Software & Systems


Oracle Updates PeopleSoft Higher Ed CRM Application

Oracle has updated its institutional customer relationship management software to bolster event management capabilities. PeopleSoft Enterprise CRM release 9.1 for Higher Education also includes improvements in personalized recruiting and a new service center module.

Sacramento State Converts 3 Million Documents

California State University, Sacramento is knee-deep into a multi-million document conversion project.



VMLogix Gives Free Licenses to Higher Ed

VMLogix has launched a new program for higher education to introduce colleges and universities to its line of virtual management applications. The VMLogix Education Program provides free subscriptions and support of VMLogix LabManager and VMLogix LabManager-Cloud Edition, allowing institutions to create on-premise infrastructure and tap into the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2).

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.

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.

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.