Database Management

Conversations

SAP sponsored a series of Q&A interviews with leading educators about their enterprise-wide IT initiatives.

Stephen D. Golding Executive Director, HopkinsOne Johns Hopkins

Johns Hopkins Researches the Ideal ERP System

DIVERSE ORGANIZATION TAPS SAP SOFTWARE TO INTERGRATE HIGHER ED AND HEALTH CARE IT NETWORK

Butler University Gets Personal with PeopleSoft Enterprise Campus Solutions

Students access grades online through PeopleSoft three to four days sooner than before.

Moving student transactions online and establishing an information hub for the campus - all the while increasing its personal touch with students - was the challenge Butler University faced last year when it took on the task of streamlining administrative tasks that were normally handled by faculty and advisors. The overarching goal was to free up the faculty and advisors so they could spend more time guiding students' college careers and less time performing administrative tasks such as registration.

Data Lockdown?

How institutions are answering the national call for better cybersecurity

AT THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR, President Obama called for a 60-day review of national policies and structures related to cybersecurity. The denial-of-service attacks launched against some government and commercial websites here and in South Korea over the July 4 weekend probably proved the necessity of such a step to any remaining doubters.

From Data to Information

Business intelligence and its role in higher education today
 

Stop, Thief!

Identity-theft threats seem to be a constant, thanks to porous networks and laid-back users. But there are some key strategies campus leaders can use to help keep the bad guys at bay.
 

“Identity theft may not be your fault, but it could be your problem,” says Dan Holden of IBM’s X-Force research group, which examines identity theft. “It’s hard for any organization to achieve a high level of prevention and control, but it’s worth the effort to try.”

U of Nebraska Creates Unified Business Environment With mySAP Business Suite

Outdated software is replaced with a consolidated system that serves the diverse needs of four campuses
 

U of Cincinnati Takes the Lead of Top Businesses in Adopting SAP Solutions

Major research university uses SAP for managing a $1 billion and 15,000 faculty and staff
 

Ready for VoIP? Here's how to tell.

Voice-over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, is one of the fastest-growing technologies being deployed at colleges and universities.
 

Bruce Grant, NEC’s assistant general manager for product management and an expert on VoIP, explains this technology and how to prepare for it.

President's Letter

 

Greetings, and welcome to NEC Campus Report.

Central Michigan U's SAP Adoptions Have Touched All Aspects of Campus Life

A strong focus on the needs of users creates a formula for successful software implementations
 

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