Category: Parking & Security

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How are you managing your security and parking system maintenance?

How are you managing your security and parking system maintenance? If you donโ€™t give much thought to your security and parking system maintenance, youโ€™re not alone. A recent article in Campus Safety talked about their survey results around security camera maintenance.  Over half of the respondents felt that their security cameras had โ€œmoderate to significant maintenance…

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Business process management scenarios for security and parking operations

Parking management software and business process management for parking isnโ€™t just for the big guys.  Smaller businesses or groups like your parking and security department have as much to gain from improvements in how this is accomplished. In 2016, AIIM released survey results where they suggested that 41% of companies who invested in business process management saw…

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Building a security or parking system RFP? Ideas to get started

Consider these questions to get started. So itโ€™s time to put together a Request for Proposal (RFP) for your security or parking department.  It might seem daunting, and letโ€™s be honest, it just might be. RFP building can take a lot of time, and effort to pull the pieces together. Some organizations have the benefit…

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Why a phased approach to adopting parking or security software works

Why a phased approach to adopting parking or security software works Most parking and security operations eventually decide that technology is the answer to improve how they manage things.  The more difficult question is where to start and how big of leap forward is necessary. Parking security software management systems make life easier for operations of…

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Fee collection for parking violations not out of reach

Fee collection for private parking violations not out of reach for companies Not all private parking companies have gone down the road of issuing their parking violations.  Smaller operations, in particular, might operate under a belief that the additional workload to manage violations is beyond their budget or their resources. If a small staff contingent…

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New features will make parking management much easier for private companies

New features will make private parking management much easier for companies We recently blogged about how the entry point for private parking operations to manage violations is lower than many think.  Many private parking groups struggle with understanding if the technology used by that campuses and municipalities are viable for their operation.  We feel weโ€™ve always had…

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Customer service remains a primary focus as we end the year

Customer service is key to a successful business. As another year has come and gone, weโ€™re looking back on the past 12 months.  Here at OPS-COM, weโ€™ve done some pretty exciting things so far in 2017.  The feedback weโ€™ve received about our customer service team is one weโ€™re most pleased about. Every OPS-COM client has…

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Parking Management Systems Make Smarter Cities

Managing parking in cities is challenging to say the least. In todayโ€™s fast-paced world, outdated enforcement systems no longer work. They are time-consuming and require many dedicated and expensive resources. Realizing this, more and more municipalities today are switching to smart parking management systems. These systems provide numerous benefits and create a process thatโ€™s more…

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Parking Enforcement Efficiency Increases: Hereโ€™s How It Can Be Done

From simple things such as watching television or making calls to complex tasks like getting directions and making airline reservations, the technological revolution changes everything. Yet, when it comes to improving and increasing parking enforcement, many towns and cities continue to rely on old and outdated parking management solutions. Herein lies both the problem and the solution.…

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Pay-By-Plate: Your Ultimate Guide

There are various types of parking systems available in parking management guides. These parking systems differ regarding their systems and functionality. Out of these numerous parking systems, the one that weโ€™ll discuss in this blog is the pay-by-plate parking system. What is Pay-By-Plate Parking System? If you are purchasing parking time at a meter using…

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Incident Management Tools Optimize Parking Operations

Incident Management Tools Your primary focus in incident management technology is to be able to better manage and document these incidents and others that can occur simultaneously in your parking lot. By making use of incident management tools, you can increase efficiency and be more effective. Ultimately, this will provide you with more control over…

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Create an Effective Parking Enforcement Program

Parking enforcement is a necessity in the parking industry. Advanced parking management systems are quickly spreading worldwide. There are vast improvements to be made based on technology and the introduction of new parking systems. Consequently, these improvements will greatly expand the parking permitting abilities for universities, hospitals, municipalities and airports. As these systems grow, the…

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Invest in LPR for Immediate Parking Operations Benefits

The benefits of License Plate Recognition (LPR) can be easily achieved and can offer your parking operations significant improvements. Parking customer density has skyrocketed recently, and because of this, the expectations people have has increased significantly. The use of LPR and a connected software is important to keep up with the parking clientโ€™s growing demands.…

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FinanceAdmin: Financial Tracking for your Parking Operation

FinanceAdmin offers the best of both worlds! It is a payment system that has been built specifically for the parking and security industry and works with your parking management solution. FinanceAdmin has modernized the world of financial tracking and accounts receivable for parking operations. You’ll gain financial adaptability โ€“ helping your business grow and succeed.…