C-BOX Today • Accessible at • My APICS • cbox.apics.org
C-BOX Today • What is C-BOX? • C-BOX was originally designed in2006to be a “chapter in a box” for APICS chapter management including • Day-to-day management • Marketing • Governance • Membership
C-BOX is Being Redesigned • The C-BOX redesign will help APICS deliver better service to APICS partners and meet partner needs. • Partner feedback to current C-BOX tells us there are needed usability, functionality, and content improvements • Note: Feedback was gathered through surveys, phone calls, and focus groups in Q3 and Q4 2012 • International partners need to be better integrated into the site • APICS rebranding and C-BOX redesign will coincide to ensure partner tools reflect the APICS brand
Partner Needs Not Met by C-BOX Based on information gathered during a partner survey (August 2012), phone calls (December 2012), and focus groups with partners (December 2012), below are the top needs not met by C-BOX for APICS partners. 5
Introducing the New C-BOX Note: This design is for mock-up purposes only and may not reflect the colors or layout of the redesign when it is available.
How C-BOX Will Meet This Need • The new C-BOX will • provide reports tab on every page • connect to reports on C-BOX and on APICS Partner Connect.
How C-BOX Will Meet This Need • The new C-BOX will • have content by partner role on every page • include orientation by role and have information for first-time visitors on the homepage.
How C-BOX Will Meet This Need • The new C-BOX will • have marketing and sales content prominently featured • provide access to content and materials request on every page • have materials available by program from every page.
How C-BOX Will Meet This Need • The new C-BOX will • have a section dedicated to managing your organization.
How C-BOX Will Meet This Need • The new C-BOX will • help partners quickly get to APICS Partner Connect.
Other Features of the New C-BOX • Access case studies and tips from your peers to • recruit and train new board members • market APICS and your courses. • Know the most current information APICS Corporate. • Navigate easily to Shop APICS. • Easily search C-BOX to find the right resources. 17
Access Case Studies and Tips • The new C-BOX will contain content from your peers to • recruit and train new board members • market APICS and your courses.
Know the Most Current Information APICS Corporate • The new C-BOX will • help you know the most up-to-date information from APICS corporate.
Easily Search for Content • The new C-BOX will • Have a search box on every page—that categorizes content by: • Marketing • Partner management • Shop APICS product
How You Can Contribute Content • Submit case studies or 10-minute video describing your • marketing campaigns • how you recruit board members • how you keep your board motivated • small chapter tips and successes • getting started offering specific APICS courses. • Share sample documents, job descriptions, marketing plans, and more. • Email your case study or lessons learned to xxxx Please limit your submission to 500 words if written, or 10 minutes if in video format.
C-BOX Redesign Next Steps • Continued input from partners: Q1 2013 • Launch to partners: Q2 2013 • Continued feedback from partners: Q2 and Q3 2013 • Orientation for new partner leaders: June–July 2013 23
How to Provide Input and Feedback on the New C-BOX • Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. • After this presentation, complete a short questionnaire at apics.org/cboxsurvey.
Questions? APICS Partner Services APICS The Association for Operations Management email@example.com APICS Corporate Office 8430 West Bryn Mawr Ave Suite 1000 Chicago, IL 60631 25
Channel Partner Services Team • Henri M. Wingfield-Jones • Director, Channel Partner Services • firstname.lastname@example.org • Freddy Arnauts, PhD • Europe • email@example.com • Tawana Collins • Southeast and Northeast Districts • firstname.lastname@example.org • Leann Goettel • Mid-Atlantic and Canadian Districts • email@example.com • Mitchell K. McCaffery • International Districts • firstname.lastname@example.org • Jessy Ventura • Great Lakes and Heartland Districts • email@example.com • Joan Wallner • Southwest, Pacific Western, and Terra Grande Districts • firstname.lastname@example.org