The challenges of data integrity and storage on a college campus can be immense. With 30 TB (and growing) of crucial files to keep both backed up and accessible, South Carolina's Furman University is taking on those challenges using a differential process, one that cuts down on the duration of backups and saves on administrative load.
Tiny Notre Dame College in Cleveland, OH tripled its enrollment--to 900 full-time students--over three years with help from a business intelligence solution that supported its information needs--and for less than $60,000 in software and consulting costs.
iStrategy Solutions has released a set of business intelligence applications that work out of the box with data from the SunGard Higher Education Banner enterprise resource planning system.
Three colleges have gone public with their adoption of an online service intended to streamline their reporting work.
Jenzabar has released a new add-on to its continuing education administration application that allows for a separation of data and workflow by business unit. Content Level Security for Higher Reach lets colleges and universities manage data and content at the organizational level, rather than at the institutional level.
Business software maker SAS, whose initial product was conceived in a university, is seeking to expand its footprint in the education market.
Two institutions--the University of Illinois at Chicago and Texas A&M at Corpus Christi--have gone public with deployments of business process management systems to improve document workflow.
Hyland Software has updated OnBase, its document management workflow application. Version 9.2 includes 850 additions and enhancements, according to the company, including an offline client, mobile workflow for BlackBerry, and workflow integration with Microsoft Outlook.
The 7,700-student Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT has begun beta testing a new mobile application that provides users with access to information about classes, contacts, events, and other campus content.
The Hank Greenspun School of Journalism now has one of the most noteworthy homes on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus. Brand-new and beautiful on the outside with a full array of industry-standard production technology inside, Greenspun Hall is more than just a stunning building--it represents a new era of journalism education...