Raising Insight helps you make and communicate well-informed management decisions with database and reporting solutions that transform data into actionable performance information.
Our mission is to help organizations like yours provide effective information to plan and achieve fundraising and constituent-engagement goals through
“This is the information our board expects to see. We are confident that we have the ability to use information to present and support decision making.”
“By implementing carefully well thought out, well designed ABI reports, we could leapfrog years ahead. We are able to share useful meaningful reports with our users, and our back-end developers have saved years of time.”
“The work being done by other institutions sharing this platform provides valuable ‘thought-starters’ for us. Sharing and exchanging insights from best practice institutions gives us the ability to adopt and evolve rapidly. As a cohort, discussing the problems we are each trying to solve drives each of us to new innovation"
"Our CRM databases contain a wealth of data and provide opportunity to guide our actions with insight into the nature of our alumni, donors, and prospects. Unfortunately it can be very difficult to extract information from them. "
"Payback was clear with even the first round of report improvements. What we immediately saw helped stimulate the conversation around monthly targets; growing and stretching every team member toward a more sophisticated fact-based approach."
Many organizations do not plan and prepare appropriately and underestimate the scope of work and the time required to develop the reporting and dashboards necessary for new system go-live.
Your new Advancement CRM System will not provide all the reporting, dashboards and analytics you need.
Reporting in the legacy and new Advancement (CRM) Systems can be very difficult.
Their complex and rigid databases, your data quality exceptions, and unanticipated business needs create substantial challenges with accuracy, consistency, and productivity of reporting and information analysis.
Historically, institutions have been forced to support the demands of a growing set of sophisticated users while simultaneously innovating new reporting and analysis.
Not every institution can afford a large dedicated analytics or reporting staff. Plus, demands are unrelenting and resources do not keep pace with the innovation demanded by alumni relations, development and communications --- further exacerbated by challenges in staff retention, recruitment, and training.