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How to Use the CIMS Cost Editing Tool

At CIMS, we offer a range of unique tools designed to make your cemetery management experience seamless and efficient. One standout feature is our cost updating tool, which is user-friendly and provides flexibility in cemetery plot pricing. This is a tool that allows you to select certain “Available” spaces in your cemetery and update their price without having to click on each individually.

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CIMS Burial Search Major Update: What You Need to Know!

Burial Search is an application developed by the CIMS team to share cemetery data with the public. It is available to all CIMS clients as an add-on that allows the public to easily access and navigate a cemetery’s information via the web, a smartphone, or an on-site kiosk. When a cemetery administrator adds a new burial, or makes a change in CIMS, that information is immediately available to the public on the cemetery’s Burial Search Website. At the end of April 2024, the new CIMS Burial Search update went live for all cemeteries currently using this application.

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Case Study: Modernizing Cemetery Management with CIMS

With a longstanding presence in the Nashville area, The Temple Cemetery has been a cornerstone of Jewish faith and community since the mid-1800s. Over the years, the cemetery has evolved alongside the congregation, adapting to the changing needs of its community while preserving its rich historical legacy. Today, The Temple embraces modern innovations in cemetery management, notably integrating CIMS to simplify operations and uphold its commitment to honoring the memories of generations past.

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How to Print a List and a Map of Veteran Graves from CIMS

One of the longstanding traditions of honoring veterans on Memorial Day is the solemn practice of placing American flags on their grave sites, a gesture that symbolizes gratitude and remembrance for their service and sacrifice. CIMS makes it easy to generate lists and maps that speed up the process and ensure accurate flag placement.

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Using Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) in Cemetery Mapping: What You Need to Know

Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) is an important tool for cemetery managers, offering a non-invasive and highly effective method for locating objects underground. Unlike traditional surveying techniques that may require digging and excavation, GPR allows for the detection of buried objects, including unknown burial locations, hidden artifacts, and utility lines, without disturbing the landscape.

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