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March Altru Education News

When we ask you, our Altru users, what you want more training on, the number one request is always QUERY! So it brings me great pleasure to announce that we’ve released a whole bunch of query resources recently. In last month’s blog, we announced the release of Altru Curricula in Training Central. Now in addition […]

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#Showyourculture

Let me open by saying that I have a prize to give out, but you have to read to the bottom of the post to learn more! In January, Blackbaud employees from all over the world rallied together to celebrate our cultural customers through our #showyourculture initiative.  Everyone from engineers to sales representatives to our […]

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Using Registration Information to Your Advantage

In 2014, we released the capability to ask for more than just first name and last name from our participants in preregistered programs. This capability can be especially important for programs such as camps and classes, where there are often many pieces of information that need to be collected about the individuals who will be […]

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Smart Fields: Just how smart are they?

What is a smart field?  What can I use smart fields for?  What type of smart field should I use? When should I use a smart field? These are the types of questions we hear regularly on support calls. Smart fields provide quick access to specific information that otherwise might take hours or days to […]

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Three Tidbits from the Tips and Techniques for Camps and Classes Masters Workshop

We had a fantastic Masters Workshop on Camps and Classes and so thought it would be great to share some tips for folks that could not join in. Changing the Name of Secondary Events A key component of any multi-day activity such as camps or classes is to set up secondary events to represent the […]

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Three Tips for Managing Altru Queries

Queries are one of the most “popular” features in Altru shortly after an organization goes live. This is understandable as queries are a really powerful feature that helps us dive directly into the database. There have been some really great blog posts on helping set up queries. Kevin has not one but two blog posts […]

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