Software & Systems


Windows Embedded Compact 7 CTP Released

Microsoft this week rolled out a community test preview (CTP) version of Windows Embedded Compact 7.

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Worth the Work

In an era when Google ranks almost daily as the most-visited website in the world, the question has to arise for any higher education institution: Why create digital repositories?



No More Print on Demand

For many years now, college campuses have been providing public-access printers, a practice that has unquestionably been a boon to students. But there’s a financial and environmental cost to this campus convenience: Anytime/anywhere printing can lead to major paper waste.

Butler Tech Shifts Student Information Management

Butler Technology and Career Development Schools in Ohio is overhauling its student data system and implementing a new portal solution to tie in with its LMS.

Microsoft Releases v.Next Beta of SCCM

Microsoft has released a beta of System Center Configuration Manager v.Next. The beta is available for testing through the Microsoft Connect portal as part of Microsoft's open beta program.

U Buffalo Takes Student Service Reporting Online

The University at Buffalo, part of the State University of New York, is implementing a new application to obtain self-service reporting and analysis of institutional information specifically related to student services.

Partnership Looks To Make Digital Transcript Delivery Easier for California Students

Transcript processing services eTranscript California and CSIS Transcript Center have formed a new partnership with the aim of making electronic transcripts easier and faster for all K-12 students in the state of California.

Health College Moves Student Management Online

Allied Health Institute has adopted an online application to manage its student information.

Automating Data Backups on Campus

The challenges of data integrity and storage on a college campus can be immense. With 30 TB (and growing) of crucial files to keep both backed up and accessible, South Carolina's Furman University is taking on those challenges using a differential process, one that cuts down on the duration of backups and saves on administrative load.

Study Targets Windows 'Hooking' in Antivirus Software

Microsoft confirmed last week that it has been working with a security firm investigating a fundamental flaw in antivirus (AV) software for Windows.