General Data Protection Regulation guidance for Australian businesses
From 25 May 2018 Australian businesses of any size may need to comply with the GDPR if they have an establishment in the European Union (EU), if they offer goods and services in the EU, or if they monitor the behaviours of individuals in the EU.Learn more from OAIC website
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Billions for small businesses
This is the centrepiece in 2015 budget. From tonight 14 May 2015, small businesses will be able to immediately deduct any asset costing less than $20,000, this is a massive increase from the current $1,000 value threshold.
Hence, associations and unions, this is the time to automate the membership system, anything under $20,000 will have 100% tax deductible.
Empower member through technology
Online self services is an excellent tool to empower members. It not only can reduce the adminstrative cost of keeping the valuable member data up-to-date, but it also engages the members.
Self services functionalities such as edit member profiles, renew member subscription, submit job vacancy adverts are available in the 360 membership™ system. Allowing members to manage these operations any time anywhere can deepen the member connections.... more
Query Manager Upgrade
Changes to the query manager now allow the administrator to to drag fields across within the email integration area, making the resultant email list more functional and efficient to produce
Availablility: Late Q4... more
Meetings Module Upgrade.
Upgrade to meeting module now live, allowing recording of proposed agenda, attendees (members, staff, prospects), and automated follow up emails. Prospects may be moved to members with a sungle keystroke.
Availablility: Now... more
New, larger iPhone makes responsive design mandatory
All 360 suite software supports the 'responsive design' methodology, whereby the screen display automatically re-formats itself to correctly display on the screen of a smart phone, tablet or netbook. Rather than displaying just a section of the screen information, 360 will discern the screen real estate available and re-write the info for a logical display.... more
New ad hoc report module with instant export to mail merge
The expanded ad hoc report writer now allows a search on any field within the database. The search may be saved against the individual administrator and re-run as required. Searches producing member names may be exported to the email module for automatic creation of email lists, and despatch of the emails.
Available Q4, 2014... more
Task Management Module
An administration task management module is in alpha testing.
This new module is integrated into the member notes and allows administrators to set reminders and alerts for future actions. Typically used for follow ups on outstanding member issues.
Module beta testing in August and expected general release Q4 2014... more
Ad hoc reporting enabled
Simple, ad hoc query ability added to 360 Membership, allowing instant reporting on all fields and combination therof, by a simple 'drag and drop' methodology,
Available: Now... more
New support for Industrial Associations prospective member management
360 Membership now helps to manage the prospecting function for Trades Union. Manage meetings and track prospects. Prospect details stored in subsidary database to avoid membership database overhead. When converted to new member, details are moved to main database.
Module beta testing in June and expected general release late July.... more
360 membership is a cloud based software which makes the communication in membership organisations much efficient. Click here to learn how cloud computing transforms entire service offering from an article published in IntheBlack magazine.... more
Time for 360 Membership customers to consider their business plans for the new Financial Year.
Well known financial and TV personality David Koch gives some advice going into FY2014....... more
Coalitions Plan will bring forward profits for ISP's
The coalitions NBN alternative plan proposes fibre to the node, as against the current NBN's fibre to the home. Whilst Malcolm Turnbull is quite correct in that his plan would be both quicker to roll out and at a much lower cost, the speeds acheivable would be lower.
In an interesting take, ZD Net interviewed some ISP execs who agree that they would make money faster under Malcolms plan, however their CTO's were in love with the NBN as is.
Now its up to 68% of us having smart phones and we do actually use them!
New research from Google: read more... more
Apparently due to the huge uptake of smart phones in Australia, we may soon be able to junk the credit card and replace it with a digital wallet in our phones.
For full story go to The Australian... more
NBN Behind time and over budget?
Whilst we all long for the bandwidth that fibre to the home will offer, at what we hope will be a reasonable price, mounting controversy over the NBN Company performance, culminated last week with the resignation of the CEO Mike Quigley. Did he jump or was he pushed?
A recent article in the SMH shows some of the problems involved in the rollout, and the unexpected popularity of the service in the Nation's Capital. It suggests a high level of take up can be as problematic as a high level of disinterest
The new Pink Batts Scheme?
Certification Issuance is now available as an additional option, allowing the administrator to produce and deliver relevant certificates following training sessions or other member events... more
Latest minor software release - All 360 products now support the latest version of Microsoft Internet Explorer 10... more
Support for member's photograph to be attached to his record and displayed accordingly... more
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