Posts about “Best Practices”

Webinars and Case Studies for the Independent School Business Office

Diamond Mind has produced a series of webinars and case studies as part of our commitment to providing information on software and payment services to the K-12 school industry.  They’re …

The Enrollment and Tuition Trends Report is Here!

The modern digital landscape is always changing, and during the past few years there has been a marked increase in the number of schools adapting their enrollment and tuition acceptance …

The Software Partner Ecosystem

The Service and Software Ecosystem – Download The Partner E-Guide Here! Independent schools are transitioning to paperless business operations with cloud-based software solutions, and an ecosystem of providers has emerged …

Get Ready for the Giving Season!

The season of giving is right around the corner. Whether motivated by a fundraising campaign, season of year, or simply a tax receipt, most donors make their charitable donations in …

The Cost and Productivity Impact of Paper Check Payment Acceptance

One oft-cited reason for independent schools to offer online payment acceptance is payer convenience.  Parents expect it.  But have you also considered the productivity perks?  Time is money, and acceptance …

How To Maximize Your Purchase Card Program

A Purchase Card Program (also abbreviated as PCard or P-Card) allows goods and services to be procured without using a traditional purchase  process. A Purchase Card Program can empower your school staff, …

How to Reduce Work Hours with School Payment Platforms

Managing, tracking, and reconciling incidental campus payments can take up to 30% of your working hours every week. When each department has its own payment system, it can be even …

Consolidate School Payments for a Better Payment Experience

3 Ways to Consolidate School Payments for a Better Payment Experience Discover why independent schools are consolidating payment processing vendors to streamline the payment process. Join our webinar “3 Ways to Consolidate School Payments …

Get Ahead of the Curve: Consolidate Vendor Payment Processing

Consolidate Vendor Payment Processing The Challenge A school business officer wears many hats.  The job involves financial, administrative, and operations management; budget oversight, contracts, and compliance.  Then there’s dealing with …

Four Tips to Improve Parent Communication

Reduce Time-Heavy Calls to the Business Office Is a significant portion of your day spent speaking with parents to answer billing and payment questions?   Basic questions such as: “When …