A comprehensive finance system designed for K-12

TIES Finance System is comprehensive and innovative school management software designed specifically for K-12 districts.

TIES K-12 school finance software is fully integrated with TIES' other education technology, including TIES Education Performance Management System powered by Cognos for data-driven decision-making, TIES Student Information and Human Resources and Payroll systems, TIES Portal for single login access to all applications and data, and TIES SaaS solution for secure data hosting.

TIES Finance System is also integrated with MyBudgetFile.com, a web-based budgeting and performance planning application.

System reliability and stability

  • TIES has achieved better than a 99.6% uptime rate in the past five years.
  • In the past 12 months, TIES IT Department processed $3.1 billion worth of customers' finance transactions—equivalent to a position of 630 on the Fortune 1000 list of companies.
  • TIES has been financially strong for 43 years.
  • TIES has invested over $5 million in infrastructure upgrades in the past five years.

Data security and integrity

  • Since its inception, TIES has never had a security breach.
  • TIES solution is the only K-12 system that provides a Level 1 PCI-DSS certified and SAS70 type II audited hosting environment.
  • TIES gets paychecks right every time. We have processed over 82 million error-free and on-time checks/direct deposits.
  • TIES invested 22.5 weeks in software testing prior to release last year.

Software designed specifically for schools

  • Focused solely on education technology, TIES is the only ERP system based in Minnesota and owned by Minnesota school districts.
  • TIES has designed software exclusively for schools seven years longer than any competitor.
  • TIES customer retention rate is 100% over the past decade.
  • TIES implemented 111 new features last year based on customer recommendations.

As a single system with comprehensive modules, TIES Finance System offers an unequaled array of features and benefits.

Features   Benefits
Data integrity is ensured through built-in update checks that prevent out-of-balance scenarios.
  Confidence in your numbers; budget-to-actual is up-to-date and accurate, with a complete transaction audit trail
Regular, scheduled upgrades every four months

  Supports software reliability and guarantees no annoying patches or unexpected changes
Online, real-time transaction budget checking
  Current budget status available to the second at all times
Pricing includes upgrades, support and enhancements.
  Upfront and honest pricing: no cost overruns or hidden charges
State-of-the-art security and robust backup systems

  Guaranteed data confidentiality and reliability, plus district's security administrator can centrally manage groups and individuals with one easy-to-use set of menus