Administrative/Business Tools


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.

Arkansas State Deploys New Administrative Software on 2-Year College Campuses

Arkansas State University will use CampusNexus at its three two-year colleges that involve 6,000 students on nine campuses.

New Cloud Entrant in Student Admissions Ties to Financial and HR

Workday, a company better known for its cloud-based HR and financial systems software, is releasing Student Admissions, an application to help institutions with enrollment.

Quincy U Streamlines Administrative Work, Improves Student Services With New ERP

Quincy University is simplifying administrative processes, improving student-facing tools and boosting data analytics with a new ERP system.

Fine Tuning the Focus — 25 Years of Campus Computing

Kenneth Green draws on 25 years with The Campus Computing Project to reflect on higher ed's IT priorities.

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