Administrative/Business Tools


Embry-Riddle Boosts Student Self-Service Capabilities

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has implemented a new student administration software suite to improve its student self-service capabilities and streamline its business processes.

Berklee College of Music Takes Admissions on the Road with iPads

Managing the data that's generated by 300 domestic and 30 overseas talent auditions daily is a monumental task for Berklee College of Music's admissions staff. At any given time the college has 80 faculty and 40 staff members on the road interviewing and auditioning roughly 7,000 promising musicians annually around the world.



Lawyer Up

Lawyers identify the six biggest legal issues facing IT today, and how CIOs can avoid a run-in with the law.

Fostering a Culture of Evidence

A large community college system is using business analytics to support better decision-making at all levels.

OpenERP 6.1 Adopts Social Features, Expands Outlook Support

OpenERP has released a new version of its open source enterprise management software suite, which comprises 1,800 free applications for accounting, human resources, and other organization management needs.

Corinthian Colleges Turn to the Cloud for Streamlined Procurement

Corinthian Colleges, a provider of post-secondary education services, will implement a cloud-based platform to streamline procurement across multiple locations.

South Carolina Chooses Heartland for Financial Aid Refunds

South Carolina has selected Heartland as a preferred provider to issue financial aid refunds and payments electronically to students of the state's colleges and universities

Groundhog Day

When it comes to IT budgets, the "new normal" is looking a lot like the "same old, same old."

10 Tips for Controlling IT Costs

Ideas for cutting costs, improving efficiency, and optimizing service delivery in the midst of never-ending budget cuts.

Fostering a Culture of Evidence: Business Analytics at the Virginia Community College System

The Virginia Community College System--one of the largest in the country, with 23 colleges on 40 campuses--has leveraged business analytics to help streamline information processes, achieve cost efficiencies, encourage data and information sharing and transparency, and identify ways to offer improved service to the community. Here, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Institutional Effectiveness Catherine Finnegan talks with Campus Technology about VCCS's use of business analytics.