BOSTON, MA — May 10, 2012 — TimeTrade®, the global market leader in online appointment scheduling for business and for higher education, today announced that it has become a Corporate Member of the National College Testing Association (NCTA), a non-profit organization of testing professionals working in post-secondary institutions, in companies with test-related products and services, and in other professional testing venues.
Whether scheduling for testing centers or other campus applications such as admissions interviews, office hours with professors, tutoring sessions or financial aid appointments; hundreds of community colleges, universities and other higher education facilities worldwide use TimeTrade’s Web-based self-service scheduling to simplify how and when students meet with faculty and staff.
“As colleges and universities have already found through using TimeTrade for online appointment scheduling, automated self-service test scheduling results in lower administrative costs, improved student experiences, and better resource utilization,” said Mike Puglia, Vice President of Marketing at TimeTrade. “Joining the NCTA demonstrates our continued commitment to the education market and our shared mission to improve the quality of the testing experience.”
“We welcome TimeTrade to the NCTA and recognize the important role our corporate members provide to our association,” said David Espinoza, President of the NCTA. “The NCTA is dedicated to the promotion of professionalism and quality in the administration of testing services and programs, including issues relating to test administration, test development, test scoring and assessment. We are in an exciting and dynamic period of our history and the sustained growth of our membership is a testament to our commitment to our members and mission.”
TimeTrade will be exhibiting at the National College Testing Association’s 13th Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota on August 1st through the 4th. Join TimeTrade at the Exhibitor’s Fair where they will be demonstrating the latest advances in online appointment scheduling for testing centers.
About the NCTA
NCTA is dedicated to the promotion of professionalism and quality in the administration of testing services and programs, including issues relating to test administration, test development, test scoring and assessment. NCTA currently has more than 1,300 members, representing over 600 post-secondary institutions and more than 40 corporations and certification agencies in the United States and Canada. The organization maintains a comprehensive set of standards for testing centers administering paper and pencil and computer-based examinations, as well as a compilation of useful operational guidelines.
As the world’s most widely deployed and used online appointment scheduling provider, TimeTrade increases sales and customer satisfaction through proven cloud-powered solutions that make it easy for customers and prospects to connect and converse with the right people inside a company. Its solutions power real-time, rule-based appointment scheduling across team members, locations, and timeslots to set the meetings that drive business.
For more than a decade, Fortune 500 companies have deployed TimeTrade Appointment CRM solutions to help them better engage, interact with, and satisfy their customers. The TimeTrade Cloud platform integrates easily with enterprise sales, marketing, service, CRM, and business process management systems to accelerate bottom-line business results and drive inbound sales, while enhancing customer experience and loyalty. TimeTrade’s proven appointment scheduling solutions help brand-name retailers and other customer-focused organizations organize, automate and synchronize appointment setting across the entire customer lifecycle, and helps company reps act on customer interest, 24x7x365, anywhere, anytime.