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CRM Use Cases

The following use cases are being used in the CRM review project.

Database setup

These are steps that would be taken infrequently to get the database minimally configured for an organization

  • Define custom fields:
  • Simple custom field checkbox: Housing status (own/rent)
  • Drop down field: type of contact (Member, Ally, Other)
  • Define several groups:
  • All Members
  • Everyone in a given zip code

Data Entry

  • An organizer returns from a meeting with a sign in sheet, listing 10 names with phone numbers, postal addresses and email addresses that need to be entered into the database
  • One of the new contacts is a family member of an existing member (and they share the same house)
  • One person on the list has indicated that their phone is temporarily disconnected
  • All new entries should be coded to indicate that they were first contacted at the meeting
  • An organizing is making phone calls from a call sheet (see below). For several calls, they need to update the records with:
  • Best time to contact
  • Add/delete/edit information about number of kids, etc.
  • An organizer returns from a conference with the list of conference attendees and wants to add several organizations that they met at the conference:
  • Add an ally organization and two contacts from that organization, with one designated as the primary contact
  • Add a potential funder
  • Add a journalist that might be write favorable articles