Enterprise Resource Planning


California State University Standardizes Administration Systems Across All 23 Campuses

California State University (CSU) has standardized its financial, human resources, student administration, and alumni development systems across all 23 of its campuses and the Office of the Chancellor.

The Vendor Solution, Part 1

Traditional vendor-higher education relationships were built on the premise of giving out money in exchange for goods. Today's competitive funding environment requires a more creative approach and finds more colleges turning to IT manufacturers for funding, support, and resources. In this series we'll look at how three different schools have successfully funded IT infrastructure changes with the help of their vendors, explain how the process worked, and show the benefits they've reaped as a result.



Intelligent Learning Platform To Integrate Colleague, Blackboard Learn

A partnership announced by Datatel+SGHE and Blackboard will integrate Colleague with Blackboard Learn 9.1 using Datatel+SGHE's Intelligent Learning Platform to centralize information from academic and administrative systems. The collaboration will bring together course management, grading, and collaboration tools for colleges and universities.

OpenERP 6.1 Adopts Social Features, Expands Outlook Support

OpenERP has released a new version of its open source enterprise management software suite, which comprises 1,800 free applications for accounting, human resources, and other organization management needs.

For-Profit Community Care College Updates ERP to CAMS Enterprise

Community Care College, a for-profit institution with three schools in Tulsa, is updating its enterprise resource planning system to CAMS Enterprise from Three Rivers Systems.

U Puget Sound Adopts New Operations Management Applications

As part of its "Optimize Puget Sound" initiative, the University of Puget Sound is overhauling its student, financial, and human resources systems.

Oracle PeopleTools Gains iPad Certification

Oracle has released a new version of its PeopleSoft development and customization platform, PeopleTools. Version 8.52 includes enhancements to the user interface and reporting tools, as well as iPad support for all versions of PeopleSoft.

Triton College Shifts to Datatel in Big ERP Project

In an effort to increase efficiency, a two-year college outside of Chicago is replacing a 30-year-old proprietary enterprise resource planning system for managing student data with applications from Datatel, beating out competing offerings from Jenzabar.

Community Source Initiative Brings Customer Enhancements to Banner

SunGard Higher Education (HE), maker of the Banner suite of enterprise resource planning software for higher education, is combining the benefits of open source with the security of a vendor-backed solution.

4 Cost-Cutting Cloud Strategies for Campus IT

Hands tied by budget cuts, Westmont College's first CIO has introduced the institution to cloud computing in an effort to enhance IT services without additional financial resources. Here Westmont CIO Reed A. Sheard shares details on four cloud-based projects he implemented to do just that.