Houston District Updates Financial Management System
A school district in northeast Houston will replace
antiquated business management system with one that will connect with
student information system and create a single database that all
can link to.
The 22,000-plus-student Galena
Park Independent School
District will implement Prologic
Technology Systems' TEAMS financial management
solution in phases over the next year. The first phase will involve
inventory and preparing for the next budgetary cycle, followed by
human resources records.
"Unlike many financial accounting systems that simply
aggregate revenues and costs into categories, TEAMS provides
with the budget reporting tools to get a better understanding of
items," said Prologic President Jeff Pepper.
The main difference, according to Prologic officials,
the school district will now have a fully integrated system that will
every department into a single, shared database. Using a single
administrators will have access to all employee and student data.
"Districts that have been consolidating several
from multiple administrative programs are often amazed with the built-in
and ability to automate cumbersome processes," Pepper said.
Modules will include general ledger and journal
payroll, human resources, non-personnel budgeting, vendor management,
procurement, accounts payable and receivable, cash flow, bank
and warehouse and fixed asset management.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.