No Regrets: GCIR's Long, Bumpy Journey to Launch

Saturday, March 2, 2019

"In August of 2016, GCIR had only one question about the Forum’s Drupal-Salesforce platform: How soon can we launch? Chats with several members of the collaborative left us chomping at the bit. Make our time-consuming membership renewal process more efficient? Yes, please. Streamline event registration tracking and analysis? Absolutely. Integrations with core services like MailChimp, ReadyTalk, and more? Yes, yes, yes. From automation of simple tasks and centralizing our far-flung data to joining a community of experts from similar organizations, we wanted to launch tomorrow.

Flash forward two-and-a-half years, and we’re still excited about all those things. But getting out of the gates proved a lot more challenging than anticipated. ..."