Administrative/Business Tools


Adobe Looks To Cut Paper Processes with Document Cloud and New Touch Enabled Acrobat DC

Adobe is gearing up to release a major revision of its PDF tool for desktop and mobile, Acrobat, and to launch a new service called the Adobe Document Cloud, which will provide document management, control and electronic signing capabilities.

U South Alabama Reengineers Administrative Processes for Research

The move is part of the university's plan for "increasing the number of grant and contract proposals, especially those regarded as large and/or interdisciplinary proposals," which administrators described as "one of the key strategic objectives of 2013-2016."



Gartner: Student Success Driving Education IT More than Anything Else

Student success and the reinvention of academic credits top the list of business trends that are currently influencing education, according to a recent report from Gartner.

North Carolina Central U Overhauls Administrative Platform

A new system designed and implemented by N2N Services will make a number of new features available to students and faculty.

The Dashboard as a Campuswide Conversation on Completion

Cuyahoga Community College, a CT 2008 Innovator award recipient in the field of Business Intelligence, has maintained its innovative edge with a major implementation of a dashboard that measures student success and completion for the institution and is available to departments campus wide.

Seminole State Extends 'Single-Call' Agreement to Provide Student Services

Seminole State College of Florida has decided to extend the contract it has with Greenwood Hall, which provides the 32,000-student college in Sanford, FL, with specialized counselors and a technology platform for a number of student services.

Texas A&M U-Commerce Deploys Financial Aid System for Non-Traditional Students

Texas A&M University-Commerce has implemented a new financial aid management system to support its competency-based online degree, the Texas Affordable Baccalaureate Program.

Feds Call for Comments on 'Safe Student Account Scorecard'

The University of California is already on board with the proposal, aimed at identifying "good financial practices and [shining] light on practices and services that financially harm students."

Selection of mobile devices illustrating one of the top 10 technologies for education in the article Strategic Tech List for 2015: Mobile and Data Analytics Dominate

Strategic Tech List for 2015: Mobile and Data Analytics Dominate

Mobile dominates the strategic technologies that higher education is paying attention to and likely to invest in for 2015.

CIO on the Sidelines

It's generally understood that the CIO role in higher education is extremely demanding. Can former CIOs help their on-field colleagues, coaching them from the sidelines? We asked Brian Voss.

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