Software & Systems


Alma College Overhauling Administrative Systems

Alma College in Michigan will be working with Datatel to implement an administrative system encompassing the company's enterprise resourcing planning application, Colleague, and ActiveAdmissions eMarketing software.

UK's Nottingham Trent U Builds Data Warehouse with IBM Cognos BI

UK's Nottingham Trent University will be implementing a data warehouse built with Cognos 8 Business Intelligence from IBM to improve its reporting and analysis capabilities in finance, human resources, space management, and student records.



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Tiny College Stakes Growth on Enrollment Software

As one of the smallest liberal arts colleges in the United States, Shimer College is facing some formidable challenges. With just 100 students, Shimer focuses its curriculum exclusively on the "Great Books," from the Bible to Homer to Nietzsche to Virginia Woolf. Despite the fact that the college ranks in the top 1 percent of U.S. colleges and universities in producing doctoral candidates, it is working hard to maintain and grow its enrollment.

UK University Deploys E-Mail Archiving System, Eliminates Quotas

Liverpool John Moores University in the United Kingdom is deploying Mimosa Systems' NearPoint for archiving e-mail held in its Microsoft Exchange mail system, which has been in use there for a decade.

North Georgia Moves to Matrix42 Systems Management

North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega has selected Matrix42's Empirum version 12 for software and patch management.

Chemeketa CC Adopts Intelliworks CRM

Chemeketa Community College in Salem, OR. has chosen Intelliworks' constituent relationship management application to expand its marketing and recruitment efforts. One of the first initiatives the college will work on with Intelliworks is increasing outreach to students who have been admitted but are not yet enrolled.

E-Mail 'Biggest' Security Risk, Microsoft Says

An organization's security has a lot to do with its e-mail system, a top security manager at Microsoft suggested.

Jenzabar Releases Course Management System and Updates Course Management Program

Jenzabar has released both a new course management system and a new version of its software for managing non-traditional course programs.

SunGard Prospects To Try Apps on Dell Gear in New Test Center

SunGard Higher Education will be opening a digital campus test center at Dell's headquarters in Texas to help higher ed customers test out potential data center interoperability of Dell hardware and SunGard applications.

Microsoft Tries To Clean Up COFEE Spill

Someone spilled hot COFEE, otherwise known as Microsoft's Computer Online Forensic Evidence Extractor.