TMS FAQs

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What is included in TMS Collections that is not in TMS?

TMS Collections includes a simple, google-like search across multiple fields (cross-field search), configurable data entry screens in every available module (not just Objects), batch updating of Exhibition-Object and Loan-Object XRefs (statuses, etc.), and greater data visibility than in TMS.

What is included in TMS Collections that is not in TMS? 2018-03-08T13:58:48+00:00

How will moving to TMS Collections effect our 3rd party integrations?

The underlying data schema used for TMS Collections is the same one used for TMS, so there may be minimal impact on 3rd party integrations. All 3rd party integration should be reviewed and thoroughly tested, with special attention to data importing procedures that might affect term indexing for searching, and media caching. Gallery Systems assistance [...]

How will moving to TMS Collections effect our 3rd party integrations? 2018-03-08T13:55:16+00:00

Is a data migration required?

Other than to move data from three specific formatted fields in the Bibliography module (Notes, Citation, Physical Description), no data migration is required.

Is a data migration required? 2018-03-08T13:53:59+00:00

Will my reports work in TMS Collections?

TMS Collections supports Crystal Reports and SQL Server Reporting Services. Customized reports will have to be verified during the migration project. Gallery Systems is available to help with this as part of the TMS Collections services implementation.

Will my reports work in TMS Collections? 2018-03-08T13:53:10+00:00

What will the learning curve be like for TMS Collections?

Although TMS Collections has a different user interface and greater flexibility, the underlying database structure is the same as TMS. Many configurations, including setting user permissions, building DataViews and ListViews, and configuring fields for search are done the same way as now in TMS, and many features are similar.

What will the learning curve be like for TMS Collections? 2018-03-08T13:51:41+00:00

Will our maintenance fees increase if we switch to TMS Collections?

Transitioning to TMS Collections will not affect your maintenance fees. You will continue to pay the same maintenance rate as you currently do for TMS, unless you purchase additional licenses when you move to TMS Collections.

Will our maintenance fees increase if we switch to TMS Collections? 2018-03-08T13:47:59+00:00