14 May, 2015
CBORD announced the release of CS Gold version 7, the company’s modular ID card system, just a few short months ago. Version 7 marks the introduction of a number of significant technology upgrades, as well as some brand new features designed to boost operational efficiency and improve student services.
To help get the word out about the new enhancements to CS Gold, the company has released a series of informative videos in a playlist called “7 Reasons to Upgrade to CS Gold 7” on its YouTube channel.
The first of the features to be highlighted in the video series is CS Gold Version 7’s newly designed metrics dashboard. The dashboard was specifically designed to mirror feedback from the current CS Gold user community.
The new dashboard is capable of tracking information for plans, transactions, patrons and locations. The full range of card transaction is covered in the dashboard, including access, financial, activities/events, meal plans, stored value and credit balances and mobile transactions. The dashboard also displays active locations, active patrons and the number of cards printed.
Campus administrators can tailor the dashboard to track and display the card office’s and administration’s interests. The dashboard interface clearly displays all the valid information in a variety of user friendly formats including a double pie chart format that compares patron count by meal plan or stored value/credit on year-to-year basis.
The rest of the video series highlights a variety of features including residence hall visitor management, online room reservations, thermostat control, LDAP for access and CBORD Mobile ID.