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Andrew Cheung

Andrew Cheung

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Take a Sneak Peak at Sparkrock's Exciting New Product Packaging!

by   Andrew Cheung on 02.15.17

Sparkrock is excited to announce that we have changed the way we package our products.

Topics: News Release , Technology

FEATURE RELEASE: Donor Management

by   Andrew Cheung on 02.10.17

The Sparkrock team has been doing some very exciting work behind-the-scenes with Donor Management (formerly Donor Engage). We are continuing to focus on bringing greater value to our customers with features that will improve productivity and enhance the overall user experience. Donor Management offers a complete view of all donor-related activities to give nonprofit organizations the tools to cultivate your donor pool, increase retention, convert constituents, and improve fundraising initiatives. With our latest release, Donor Management v 09.01, we’ve pushed our solution forward to offer a compelling new set of features that have received fantastic responses from a number of our top customers.

3 Types of Staff that Would Love a Case Management Solution

by   Andrew Cheung on 01.23.17

With demand for social services increasing, human services organizations are finding new ways to improve their case management capabilities. One of the best ways to do so is by using a case management solution that allows organizations to effectively manage client data, efficiently track and report on client outcomes, and ultimately provide greater quality of service. From executive director to case worker, these solutions help solve problems at every level of an organization. Here are common challenges that 3 types of staff at human services organizations face every day, and how using a case management solution can help solve these problems:

FEATURE RELEASE: K12 School Board Schedule 10 Reporting Improvements

by   Andrew Cheung on 12.15.16

We understand that reporting to the Ministry of Education is very important for K12 School Boards in Ontario, who are continuously looking for ways to improve upon their reporting process. That is why we are pleased to present new features that produce data in ministry format for Schedule 10 (10.1, 10.2, 10A, 10B) to help our clients improve their reporting to the Ministry. This new functionality will dramatically reduce the time, effort, and headache required to create reports for the Ministry. Schedule 10 is the first of an entire suite of Schedules that we plan on rolling out in this new format.

Here's what you need to know about Microsoft Dynamics 365

by   Andrew Cheung on 12.12.16

Ever since Microsoft announced Dynamics 365 back in November, there has been a flurry of initial reactions, analysis, and rumors in the absence of concrete information about the product in the early stages of this rollout. With all this noise, it’s easy to understand why there is confusion among those in our industry. Well, fear no more. This post will give you a basic understanding of Dynamics 365 so that you can navigate through all the information out there.

Topics: Technology

Worried about ACA Reporting? Here are 5 things you can do about it

by   Andrew Cheung on 10.27.16

When you think of the United States' Affordable Care Act (ACA), many things come to mind. Some see opportunity, while others see limitations. Some see benefits, while others see increased costs. Regardless of the opinion, the ACA has transformed the regulatory environment for many human service organizations, which means these organizations will need to equip themselves with the right tools to comply with these new policies.

Topics: Finance

Buyer Beware: 5 Ways Your Scheduling Tool May Actually Be Making You Do More Work

by   Andrew Cheung on 09.27.16

As you may know, the world of employee scheduling is currently going through a digital revolution, which has brought with it a plethora of scheduling software solutions. While there are many stand-alone scheduling software solutions that claim to make scheduling easier, they may actually increase your workload instead of reduce it since these solutions are not connected to a comprehensive, integrated solution. 

Topics: Finance