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Case Study

  • 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.More

IT News

  • Queensland Department of Ed Re Ups with Outsourced IT Services

    The Queensland Department of Education and Training has renewed a three-year outsourcing services contract with Unisys' Australian subsidiary.More
  • New Hampshire Colleges Adopt Data Analytics

    Four community colleges in New Hampshire have adopted software for data analysis from Rapid Insight, a company based in that state. Manchester Community College, White Mountains Community College in Berlin, Nashua Community College, and River Valley Community College in Claremont have all selected Rapid Insight as their analytical software provider.More
  • Georgian College Moves to Oracle Database Cluster

    Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario has gone public with a 2009 upgrade to its databases into a clustered environment to improve the availability, performance, and scalability of its Oracle PeopleSoft applications.More
  • Intelliworks and Starfish To Link Student Recruitment and Retention

    Two companies that develop software for higher education operations have teamed up to help customers with enrollment management. Intelliworks, which sells constituent relationship management applications, and Starfish Retention Solutions, which sells early-alert programs to monitor daily student participation, have begun working together to integrate their offerings.More
  • PeopleCube Meeting Planner Adds Mobile Scheduling

    PeopleCube has released a new version of its application for managing workspace, resources, and facilities. The new version of Resource Scheduler 9.0 provides integration with Lotus Notes, includes a mobile phone interface, features new Web-based functions, and integrates with personal calendaring systems such as Outlook.More
  • Report: IT Workers May See a Bump in Pay

    IT organizations are budgeting to give employees a small pay increase in 2010, according to a recent report.More