The Fight for Data: Total Lockdown or Complete Chaos

Getting data (reports, queries, mailing lists, exports, dashboards, etc.) out of any fundraising system is a universal challenge in the nonprofit sector– regardless of the CRM system used. Pulling data accurately requires deep and specialized knowledge of the tools,...

Happy 10th Anniversary to Blackbaud CRM

This month marks the 10th anniversary for the first Blackbaud CRM go-live! I can’t believe it’s already been a decade since I  celebrated the go-live of Blackbaud CRM (BBEC) with my friends at Heifer International. Since that time, Heifer has been joined by...

How Clean is Your Database?

It happens to the best of us – temporary tables and other unnecessary data take up disk space and cause poor performance. Luckily, there’s an easy solution! Today, we’ll show you to get a clean database in Blackbaud CRM. Standard disclaimer –...