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HiSoftware Chosen by Three Major Universities for Web Accessibility Monitoring

Expanded Online Offerings and Federal Regulations Drive Demand for Web Accessibility Compliance Solutions in Higher Education

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CardSmith and Apriva Announce Strategic Partnership

CardSmith, a provider of Cloud- Based campus card payment solutions, and Apriva, a provider of end-to-end wireless transactions and secure information solutions, announced that the companies have entered into a strategic partnership to deliver secure, mobile payment solutions integrated with CardSmith’s cloud- based campus card payments platform.

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At Sloan School, The PC May Be A Vanishing Breed

Simpler and less costly ‘dumb’ computers connected to a central system are gaining favor

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ATEN and US Micro Demos Desktop Cloud Computing Solution

At Cloud Fair 2012 this week in Seattle, ATEN and US Micro demonstrated a new hardware-based cloud computing solution at booth #9. Available now, CriKit (Cloud Resource and Infrastructure Kit), is a compact and energy-efficient, multi-node desktop cloud computing solution.

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Eli Broad Graduate School of Management at Michigan State University Selects Enrollment Rx

Enrollment Rx, an innovator of cloud-based Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) solutions for academic institutions, today announced that Michigan State University's Broad Full-Time MBA Program selected Enrollment Rx to streamline processes for communicating with and tracking prospective students.

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Avidian Technologies Takes Cross-Organizational, Outlook-Based CRM to the Cloud with the Release of Prophet Ultimate OnDemand Edition

Avidian Technologies today announced the addition of Prophet Ultimate OnDemand Edition to the company’s line of industry-leading Microsoft Outlook-based customer relationship management (CRM) software. The company also launched key new features and enhancements as part of the new edition that will soon be featured across all versions of Prophet.

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Jenzabar Delivers Cloud-Based Recruitment Solution

Jenzabar announced a corporate direction aimed at strengthening its strategic enrollment management solution through a new offering, Jenzabar Recruitment Manager™ (JRM).

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The Cloud’s Silver Lining for Improving Admissions Officers’ Workflow

To understand how technology can help improve the college application and enrollment process, as well as the professional lives of college admissions officers, one need look no further than the healthcare profession.

10 Cloud Considerations for ERP

  1.  How does the solution fit with your overall technology plan?
  2. Does the solution help move your institution forward?
  3. What is the escalation process?
  4. What is the exit policy?
  5. Will the data be portable and accessible on a different system?
  6. Is the contract flexible enough to accommodate growth, or pull back if needed?
  7. If you can’t customize a SaaS product, does it do what you want? Will you spend as much to customize it as you would on a traditional product?
  8. Does the security and encryption meet industry standards?

ERP in the Ethers

Cloud computing is gaining acceptance, but is it core ready?

Acceptance of cloud computing—the practice of storing data in off-site servers rather than on campus—has been growing by leaps and bounds, at least in some areas. “It’s growing in the areas easier to rip and replace, such as CRM,” says Stan Swete, chief technology officer at Workday, which offers HR and Payroll systems through software as a service (SaaS).

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