Enterprise Resource Planning


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.

ERP Bridges Administrative Divisions at Alma College

Fed up with disjointed software applications and diminishing product support on a soon-to-be-obsolete ERP system, the IT and administrative teams at Alma College in Alma, MI, started looking for a better alternative.

Project Spotlight: ERP for the Long Haul

New York's Sarah Lawrence College spent two years selecting and rolling out a new enterprise resource planning system--one that, unlike its legacy system, wouldn't require pulling staff out of retirement to maintain.

Datatel Recruiter 2.0 Allows Move to and from SaaS Model

Datatel has updated its application for student enrollment. Version 2.0 of Recruiter includes a deployment option that allows customers to shift from the on-premises version of the application to a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model or vice versa.