Based in the Washington, D.C. area, CIMATRI helps associations and not-for-profits across the United States by providing technology leadership, strategic planning and IT operations oversight. CIMATRI’s success has been fueled by its commitment to personalized and high-touch service. CIMATRI ensures its clients are well-equipped to tackle the many challenges associations are facing in a rapidly changing digital landscape.


12 critical considerations for purchasing the right LMS

The pandemic of 2020 has forced a disruption unlike any other.  It has created a seismic shift in how we work, play, and learn. As companies scramble to find resources to meet their needs, a Learning Management System (LMS) is a foundational tool used for learning content, employee training, and selling digital products. Having the […]


The top 5 security priorities for associations in 2020

We’ve got something to get off our chests: following baseline data security regulations doesn’t automatically equal top-notch security. But let us explain. If you’ve been keeping up with the trends (which we’re sure you have), you already know that data is now the currency of the modern digital economy. And you also know that in […]


4 steps to reduce the risk of systemic failures

The financial crisis of 2007-2008 was a teachable moment about the obscure risks of highly interconnected and interdependent systems. Prior to the almost complete meltdown of the world’s financial systems, few outside of bond traders and financial speculators had heard of Credit Default Swaps or Collateralized Debt Obligations. In a recent blog post on diginomica, […]


6 tips to convince your board to invest in data and analytics

Data and analytics (D&A) have been top of association leaders agendas for several years. However, to reach levels of maturity in D&A that have potential to bring about the biggest advantages, every area of an organization should be developing some proficiency in data and analytics. This means that D&A should be on every CEO and Executive Director’s agenda, and in some cases […]


3 ways to generate non-dues revenue

The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Foundation regularly reports on association sources and ratios. According to a November 2016 report, revenues from membership dues were down to 45% of total revenue for trade associations and a meager 30% for professional associations. Advances in technology have opened new doors of opportunity to drive non-dues revenue. Let’s […]