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GETTING STARTED | TRAINING AND DOCUMENTATION | NEWSLETTER | TRAINING FACT SHEETS | QUICK GUIDES | WEBINARS | NEWS LETTER

GETTING STARTED

TRAINING AND DOCUMENTATION

NEWSLETTER

TRAINING FACT SHEETS

  • Flyer: In-Person GMS Training (PDF): Download this fact sheet For more information on in-person GMS User Trainings. Use this as a guide to help you plan for user trainings for your Program staff and volunteers.
  • Flyer: GMS Training Webiners (PDF): Download this fact sheet For more information on webinar and shared-screen GMS User Trainings. Use this as a guide to help you plan for user trainings for your Program staff and volunteers.

QUICK GUIDES

WEBINARS

Training

  • Intro to GMS 7: If you are new to GMS 7, this 60-minute video introduces you to some of the new features and functions.
  • GMS 6 General Overview: If you are new to GMS 6, this 90-minute video gives you a comprehensive introduction to its features and operation.
  • Webinar: Reporting in GMS: GMS 6 has a lot of built-in tools for reporting the data that is stored within the database. In the May 6, 2015 GMS Webinar linked below, we cover many different kinds of reports that Programs might user for competition management as well as day to day program management. We will also review the report designer which allows users to create their own report templates. The webinar is 90 minutes long.
  • 2017 GMS Power Hour Schedule: schedule of GMS Power Hours where participants are free to ask questions, collaborate with other users, and share ideas and suggestions.
  • GMS: Bracketing: This webinar provides a primer for users new to the bracketing feature in GMS. Here we review how to bracket and print bracket reports and match lists, as well as review bracket definitions.
  • GMS: Bulk Value Updater: This webinar provides a general overview on the Bulk Value Updater tool found in GMS. There are many use cases for this tool, some of which we review here.
  • GMS: Census Exporter & Certification: This webinar reviews the built-in Census Exporter that Programs can use to complete their Census, as well as throughout the year to provide them participation data from their GMS database. We review the tool and the Census certification, which helps GMS tally the numbers accurately.

Power Hours

  • GMS Power Hour (June 2017): Did you miss the June 2017 Power Hour? Watch the recording to learn about Group setup and migration, Bulk Value Updater, and more. Power Hours occur on the second Wednesday of each month, at 4 PM Eastern time.
  • GMS Power Hour (May 2017): Did you miss the May 2017 Power Hour? Watch the recording to hear about reports, local database setup, and more. Power Hours occur on the second Wednesday of each month, at 4 PM Eastern time.
  • GMS Power Hour (MAR 2017): Did you miss the March 2017 Power Hour? Watch the recording to hear about custom certifications, overriding match order in bracketing, combining small divisions into heats, and 2017 support and training plans. Power Hours occur on the second Wednesday of each month, at 4 PM Eastern time.
  • GMS Power Hour (DEC 2016): Did you miss the last Power Hour of 2016? Watch the recording to hear about groups and person types, SO Connect, and 2017 support and training plans. Power Hours occur on the second Wednesday of each month, at 4 PM Eastern time.
  • GMS Power Hour (NOV 2016): Did you miss the November 2016 Power Hour? Watch the recording to learn about Games groups, Location manager, the Census certification, and more. Power Hours occur on the second Wednesday of each month, at 4 PM Eastern time.
  • GMS Power Hour (OCT 2016): Did you miss the October 2016 Power Hour? Watch the recording to learn about SO Connect, the Fall 2016 software development plans, and upcoming training webinars. Power Hours occur on the second Wednesday of each month, at 4 PM Eastern time.
  • GMS Power Hour (SEP 2016): Did you miss the September 2016 Power Hour? Watch the recording to learn a little more about SO Connect, software development plans for the remainder of 2016, upcoming training webinars, and interactive file importer. Power Hours occur on the second Wednesday of each month, at 4 PM Eastern time.
  • GMS Power Hour (AUG 2016): Did you miss the August 2016 Power Hour? Watch the recording to catch up on a few discussions about some potential bugs that users of 7.5 have discovered, our software development approach for the remainder of 2016, and discussion about upcoming training webinars. Power Hours occur on the second Wednesday of each month, at 4 PM Eastern time.
  • GMS Power Hour (JULY 2016): Did you miss the July 2016 Power Hour? Watch the recording to catch up on a few discussions about some potential bugs that users of 7.5 have discovered, database configuration, and feedback regarding using Interactive File Importer for registration. Power Hours occur on the second Wednesday of each month, at 4 PM Eastern time.
  • GMS Power Hour (JUNE 2016): Did you miss the June 2016 Power Hour? Watch the recording to catch up on a few discussions around reports, server setup and configurations, and more. Power Hours occur on the second Wednesday of each month, at 4 PM Eastern time.
  • GMS Power Hour (MAY 2016): Did you miss the May 2016 Power Hour? Watch the recording to catch up on a few discussions around reports and report templates, games management scenarios for Aquatics (Swimming), and more. Power Hours occur on the second Wednesday of each month, at 4 PM Eastern time.
  • GMS Power Hour (APR 2016): Did you miss the April 2016 Power Hour? Watch the recording to see a few enhancements released in GMS 7.3, how to add a sub report in a report template, and more. Power Hours occur on the second Wednesday of each month, at 4 PM Eastern time.
  • GMS Power Hour (MAR 2016): Did you miss the March 2016 Power Hour? Watch the recording to hear about using Advanced exporter to work with outside systems, adjusting margins and columns in Report Designer, and more. Power Hours occur on the second Wednesday of each month, at 4 PM Eastern time.
  • GMS Power Hour (FEB 2016): Did you miss the February 2016 Power Hour? Watch the recording to hear about our quarterly software development plans, future webinar topics, and more. Power Hours occur on the second Wednesday of each month, at 4 PM Eastern time.
  • GMS Power Hour (JAN 2016): Did you miss the January 2016 Power Hour? Watch the recording to hear more about our plans to increase knowledge share, future webinar topics, and more. Power Hours occur on the second Wednesday of each month, at 4 PM Eastern time.
  • GMS Power Hour (DEC 2015): Did you miss the December 2015 Power Hour? Watch the recording to learn about the GMS 7 release and more. Power Hours occur on the second Wednesday of each month, at 4 PM Eastern time.
  • GMS Power Hour (NOV 2015): Did you miss the November 2015 Power Hour? Watch the recording to find out more about our upcoming GMS 7 release and more. Power Hours occur on the second Wednesday of each month, at 4 PM Eastern time.
  • GMS Power Hour (Oct 2015): Did you miss our first Power Hour? Watch the recording to find out more about our upcoming GMS 7 release and more. Power Hours occur on the second Wednesday of each month, at 4 PM Eastern time.

NEWS LETTERS

  • MARCH 12, 2018 | SOI GENERAL: HEADQUARTERS GMS v7.5.10 Released! By Reuben Silva Today, we released an update to GMS 7. This release includes resolutions to a few bugs, related to the tab key function in Certification, cut and paste options and Group selection by Parent name.

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