West Covina Unified Moves from Classic to Online
We are excited to announce that West Covina Unified, one of our last remaining Classic finance customers, will be upgrading to Escape Online 5 next fiscal year. Julie Leaman and Robin Fiske, two of Escape’s Customer Care resources who are knowledgeable in Classic, will be working with Manoj Roychowdhury, Chief Fiscal Executive at West Covina Unified, and his team on the upgrade.
WCUSD is in the midst of deploying a financial system upgrade from Escape Technology’s Classic product to Escape Online 5. It has been more than 15 years since the district last upgraded its financial software. The ultimate goal is to go as paperless as possible so sites and departments can submit their information directly into the financial system and perform tasks like issuing checks and verifying budgets can be done simply, in an automated fashion.
We are excited as to how user friendly the Escape Online 5 version is compared to the Classic version we have at present. We expect to go live beginning of next fiscal year, July 2016. We are hoping that a long overdue upgrade to the district’s financial system will improve employee productivity and make tracking accounts easier and more efficient.
~ Manoj Roychowdhury, Chief Fiscal Executive
We appreciate the district’s commitment to Escape and look forward to continuing our relationship for another 15+ years.