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Advantages of an Integrated Billing Platform


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This deck is from a webinar about the benefits of an integrated billing platform for independent schools. It covers the challenges faced by the business office, the dangers of traditional software systems in schools, and reviews the benefits of Blackbaud's Total School Solution.

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Advantages of an Integrated Billing Platform

  1. 1. The Advantages of an Integrated Billing Platform Jeff Sobers Senior Product Marketing Manager
  2. 2. Challenges for Business Offices Blackbaud Confidential 3
  3. 3. Provide a holistic view of operations
  4. 4. Determine the health and direction of the school
  5. 5. Project enrollment
  6. 6. Facilitate decision making
  7. 7. Maintain healthy cash flow
  8. 8. Software in a Typical School
  9. 9. Disparate Systems Registrar Billing Portals Fundraising Admissions Web
  10. 10. Manual data entry
  11. 11. Restricted access to critical information
  12. 12. Missing information
  13. 13. Inaccurate Data
  14. 14. An Integrated Billing Platform
  15. 15. Blackbaud Total School Solution Web Site and Portals Student Information Accounting And Billing Fundraising
  16. 16. Provide essential services
  17. 17. Enable effective decision-making
  18. 18. Remain competitive
  19. 19. “Blackbaud’s Total School Solution has made my job easier, and I am more efficient and effective. In addition to providing information, we can better understand the financial impacts on the school. Now we can get that information and make intelligent decisions instead of the slightly educated guessing game that has been played in the past.” Christopher Whitaker CFO, J.K. Mullen High School
  20. 20. Demonstration
  21. 21. About the Presenter Jeffrey.Sobers@Blackbaud Twitter: @jeffsobers Slideshare: jsobers1 For more information, resources, and conversations, visit: To sign up for more webinars in this series, go to: Program2014_SplashPage_Main.html Blackbaud Confidential 22
  22. 22. Save the Date! October 6 – 8, 2014, Gaylord Nashville, TN
  23. 23. About Blackbaud, Inc. Serving the nonprofit and education sectors for 30 years, Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) combines technology and expertise to help organizations achieve their missions. Blackbaud works with more than 28,000 customers in over 60 countries that support higher education, healthcare, human services, arts and culture, faith, the environment, independent K-12 education, animal welfare, and other charitable causes. The company offers a full spectrum of cloud- based and on-premise software solutions and related services for organizations of all sizes including: fundraising, eMarketing, social media, advocacy, constituent relationship management (CRM), analytics, financial management, and vertical-specific solutions. Using Blackbaud technology, these organizations raise more than $100 billion each year. Recognized as a top company by Forbes, InformationWeek, and Software Magazine and honored by Best Places to Work, Blackbaud is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, and has operations in the United States, Australia, Canada, Mexico, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. Blackbaud Confidential 24