Data/Document Management


Colleges Track Marketing with LeadWatch Live

Three institutions have signed on to use LeadWatch Live, a Web-based inquiry management solution from EducationDynamics that allows colleges to assess marketing campaign effectiveness. The service will be in use at California College San Diego; the six campuses of CollegeAmerica in Colorado, Wyoming, and Arizona; and the five campuses of Stevens-Henager College in Utah and Idaho.

Syracuse U Aims for Greener Data Center

Syracuse University is teaming with IBM and the state of New York to build what it expects to be one of the most energy-efficient data centers in the world.

Office XML Document Format Tools Released

Microsoft announced this week that new tools have been released to help further extend the compatibility and interoperability of Office Open XML (OOXML) document formats used in Microsoft Office 2007.

IBM Unveils Latest Tool for Real-Time Data Analysis

IBM has taken the wraps off a technology developed by its research labs that it believes will raise the threshold for analysis of massive amounts of data in real time.

Dominican U Couples Course Evaluations with LMS

Dominican University of California has increased response rates for its course evaluations by implementing Scantron's Class Climate course evaluation software as a Blackboard Building Block.

U Buffalo Deploys Netezza Data Warehouse Appliance To Speed Research

The University of Buffalo has deployed Netezza's largest data warehouse appliance for performing scientific research. The new system's first query came back in two seconds against a 1.2 billion-row test database.

Western Kentucky U Uses BI To Improve Enrollment

Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green is partnering with SAS to develop new student recruitment and retention models to help boost enrollments and completion rates.

SQL Server To Get Real-Time Boost

The next release of Microsoft's SQL Server database, code-named "Kilimanjaro," will offer master data management (MDM) and support real-time data feeds for business intelligence (BI), reporting and analytics, the company revealed this week.

Anaheim U Pursues Paperless Goal

In pursuit of its goal to become paperless in 2010, California's Anaheim University said it is working with publishers to convert its textbooks into e-books to enable students to download and store their class materials on the Sony Electronic Book Reader or the Amazon Kindle.

Microsoft Releases CTP2 of System Center Service Manager

The second community technology preview (CTP) of Microsoft's System Center Service Manager, the company's newest application in its System Center suite, is now available for a virtual test drive, according to a Microsoft announcement last week.