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Some Friday Humor

Marvin Owen March 4, 2011

On Friday afternoons, the pace of work slows down at ACS Technologies as it does in most offices.  I like to spend the down time reading up on blogs and industry group forums.  I came across this humorous article on “seminar talk” and I adapted the concept to “support talk”.  As you read this, remember that it… Continue Reading »


Do You Remember?

Marvin Owen January 28, 2011

Do you remember where you were 25 years ago today? A quarter of a century ago the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded. For me hearing the news that day burned into my memory just like hearing the news of President Kennedy being shot. Since my Challenger memory moment is related to working with ACS, I will share it… Continue Reading »


2000 OnDemand Sites and Counting

Marvin Owen November 23, 2010

Last week we reached the milestone of having our 2000th client move to the OnDemand solution.  Since this solution was first introduced in 2007, we continue to see increasing  client interest in being able to run the ACS, Headmaster, and PDS products via the web.  The OnDemand solution allows this to happen and after moving 2000 clients to… Continue Reading »


ACS Saints

Marvin Owen November 9, 2010

With the passing of All Saints Sunday last weekend,  I like to take time to remember the ACS employees that are no longer with us.  This past year we lost two employees; Jamie Grimsley who was with ACS from the early days and Courtney Robinson, who had just been with us a short time.  They join a distinguished list… Continue Reading »


“Be Church” vs “Do Church”

Marvin Owen September 27, 2010

At this year’s NACBA, Reggie McNeal, who currently serves as the Missional Leadership Specialist for Leadership Network of Dallas, TX, said that, in many countries, Christianity is outpacing all other religions. He cited the example that India has grown from 2% of the population professing Christianity in 2002 to approximately 10%, today. In Dnesh D’Souza’s… Continue Reading »

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