February 2014

Community School of Music and Arts Launches a More User-Friendly System

By |February 28th, 2014|

Just in time for the busy summer class and camp registration season, CSMA announced a new online registration system that would “provide a more user-friendly experience for CSMA students, as well as streamline internal processes for CSMA staff. ” We’re proud to welcome Community School of Music and Arts to ASAP!

Founded in 1968, CSMA is Northern California’s largest non-profit provider of arts education programs, and one of only ten such schools its size nationwide. Annually, CSMA directly serves over 20,000 students a year through visual arts and music classes, lessons, camps and community events. Their in-school programs alone reach 10,000+ students in over 30 schools across Silicon Valley.

For many years, CSMA had operated under a homegrown system for registration and data management but that solution had finally reached its last useful update. It was time to upgrade to a system that could handle all of its needs—from Family Accounts to real-time Reporting. Without question, CSMA is a unique client; however, so many community schools face this same decision point in managing their administrative technology that we’ve added what we hope is useful detail and insight into user feedback that prompted such a transition and the benefits gained. […]

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New in ASAP: The Redesigned Events Page

By |February 10th, 2014|

Everyone loves events. Whether they’re seasonal parties or educational talks, events are community experiences. So, this winter, ASAP gave our Events page a serious upgrade, which we’re pleased to introduce today. Our new Events page is faster, sleeker and better than ever.

Here’s how it looks:

So, what’s the difference?

First, the page loads faster! We’ve made an effort to deliver a speedy and extra reliable page, and it’s finally out.

Second, we’ve redesigned the user interface, providing a simpler user experience.
To do this, we divided the page into four basic sections, which are detailed below:

1) Event information is at the top, which includes the event name, event code, schedule, location, capacity and settings […]

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