PT3: Close for booking

Feb 23, 2019

With version 3 we have changed the way we close a booking round. In the previous version you would specify a specific date/time that parents would be unable to make any further bookings or changes. With version 3 we are now specifying a lead-time for each time slot – the number of hours prior to […]

PT3: Push Requests

What is a Push Request? As the name suggests, we are PUSHing out a REQUEST – and the request is for a parent to come for an interview. Is this new? Yes and no. We did have push requests in the previous version, however it was limited to manual entry of the request data. With […]

Parent Booking version 3

Feb 2, 2019

Our version 3 of the Parent Booking application was released last week. It adopts our new style so the look has been completely transformed, however inside there are many more new features to be found! How to upgrade? Click on the “Add new round of interviews” button. If you have no other active interview rounds […]

RB3: booking calendar display updates

Oct 26, 2018

Period label position and Add booking button The previous display, pictured on the right, listed period names left-aligned in each column, with a “+” icon for adding a booking, right aligned on the same column.  While this worked some users found it difficult to visualise the columns and consequently thought that “+” icon related to […]

RB3: Booking calendar display updates

Oct 25, 2018

Period label position and Add booking button The previous display, pictured on the right, listed period names left-aligned in each column, with a “+” icon for adding a booking, right aligned on the same column.  While this worked some users found it difficult to visualise the columns and consequently thought that “+” icon related to […]

SOBS outage 13-7-2018 10:46am

Jul 13, 2018

This appears to be a networking error at Servers Australia. They know about the problem and are working to resolve it. NOTE: Some schools are able to access SOBS, networking is a bit like this, it depends a lot on who your internet provider is. UPDATE: 11:23am looks as though it may be resolved.  We […]

RB: Anonymous booking

May 16, 2018

It’s not really anonymous – we know the people booking, they are staff, guests, students or parents, however sometime in the future we may extend this to include those unknown. What’s anonymous booking for? Resources that your school is willing to make available for the community, in an orderly fashion.  You might have a tennis […]

RB: Room change notifications

May 10, 2018

We’ve undertaken some improvements to the Room Change Notification facility. Firstly, what is Room Change Notifications:  When a room booking is created, updated or replaced the operator has the option of checking a box to create a Room Change Notification, this is a School Notice generated into the designated Room Change Notification group within the […]

SMS currently offline

3:26pm Brisbane time: Our SMS provider MessageMedia updated their SSL certificate at 1pm (Melbourne time) and we are now unable to send SMS messages. We are in touch with them and hoping to have this resolved as soon as possible. 4:12pm Brisbane time: it is now resolved.

KeepAlive for everybody

Mar 16, 2018

Yesterday I was asked whether there was a global change facility for the ‘KeepAlive’ setting.  A school wanted to set this on for all staff.  Do we implement a global change facility or do we simply turn it on for all staff? When we originally implemented this we considered who would need this, and who […]