May 2016

Preview our new invoice detail page

By |May 5th, 2016|

We’re excited to announce the beta release of our new invoice detail page, and we’d love to here what you think about it. Updating our invoice page has been a long time coming in regards to the display as well as functionality. As ASAP has grown over the years, more and more features have been added to accommodate the changing market. As such, we are making the new design available today as a public beta.

How To View The New Page

In order to view the new page, go to the original invoice detail page and click the “Check out the new Invoice Beta” link:

If you ever need to get back to the […]

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ASAP University Now Live

By |May 2nd, 2016|

We’re excited to announce the release of ASAP University! ASAP U is a collection of video tutorials specifically designed to get you up and running with ASAP. The tutorials are grouped into four courses:

Registrar Basics
Class Management
Private Lesson Management
A Quick Look Around

The courses are set up as a guided curriculum with each tutorial building upon what you’ve already learned. The four courses include video guides that are quick and instructive, all of which will help you get versed in and up to speed with the different modules in ASAP.

In addition to the video courses, ASAP University also includes scheduled webinars, which are broadcast globally, on our new features and revamped pages, […]

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March 2016

New Instructor Availability Page!

By |March 26th, 2016|

We’re very excited to announce the launch of our new redesigned instructor availability page! Our development team has been busy working on a number of improvements and new features for this page and we’re pleased with the results. The new page will be available live on Thursday, March 24th.

For those of you new to entering availability in ASAP, instructor availability allows you to track when your teaching staff is available to teach. Any availability entered will integrate with the master calendar, making scheduling much easier and quicker. Click here to learn more about how instructor availability works in ASAP.

The new page will have better search and filtering options, as well […]

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February 2016

New Servers Are Coming!

By |February 25th, 2016|

On Saturday, March 12th April 23rd at 4pm pacific time, we will be performing a major upgrade to the hardware that runs your ASAP system.

For the last few months our engineers have been busy drawing schematics, purchasing servers, and configuring systems that will become the basis for a new ASAP Systems Platform.

The new hardware includes a brand new database server with exponentially more power than what we are running on now, as well as improved configuration for quicker disaster recovery, failover, and scalability.

We’ve also significantly upgraded our physical web servers with greatly improved specs for performance. In addition, all are now running virtualized […]

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December 2015

Happy Holidays Everyone!

By |December 22nd, 2015|

We just wanted to take a moment to thank all of you for being our customers and to wish you all the very best for this holiday season and for the new year to come!

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November 2015

Changes To Our Software Update Process

By |November 4th, 2015|

In an ongoing commitment to quality and service we have recently decided to change the way we deliver updates to the ASAP platform. And after several months of planning and preparation we are excited to announce that today will be the last of our traditional “weekly updates”, in favor of a new process designed to improve quality and reduce the potential for deployment-related problems. This new process is known as Continuous Delivery and is used by many of the biggest and most successful cloud service providers including Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Netflix, Airbnb, Atlassian, and even one you may not think of as a software company: Tesla!
 
Historically we have developed and released […]

October 2012

Merchant Accounts… Who can understand the ins and outs?

By |October 22nd, 2012|

Why does every client of ours squirm, fidget, mumble and start cursing under their breath when we bring up merchant accounts? Could it be the sheer complexity and hidden fees and, to put it mildly, outrageous pricing that merchant accounts get away with? I’ve got an MBA and a CFA, so for me, the self-proclaimed Financial Know-it-all at ASA, it only took a few years of in depth work and exposure to finally get a grip on these things. So I don’t expect our clients to know or even want to know all the details about merchant accounts to avoid making mistakes when signing up for one. So what do […]

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