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Altus Dynamics And Microsoft: The ERP Solution Dream Team For Northeastern Catholic District School Board

Canadian based award winning Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM solutions provider Altus Dynamics announced today that they have added yet another Ontario School Board to their growing EDU client community.

Northeastern Catholic DSB recently underwent a competitive bidding process in order to select a company to supply, install, implement, support and maintain a new Financial Accounting, HR and Payroll System. The Board realised the time had come to update their custom financial system in order to gain more efficient operational processes from a modern solution and technology platform.

"During the selection process we were impressed by Altus' fully integrated, Microsoft based solution, expertise in project management and their implementation approach based on Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Methodology. We were also aware of some of their existing school board clients, which added to the confidence we felt." said Mary-Lou Pollon, Manager of Financial Services at Northeastern Catholic DSB. Commenting on the Altus EDU solution - "Their Microsoft technology platform would not only align with our existing infrastructure but would supply a sound future-proof investment for many years to come," she added.

Altus Dynamics understand that the focus of any school board is about the classroom and the students. In order to maximise that focus, Altus Dynamics EDU empowers those who support this mission with the ability to concentrate on, prioritize and apply their expertise for more effective management of their Board or District. With [url: http://www.altusdynamics.com/industries/EducationSolutions/K12Solutions.aspx] integrated Finance, HR, Payroll, Student Administration, IT and Portals [/url], the EDU Suite provides a 360 degree view of operations while reducing the number of supported platforms. The user also gains deep insight into the data and flexibility to address both scheduled and ad hoc reporting requirements.

The implementation of the Altus Dynamics EDU Suite will allow Northeastern Catholic to meet the goals of their project, namely increased process and task automation, faster, more rapid reporting and an integrated system, breaking down the silos between various key functional departments.

"We're delighted to welcome yet another school board into the Altus community, following our recent selection by Sudbury Catholic and Durham Catholic to implement the Altus EDU Suite. It's an honour to be selected from all the other possible solutions and vendors to help them meet the challenges they face running their organizations. It's a testament to the strength we possess both in terms of the technology we bring and the client community who provide the reassurance that they are in good hands with Altus Dynamics." commented Altus Dynamics' Managing Partner, [url: http://www.altusdynamics.com/aboutus/Leadership.aspx] Colin Dickinson [/url].

Altus Dynamics continues to grow and strengthen its presence in the Canadian District School Board sector. Northeastern Catholic, once live, will be joining other Boards including [url: http://www.altusdynamics.com/PressReleases2008/010808.aspx] York Region DSB [/url], Bruce-Grey Catholic DSB, Avon Maitland DBS, Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools and Louis Riel School Division on the Altus EDU platform.

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About Northeastern Catholic District School Board
Northeastern Catholic District School Board provides service and direction to 14 schools within the Cochrane and Timiskaming Districts of Northern Ontario, with the administration office located in Timmins. The school board operates 13 elementary schools, and 1 secondary school. It currently serves about 1,962 elementary and 425 secondary students. Northeastern Catholic DSB has 325 employees across the district.

For more information, visit www.ncdsb.on.ca


Categories: Enterprise Resource Planning, Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Tags: Canada, Dynamics, ERP, Integrated Solution, K12, Microsoft, Nav, Northeastern Catholic, Ontario, school boards, Sure Step Methodology


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