Administrative/Business Tools


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.



Brief: U Texas-Pan American Deploys New Business Software

UTPA has implemented new financial and human resources payroll software in an effort to accommodate expected growth in enrollment and the launch of new academic programs.

Northern Illinois U Implements 2 Database Machines To Support Administrative Systems

Northern Illinois University has consolidated its PeopleSoft applications onto two Oracle Exadata Database Machines. The new system helped the university reduce IT maintenance costs while boosting performance and reliability.

Ellucian Mobile Adds iOS 7 Compatibility Improves Support for SQL Server and Oracle Databases

Ellucian has updated its mobile campus app development platform, Ellucian Mobile. The company revealed the update at the Educause 2013 conference.

Portland State U Selects Purchasing Application for Campus-Wide Spend Management

In an effort to trim costs, streamline the purchasing process, and better serve its administrators and staff members, Portland State University (PSU) plans to implement a campus-wide procure-to-pay process.

Baker College 'ERP Expedition' Heads to Jenzabar

A college system in Michigan with 35,000 students, nine campuses, and a large online presence will be implementing a hosted enterprise resource planning system from Jenzabar over the next several years.

Iowa State U Adopts e-Procurement To Cut Costs

To reduce routine purchasing costs, restructure procure-to-pay process, and better serve administrators and staff members, Iowa State University will implement a cloud-based e-procurement and management system for institution-wide purchasing.

rSmart Releases Automated Grant Management for Kuali Coeus

rSmart has released rSmart Cloud Express for Kuali Coeus, a new automated grant management product for primarily undergraduate institutions.

Lucid's BuildingOS Unites Energy Data

Lucid is introducing BuildingOS, an "online operating system" for buildings. The new service can pull data from 150 meter types and building systems, including utility meters, building and lighting controls, sub-meters, onsite generation feeds, and plug loads meters.