Administrative/Business Tools


AcademicWorks To Improve Donor Reporting and Stewardship Efforts

AcademicWorks Engage aims to simplify the endowment reporting process for donor relations and stewardship professionals.

Tulane Automates Its Procurement Processes

The university in New Orleans chose SciQuest to implement new procurement software programs.



Campus Management Intros Strategic Solutions Practice

A new consultative service from Campus Management offers to help colleges and universities better prepare for and utilize technology.

Education and the Business of Information Access

John Robinson comments on the evolution of personalized information access — taking us from early monolithic, batch-process administrative systems to the distributed, search-based, and individualized platforms our students and other higher education constituents expect today.

La Trobe University Moves Its Finance System to the Cloud

As part of its strategic plan, La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia has moved its finance system to the cloud, while reducing its paper-based processes and providing faster, simpler reports and self-service functionality for staff and researchers.

New Product Integrates Work Order, Purchasing Processes

Two companies are jointly offering Click2Buy, which should turn maintenance and purchasing processes into a one-click automated operation.

Ellucian Partners with Chrome River on Travel and Expense Management for Higher Ed

Ellucian has launched a new Web-based platform designed to manage travel and expenses for higher education.

Texas A&M-Commerce Expands Use of Financial Aid Software

The Texas university has decided to use Regent Education’s software to automate the financial aid application for students applying for help from state programs.

Motivating IT staff at colleges and universities

Motivating IT: Dump Bonuses and Low Base Salaries; Pay Fairly and Well; Ratchet Up Autonomy

Are you taking the wrong approach to motivating the IT team at your college or university? You might be, if you are using traditional and intuitive approaches to rewarding behavior. That is according to Daniel Pink, the keynote speaker at the 2015 Educause conference in Indianapolis.

Industry Partnership to Release Integrated System for Competency-Based Education

LoudCloud Systems and Greenwood Hall are teaming up to launch an integrated offering for colleges and universities offering competency-based education programs.

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