Right now my brain feels a little like it is made of mayonnaise. With Shelley Lebeck retiring, Marie moving into her role, Tom MacMahon’s position being eliminated (they have given their full cooperation to this effort) and two new people joining us soon, (one of them starts Tuesday) your MTA staff has been giving the full court press to our technology changeover.
The new technology platform will make it possible to serve the membership better and to know the history of member activity completely. With 149 pages of standard reports and the ability to track every contact from the membership and from prospects, this new tool will provide far more opportunities to the membership and facilitate MTA future growth on a world-wide basis. It will make the MTA a more virtual organization than we ever thought possible.
However, no transition is ever as simple or straight forward as one would like it to be. Everything happens at once. With staff changes happening, it makes sense for current staff to have input for the history and for new staff to be trained on the new tool. I’m pleased to report that as of yesterday our input to Avectra to the initial data conversion is now complete. Next week we start looking at test data on the new MTA live platform. We are still shooting for a “go-live” date this fall. As we move toward that date, we will be asking everyone to validate your data on the website. Please stay tuned. We will provide more details of new features and benefits as they become available.
John R. Kirby
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