Past Webinars

Oh, Crystal Ball, please tell me, IQA, Dashboard, or SSRS?

Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Time: 3:00 PM ET (1:00-1:30 PM MT)

Presenter: Stephanie Harms, Technical Support Specialist

As the desktop slowly disappears, so are Crystal reports. Before you start converting all of your reports to SSRS, ask yourself, is this the right decision? You have so many more options now! With the ability to display information in different ways throughout the staff and member sites, do we really need all of these reports in SSRS? In this webinar, we will talk about all your many options. Come peer inside the Crystal Ball with us!

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Revolutionizing Online Communities with an iMIS Integrated rasa.io Solution

Date: Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Time: 3:00 PM ET (1:00-1:30 PM MT)

Co-Presenter: Randy Richter, Director of Technology Solutions, ATS Partner
Co-Presenter: Christian Britto, Operations Manager, rasa.io
Co-Presenter: Rebecca Ruppert McMahon, Executive Director, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

rasa.io has fundamentally reconsidered the way associations utilize online communities. It's a content-centric community platform built to fit the way association members navigate the online world. Artificial intelligence, auto-curated content, and a mobile-first experience are central to rasa.io's ability to dramatically improve member engagement. Join us as we review how the iMIS integrated rasa.io platform is helping Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association create a dynamic online community for its members.

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Taking your RiSE Event Program to the next level with the ATS Event Program Toolbox

Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Time: 3:00 PM ET (1:00-1:30 PM MT)

Presenter: Randy Richter, Director of Technology Solutions, ATS Partner

Are you looking for a more robust online event program in RiSE? Join us as we demonstrate a new and dynamic way to display your events on your RiSE website. The ATS Event Program Toolbox will provide your registrants and website visitors with a visually-appealing program that will integrate with iMIS in real time. No need to create separate static event program pages or rekey data into your website. The Event Program Toolbox leverages the data you already entered into iMIS to produce a compelling, robust, mobile-friendly online conference program.

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Making the Staff Site Yours

Date: Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Time: 3:00 PM ET (1:00-1:30 PM MT)

Co-Presenter: Jennifer Case, Senior Director, Business Systems, CompTIA
Co-Presenter: Christine Smith, Director of Business Development

Transitioning from the desktop to the staff site is like trading in your old flip phone for that shiny new smart phone. The basic functionality remains, but now you have even more features to uncover to aid your association and its membership. By working together to determine the best path for their association, ATS' Christine Smith and CompTIA's Jennifer Case created a one of a kind staff site using out of the box features. They customized page layouts, catered default queries and reports to their needs, and created new navigation to allow staff to find information faster and more efficiently. In this webinar, you will learn best practices from ATS' work with CompTIA and how they customized the staff site so staff could better deliver the products and education they provide to their members.

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Engagement, Dashboards, and Bridges. Oh My!

Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

According to a new benchmarking report from Advanced Solutions International (ASI), retention rates are slipping, but what information can you gather from your membership to turn this statistic around? The answer is engagement. In iMIS Q4, ASI released engagement scoring based on information found in your database. However, your association collects even more data from your third party vendors. Why not bring all that data into iMIS to determine your members’ overall engagement? In this webinar, we will discuss how you can tailor your engagement dashboards using all of your members’ data.

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ATS Ultimate Spreadsheet Importer- A Difficult Task Made Easy

Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Importing records into iMIS with ATS Ultimate Spreadsheet Importer makes a difficult task easy regardless of your iMIS version. During this event we will review how associations can easily import customer records, addresses, demographics and activity records into iMIS through a user-friendly interface. Associations will also learn how the Ultimate Spreadsheet Importer aligns data using robust user-defined de-duplication options.

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Myths about iMIS Functionality, DEBUNKED!

Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Many organizations ask themselves, "Is there something better than iMIS out there?" This question generally comes up due to staff not fully understanding what iMIS can do. Switching AMS/CMS platforms can be an expensive and lengthy process. In this webinar, we will discuss some of the major reasons that iMIS users tend to look at solutions other than iMIS. We will explore concerns of marketing, website, ecommerce, sales management, event management, reporting, and other key topics to show how iMIS can be successfully used to fulfill these needs.

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Moving from the Desktop to Staff Site

Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Staff Site is revolutionizing the way users interact with iMIS. In the future, ASI will not be providing a desktop client for iMIS. Join us as we review tips and best practices for moving from Desktop to Staff Site. We will also touch on strategies that will help organizations build the staff view into the iMIS they always dreamed of.

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Latest Innovations for Online Join and Renew with iMIS

Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Are you looking to implement online join/renew or improve your current process? This webinar will discuss what is possible with the iMIS RiSE online/renew process. In addition, we will demonstrate some of the advanced join/renew capabilities possible with the ATS Online Marketplace.

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Keeping your iMIS System in Tip Top Shape

Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017

This webinar will provide tips and tricks on keeping your iMIS system running smoothly. We will address general performance tips as well as regular maintenance tasks to maximize performance including:

  • Rebuilding indexes
  • Deleting/purging records
  • Looking for orphaned records
  • Shrink your iMIS database
  • Looking at event logs
  • Find views that are broken, fix or remove
  • Find and update records with no LAST_UPDATED
  • Records with missing demographic records
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Linking in RiSE

Date: Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Join us as we review the different linking techniques within RiSE as well as the pros and cons of using these different methods. We will illustrate the difference between relative vs. absolute URLs in hyperlinks and how this can be a "gotcha" when developing site content on a staging environment. We will also review best practices for linking in RiSE.

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Chat for iMIS - Customer Service for Millennials

Date: Wednesday, February 22 2017

You've heard the numbers – Millennials will give you ONE opportunity to prove your value to them. If they can't find what they need immediately, that opportunity may be GONE.

Discover what one association has done to solve this pressing customer service need by implementing technology that Millennials prefer over phone calls. Byron Patterson of JCAPHO will walk us through how they have implemented online chat to provide immediate help at the instant the member or prospect is on the site trying to gain access.

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Printing Badges at Registration Made Easy by Integrating iMIS with Expo Logic

Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2017

This webinar will demonstrate how iMIS clients can leverage the iMIS registration process while integrating with Expo Logic for badge printing. The Expo Logic bridge pulls registration information from iMIS, including badge information, additional badges, and even ticketed functions. When someone prints their badge an activity record will be written back to iMIS indicating that the badge was printed. In addition, the SSO will allow onsite integration as records in iMIS can be looked up in real time.

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Options for Integrating a Job Board with iMIS

Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Job boards are helping associations increase their membership value, and for some a significant source of non-dues revenue. Join us as we review options from leveraging the tools in iMIS for basic job board functionality to integrating with advanced platforms like Boxwood & YM Careers (Job Target).

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Integrating iMIS with WordPress

Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Many organizations have chosen WordPress as their content management system (CMS) of choice. Others have chosen RiSE as their sole CMS solution. What about organizations that want to leverage their investment in WordPress while using RiSE for account management and ecommerce? This webinar will discuss the solutions that ATS provides to address these issues including the new ATS WordPress Bridge for iMIS. This bridge includes full single sign-on (SSO) and will allow an organization to lock down content in WordPress based on member type, iMIS roles, or even an IQA query. Our unique "scraping" technology allows your RiSE site to have the exact look and feel of your WordPress site while leveraging the functionality of iMIS. If your technology roadmap includes support for both RiSE and WordPress, then this webinar is for you.

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Turn Your Member Directory into One of Your Most Valuable Member Services

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Review ways that organizations are facilitating their members' marketing to the public and allowing them to be discovered for their expertise or their service location. Organizations have found this to be so valuable that it is a revenue producer. Consider the potential of creating a private networking area for your members.

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Navigating Your Way Through the Different iPart Options

Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2016

iMIS iParts provide powerful capability but it can be challenging to understand which iParts to use in order to solve a problem. We will demonstrate features such as displaying different pages based on member type, creating user defined panels and tracking changes to these fields, creating a wizard style join process, and creating multi-dimensional charts.

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Getting Started with Online Learning

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Join us as we review strategies and tools to get your online learning initiative off the ground with an integrated GoToWebinar solution. On this webinar we will discuss:

  • Strategies for monetizing and delivery of educational content.
  • How you can combine the power of GoToWebinar and iMIS to deliver live and on-demand content to your members while tracking that activity in iMIS.
  • Going to the next step with Learning Management Systems.
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Evaluate and Prepare Your RiSE Site for the Responsive Templates in iMIS 20.2.X

Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Are you getting ready to update to the latest version of iMIS? Learn about the implications of upgrading to iMIS 20.2X and responsive templates. During this presentation we will review things to consider when making this leap such as:

  • Out-of-the-box capability
  • Opportunities to customize
  • Assessing existing content and page layouts
  • Best practices to help make the upgrade go smoothly
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Online eCommerce - Real World Challenges, Real World Solutions

Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2016

In this webinar, three organizations will share what they have learned and how they leverage their use of iMIS and the ATS Online Marketplace to enhance the customer e-commerce experience. They will describe how they use these tools to help shoppers use coupons, drive shoppers to quickly purchase the content they want with IQA queries, and provide education clubs to encourage bulk purchasing of courses.

These techniques will be demonstrated in the context of the ATS Online Marketplace but are also applicable, in part, to the out-of-the box RiSE e-commerce solution.

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