Researching and reviewing K-12 enterprise resource planning systems

March 13, 2017
Are you starting to research K-12 enterprise resource planning systems (ERP)? It can seem like a daunting task when you start comparing products that are available. Financial/human resource/ERP systems can help your district get ahead when it comes to managing and interpreting data and strategic information. We’ve developed a cheat sheet for you to utilize throughout the research and review process so you can better understand what to be looking for in a K-12 financial and human resource system.

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Topics: Superintendents, infographic, CFO, ERP, k-12

PowerSchool Acquires SunGard K-12; Unifies Administrative and Instructional Technologies to Improve the Education Experience

February 2, 2017

Acquisition to provide schools and districts with the essential infrastructure to manage every aspect of school operations

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Topics: sis, K-12, ERP, PowerSchool, Acquisition

4 Hidden Financial/HR Workflow Snags to Eliminate

January 27, 2017

K-12 school systems have made great strides in automating key financial/HR functions -- few districts still operate solely by pushing paper and/or sending email attachments. But even if your district has an integrated software solution for finance/HR, you may be losing productivity by getting caught in these four common workflow snags:

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Topics: Resources, Superintendents, financial and human resources, CFO, K-12, ERP, Workflow

5 Questions to Ask to Accomplish Superb K-12 Human Resources Management

October 6, 2016

Is human resource management an issue for your district? There may be ways to simplify processes. Start with these questions to evaluate how an HR software solution can help your district.

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Topics: Resources, Superintendents, human resources, ERP

Texas Districts - Be Prepared for Purchasing an ERP System

July 7, 2016

Are you starting to research K-12 enterprise resource planning systems (ERP)? It can seem like a daunting task when you start comparing products that are available. We've developed a cheat sheet for you to utilize throughout the research and review process so you can better understand what to be looking for in a K-12 ERP system. Here is the infographic:

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Topics: Texas, Best Practices, ERP

Pennsylvania – Top Questions to Ask when you’re in the Market for a New ERP System

June 16, 2016

Is your school district looking for a new K-12 enterprise resource planning system (ERP)? With Pennsylvania state regulations changing on a regular basis, it's important to be prepared as you begin researching the different systems available. We have prepared an infographic for you to use while you research each K-12 ERP financial software provider.

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Topics: Best Practices, Pennsylvania, ERP

[Infographic] Purchasing a K-12 ERP System in Illinois

March 7, 2016

If your school district is in the market for a new enterprise resource planning system (ERP), it’s important to consider what makes each system unique. The Illinois State Board of Education regulations are continuously changing, so it will be important to find a system that can not only stay up to date with the data management, but can also keep up with adhering to these regulations. To help, there are ten questions that can get you started when it comes to comparing systems.

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Topics: Resources, Best Practices, CTO, ERP

10 Questions To Ask When Buying an Enterprise Resource Planning System

February 15, 2016

Enterprise resource planning systems (ERP) can help your district get ahead when it comes to managing and interpreting data and strategic information. However, in Michigan, and other states across the country, there are specific details you should consider throughout the decision-making process.

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Topics: Best Practices, Michigan, ERP