No joke, when I heard Lesley Baker was joining the staff at ACS Technologies, the first word that popped into my head was: “Score!” Lesley was a longtime ACS Technologies client – a super-user, really – and a popular speaker at our annual Ideas to Impact Conference. Now, she’s an Implementation Specialist, and we’re delighted… Continue Reading »
Monthly Archives: September 2011
Last week to kill time while waiting on an appointment, I opened Facebook on my phone. There was a lot of commotion in the Facebook community – they had changed the interface. Users were up in arms, “how dare they,” “bring it back,” “this is different!” Instead of status updates about children and daily routines,… Continue Reading »
How do you get a company full of computer people to think about physical fitness? Like most software companies, we are all about spending our time at the computer finishing the next update, solving the latest problem, or helping someone on the west coast late into the evening. This leads to a sedentary lifestyle which takes… Continue Reading »
We recently started Netflix in our house. One of the main reasons was the upcoming arrival of a baby. The irony with a new baby is that you are completely exhausted, but you spend a lot of time watching tv (while feeding). Or at least, that’s my irony. Instead of movies, I wanted a series to… Continue Reading »
If we want to meet our clients’ software needs, we have to have ongoing relationships and truly be concerned about their visions. We need to understand issues from the client’s point of view—not from ours.
There are several ways R&D connects with users to gather data for changes, enhancements, updates, and features.
With something as important as your church management software, it seems to me that it’s worth taking the time to figure out what you don’t know. There are many ways to get information about what your ACS Technologies solutions are capable of. Here are four ideas for trying to stay in the loop.
Spending some time with Dave Ramsey will get you thinking about debt and credit.
Dave’s stance on giving is impressive—and taking the class has helped me understand another reason it’s so popular with churches.
“Since we’re a mobile church, we used to have to wait for the pastor to show up with his jump drive,” Chris said. “Same thing with our music – we’d be waiting for the worship person to show up on Sunday mornings, hoping we’d get everything set up on time.”