Keeping it all in the family... with Linked Rooms

By Kirstin Taylor

Think you know Linked Rooms? Well, for Kx2014 our development team did a rework of how this features works and relates to events.

Grab a cup of coffee while we take a quick look at the top changes and what they mean.

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Trainer Tips: Drag and Drop

By Kirstin Taylor

Trainer Tips: Drag and Drop

With the release in Kx2014, Drag and Drop was added to the Conference Room Plan as a quick way to move bookings from one conference room to another.

Below are some common points to remember when using Drag and Drop.

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Trainer Tips: Bedroom Diary, Bedroom Areas, Rooming Lists

By Jeanette Kletzli

The ability to reserve overnight accommodations, down to the specific room, is a feature that makes Kx great while importing rooming lists is a quick and easy task.

Both save time and help you understand your available resources... until they don't work for you.

Nine times out of 10 the calls that come in about a problem in one of these areas is usually a quick fix, if you know what to check.

Below we have listed the most common answers to the two most common calls we receive about bedroom allocation and rooming lists.

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Getting the most from your Support Contract

By Kinetic Software

We've covered the topic of support before, but is never a bad idea to review how it works. Kinetic prides itself on providing excellent support to its customers. There are no tiers at Kinetic, we provide the same high level of support to each and every customer regardless of size of operation or number of products used in the venue. What follows is an overview of how to get the most from your support contract.

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A 3-Part Plan to Boost Your Bottom Line in 2013

By Kinetic Software

Each new season often carries with it an expectation of change. When you make the time to adapt a different strategy, or review the steps you normally take, the results are usually positive. Here are three steps to help your operation enhance its revenue stream for next year - starting today.

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KxUser Fall Roundtable Sessions

By Kinetic Software

In addition to our fall workshops, Kinetic is hosting a series of roundtable discussions online for our users. Kinetic will provide a conference call link and phone number for everyone to call into. Each session will have a Kinetic host to facilitate the talks. The roundtables are a great opportunity to connect with other Kx users, share ideas and maybe come away with a fresh perspective on how to manage your operation. Each session is free for any Kx user or venue.

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Welcome to the Fall 2013 slate of Kx Workshops

By Kinetic Software

It is fall workshop time again KxUsers! The fall 2013 workshop schedule is out, this year with an online brochure you can flip through to read about the offerings. The line-up is a good one, featuring sessions on managing user access, using student searches your end of year cleanup and the oft requested KxMarketing application - a 3 part series. Take a look at the online brochure and then follow the link at the end of the post to register for any of the workshops listed below.

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Email Management Tips

By Kinetic Software

Some of us are more organized than others so keeping our work email boxes neat and clutter free comes easily. For everyone else (lump me in that category), keeping the inbox clear is a real challenge. Notes from colleagues come in, offers that sound interesting or that monthly newsletter you subscribed to but have yet to ever read shows up again. Reading, responding and deleting email can be a real time consuming task during your already busy workday. Here are a few tips to make your email management easier.

Topics: KxUsers
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The Kx Options: The Classroom Interface

By Kinetic Software

Are you allowed to schedule classrooms for events? How do you request use of those classrooms? Whether you have to wait until the academic schedule is completed, or are booking simultaneously with the Registrar, Kinetic has a classroom scheduling interface that automatically updates the information you need on availability of space. The interface can be a one-way stream from the Registrar to Kx, or a two-way capture of data from the other system and Kx. Either way, you get the information necessary to make the right booking decision.

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What does your website say about your organization?

By Kinetic Software

You visit your website on a regular basis, but did you ever stop and think about how a first time visitor views the experience? A website is an important part of any business these days, and like anything having to do with a customer, first impressions are important. So what are some of the things to consider when you are evaluating your online presence?

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