Administrative/Business Tools


Microsoft Unveils Dynamics NAV 2009 R2

Microsoft debuted the latest version of its Dynamics NAV 2009 at Directions EMEA 2010 in Prague, noting it will be available in the fourth quarter of 2010.

Jenzabar and Wimba Team To Offer Lifecycle Collaboration

Jenzabar is teaming up with Wimba to integrate their respective applications to help their higher education institutions stay in touch with constituents as applicants, students, and alumni.



Microsoft To Offer Dynamics AX Connector for SAP

Microsoft plans to roll out a new connector for its Dynamics AX enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that can hook up with SAP's Business Suite ERP.

Is Portfolio Evidence Useful?

A capstone portfolio process can increase the value of a portfolio collection, both during a student's college career and after. Students can maintain their own record of achievement, with the portfolio central to every course they take. Students would re-visit and re-work their portfolio collection over time.

Small BI Investments with Big Payoffs

Tiny Notre Dame College in Cleveland, OH tripled its enrollment--to 900 full-time students--over three years with help from a business intelligence solution that supported its information needs--and for less than $60,000 in software and consulting costs.

iStrategy Releases Higher Ed Analytics Suite for Banner

iStrategy Solutions has released a set of business intelligence applications that work out of the box with data from the SunGard Higher Education Banner enterprise resource planning system.

Colleges Signing on for iData Reporting Service

Three colleges have gone public with their adoption of an online service intended to streamline their reporting work.

Jenzabar Offers Higher Reach Module for Departmental Data Parsing

Jenzabar has released a new add-on to its continuing education administration application that allows for a separation of data and workflow by business unit. Content Level Security for Higher Reach lets colleges and universities manage data and content at the organizational level, rather than at the institutional level.

New eProcurement Option for Mid-Sized Higher Education Institutions

SciQuest has announced the availability of HigherMarkets Express for Banner.

Andover Newton Streamlines Operations with ERP

Andover Newton Theological School has adopted technology to streamline its academic and business operations.