Administrative/Business Tools


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.

Florida State U Transforms Reporting with Business Intelligence

When Florida State needed to change its transaction systems for running finance and HR, it took advantage of new business intelligence tools to get IT out of the report generation business and to enable campus users to produce their own reports with limited IT involvement.

EducationDynamics Acquires Education Connection Services

EducationDynamics, a company with applications, Web sites, and services to help colleges and universities with student marketing and retention efforts, has just acquired one of its college search competitors, Education Connection.

SQL Server 2008 R2 Hits RTM Release in May

Microsoft Wednesday announced that SQL Server 2008 R2 has achieved release-to-manufacturing status and will be released in May worldwide.

SAS Broadens Free Access to Academic Analytics Tools

Business software maker SAS, whose initial product was conceived in a university, is seeking to expand its footprint in the education market.