Administrative/Business Tools


Kuali 2.0: Reshaping the Landscape for Development and Adoption

A stunning series of announcements — the formation of KualiCo, a for-profit entity, KualiCo's acquisition of rSmart's SaaS business, and Navigator Management Partners's acquisition of rSmart's Kuali consulting business — has ushered Kuali into its second decade with big expectations for Kuali 2.0.

High Point U Deploys Touch Free Transcript Delivery

High Point University in High Point, NC recently implemented a new technology that fully automates the delivery of student transcripts.



Workforce Training and Continuing Education Software Gets New Features for Admins

Academic and admin software provider Jenzabar is updating its administrative platform for continuing education and workforce development with improvements for administrators and better interplay with other software programs.

Oracle Collaborates with Universities for Oracle Customer Strategic Design Program

As Oracle prepares to launch its new new cloud-based student information system for higher education, Oracle Student Cloud, in 2015, it has partnered with several universities to form the Oracle Customer Strategic Design Program.

Utah Universities Acquire Spend Management Software

The University of Utah and Weber State University plan to automate their procurement processes to save money.

Campus Management Delivers Finance, HR, Payroll for Microsoft Dynamics AX

Education technology company Campus Management has released new operational software built on Microsoft's enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, Dynamics AX.

Innovation: Moving Analytics to Action

We may think of analytics as a maturing area in higher education, but there's still plenty of room for innovation. The real challenge now is to move analytics to action, says Russ Little, PAR's new Chief Innovation Officer.

conditional formating in Google Sheets

Google Sheets: Excluding Weekends in Conditional Formatting

This week's tutorial covers a number functions in Google's Spreadsheet app, Google Sheets. Here we take a practical look at using weekdays in calculations, introduce "if" statements and learn how to refer dynamically to the contents of a current cell.

Simpson U Employees Build and Share Their Own Data Reports with New Dashboard Tech

To help integrate its reporting and give employees easier access to institutional data, Simpson is rolling out Style Intelligence, a dashboard reporting solution from InetSoft Technology.

Wayne State To Cut Tuition, Pursue Student Success

At new program at Wayne State University in Michigan will give students a financial break. The "Spring/Summer Tuition Break" initiative offers students a 30 percent tuition discount in those semesters if they tackle a full load in the previous fall and winter semesters and carry a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.