Issue: #37

Winter 2017/2018 

2017 CIMS User Group Conference Highlights

The CIMS User Group Conference was held on Thursday, October 5th at the K alahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. More than 45 cemeterians gathered to learn about CIMS software and meet other CIMS users from various states.
It was a great day for interaction and a time to exchange ideas regarding CIMS and cemetery operations. Presentations were given on CIMS Cloud, GIS, and where CIMS is heading. Todd Szymkowski talked about Ground 
Penetrating Radar and gave an outdoor demonstra tion of GPR. Round table discussions were held on various cemetery topics, and time was spent answering question s and discussing what new features clients would like to see in CIMS.
Many positive comments were received from attendees.  They appreciated learning more about CIMS Cloud capabilities and having an opportunity to talk to CIMS experts. The CIMS Team members enjoyed visiting with current CIMS users and meeting new cemeterians. Our next CIMS User Group Conference will be in the fall of 2019.

Missed the conference? Check out the video on "New Features in CIMS Cloud" on YouTube by clicking HERE

CIMS Cloud Features - Responsive Design
Responsive design is the idea that all webpages should be easy to use, regardless of what device is being used to view it. In other words, web applications are designed to respond to the screen size of any device so it does not interfere with the user's ability to interact with the application. In traditional responsive design, webpage elements shrink and grow depending on the screen size. 
Text is designed to remain the same size to prevent it from becoming u nreadable on smaller screens, but all funct ionality remains the same. In addition to responsive design, there is also adaptive design, which is the idea that a web application can adapt or change depending on a screen size. In adaptive design some functionality may be hidden or turned on and off depending on screen sizes.
We utilize both responsive design and adaptive design when building CIMS Cloud and eCIMS, so that if you were looking at it on a laptop, tablet,smartphone, or even a big 65" 4K monitor, you will still be able to interact with and use CIMS Cloud. This means as you use CIMS Cloud, you will only see the functions that are needed while you use the application. For example, the right "fly-out" starts in its hidden position until such time that you select a grave space. By using adaptive design, we can give you a greater view of your map without cluttering up the screen with unwanted boxes and information. Another example is the use of popup windows. These windows only open when needed by the user. This "hiding" of information until needed helps to reduce confusion and information overload, and creates a smoother, more efficient and effective work flow for you. This is just one of the many ways we designed and continue to improve CIMS Cloud. 

In This Issue
2017 CIMS User Group Conference Highlights
CIMS Cloud Features - Responsive Design
New CIMS Cloud Users
Welcome New CIMS Cloud Users!
  • Adath Yeshurun Cemetery Association
  • Bound Brook Cemetery
  • Carmel Cemetery
  • Catholic Cemeteries of Oshkosh, Inc.
  • Church of St. Joachim Cemetery Assocaition
  • City of California, MO
  • City of Geneva, IL
  • City of Louisville, CO
  • City of Marysville, MI
  • City of Neenah, WI-Oakhill Cemetery
  • City of Nome, AK
  • City of Oberlin, OH-Westwood Cemetery
  • City of Stow, OH
  • City of Wasilla, AK
  • City of Wilmington, OH-Sugar Grove Cemetery
  • Colebrook Center Cemetery
  • Congregation Beth Abraham-Jacob
  • Congregation Mishkan Israel
  • Forest Hill Union Cemetery
  • Franklin Township Cemeteries
  • Good Hope Cemetery
  • Grace Episcopal Church
  • Henry City Cemetery
  • Hillside Cemetery
  • Holy Name of Jesus Church & Cemetery
  • Johnson County Cemetery District-Willow Grove Cemetery
  • Lakewood Park Cemetery
  • Livingston Cemetery
  • Locust Hill Cemetery
  • Lopez Island Cemetery
  • Lower Union Valley Cemetery
  • Malaga Cemetery Association
  • Montgomery BIC Church Cemetery
  • Mound Cemetery
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery
  • Pike Township
  • Prairie Home Cemetery
  • Roselawn Cemetery Association
  • St. John Cemetery - Davison, MI
  • St. John's Cemetery-Fishers Island, NY
  • St. John's Cemetery, Frederick, MD
  • St. Joseph's Catholic Church Cemetery
  • St. Mark's Episcopal Church
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery
  • St. Thomas the Apostle Church
  • St. Timothy's Parish
  • St. Athanasius Parish
  • Sunset Memorial Oaks Funeral Homes & Cemetery
  • Sweet Grass County-Mountainview Cemetery
  • The Hebrew Cemetery Association of Charlotte, NC
  • The Temple-Congregation Adath Israel Brith Sholom
  • Toledo Township
  • Town of Bedford Cemeteries
  • Town of Lakeville Cemeteries
  • Village of Oregon-Prairie Mound Cemetery
  • Washougal Memorial Cemetery
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