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Statistical Report for AGent VERSO


2017 Survey Results
Product: AGent VERSO Response Distribution Statistics
CategoryResponses 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ModeMeanMedian
ILS Satisfaction131 1 2 4 4 5 21 23 44 27 87.178
ILS Functionality131 4 4 4 9 19 24 43 24 87.058
Print Functionality126 1 2 1 5 8 14 23 49 23 87.248
Electronic Functionality126 2 1 2 4 14 17 17 15 35 19 86.487
Company Satisfaction129 2 1 2 3 8 9 27 36 41 97.428
Support Satisfaction131 1 1 4 5 11 21 37 51 97.728
Support Improvement127 2 4 24 11 14 30 42 97.238
Company Loyalty125 3 1 2 7 7 17 20 33 35 97.148
Open Source Interest126 48 13 14 8 15 13 7 4 3 1 02.332

CategoryTotalYespercent
Considering new ILS132 129.09%
Considering new Interface132 10.76%
System Installed on time?132 11990.15%

Average Collection size: 57661

TypeCount
Public25
Academic10
School0
Consortia0
Special1

Size CategoryCount
[1] Under 10,00018
[2] 10,001-100,000100
[3] 100,001-250,0006
[4] 250,001-1,000,0003
[5] 1,000,001-10,000,0001
[6] over 10,000,0010



2016 Survey Results
Product: AGent VERSO Response Distribution Statistics
CategoryResponses 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ModeMeanMedian
ILS Satisfaction89 3 2 3 8 10 27 25 11 76.887
ILS Functionality88 1 3 4 10 12 15 35 8 86.897
Print Functionality87 1 1 2 3 6 11 25 25 13 76.997
Electronic Functionality75 3 2 2 3 6 8 9 18 14 10 76.157
Company Satisfaction88 1 2 4 5 10 13 37 16 87.278
Support Satisfaction87 1 1 6 8 13 32 26 87.628
Support Improvement86 1 7 12 11 24 15 16 76.847
Company Loyalty88 4 2 4 8 9 17 28 16 86.818
Open Source Interest85 24 10 22 6 6 7 5 3 2 02.332

CategoryTotalYespercent
Considering new ILS90 44.44%
Considering new Interface90 22.22%
System Installed on time?90 8392.22%

Average Collection size: 39853

TypeCount
Public77
Academic11
School0
Consortia0
Special0

Size CategoryCount
[1] Under 10,00014
[2] 10,001-100,00069
[3] 100,001-250,0004
[4] 250,001-1,000,0001
[5] 1,000,001-10,000,0000
[6] over 10,000,0010



2015 Survey Results
Product: AGent VERSO Response Distribution Statistics
CategoryResponses 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ModeMeanMedian
ILS Satisfaction131 2 2 6 15 15 37 36 18 76.937
ILS Functionality130 2 2 7 13 16 45 32 13 76.827
Print Functionality128 1 1 1 8 2 15 42 43 15 87.117
Electronic Functionality108 1 1 3 6 7 8 14 32 25 11 76.487
Company Satisfaction130 1 1 2 2 11 10 39 41 23 87.227
Support Satisfaction130 1 2 4 3 12 28 40 40 87.588
Support Improvement125 1 7 35 10 18 30 24 56.777
Company Loyalty127 6 3 8 15 20 25 28 22 86.567
Open Source Interest122 36 9 24 6 16 15 5 6 4 1 02.682

CategoryTotalYespercent
Considering new ILS136 128.82%
Considering new Interface136 32.21%
System Installed on time?136 12591.91%

Average Collection size: 38377

TypeCount
Public119
Academic12
School0
Consortia0
Special1

Size CategoryCount
[1] Under 10,00017
[2] 10,001-100,000106
[3] 100,001-250,0008
[4] 250,001-1,000,0001
[5] 1,000,001-10,000,0000
[6] over 10,000,0010



2014 Survey Results
Product: AGent VERSO Response Distribution Statistics
CategoryResponses 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ModeMeanMedian
ILS Satisfaction53 2 2 2 2 7 8 11 11 8 76.267
ILS Functionality54 1 4 2 1 5 6 9 19 7 86.637
Print Functionality55 1 1 2 6 4 6 18 12 5 76.477
Electronic Functionality47 3 1 3 1 7 9 4 10 5 4 75.385
Company Satisfaction54 2 3 2 3 9 18 10 7 76.567
Support Satisfaction55 1 2 1 1 1 3 4 10 21 11 87.048
Support Improvement53 3 2 1 2 11 1 8 18 7 86.457
Company Loyalty54 4 1 2 2 3 2 9 2 17 12 86.398
Open Source Interest52 14 6 12 1 9 5 3 1 1 02.482

CategoryTotalYespercent
Considering new ILS58 813.79%
Considering new Interface58 46.90%
System Installed on time?58 5594.83%

Average Collection size: 47480

TypeCount
Public49
Academic7
School0
Consortia0
Special0

Size CategoryCount
[1] Under 10,0008
[2] 10,001-100,00042
[3] 100,001-250,0006
[4] 250,001-1,000,0001
[5] 1,000,001-10,000,0000
[6] over 10,000,0010



2013 Survey Results
Product: AGent VERSO Response Distribution Statistics
CategoryResponses 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ModeMeanMedian
ILS Satisfaction68 5 2 2 6 4 18 19 12 86.627
ILS Functionality68 3 1 1 5 6 4 19 18 11 76.687
Print Functionality68 4 2 1 1 1 2 6 14 22 15 86.858
Electronic Functionality63 3 2 2 3 6 7 6 13 11 10 76.027
Company Satisfaction68 5 1 1 1 1 4 3 16 15 21 96.908
Support Satisfaction68 4 1 3 1 3 2 11 17 26 97.198
Support Improvement64 4 7 18 2 11 8 14 56.207
Company Loyalty67 5 3 2 2 4 4 5 12 12 18 96.287
Open Source Interest66 24 11 5 1 7 10 3 4 1 02.381

CategoryTotalYespercent
Considering new ILS68 710.29%
Considering new Interface68 22.94%
System Installed on time?68 6697.06%

Average Collection size: 42911

TypeCount
Public57
Academic8
School1
Consortia0
Special1

Size CategoryCount
[1] Under 10,0004
[2] 10,001-100,00057
[3] 100,001-250,0006
[4] 250,001-1,000,0000
[5] 1,000,001-10,000,0000
[6] over 10,000,0010



2012 Survey Results
Product: AGent VERSO Response Distribution Statistics
CategoryResponses 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ModeMeanMedian
ILS Satisfaction74 2 1 3 1 5 15 31 16 87.328
ILS Functionality76 2 3 3 2 1 4 18 29 14 87.058
Print Functionality0 00.00
Electronic Functionality0 00.00
Company Satisfaction76 1 1 1 1 1 4 15 24 28 97.688
Support Satisfaction76 1 1 3 1 4 11 18 37 97.808
Support Improvement75 1 1 2 9 14 3 7 16 22 96.768
Company Loyalty76 5 1 1 2 4 4 8 22 29 97.248
Open Source Interest70 22 8 14 4 7 7 5 3 02.312

CategoryTotalYespercent
Considering new ILS79 67.59%
Considering new Interface79 33.80%
System Installed on time?79 7189.87%

Average Collection size: 64695

TypeCount
Public61
Academic14
School1
Consortia0
Special1

Size CategoryCount
[1] Under 10,0009
[2] 10,001-100,00063
[3] 100,001-250,0003
[4] 250,001-1,000,0001
[5] 1,000,001-10,000,0001
[6] over 10,000,0010



2011 Survey Results
Product: AGent VERSO Response Distribution Statistics
CategoryResponses 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ModeMeanMedian
ILS Satisfaction67 1 1 2 6 12 21 24 97.728
ILS Functionality67 2 3 7 16 22 17 87.498
Print Functionality0 00.00
Electronic Functionality0 00.00
Company Satisfaction67 1 1 7 5 23 30 98.048
Support Satisfaction67 1 1 1 2 1 19 42 98.349
Support Improvement66 1 1 9 8 5 13 29 97.538
Company Loyalty66 2 1 1 3 3 8 18 30 97.708
Open Source Interest66 18 12 7 4 9 8 4 3 1 02.592

CategoryTotalYespercent
Considering new ILS67 34.48%
Considering new Interface67 00.00%
System Installed on time?67 6597.01%

Average Collection size: 40971

TypeCount
Public50
Academic13
School2
Consortia0
Special1

Size CategoryCount
[1] Under 10,0006
[2] 10,001-100,00056
[3] 100,001-250,0004
[4] 250,001-1,000,0000
[5] 1,000,001-10,000,0000
[6] over 10,000,0010



2010 Survey Results
Product: AGent VERSO Response Distribution Statistics
CategoryResponses 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ModeMeanMedian
ILS Satisfaction72 1 1 3 7 27 17 16 77.407
ILS Functionality0 00.00
Print Functionality0 00.00
Electronic Functionality0 00.00
Company Satisfaction72 5 4 19 16 28 97.818
Support Satisfaction72 1 2 3 19 12 35 97.998
Support Improvement71 16 15 4 5 8 23 96.617
Company Loyalty72 3 5 2 5 24 33 97.968
Open Source Interest71 20 7 20 6 2 11 4 1 02.242

CategoryTotalYespercent
Considering new ILS73 45.48%
Considering new Interface73 00.00%
System Installed on time?73 7197.26%

Average Collection size: 31725

TypeCount
Public59
Academic11
School1
Consortia0
Special1

Size CategoryCount
[1] Under 10,0006
[2] 10,001-100,00059
[3] 100,001-250,0002
[4] 250,001-1,000,0000
[5] 1,000,001-10,000,0000
[6] over 10,000,0010



2009 Survey Results
Product: AGent VERSO Response Distribution Statistics
CategoryResponses 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ModeMeanMedian
ILS Satisfaction71 1 1 5 16 27 21 87.838
ILS Functionality0 00.00
Print Functionality0 00.00
Electronic Functionality0 00.00
Company Satisfaction71 1 2 2 5 19 42 98.319
Support Satisfaction70 1 1 1 8 15 44 98.349
Support Improvement64 2 7 2 10 10 33 97.759
Company Loyalty71 1 1 1 9 9 50 98.459
Open Source Interest71 29 9 12 1 5 8 2 3 1 1 02.061

CategoryTotalYespercent
Considering new ILS72 11.39%
Considering new Interface72 11.39%
System Installed on time?72 6894.44%





2008 Survey Results
Product: AGent VERSO Response Distribution Statistics
CategoryResponses 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ModeMeanMedian
ILS Satisfaction81 2 1 1 2 3 4 2 17 25 24 87.268
ILS Functionality0 00.00
Print Functionality0 00.00
Electronic Functionality0 00.00
Company Satisfaction81 2 2 3 3 2 12 20 37 97.688
Support Satisfaction81 2 1 2 1 2 3 11 15 44 97.819
Support Improvement0 not applicable
Company Loyalty81 3 2 4 3 10 18 41 97.639
Open Source Interest81 30 6 6 8 8 11 5 4 1 2 02.632

CategoryTotalYespercent
Considering new ILS83 44.82%
Considering new Interface83 00.00%
System Installed on time?83 8096.39%





2007 Survey Results
Product: AGent VERSO Response Distribution Statistics
CategoryResponses 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ModeMeanMedian
ILS Satisfaction18 1 2 2 5 5 3 76.897
ILS Functionality0 00.00
Print Functionality0 00.00
Electronic Functionality0 00.00
Company Satisfaction24 1 1 1 1 5 8 7 87.338
Support Satisfaction24 1 1 1 1 4 8 8 87.468
Support Improvement0 not applicable
Company Loyalty24 3 2 1 3 8 7 86.588
Open Source Interest24 7 2 1 3 3 4 2 1 1 03.083

CategoryTotalYespercent
Considering new ILS24 416.67%
Considering new Interface24 14.17%
System Installed on time?24 14.17%




2017 : gen: 7.17 company 7.42 loyalty 7.14 support 7.72

2016 : gen: 6.88 company 7.27 loyalty 6.81 support 7.62

2015 : gen: 6.93 company 7.22 loyalty 6.56 support 7.58

2014 : gen: 6.26 company 6.56 loyalty 6.39 support 7.04

2013 : gen: 6.62 company 6.90 loyalty 6.28 support 7.19

2012 : gen: 7.32 company 7.68 loyalty 7.24 support 7.80

2011 : gen: 7.72 company 8.04 loyalty 7.70 support 8.34

2010 : gen: 7.40 company 7.81 loyalty 7.96 support 7.99

2009 : gen: 7.83 company 8.31 loyalty 8.45 support 8.34

2008 : gen: 7.26 company 7.68 loyalty 7.63 support 7.81

2007 : gen: 6.89 company 7.33 loyalty 6.58 support 7.46

Comments

The company's biggest problem in the past has been it's tech support and communication with it's subscribers. In the past year the company has attempted to launch a new product. While the launch has not been particularly successful and the new product has some serious issues, the company's response to them and over all communication has been so much better than in the past. The communication makes up for the problems and I'm more likely to stay with the company now then before for this reason. (Type: Public)

AutoGraphics has been our ILS vendor for 3 years now and we still have some of the same problems with functionality that we had right after migration. While customer service reps have been very kind, helpful, and understanding, the actual functionality has not improved- in some cases, it has gotten worse. Problems are not solved in a timely manner and it seems as though the last major system upgrade wasn't even tested before it was implemented-- basic and very serious problems that should have been discovered and rectified in a beta-test were passed along to the customer to notice and notify AutoGraphics about. At our specific library, which runs on under 5.0 FTE, one staff member spends nearly 2 hours per day troubleshooting and sending help desk tickets. This takes a lot of time away from other library duties. (Type: Public)

Customer support used to be much better. They've changed their interface, which is better, but we would still rather have a product that is more customer-friendly and offers better reports. (Type: Academic)

Illuminar worked best for our needs, even though there were some issues with running reports and getting the information need. Verso 4 is not user friendly. The interface does not make a librarian's job easier. If anything, it has added steps to it that was not in Illuminar. Would rather keep Illuminar or switch then use Verso 4. (Type: Public)

We feel like more librarians should have been involved in the process of creating this ILS. (Type: Academic)

Great source of help works great could not ask for better help or deal (Type: Public)

This company has consistently been great to work with! Very helpful! Everyone that I have talked with there is pleasant, competent and helpful. (Type: Public)

We have two major problems with Autographics that have led us to consider a change of systems. 1. The catalog and patron account interfaces are unattractive, clunky and difficult to decipher. A community survey indicated that a majority of library users want a change. 2. A number of unexpected modifications have been made to the fields in the patron databases that have left our systems broken. For example, whereas previously the presence of an e-mail address in that field was taken as indicating a desire to be notified by e-mail, a new field was added, "notification preference" , which defaults to "none", not e-mail. The vendor has refused to change our default to e-mail or populate our database with "e-mail" (preferred by almost all of our patrons). We are instead expected to modify thousands and thousands of records by hand. We haven't the time, so the holds notification systems has stopped working. People don't know when their holds arrive. Mysteriously other notification systems which use e-mail have continued to work. That is just one of the many surprises that have left the staff confused and frustrated. (Type: Public)

I have already moved the ILS to [... (Evergreen)] as of March 2014. My responses were for the Auto Graphics ILS. (Type: Public)

I understand to a point why Illuminar had to be upgraded to VERSO 4, but I don't understand why they had to make it look so different and cause more "clicks" to get the same work done. Not very happy with that. (Type: Public)

After using the present ILS for over 2 years I feel strongly that I am just now feeling like it serves the needs of our library. I think that they overstated its capabilities when we were in meetings to choose a new ILS and that it's not as user friendly as we anticipated nor does it do the job as easily as our previous system. Just when we were feeling comfortable with VERSO they changed to VERSO 4 - in [..] we experienced some issues that caused many of us to go back to Illuminar. I am hoping that the new transition will go smoothly and that my staff can make the change without our patrons experiencing any delays is service. (Type: Public)

We like VERSO Illuminar but we don't like VERSO 4.0. (Type: Public)

My biggest complaint- too much wasted time because of superfluous steps for every move that we make. e.g. 5 steps to a printed copy of anything. (Type: Public)

The reports generated are not flexible enough to meet the library's needs. Also the naming of the reports is not intuitive. (Type: Public)

Auto-Graphics is upgrading its interface and at the moment staff is working with the new one but we haven't released it yet to patrons, as we are finding quite a few problems. A-G support is responsive to our requests but I suspect they are getting many issues reported from other libraries. (Type: Public)

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