Organizational Changes for Better Data Management

Organizational Changes for Better Data Management

colleagues sitting together analyzing data graphs August 1, 2016 By: Christine Umbrell

The Association for Cooperative Operations Research and Development had a brand new customer relationship management system, but it was underutilized by staff outside the membership department. To instill better data practices, the organization created a full-time data coordinator position and a cross-functional data task force.

How does your association ensure that your data is managed appropriately—and that staff members from all departments can abstract the data they need to do their jobs? At the Association for Cooperative Operations Research and Development (ACORD), these issues were resolved during a recent overhaul of the organization’s data management procedures. ...