Association Today

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Association Today is a blog authored by Paul Lundy that talks about the news and insights relevant to the association industry.

Is Your Legacy System GDPR Compliant?

Is Your Legacy System GDPR Compliant?

Have you heard about the new piece of European data regulation that will become law from 25th May next year?

The General Data Protection Regulation (or GDPR for short) and was adopted on 27th April 2016. It will replace the current Data Protection Directive and is designed to strengthen data protection for EU citizens.

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The Votes Are In – Assemble Wins

The Votes Are In – Assemble Wins

Yesterday, we competed in Salesforce’s Demo Jam with our events app, Assemble, and we won! Salesforce holds a monthly demo competition with around 5 of their over 4,000 apps on the AppExchange. Each team completes a 3-minute demo, and the audience votes on the winners.

Assemble Events isn’t new. In fact, over 100 of our customers are already using the app, built 100% native to Salesforce. But because of the flexible nature of Fonteva’s flagship product, MemberNation, we were able to un-bundle some of the feature sets that our member-based customers love, and package them for all types of Salesforce customers on the AppExchange. Assemble is one of those packages.

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Will Virtual Reality Become Reality for Associations?

Will Virtual Reality Become Reality for Associations?

Want to see what the future looks like for associations? See the association community’s first virtual reality prototype.

Remember when “paradigm shift” was the go-to idiom to refer to changing an industry’s perspective?

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Not All Apps on Salesforce Are Alike

Not All Apps on Salesforce Are Alike

Person Accounts Blog Series

Many associations who are looking for new association software have already decided that they are going to move to the cloud. Many, in fact, have decided to go with Salesforce as their CRM. But when it comes to selecting Association Management Software, their discerning process seems to end. In more than one vendor selection meeting, I have heard, “Well they’re both on Salesforce, so how can we go wrong?”

But you can go wrong!

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What does it mean to be part of the Salesforce economy?

What does it mean to be part of the Salesforce economy?

At Fonteva, we put a lot of thought into the platform we built MemberNation, our flagship software, on. We needed a platform that would provide our customers stability, reliability, and scalability, backed up by an ecosystem of software developers, administrators, consultants, and organizations that are all focused on innovation customer success.

Salesforce proves time and time again to be the best choice for our customers.

Salesforce just released a report that measures the impact of the Salesforce ecosystem, and the results are impressive. The report offers some compelling stats on the future for the cloud that re-affirm our prediction that for association software—Salesforce is the way to go.

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