AMSAssociationBest Practices

You are live, have gone through the go live challenges, and have worked on the other phases whereby the implementation project can be closed. What now? Here are a few items to consider: Expand Training Spend time developing training materials, and put a system in place for keeping the training materials up to date as business processes change.... read more