Purchase Order Software For Schools

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What is Purchase Order Software for Schools?

Purchase Order Software is used to manage commercial order documents; orders often used in K-12, colleges, private institutions, religious schools, and universities. Each purchase order indicates items, quantities, and agreed pricing for products and services. They are legal contracts used, in addition to defining the order, to improve spend visibility and management. Purchase Order Software solutions are an essential part of "managed spending." The most basic PO solutions automate the process below.


• Designated teachers and staff fill out an unapproved requisition.
• Req is submitted for approval.
• Req is flipped into a PO or combined together with others into a PO.
• POs are sent to suppliers.
• Later, staff receive goods & services against the PO.
• User can receive partial or in full; goods and/or services.
• When done, POs are auto or manually closed.
• At any time, teachers and staff can view their own audit trails and status.
• With authorization, teachers and staff can view other POs and Reqs in process.
• With authorization, teachers and staff can run real-time reports.



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Powerful features and a whole lot more.

One-on-one setup with a specialist.     One-on-one admin and report writing training.     One-on-one over-the-phone support from real people.     Workflow with email and text notifications.     No software needed on desktops, smartphones and tablets.     Features operate the same across all devices.     Changes to POs are recorded and transparent.     Reporting on anything.     Aestiva's famous Happiness Guarantee.


Purchase Order Software In Larger Schools

If you're any kind of educational institution you want a Purchase Order System. Smaller schools should take advantage of the highly affordable QuickCloud Purchase Order Software. If you are larger, you'll want a system customized for your specific business processes.

With Aestiva you have many options. You can keep it simple but powerful (our most basic systems offer automated purchase order workflow and purchase order and spend reporting) or use Aestiva to make complex processes a lot easier. Here is a partial list of features that Aestiva offers.

Segregate by District
Segregate by School & Department
Distributed or Centralized Ordering
Asset Management
Inventory Management
Custom GL Segmentation
GL Splits

Support for:
  Programs
  Sub-program
  Funding Centers
  Cost Center
  And more.

Custom Single Sign-on
Integrations with Accounting
Custom Systems Integrations

And rolling out in 2022:
Attestation SOC 2 Report
24/7/365 Support Plan
Off-site Disaster Recovery
KPI Generation Tools
And more.

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Setting up Solutions for Educational Institutions

The Design, Build, and Deploy Process

Your Purchase Order solution starts with a base system which is changed to satisfy your needs. You may need to merge our Purchase Order system with other data in your environment or extend it beyond a basic Purchase Order solution. You may want some, all, or none of the add-ons Aestiva provides.

At Aestiva, our job is to streamline your processes, not make them more complicated. All solutions are designed to give you just what you want. Burdening users with unnecessary features is counter-productive. After all, things are already complicated enough.

Last but not least, Aestiva technology is change-friendly. After any changes we make, your system will maintain its ability to be upgraded and its ability to be extended at any later time.

The Setup Process.
All of Aestiva's industry-specific solutions include a "Design, Build, and Deploy" (DBD) process.

This is how it works. First, before any commitments, Aestiva will schedule a time with an engineer to review your general needs. Aestiva will then issue you a quotation that includes your requirements plus a good faith "allocation budget for features known and unknown" (which you should not exceed unless you request items out of the original scope and budget). After purchase, Aestiva will complete a thorough specification with you, notify you how much of the "allocation budget" is actually needed (we strive to budget more than needed), and with your approval, complete the project on a fixed cost basis. For further questions please schedule a demo.



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Post-Deployment Changes To Your Purchase Order Solution

Modifying Your Purchase Order Solution.

Your Aestiva Purchase order System was designed to be changed after deployment. You can request limited changes, add modules, and add new systems.

If applying a change without proper review does not put your system in danger (like adding a custom report, for example), then Aestiva can apply the addition directly to your live solution. For all other changes, Aestiva uses an industry-standard enterprise software change process.

Purchase Order Change Process
A Change is specified.
A Test (Staging) system is created or updated.
The Change is assigned to Aestiva production for completion.
The Change is applied to the Staging system.
The Change is reviewed by the customer.
Upon acceptance and Change is scheduled to be applied.
The Change is applied to the live (Production) system.


Changes are managed by your Aestiva Account Coordinator in conjunction with Aestiva's production team and, when needed, with oversight by Aestiva's engineering and senior staff.

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About Aestiva Software

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From squeezing down customer response times to streamlining procurement services to building skyrocketing levels of transparency and audit, Aestiva is building a world where businesses run smarter, greener, happier, and better.

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