Data/Document Management


Purdue and SunGard Higher Ed To Launch Course Dashboard App

Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN will be working with SunGard Higher Education to convert the institution's student success software into a packaged product. Signals, developed by Purdue, monitors students' behavior patterns and academic performance to determine if they're at risk of earning a low grade and allows faculty to intervene with suggestions on actions they can take to help students improve their grades.

U Arts London Chooses A10 Appliances for Load Balancing Content Delivery

University of the Arts London recently selected and deployed four load balancer appliances from A10 Networks to create a new Web architecture that optimizes content delivery.

University of Utah Overhauls Retention Program

The University of Utah has implemented a Web-based academic planning tool from redLantern as part of a revamped graduation planning system.

Moodlerooms Launches Data Exchange Tool and Cisco WebEx Integration

Moodlerooms, a Moodle service provider, has released a data exchange tool and announced two new programs: a partnership with the Cisco Entrepreneur Institute and a new partner program for the development of plugins.

Universities Bolster Administration and Donor Management

SunGard Higher Education has signed two universities as new customers. Tiffin University in Tiffin, OH has licensed PowerCampus Unified Digital Campus (UDC), an enterprise resource planning system for higher education institutions. James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA has selected SunGard HE's Advance solution to replace its existing advancement application and create a self-service environment for donors.

Embry-Riddle Taps Oracle for AP Process Improvement

In an effort to improve integration with its Oracle E-Business Suite, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has migrated its financial process performance system over to Oracle Imaging and Process Management. The application is used to manage 300 different types of student documents.

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Locking Down Data at U Nebraska

A typical university collects more sensitive data about students than a Fortune 500 company does about customers. Yet spending on data security tends to be miniscule at most universities in comparison with private industry. That's the observation of University of Nebraska Information Security Officer Joshua Mauk. In his three years on the job, Mauk has tightened down data security considerably at the university in a gradual process that has involved not just the right software products, but lots of coordination across university groups--and ongoing user education.

System Center Essentials 2010 Beta Released

Microsoft announced the beta release of System Center Essentials (SCE) 2010 last week.

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UCI Business School Gets a Handle on Enrollment Management

Implementing an enrollment management system is never easy, but for the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine, the hope is that hard work now will pay off in future efficiencies, including more efficient and selective enrollment.

Hofstra U Overhauls Continuing Ed Management

Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY has selected Jenzabar's Non-Traditional System (NTS) administrative software to manage the university's non-credit enrollments in its continuing education program.