rSmart, the Scottsdale, AZ-based technology solutions provider known for its implementation and support services for education market instances of the open source Sakai (collaboration and learning environment) and Kuali (administrative systems and software suite) platforms, announced on April 11 that Asahi Net International, a company operating in New York with roots in Japan, had acquired the Sakai division of its business. CT asked rSmart CEO Chris Coppola about the acquisition, and about rSmart’s increased focus on the Kuali part of its business.
Parchment has released an upgraded platform designed to make sending and receiving secure academic transcripts between students and institutions an easier and more efficient process.
Ellucian has launched a new bundle for Banner users that provides multi-layer security tools designed to protect student, faculty, and staff data. The company also introduced a new payment system designed specifically for higher ed.
Tulane University in New Orleans is expanding its use of a document capture, processing, and routing system campuswide in an effort to streamline its business processes further.
The Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) plans to update and standardize its administrative software across all 34 campuses.
In a Q&A with Mark Frydenberg, Bentley University's Senior Lecturer in Computer Information Systems, we explore how big data is increasingly flourishing all around us, and what that means for instruction, for the academic disciplines, and for IT in higher education.
Clemson University has recently decided to implement additional workforce management tools in an effort to increase employee productivity, decrease costs, and minimize risks associated with compliance.
Chicago Public Schools and City Colleges of Chicago have decided to transition from traditional paper transcript exchanges to electronic transcript exchange services.
For schools taking their first steps into the cloud, the admissions department may be the perfect place to start. Here's why.
The University of Virginia will implement new physical records management software, which will enable the university to manage the entire lifecycle of its physical records, from creation to disposition.