Data/Document Management

Quinnipiac U Beta Testing Mobile Campus Data App

The 7,700-student Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT has begun beta testing a new mobile application that provides users with access to information about classes, contacts, events, and other campus content.

UNLV Journalism Facility Augurs New Educational Era

The Hank Greenspun School of Journalism now has one of the most noteworthy homes on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus. Brand-new and beautiful on the outside with a full array of industry-standard production technology inside, Greenspun Hall is more than just a stunning building--it represents a new era of journalism education...

Quantrix Builds Higher Ed Models To Analyze Student Enrollment

Quantrix, which sells modeling and analysis tools for a number of industries, recently launched Enrollment Insights for higher education. This set of customizable planning models provides numeric information about student enrollment for use in budgeting and strategic planning.

Iron Mountain Acquires Mimosa

Iron Mountain, best known for providing off-premises backup of enterprise data, said Monday it has acquired e-mail and SharePoint archiving solutions provider Mimosa Systems for $112 million.

U Maine Moves to Sustainability Governance

The University of Maine in Orono will be using a governance model from 4tell Solutions to track sustainability efforts. The company sells a number of reporting systems that draw data from multiple sources to provide a dashboard view of performance in specific areas. The university will be using iPlan Sustainable Performance Governance.

Westmont College Taps Cast Iron Cloud for Application Integration

Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA has gone public with its use of cloud computing for application integration. The college is using a cloud integration platform from Cast Iron Systems to secure two-way exchange of real-time information between SalesForce CRM, Westmont's on-demand constituent relationship management application, and its Datatel enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, which runs on the college's private network.

TopSchool Releases Web Services for Application Integration

TopSchool has begun rolling out a set of Web services that allows its customers to extend the functionality of the company's student lifecycle management applications.

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Where Data Mining, Privacy Policies, and Identity Theft Intersect

Leo Irakliotis has been the victim of an institutional security breach. Yet, after two years of monitoring his credit reports, the new dean of Nova Southeastern University's Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences said the possibility of the thief using his Social Security number for illegal activity doesn't concern him nearly as much as the general incompetence of people who have access to his personal information as a matter of course in their jobs.

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Business Intelligence 101

Gathering data isn't much of a problem for colleges in today's information age, but getting that data into a format that's useful for administrators, faculty, and students is a completely different story. To help manage and disseminate the information being generated in this electronic age, some schools are turning to the very source of the overload: the technology itself.

Holistic Healthcare College Migrates Student Lifecycle Management

The American College of Healthcare Sciences, which provides holistic health education online, has selected TopSchool for student lifecycle management.