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.
In implementing a new collaborative learning environment and educational portal, the IT department at New York University's Stern School of Business has had to make some cultural changes.
What does it really take for a college to create a mobile app? If you start with a pre-existing template and experienced programmers, two weeks ought to cover it....
A CIO has introduced his college to a virtual environment where most communications and collaboration take place online, creating a digital working and learning hub while cutting back on paper waste in the process.
Houston Community College has purchased an enterprise license for an application that allows college staff to create Web-based interactive content without knowing how to program.
The months of waiting are over. SunGard Higher Education has released an upgrade of Luminis Platform, a portal product the company has been discussing with customers for more than a year.
SoftChalk has updated its Web authoring tool, SoftChalk 6. The latest release has been enhanced to allow users to publish material directly into the open access MERLOT educational content sharing Web community.
Datatel will be releasing an updated version of its mobile campus app in October. Release 1.1 of Mobile Access (MOX) will add support for Google Android smartphones and Blackberry devices.
College recruits expect a lot from their prospective schools' Web sites, but there are two critical pieces of information they demand from a campus portal--information that should be fairly simple to provide. Is yours delivering what your prospective students want? If not, you may be driving them away.