Data/Document Management

U Texas System Expands Copyright Clearance License

The University of Texas (UT) System has expanded its adoption of Copyright Clearance Center's annual copyright license from its Austin campus, which it announced in September 2008, to the entire UT System. The nine academic campuses and six health institutions that the UT System comprises make it one of the largest higher education systems in the United States.

Perforce Releases Free iPhone App To Monitor Server Status

Perforce Software has released a free iPhone application that gives administrators using Perforce Software Configuration Management (SCM) system real-time access to server status information.

Kissing Paper Goodbye

It all started in the registrar's office, where every student's file was assigned a traditional "folder" to hold his or her admission documents. After watching those files pile up and require an increasing amount of storage space--not to mention the time spent shuffling through the papers--the technology team at Misericordia University in Dallas, PA decided to do something about it.

U North Carolina Launches Online Certificate Program with TopSchool Service

The University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School has subscribed to TopSchool's Student Lifecycle Management (SLM) system to help launch a new online certificate program.

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.