The Importance of Standardized Names

  Whenever you manage a complex data base, with thousands of data records, you will certainly encounter the "nomenclature" problem. This is the need to have a naming convention for calling things by standardized names. As a simple example, the titles "Assistant Foreman", "Asst Foreman", and "ASSIST. FOREMAN" may all mean exactly the same thing. But these three terms will look [...]

By |2018-10-21T19:57:32+00:00August 30th, 2017|New Content, Technology|0 Comments

June is National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month. Join the National Safety Council (NSC) and thousands of other organizations across the country as we all work together to raise awareness of what it takes to Keep Each Other Safe. Observed annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on reducing the leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road and [...]

By |2018-10-21T19:57:32+00:00June 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thanks, CVS, for the Holiday Party Small-Talk!

Very unfortunately, this sweater is not yet available for purchase. Recently, I was at a holiday party with a bunch of people whom I had never met before. So, naturally, I asked generic questions like "what do you do?" One guy responded with "I'm a construction manager." "Really?!" I asked as though he had just told me that [...]

By |2018-10-21T19:57:34+00:00December 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

InstantCard Introduction Video

At the heart of the Credential Verification Service are the plastic, credit card-style ID badges on which is printed each QR code. After all, CVS was born from InstantCard—America's first 100% cloud-based ID card service. (Read more about our story.) Well, InstantCard just released a new video introducing its service. And since much of it pertains to our clients as [...]

By |2018-10-21T19:57:35+00:00September 27th, 2016|Videos|0 Comments

New design, same great product.

Perhaps you found this post directly. If so, and you haven't seen our home page recently, go have a look—it's completely new! →New CVS Home Page← We're excited about the new design. The layout is more simple and less distracting. We think that you may now get a better idea of what the CVS service is all about, more quickly. [...]

By |2018-10-21T19:57:36+00:00June 26th, 2016|New Content|0 Comments

Announcing the “Emergency Information” Option

We're pleased to announce that we've added a significant new safety feature, available for all CVS users. We've added an "Emergency Information" button which appears right below the employee's profile information, whenever the QR code is scanned.  This is designed to immediately display exactly the information that an EMT or Emergency Responder would need to see in case of an accident.  After [...]

By |2018-10-21T19:57:37+00:00February 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How does CVS handle seasonal or temporary employees?

The Credential Verification Service has an "active" flag for each employee.  All employees default to "active" status.  However, at any time, employee's status can be switched to "inactive".  This does not delete any data in the data base.  However, when such an employee's card is scanned, the message "Employee not active in the CVS System" will be displayed.  No billing [...]

By |2018-10-21T19:57:38+00:00January 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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