When Brice Bible was hired as Ohio University's new chief information officer two years ago, the institution's IT operations were "fairly disconnected and not as modern as one would hope," he said, and its student information system had recently suffered a security breach.
Microsoft is taking aim at U.K.-based Sage Software in an attempt to grab a greater stake in the enterprise resource planning (ERP) software market.
Blinn College, a two-year college in Texas, has chosen the Banner Unified Digital Campus (UDC) from SunGard Higher Education to improve campus effectiveness and communication.
The Ohio State University in Columbus has finished its multi-year deployment of the entire PeopleSoft Campus Solutions suite with the help of Io Consulting.
Stratford University in Woodbridge, VA outside of Washington, DC has licensed the PowerCampus Unified Digital Campus (UDC) from SunGard Higher Education to enhance administrative functions at the institution at a time of major growth.
Ohio University in Athens has awarded a 20-month contract to service provider Ciber to create a new student information system (SIS).
The University System of Georgia (USG) has chosen the iStrategy Solutions HigherEd Analytics Suite for statewide deployment to provide financial data warehousing and business intelligence at 32 colleges and universities. The application is pre-built specifically for the three enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems most frequently used by higher education: Oracle's PeopleSoft, Sungard Higher Education's Banner Unified Digital Campus, and Datatel.
California's MiraCosta College has finished the upgrade of several Oracle PeopleSoft applications with the help of service provider Ciber. The vendor said it divided the upgrades into two projects and completed both on time and on budget.
Microsoft has extended service-pack support for its Dynamics products from 12 months to 24 months, the company announced Tuesday.
Bluenog said it will extend Bluenog ICE, its suite of content management, portal development, and business intelligence software, to interface with educational support systems including SunGard Banner, Resource25, Sakai, Moodle, and Blackboard.