eProcurement systems are designed to streamline purchasing processes, eliminate paperwork, and make it easy for end users to get the best values through spending on-contract. Yet the relative success of eProcurement at any institution often depends on how the procurement department works not only with the technology, but also with the end users in academic departments, in research programs, or elsewhere in the university or system.
One year after announcing a $250 million, three-year pact to deliver next-generation data center technology, Hewlett-Packard Co. and Microsoft this week unveiled five appliances that offer Exchange and SQL Server in turnkey configurations.
Boston University is employing a Web-based application from Blackbaud to support a major fundraising effort.
TCS Education System will be adopting an online student health and wellness program intended to reduce attrition related to health issues.
William Jessup University, a small, private residential college in Rockville, CA, outside Sacramento, has adopted a new Web-based administrative system for managing its student lifecycle processes.
The alumni association at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has implemented an application to improve its fundraising efforts among its 80,000 alumni.
The University of St. Thomas, based in Minnesota, is implementing a service to automate some procurement and accounts payable operations.
Saybrook University, an online graduate school in San Francisco and Kirkland, WA, is adopting an online student information system (SIS) to replace a legacy program that the institution had outgrown.
In a new partnership arrangement, Blackboard's campus commerce consultants will be promoting the services of PE Systems and vice versa in helping institutional customers remove costs from their credit and debit card processing.