School districts require efficient business management and reporting tools to ensure systems are secure, reporting is accurate, and operations are performing at maximum efficiency. EMA provides top-of-the-line, affordable financial and business software solutions to school districts that meet today’s needs so schools can excel in the future.

alio® software by Weidenhammer

EMA has teamed up with Weidenhammer to offer alio® software to provide an affordable, world-class financial and HR management program for schools and districts. The ease of use and reporting abilities of the alio® program are unsurpassed by any other program available. No longer will your administrators and employees have to enter redundant information into your reporting system, saving time and reducing avoidable entry errors. alio® can help school districts save budgets while simplifying payroll and timekeeping processes.

Deployed on an Oracle database, the alio® software runs on Windows and Linux servers with Windows or browser desktop options. Plus, EMA Client Support Representatives provide on-site training, consulting and on-going telephone support to our clients in the K-12 marketplace.

The alio® suite of products includes:

  • Fund accounting
  • Encumbrance accounting
  • General ledger
  • Purchasing
  • Accounts payable
  • Accounts receivable
  • Budgeting
  • Finance
  • Payroll
  • Human Resources
  • Position control
  • Salary administration
  • Complete reporting


CIMS Finance offered by EMA provides Comprehensive Information Management for Schools, with finance management software that gives districts a complete set of financial, human resources and payroll applications-all intuitive and easy to learn. In addition, the CIMS Internet browser capability offers quick and convenient Web-based access to your information.

The software utilizes a single integrated database that is adaptable to your school district’s specific financial management needs while eliminating multiple programs, systems, and redundant data entry. CIMS software enables you to implement site-based management and control of data and information. Timely and accurate information is always readily available and can be easily restricted by an individual user, ensuring that critical data is accessible only to those who need it.