Administrative/Business Tools


Keeping Software Off The Shelf

Administrative systems designed to streamline processes and provide the keys to better decision making might end up as "shelfware" if institutions fall prey to some common mistakes in large implementations. Find out how to avoid these pitfalls...

5 Delaware Campuses Shift Online To Simplify Transfer Management

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.



2 Schools Optimize Recruiting with CRM

Colorado Northwestern Community College and the Acton School of Business have both decided to bolster their recruitment efforts with technology.

An Island No More: A Game-Changing Application Suite for LMS

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 Turns to Tech To Improve Recruitment and Retention

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.

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Managing Talent: HCM and Higher Education

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 To Release Mobile App for Android and Blackberry

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.

Student Retention and the Data Dilemma

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.

Cleveland State Tightens Staff Management with Self-Service App

Cleveland State University has completed implementation of a workforce management system to replace it's old paper-based processes, with the aim of controlling labor costs, minimizing compliance risk, and automating and streamlining timekeeping operations.

Higher Ed Leads Line Up with Prioritization Engine

A company that sells applications for managing leads and prospects has developed a new program that helps users to prioritize their leads.