System Aids Administrators In Managing Resources

Mitchell Humphrey & Co., a leading developer of financial and accounting software, announces FMS-DSS, a complete client-server-based decision support system with powerful information access capabilities for school districts. FMS-DSS assists administrators in achieving effective management of finances, faculty, curriculum, students and facilities. Among the data accessible with a few clicks of the mouse are average daily attendance, average class size, student/ teacher ratio, meals served, space utilization and number of students transported. Data can be viewed in a variety of formats, including pie charts, multiple-line graphs, correlation graphs, stacked bars and crosstab reports. It can also be ranked, hidden and highlighted to display particular occurrences. The system consists of FMS-ONRAMP, a multi-dimensional data analysis and presentation tool; FMS-ACCESS, a report writer; and FMS-EXEC, a two-way data transfer tool. It is portable across the HP 3000 and HP 9000 platforms as well as a wide variety of databases and operating systems. Mitchell Humphrey & Co., St. Louis, MS, (800) 237-0028. U

This article originally appeared in the 11/01/1995 issue of THE Journal.