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The Hayes Software Systems Services Experience [INFOGRAPHIC]

Published by Anna Maxin at December 20, 2012 | Categories: Infographic

Hayes Software Systems’ number one goal is to make your job easier.  Everyone, from developer to customer support, is dedicated to making sure every member of the Hayes family has an amazing experience.  Making happy customers is the most important thing that we do. This goal has driven us to develop a service and support experience that sets the standard in our industry. The infographic below gives you a comprehensive overview of what is available to members of the Hayes Software family throughout all stages of their use cycle.  Whether you’re a new customer,…

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Inside Hayes: How Ideas Become Working Software

Published by Anna Maxin at December 2, 2012 | Categories: Inside Hayes

This is the first in a series of posts that dives into what goes on behind the scenes at Hayes Software Systems to develop our software products.  We work incredibly hard to provide you with software and ongoing services to make your job easier.  We want you to be aware of how new features are added to our products, when customer and prospect feedback are utilized, and who makes product decisions.

“First do it, then do it right, then do it fast.” - Anonymous

Software development probably isn’t the most exciting topic:  C++, HTML5, Javascript, SQL – foreign languages to most, yet the way in which we develop our products directly reflects our company’s culture and the quickness in which we are able to respond to the needs of our customers.  We rely heavily on both customer feedback...

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5 Essential Policies to Make Sure Campuses Are Held Accountable for Instructional Materials

Published by Anna Maxin at November 14, 2012 | Categories: Quick Tips

We know there is a lot to keep track of when managing your campuses’ instructional materials.  Due to this, it can be easy to overlook policies that help hold both your campuses and individuals accountable, and try to stop issues before they arise.

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The Shift to Digital Content: What it means for K-12 Asset Management

Published by Anna Maxin at October 29, 2012 | Categories: IT Asset Management

The State Educational Technology Directors Association recently released a report, Out of Print: Reimagining the K-12 Textbook in a Digital Age [PDF] focusing on the pedagogical shift from traditional print instructional materials, to digital content. The report focuses on what various states legislative bodies are doing to facilitate this change and stresses seven key points that need to be addressed for this shift away from printed materials to take place. Of these seven points, there are two that stand out which directly relate to K-12 instructional material managers, 1) sustainable funding for devices and 2) up-to-date policies and practices...

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Welcome to the Hayes Software Systems Blog

Published by Anna Maxin at October 29, 2012 | Categories: Inside Hayes

Welcome to the latest addition to our new and improved website, the Hayes Software Systems Blog.   You are probably wondering, “Why would Hayes Software Systems want to start a blog?”  That is an excellent question. It is so great of a question that I am dedicating our very first blog post to that topic!  There are hundreds of educational blogs and news outlets available to you, so why should you read this one? We feel there is currently a gap in the educational blogosphere – there aren’t many resources focusing on instructional…

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