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ASFMRA Takes Control of Its Data, Achieves Rapid, Meaningful Efficiency Gains with Association Anywhere AMS

August 26, 2014

Columbia, MD (PRWEB) August 26, 2014

ACGI Software®, the trusted leader in association management software (AMS), today announced the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA), had licensed and completed an initial deployment of Association Anywhere®, its cloud-based association management system. ASFMRA will be using Association Anywhere to take control of its data, continually enhance operational efficiency, enable closer alignment with its chapters and optimize member relations.

"To achieve our vision for a more efficient and effective organization, ASFMRA needed an AMS that would give us control over all of our data and critical business processes – that's why we chose Association Anywhere," said Meg Butcher, Director of Finance and Administration, American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers. "From its integrated BusinessObjects business intelligence suite to extensive self-service capabilities, Association Anywhere delivers the capabilities we need to optimize and grow ASFMRA."

Since completing the first phase of its Association Anywhere deployment, ASFMRA has already realized significant gains in efficiency by streamlining core membership and accounting processes. In addition to reducing the society's reliance on time-consuming manual processes, the Association Anywhere deployment will provide ASFMRA with a range of additional operational enhancement including:

   •  Intuitive Reporting And Business Analytics – with nearly 200 pre-built, yet customizable reports, and the BusinessObjects business intelligence platform built-in, Association Anywhere will make all of ASFMRA's data available for smarter decision making without programming.

   •  Improved Chapter Relations – ASFMRA will use Association Anywhere to roll-out a chapter portal that will bring the national office into closer alignment with chapters, improving data quality, service delivery and economics.

   •  Enhanced Educational Program Management – Association Anywhere will let ASFMRA effectively and efficiently configure and manage its training and continuing education programs. This helps support program growth while also ensuring accurate and timely tracking of member participation.

   •  Efficient Event and Exposition Management – ASFMRA hosts several national meetings and dozens of chapter events every year. Using the Association Anywhere Event and Expo Management modules, ASFMRA can improve the efficiency of its entire events management lifecycle – from planning and event management to marketing and speaker selection. "ASFMRA's focus on achieving greater success by optimizing critical aspects of its operations, such as chapter relations, education programs and events management, is well aligned with the capabilities and strengths of Association Anywhere," said Kevin Hostutler, president and CEO, ACGI Software. "We're very proud to include ASFMRA among our growing family of customers and look forward to partnering with them for many years to come."

About the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers

The American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA), founded in 1929, provides members with the resources, information, and leadership that enable them to provide valuable services to the agricultural community. The focus of the ASFMRA is providing education and networking opportunities for a professional group of members providing farm and ranch management, rural and real property appraising, review appraisal, and agricultural consulting services to the private and public sectors and to the governmental and lending communities. To learn more visit

About ACGI Software:

ACGI Software founded in 1996, develops and delivers cloud-based association management software (AMS) and best-practice services. The company's Association Anywhere AMS integrates with an association's Web, mobile and business applications, automating administrative and financial operations, enhancing the member experience and lowering operating costs. Association Anywhere AMS is chosen by leading associations and association management companies. Learn more about ACGI by visiting:

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