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2 Colleges to Pilot Collective ERP Program

A HESS Consortium project to build a shared ERP services model for private colleges and universities is now entering the pilot phase, led by two institutions: Saint Mary's College and Wheaton College.

Do It Once, Do It Well, Serve Many: Internet2 NET+

Now in its 25th year, Internet2 serves the higher education community with many important programs. NET+ is one we know well. Here, CT asks Internet2 NET+ leadership for some reflections and an update as NET+ reaches its own 10-year anniversary.

Idaho Taps AWS to Train Cloud-Ready Workforce

A statewide initiative in Idaho aims to train and certify 2,000 Idahoans in cloud computing over the next two years.

UC Merced Cutting Cord to Legacy Financial Systems with Use of Oracle Cloud Apps

In 2019, the University of California Merced kicked off an initiative intended to replace its existing legacy finance applications with a new Oracle Cloud application. And as of earlier this year, Merced has gone live with what it calls "Alpha Financials."

University of Pittsburgh Moves HR Processes to the Cloud

The University of Pittsburgh is replacing its on-premise human resources system and paper-based processes with a move to Oracle's Fusion Cloud Human Capital Management solution.



Survey: Cloud Proves Worth During Pandemic

In recent survey of higher education leaders, 64 percent of respondents said the cloud has been "very valuable" during the pandemic. And another 32 percent found cloud-based computing services "somewhat valuable."

Schools Streamline Transfer Pathways with Cloud-Based Tech

Two institutions have expanded their use of technology to make the transfer process more effective. Connecticut's Goodwin University and Vermont-based Norwich University have adopted Transferology, an online service developed by CollegeSource.

Report: Spending on Core Administrative Systems on the Rise

Colleges and universities are investing in both finance and human capital management (HCM) systems at an increasing rate, according to a new report from the Tambellini Group, a technology research and advisory firm focused on higher education.

Unizin Data Platform Now Available to Any Institution Via Google Cloud

Institutions no longer need to be members of Unizin to access the Unizin Data Platform, an integration and warehousing solution for data generated by learning tools. The nonprofit consortium has made the UDP available to any college or university through the Google Cloud Marketplace.

University of Leeds Moves to Mediasite's Cloud to Manage Video Surge

The University of Leeds has migrated its academic video content to Mediasite Video Cloud to support the growth in video usage the institution has seen over the past year.