Administrative/Business Tools


Ellucian Mobile Adds iOS 7 Compatibility Improves Support for SQL Server and Oracle Databases

Ellucian has updated its mobile campus app development platform, Ellucian Mobile. The company revealed the update at the Educause 2013 conference.

50+ Percent Off! The Walmart of Education

No, it's not about forcing the little guys out of business! Calvin College Senior Instructional Designer Daniel Christian explains a strategy that, with the use of technology, he hopes would result in a 50 percent or more savings to students on a higher education.



Portland State U Selects Purchasing Application for Campus-Wide Spend Management

In an effort to trim costs, streamline the purchasing process, and better serve its administrators and staff members, Portland State University (PSU) plans to implement a campus-wide procure-to-pay process.

Baker College 'ERP Expedition' Heads to Jenzabar

A college system in Michigan with 35,000 students, nine campuses, and a large online presence will be implementing a hosted enterprise resource planning system from Jenzabar over the next several years.

Iowa State U Adopts e-Procurement To Cut Costs

To reduce routine purchasing costs, restructure procure-to-pay process, and better serve administrators and staff members, Iowa State University will implement a cloud-based e-procurement and management system for institution-wide purchasing.

rSmart Releases Automated Grant Management for Kuali Coeus

rSmart has released rSmart Cloud Express for Kuali Coeus, a new automated grant management product for primarily undergraduate institutions.

Lucid's BuildingOS Unites Energy Data

Lucid is introducing BuildingOS, an "online operating system" for buildings. The new service can pull data from 150 meter types and building systems, including utility meters, building and lighting controls, sub-meters, onsite generation feeds, and plug loads meters.

Rapid Insight Adds Collaboration to Predictive Analytics Software

Rapid Insight, a provider of predictive analytics and data intelligence software, has updated its software to include new collaboration features and integration with big data tools.

Indiana Community College System Adopts Cost-Cutting e-Procurement Platform

To reduce purchasing costs, restructure the procure-to-pay process, and better serve its administrators and staff, Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana plans to implement a cloud-based e-procurement and management system.

University of Tennessee Inks New e-Procurement Contract

The University of Tennessee has completed a new procurement deal intended to streamline the institution's online procurement processes.