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Tax-Time Tips for Data-Savvy Fundraisers

At the conclusion of another successful FIA Conference, we have an opportunity to reflect upon the experience. The theme for the conference was “where passion meets purpose.” From the opening plenary session on, this year’s conference emphasised the vital role that data has to play in fundraising—now, and in the future.

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FIA Conference 2024: Data Driving Purpose

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At the conclusion of another successful FIA Conference, we have an opportunity to reflect upon the experience. The theme for the conference was “where passion meets purpose.” From the opening plenary session on, this year’s conference emphasised the vital role that data has to play in fundraising—now, and in the future.

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The Salesforce World Tour 2024…and that’s a wrap!

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The DCA team recently packed ourselves off to Sydney for the Salesforce World Tour. The energy at the event was off the charts and its scale was massive: it was the biggest World Tour yet, taking up five floors of the Sydney ICC and attracting ten thousand attendees.

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Rationalising Your Technology Stack 101

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If there exists a business problem, you can be pretty sure someone has created a technology solution to fix it. We know that sales teams alone use an average of 10 different tools to close deals, and most of those professionals feel overwhelmed. Large organisations in particular often find themselves juggling a confusing melange of…

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Australian banking sector must leverage data for success.

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Australia’s banking and finance sector has seen some turbulence in the last several years. Although it might outwardly appear that shifts in the competition landscape are disparate and unrelated, they do all have one thing in common: organisations looking to get ahead are going to need excellent data strategies. Royal Commission and reporting The 2019…

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Can we still trust our SME lending predictions?

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With inflation at a thirty-year high, past behaviour is no longer a sufficient predictor of borrower serviceability. Our current macroeconomic climate of higher interest and inflation isn’t strictly novel. But it is something we haven’t seen in Australia for many years. The Reserve Bank of Australia indicates that inflation this year has attained a thirty…

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Deceased Customers and Fragmented Systems Expose Organisations to Risk

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Years on from the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry and its “fee for no service” scandal, banks are still at risk of charging deceased people’s accounts fees for products they’re not using. ASIC was still taking banks to federal court about this issue just last year. It seems…

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