[Linux-aus] Inflection Point - A Strategic Plan for Linux Australia

Stewart Smith stewart at flamingspork.com
Thu Jan 7 11:48:55 AEDT 2016

Kathy Reid <kathy at kathyreid.id.au> writes:
> On 06/01/16 23:21, Tim Serong wrote:
>> I agree that ensuring members details are current is necessary, and I
>> think this is touched on in the Inflection Point document we've been
>> discussing, where it talks about replacing MemberDB.  However the doc
>> doesn't explicitly mention ensuring everyone's automatically put on the
>> announce list (at least, not that I saw).
> Excellent point Tim. A lot of CRM/Membership tools provide the ability 
> to email sets of Members based on attributes, such as;
>   * All members
>   * Members who have an attribute - such as Victorian, or Student etc
>   * Members who have various Roles (such as a member of a Subcommittee)
> If we move to a new membership tool, my expectation would be that the 
> tool allows us to undertake both targeted and mass communication to 
> members, including key announcements.

Yeah - and some existing tool likely has those features working, rather
than the MemberDB implementations which... probably work if you poke SQL
the right way.....

Stewart Smith
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