Skyward SIS and Document Management Means a Total Solution

Skyward SIS and Document Management Means a Total Solution

School administration teams across the country are now looking for ways to consolidate their work processes and improve efficiency. Achieving this level of workflow is a growing challenge with the increasing amount of data at an educational leader’s disposal. And so, it’s important to find a document management solution that enables drive data access while allowing for greater control over all operations.

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Why Schools Aren’t Just Teaching: Learning Why It’s Important to use a Document Management System

Why Schools Aren’t Just Teaching: Learning Why It’s Important to use a Document Management System

I remember when report cards used to be distributed in a manner which we aptly called, “they got sent home.”  Mind you, while most of us did not go to the second grade to become couriers, that is what we became: deliverers of paper report cards filled out in blue or black ink (pencil if we were lucky) stuffed into yellow envelopes with just a peep of the reporting metrics protruding from the half-circle cutout.

 Thankfully, we are not the only ones to have graduated.

 

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Navigating Document Management and Content Services Terminology

Navigating Document Management and Content Services Terminology

When looking for Content Services Solutions, the actual search for what you are looking for can be daunting due to the different terms being thrown around by a rapidly changing offering pool of products.  You’re probably wondering where to start in your own organization. We have put together some key terms and what they mean in the important space of Process Re-engineering to help you figure out what is what, and where you fit.

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Is infrastructure as a service different from software as a service?

Is infrastructure as a service different from software as a service?

Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and software as a service (SaaS) are both cloud computing terms that involve software and other cloud-based technologies, and it can be difficult to understand what each is and how they are distinct. Therefore, we're going to help you learn about IaaS and SaaS, including what they are, how they're different, and when your organization might need them.

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Why schools are looking to SIS integration for digital transformation

Why schools are looking to SIS integration for digital transformation

K-12 education is stuck between a rock and a hard place. This is nothing new. We want the best for our children, and many times, education is the top-funded program in a state’s budget. But—states are scrutinizing these budgets and expecting districts to maintain current budgets or do more with less. Pressure is on as belt-tightening has become the norm.

Most schools have some form of digital document filing system, but this may be as elementary as a Windows directory, or a difficult-to-use student information system (SIS) with a clunky document attachment mechanism. Some school systems still rely on paper-based forms and manual paper workflows, which require more time and paper management.

Let’s take a look at three ways digital transformation can help K-12 school districts, and why school districts are looking to document management systems to ease the burden, increase efficiency, and make the most of cost-effective labor.

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