Administrative/Business Tools


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.

Survey Identifies Top 3 Challenges to Big Data Adoption

While big data analysis is increasingly seen as an essential capability, 60 percent of surveyed organizations have only limited capability in business intelligence (BI) reporting, according to a new survey from the Association for Information and Image Management.



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.

Kennesaw State U Adds Business Intelligence Software To Manage Growth

Kennesaw State University has adopted a business intelligence suite to streamline human resources processes and improve decision making to keep up with rapid growth.

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.

50+ Percent Off! The Walmart of Education

No, it's not about forcing the little guys out of business! Calvin College Senior Instructional Designer Daniel Christian explains a strategy that, with the use of technology, he hopes would result in a 50 percent or more savings to students on a higher education.