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What Is A Gap Analysis And Does Your Cemetery Need One?

A Gap Analysis is:

A technique that businesses use to determine what steps need to be taken in order to move from its current state to its desired, future state. Gap analysis forces a company to reflect on who it is and ask who they want to be...

Why 2017 Is Time To Embrace Change In Your Cemetery

Many people do not particularly like change – in life or business. They like to keep to the same routines and know exactly what will be happening. However, change in business is inevitable. You must not only accept this, but embrace it. 

Cemeteries: Are Your Processes Killing Your Opportunities?

If your staff spends their days duplicating data entry, taking hours to pull together reports, looking up paper records, or colouring in maps, you've got a problem!

When used correctly, processes should standardize and simplify the necessary...

ICCFA 2017 At A Glance

The stage certainly was set for the ICCFA 2017, the conference saw over 2000 exhibitors show off their products to cemetery and crematory experts. While the delegates were attending interesting workshops, including Sean & Leona’s talk on ‘How...

How Can Cemeteries Meet The Digital Expectations Of Millennials?

Welcome to the exponential age where things are moving faster than ever before! Why is it so important to know what ‘age’ we are in? The answer is simple - there are new types of customers to communicate to as well as new channels to communicate...

Too Full for The Dead

What happens when a cemetery is too full to facilitate more burials? UK and Irish cemeteries are increasingly facing this situation.  According to articles published in the Times, The Mail and The New Statesman, finding  the space to accommodate...

What Cemetery Mapping Is On Offer In The Market?

Digital mapping on offer in today’s market includes: digitizing paper maps, google map pins, GIS systems and GPS surveying. However it is important to realise that none of these offerings are truly effective without being linked to your records....

5 Signs You Should Upgrade Your Cemetery Maps

Is it time to upgrade your cemetery mapping system? Preservation issues, human error, inaccuracies… the list goes on! Let’s take a look at 5 top mapping issues being experienced by cemeterians, and assess the potential impact these can have on...

What Is 'True' Digital Mapping?

There is no shortage of digital mapping offerings in today’s market and there are a number of ways to interpret what it actually is. So, what is it? Let’s keep it simple, basically ‘digital’ means the representation of something on a device...

Can you protect your Cemetery from Vandalism or Natural Disaster?

With recents events in Philadelphia and St. Louis U.S. reporting details of Jewish and Catholic graveyard vandalism, where hundreds of tombstones were knocked over and desecrated, the issue of effective burial data management is increasingly...