Efficient management of information is really important for any organisation especially one that has limited funds and multiple needs. Charities and non-profit organisations require information management tools that are easy to use and flexible. Easy to use because there is usually a limited number of information professional staff to perform many of the tasks and therefore systems need to be intuitive.
Flexible because there are many different interests to look after – members, staff, management, researchers etc. All have their own particular emphasis and may need different treatment.
Soutron is used by many non-profit organisations because the software can be tuned to perform a variety of tasks. Soutron is very flexible. A single database can be used for:
This makes financial sense, a one database that can be simply and quickly set up for new needs by staff without IT expertise. For example, Soutron can be used to provide services to support knowledge sharing or build skills registers as well as being able to manage enquiries.