Our Integrated Email system allows you to select any segment of people in your database (e.g., grandparents, alumni, parents of current 2nd graders, etc.) and send them all an email simultaneously. We’re not talking about a group email, but rather something far more powerful because each individual you email will receive a personalized email just for them. So if you are emailing parents of students in a certain course, for example, you can use what we call data markers that are replaced with the individual’s data (e.g., the parent’s name, the student’s name and current grade, the course, etc.) when the email is sent.
BigSIS Features (aka 'modules')
Learn more about our flexible modular system
The features are components of functionality that can extend your BigSIS installation. You decide what you need and add more as you grow.
Filter the Features for User Groups
The DocumentCenter allows you to upload unlimited documents in any format (PDF, JPEG, MS Word, etc.), for parents or other users to download and view. It will also be where reports, such as transcripts and the student reports, are output in PDF format that are then automatically shared with the parents of the students (at your discretion) via the portal.
The Donations & Fundraising module is a development tool that allows you to track your gifts and pledges and their associated campaigns, funds and appeals. And because the majority of people who donate or are potential donors (parents, grandparents, alumni, etc.) will already be in BigSIS, it’s the perfect place to track your current donations and solicit new ones!
The new Mail Merge functionality gives you an MS Word-style editor right in your browser. With a large array of merge fields, you can customize your mail merge documents with data from BigSIS, such as names, addresses, amounts, and much more.
Included with every BigSIS installation comes a large set of free features. These tools help you efficiently and quickly do your job. As we continue to develop BigSIS, new free features are added and your installation will automatically include the latest versions at no additional charge.