Rogue databases. We've all seen them: the spreadsheets and contact files that persist in foiling our plans for Ultimate Integration. The problem is complex, so I'll try to break it in to bite sized pieces for you. In this first post of the series, let's talk about some of the reasons why rogue databases exist.
I did an informal survey of colleagues, who have extensive experience uncovering and consolidating rogue databases for nonprofit organizations, and came up with these six reasons: [More]