Abila

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Abila is the leading provider of software and services to associations, helping them use data and personal insight to improve financial and strategic decision making, enhance member engagement and value, operate more efficiently, and increase revenue. Our netFORUM™ association management system and Freestone™ learning management system enable associations to deliver a powerful membership experience.

Abila

 •  September 22

Associations struggle to communicate their value to members. However, when used correctly, content can play a key role in reinforcing the value of an organization to its members. In our latest Member Loyalty Study, we wanted to better understand how members like to consume content and the part it plays in member retention. Instead of spewing out a...

Abila

 •  September 20

In yesterday’s post, I had the opportunity to dig into the first five ingredients of a winning learning management system (LMS) recipe. Today, I’ll share the eight remaining elements to ensure your association has sweet success with its continuing education programs. CE Management: Providing learners with an easy way to report and claim credits is...

Abila

 •  September 14

A lot of nonprofits start out using off-the-shelf commercial software for their accounting needs. It’s fast, affordable, and easy to set up – but as your nonprofit grows and gains multiple funding sources that generic software isn’t able to meet your special tracking and reporting needs. Many of our current customers moved over from financial...

Abila

 •  September 12

The old proverb, “measure twice, cut once” is particularly relevant in carpentry; cut a piece of wood the wrong size and it’s unusable. In software development, it’s equally important. It means all the things that could go wrong have been thought of … before launch. As part of every release, Abila’s Research and Development team follows rigorous...

Abila

 •  September 8

From new technology to generational shifts and competing resources, as the association landscape continues to transform, more and more associations are thinking strategically about their learning and professional education programs. A successful program not only provides a steady non-dues revenue stream, but stands to deepen member loyalty, as...

Abila

 •  September 6

Did you know 80 percent of nonprofit finance professionals expect their organizations will grow either “very much” or “somewhat” in the coming year? And a whopping 98 percent says growth is important to their organization, per the recent Nonprofit Research Study: Managing Growth. Here’s how respondents say they plan to grow … To view this video...

Abila

 •  August 31

Software applications dedicated to financial management for nonprofit organizations have been around since the early 1980s. These nonprofit financial applications and their underlying technology have undergone significant changes in the past 30-plus years. Nonprofits themselves, and the reporting requirements they must adhere to, have evolved as...

Abila

 •  August 30

A computer network is secured by using a combination of policies and best practices designed to thwart the evil intentions of those who would steal your valuable information. Those entitled to access your information would generally have unique credentials allowing them to pass through the computer network security and use the computer’s programs...

Abila

 •  August 25

In Abila’s new Member Loyalty Study we identified distinct segments across the loyalty spectrum with the most committed members falling into the Super Member category. According to the study, your Super Members are the most connected with your organization and really care about belonging. They value what the organization does for the profession and...

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 •  August 23

Finance teams have long been the go-to sources for data across a nonprofit organization. They’re routinely asked to provide numbers, pull together metrics, and develop shiny reports for various stakeholders, such as board members and major funders. Oftentimes, these teams find themselves burdened with requests, and struggle to balance their...