In the ADAPSO survey, 45% of the companies recognized some revenue at contract signing, 51% at installation, 44% at customer acceptance and 15% at some other event such as 30 day usage, 90 days after contract signing or ratably over two years.
In the ADAPSO survey, 8% recognized revenue upon delivery, 34% upon invoicing, 18% at the time of contract signing, and 24% upon payment.
IIa is a 19-year-old trade group with about 500 member firms, and ADAPSO, now in its 26th year, represents 975 member firms.
ADAPSO spokesman Chris Carleton warns, "merger" is too strong a word to use at this point," adding that the two groups will merely integrate some of their functions.
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The bill has received support from such educational groups as the National School Boards Association (NSBA), and the National Parent-Teacher Association, and the computer trade groups CBEMA, and ADAPSO
. Federal Director of Programs for NSBA, Edward Kealy says that S 838 funding would encourage schools that can't afford computers to start programs, while enhancing the hardware and software capabilities of existing programs.
Spokesman David Sturtevant of the Association of Data Processing Service Organizations (ADAPSO
) looks favorably on Section 1706.