The University of Central Florida has is wrapping up a multi-year implementation of new enterprise applications that includes a combination of Oracle software and Sun hardware to streamline its administrative processes and help manage student growth.
eProcurement systems are designed to streamline purchasing processes, eliminate paperwork, and make it easy for end users to get the best values through spending on-contract. Yet the relative success of eProcurement at any institution often depends on how the procurement department works not only with the technology, but also with the end users in academic departments, in research programs, or elsewhere in the university or system.
Two universities, both with international programs, have adopted CAMS Enterprise, a Web-based suite of enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications from Three River Systems, for managing student-related processes.
Microsoft this week announced plans to release its Dynamics SL 2011 enterprise resource planning solution in the second quarter of next year.
Clarendon College, with three campuses in Texas, recently adopted a new enterprise resource planning system from Three Rivers Systems. In August 2010 the community college implemented CAMS Enterprise for academic management activities to replace legacy software.
A cloud computing strategy helps Westmont College do more with less. CIO Reed Sheard says that by integrating cloud-based applications with internal systems, the college has been able to succeed with several new initiatives while keeping existing staffing levels.
Datatel will soon be offering integrated functionality for its higher ed human resources application to provide applicant tracking management.
Buy a database administrator drinks and, after enough of them, he may start to compare his institution’s relationship with its student information system to a marriage. And it would not necessarily be just the liquor talking.
Datatel has launched a new platform that integrates enterprise resource planning with learning management system (LMS) features. The platform integrates technology from Datatel with the open source LMS Moodle.
Ohio's Miami University is using software it already had on hand as part of a successful business intelligence program, one that's designed to help boost enrollment and contain costs.