Autry, Executive Director
Accounting (A/R, A/P, G/L)
had felt a need for a computer system to streamline operations
and provide membership information to replace an overworked
and underpowered single-user Commodore PET \- and they wanted
to be very sure that they got the very best possible system.
Software worked with a committee of members to carry out an
evaluation of needs. From this investigation, there was identified
a need for detailed information about members, detailed information
upon which programme planning and future directions could be
Cherniak Software adapted and enhanced some existing modules
for membership management, and developed some new subsystems
to keep records for Yahrzeit management and to send out notices
on a regular basis. As well, standard Cherniak Software accounting
subsystems were provided and were interfaced with the membership
management subsystem. Cherniak Software served as catalyst in
helping the congregation to make effective use of the above
modules and the word processing and spreadsheet functions, fully
integrating them into office procedures.
Cherniak Software also played an instrumental part in the synagogue
being awarded a major grant to help defray the training costs
involved in implementation.
has confidence in the correctness of its membership and Yahrzeit
data for the first time in years, and is beginning to evaluate
and enhance its programming based on the demographic data provided
by the system. Accounting records are far more up to date than
ever before. |
With five screens, there is no longer a problem of contention
for the system, and it is being used constantly to great advantage.