Name for Priesthood Leader and Clerk Training Site

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Name for Priesthood Leader and Clerk Training Site

Postby tullisda » Fri Jun 01, 2012 8:39 am

Church headquarters is putting together a web site which will host record keeping training, help, and instructions for priesthood leaders, clerks, auditors, and executive secretaries. We invite all those who are involved with record keeping to offer their suggestions for the English name for this site.

The name should be easy to remember, easy to translate into many languages, and descriptive enough to help a both new and experienced leaders and clerks know that it is the source for training, help, and instruction.
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Postby russellhltn » Fri Jun 01, 2012 10:32 am

Since this sounds like support for administrative functions rather then ecclesiastical functions, I'd suggest Admin Support (admin.lds.org). I'm avoiding using the word "clerk" so as no one thinks it's just for clerks.
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Postby aebrown » Fri Jun 01, 2012 11:18 am

Since the focus is on record keeping, I would suggest Record Keeping Learning Center. I think the concept of a "Learning Center" is broad enough to encompass documentation, training, and help.
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Postby tullisda » Fri Jun 01, 2012 2:02 pm

Because the scope cannot include leaders (that role is under the Priesthood Department), we are back to clerks and auditors. Some have suggested "Clerk and Technology Support."

We will pass any and all your recommendations to the product managers.
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Postby eblood66 » Fri Jun 01, 2012 2:21 pm

tullisda wrote:Because the scope cannot include leaders (that role is under the Priesthood Department), we are back to clerks and auditors. Some have suggested "Clerk and Technology Support."

We will pass any and all your recommendations to the product managers.


I would avoid "Support" unless it includes active help desk type functions. It would make it more confusing when talking about this site vs. local unit support.

Personally I like aebrown's suggestion of "Learning Center" whether it's "Record Keeping Learning Center" as he suggested or a hybrid "Clerk and Technology Learning Center".

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Postby russellhltn » Fri Jun 01, 2012 2:51 pm

tullisda wrote:Some have suggested "Clerk and Technology Support."


Um, except that's the name of this forum. Seems like it would cause confusion. Also, how would this be different then the leadership portal?
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Postby aebrown » Fri Jun 01, 2012 2:57 pm

tullisda wrote:Because the scope cannot include leaders (that role is under the Priesthood Department), we are back to clerks and auditors. Some have suggested "Clerk and Technology Support."


Even though the scope may not technically include leaders, it can still be a helpful resource for leaders (and I guarantee that some leaders will find helpful information there, no matter what we call it). So I would advise against using the word "clerk" -- after all, you mentioned auditors as part of the target audience, and executive secretaries certainly will be interested in some of the content. If we use "Clerk" in the title, then some of those people may not think it applies to them.
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Postby christianjacobsen » Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:07 pm

How about Record Keeping Resource Center? This captures the intent of the site (Record Keeping) and keeps it general vs only for clerks.

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Postby russellhltn » Fri Jun 01, 2012 4:32 pm

I'm not sure as the non-clerks see themselves as record keepers. Perhaps Records and Reports?
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Postby JamesAnderson » Sat Jun 02, 2012 3:33 pm

My idea is 'Leader and Clerk Record-Keeping Learning Center'

1. It is inclusive, as it recognizes both groups which is the site's target audience.
2. 'Learning Center' is already translated out, as the term is used on FamilySearch, especially the nFS area which is translated into the core languages already I believe. 'Help Center' should be avoided though.
3. This idea uses only one conjunction (English language) making it more easily translatable should there be any need to add similar terms, and if there's less to translate, it will be easier for the resulting phraseology of the title in other languages to fit into a desired space on the top of the pages created for it.


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