Administrative/Business Tools


Gartner Redefines Highly Customized ERP Systems as Legacy

Highly customized enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems will be considered "legacy" by 2016, according to a new report from Gartner.

University College London Consolidates Financial Reporting Tools Across Departments

University College London has selected a new financial planning software suite to consolidate budgeting, forecasting and reporting across all departments of the university.



Yale Admits Error in Handling Student Site Takedown, Stands by Decision

Denying that it violated its students' free speech rights, Yale is standing by its decision to block a student site that offered an alternative to the university's own course planning tool. But Mary Miller, dean of Yale College, has admitted that the incident could have been handled better.

Feds Call on Universities for Ideas for 'Experimental Sites,' New Learning Technologies

The Obama administration is asking colleges and universities for new ideas related to college affordability and technologies to advance student learning at all levels.

Brief: New Version of Destiny One Adds Modules for Exam Management

Updates business software includes new modules for scheduling and proctoring exams, managing conferences, and creating programs for corporate partners.

Malaysian Universities Adopt Cloud-Based Administration System

A new university management system developed by an Indian software company is helping to power institutional operations for a number of Malaysian schools.

U Washington To Deploy Kuali Open Source Student Information System

The University of Washington is gearing up to deploy Kuali Student, a student information system built on Kuali open source platform. The SIS, which will integrate with UW's existing systems, includes modules for student academic planning as well as course and program development.

Deltak Intros Engage Student Relationship Platform

Deltak has introduced its new Engage Student Relationship Platform (SRP), designed to help educational institutions track and communicate with students from recruitment through graduation.

San Juan College To Connect Business Analytics Across Departments

San Juan College, a community college in New Mexico, is implementing business analytics software to share data across departments.

Ellucian Releases Institutional Performance Management

Ellucian has launched a new strategic analysis and performance management tool for higher education that's designed to link data across disparate systems campuswide.