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.
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.
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.
Our 2013 spring workshops feature some great ways to enhance your Kx Knowledge and learn more about the tools you use every day. Our first session titled – The Fiscal Year Workshopwe will review a checklist of Kx items that should be part of every venue's transition from one fiscal year to the next. For those who work with overnight, residential groups. The Residential Group Management workshop provides a refresher of managing overnight groups in Kx. Design your own Custom Workshop with a trainer and refine your skills on a topic of choice.
It is never too early to begin preparation for your busiest time of year. Whether you are managing conferences and events, student residence housing or the summer retreat and camp season, activities include bringing on new staff, getting the facilities ready and gathering new ideas to help your organization run more smoothly. With that in mind, here are 5 Kx related items to consider.
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For those KxUsers who were not able to attend the free workshop on getting the most out of support, here is a summary of the items covered. Amanda Brown and Greg Morton, US support, led the presentation. They started with what happens on the Kinetic support side when a call comes in and what the expectation might be once the issue is reported.
A Reminder that all Kinetic users are invited to two free sessions next week. The first is a roundtable discussion, a chance to mingle with other KxUsers for an open forum. We host the meeting and provide a call in number, you do the chatting. The second free session gives you insight directly from the support staff on the how to of issue resolution. They'll provide some great tips on what to include to help minimize your downtime, and also how the support process works to resolve your issues. A must see. Bring along IT if you would like too, but sign up today because space is limited.
Our fall workshop schedule features some great ways to enhance your Kx Knowledge and learn more about the tools you use every day. Starting in September with a free session titled - Getting the most out of Support, we’ll then take you through fall and into the winter with workshops on Defaut Catering, Actions and Custom Fields. December will wrap up the schedule with another free session - Financial Refresher workshop for best practices.
Last year's conference was a big hit, and we expect this year's event to be even bigger. We've chosen two great Kx Venues to hold each day's events; University Center of Chicago and Loyola University - Chicago.