The University of Alabama at Birmingham's Department of Medicine will be adopting a new financial reporting application in an effort to consolidate account statements and manage financial commitments not tracked in traditional accounting systems in use at the university.
ACT College expects to start using a service to better manage its prospective student leads in the next calendar year.
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Several institutions of higher education in Delaware will be implementing a college transfer service run by AcademyOne to help students and their advisors determine how coursework will transfer among the state's colleges and universities. Three public and two independent schools will be moving onto CollegeTransfer.net this year.
Colorado Northwestern Community College and the Acton School of Business have both decided to bolster their recruitment efforts with technology.
The LMS is an enterprise-wide and critical platform, but it has mostly remained unconnected to the cloud and to the social Web. But now a new management platform, plugjam from CommonNeed, turns the LMS into a truly seamless member of the Web.
Portland State University plans to deploy a new application to improve its admissions, recruitment, and retention programs. The Oregon institution has licensed Talisma Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) software from Campus Management Corp.
Human capital management has been slow to catch on at academic universities. But the economic downturn and the need to keep high-performing employees may be changing all that.
Datatel will be releasing an updated version of its mobile campus app in October. Release 1.1 of Mobile Access (MOX) will add support for Google Android smartphones and Blackberry devices.
Single-source vendor relationships can hamper an institution's ability to collect the kind of business intelligence it needs to track student retention. But it's not always possible to go the third-party route.