Enterprise Resource Planning


A1.iO Develops Open Source Student Finance Module for Student Information Systems

A1.iO has unveiled its open source student finance module, A1 Student Finance, which can be used as a standalone product or linked to a student information system (SIS).

rSmart: A Focus on Kuali

rSmart, the Scottsdale, AZ-based technology solutions provider known for its implementation and support services for education market instances of the open source Sakai (collaboration and learning environment) and Kuali (administrative systems and software suite) platforms, announced on April 11 that Asahi Net International, a company operating in New York with roots in Japan, had acquired the Sakai division of its business. CT asked rSmart CEO Chris Coppola about the acquisition, and about rSmart’s increased focus on the Kuali part of its business.



Ellucian Rolls Out Payment Center, Banner Data Defense

Ellucian has launched a new bundle for Banner users that provides multi-layer security tools designed to protect student, faculty, and staff data. The company also introduced a new payment system designed specifically for higher ed.

UTS Business School Selects ERP for MBA Program

The University of Technology, Sydney plans to incorporate a cloud-based business management program into its MBA curriculum.

Karachi School for Business and Leadership Selects ERP Solution To Link Operations

With strategic, long-term growth in mind, Pakistan-based Karachi School for Business & Leadership will install a comprehensive academic management system designed to link all of its campus operations.

OpenERP 7.0 Adds Google Docs Integration, Customer Portal

OpenERP has released version 7.0 of its open source enterprise resource planning system, OpenERP. The new version incorporates a range of new modules, collaborative messaging, and integration with Google Docs, among other new features.

Medical College Adopts New ERP To Improve Efficiency

International American University College of Medicine in Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia will be adopting an enterprise resource planning system to replace a disparate set of programs and processes for managing students.

Ellucian Releases Colleague Intelligent Learning Platform for Blackboard Learn

Ellucian has released the latest version of its integration solution, Colleague Intelligent Learning Platform, which enables educational institutions to manage information from Colleague by Ellucian and their learning management system (LMS).

U Akron Moves B.I., Performance Management to the Cloud

The University of Akron in Ohio is implementing cloud-hosted business intelligence and performance management solutions as part of a campuswide effort to maximize resources.

UConn: Kuali Community Supports Move to Open Source Financials

The University of Connecticut is among the most recent institutions to go live with the Kuali Financial System. During the Kuali Days conference in Austin this fall, Campus Technology interviewed Charles Eaton, UConn's controller, to get his comments on "the buzz" at this year's show and what it means to be a member of the Kuali community.