Administrative/Business Tools


Post U Adopting CRM On Demand

Post University, a 5,000-student for-profit school in Waterbury, CT, will be adopting Oracle CRM On Demand to update customer relationship management-related processes for admissions, financial aid, and student services.

EMS Master Calendar Updated for Social Network Sharing

Dean Evans & Associates has released a new version of EMS Master Calendar, its online calendar software. The application provides users in an organization access to a central calendar of events. Release 3.1 provides improved control of events imported from the company's scheduling system and tighter integration with social networking sites and other Web-based calendar programs.



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Recruiting with Twitter

American University uses Twitter to communicate with prospective students, spread the news, and even handle complaints.

Columbus Tech College Streamlines Workflow with BPM

Columbus Technical College has adopted business process management software to streamline IT purchases and for other operations.

Winthrop U Tackles Student Retention with Web-Based Alert System

Winthrop University is adopting a new service to help improve student retention. The 6,500-student university, located in Rock Hill, SC, is adopting EducationDynamics' EarlyIQ, a Web-based alert program.

U Dubuque Looks To Broaden Recruitment with CRM

The University of Dubuque is trying out a new application to help expand its recruitment efforts in the Theological Seminary.

Surviving an SIS Breakup

Buy a database administrator drinks and, after enough of them, he may start to compare his institution’s relationship with its student information system to a marriage. And it would not necessarily be just the liquor talking.

Mission Critical: Selecting the Right LMS

In the past, the learning management system (LMS) was a fairly simple program. Its job was to connect an instructor to a student for an individual course. The student could track grades without harassing the faculty member...

Datatel Releases Moodle-Based ERP/LMS Application

Datatel has launched a new platform that integrates enterprise resource planning with learning management system (LMS) features. The platform integrates technology from Datatel with the open source LMS Moodle.

Social Media Pervasive in Admissions Practices

The use of social media in admissions has grown more than 50 percent since 2007 to the point where, for all intents and purposes, it's ubiquitous in higher education. A full 95 percent of higher educations admissions offices are incorporating some form of social media into their recruitment efforts, up 34 points from 2007.