Event Control provides you with everything you need to successfully grow your online fundraising. Using an all inclusive solution built on ever-evolving web standards, Event Control makes it easy for you to run your business online. Event Control is fully customized to align with how you do business and match the look and feel of your web site and events.
The long-term success of any project and client/vendor relationship is greatly increased by a smooth deployment completed on time. Based on MWares 12 years of experience, we have developed a proven process that ensures that Event Controls deployment is aligned with your specific business needs. MWare can have you "live within as little as 6 weeks.
Interview all stakeholders including development, event coordinators, communications/marketing, database administrators and IT staff to come up with a complete picture of all parties involved and organizational goals. This process also helps with organizational wide adoption.
An agreed plan and timeline is created to customize EC based on your business requirements. This will involve the administrator side and constituent-facing pages. A test plan is developed that assigns responsibilities and defines testing methods for each process and planned customization.
MWare will create "skins" that match your website's look-and-feel and create event and donation page layouts based on your requirements. Configure EC based on your requirements, create specific reports for you and modify templates for email auto responders. SSL certificates are installed and we walk through each of the processes with you to confirm they are correct.
Data Migration and Integration
MWare will cleanse and migrate your data to provide event history in EC as neeeded. We then integrate to third party databases such as Raisers Edge. Credit card processing is configured with your chosen gateway and merchant account. Your site is custom configured for social media integration.
Q & A and Testing
MWare and client test the solution across multiple browsers following the test plan developed above. Feedback and updates are made and retested before final client acceptance.
MWare takes a dual approach here, teaching you how to use the tools as well as recommending and guiding you in implementing best practices in fundraising and event management. Training sessions are typically two-hour online sessions with a dedicated trainer focusing on your site and events that have been configured for you organization. You will receive as many training sessions as needed to be comfortable that you staff is fully equipped to make the most of your EC implementation.
Your event website goes live on schedule. MWare monitors your site closely for the first couple of days as you and your supporters exercise the system to insure the site works as promised and resolve any remaining training issues.