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Administrative/Business Tools


Oracle PeopleTools Gains iPad Certification

Oracle has released a new version of its PeopleSoft development and customization platform, PeopleTools. Version 8.52 includes enhancements to the user interface and reporting tools, as well as iPad support for all versions of PeopleSoft.

Georgia District To Implement ERP Solution To Streamline Services, Increase Security

Cobb County School District, the second largest school district in Georgia, will implement a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to streamline services and increase data security.

2 California Districts Sign Up for College Career Prep Service

Two California districts have gone public with their use of a web-based service intended to promote student success and college and career readiness.

Buffalo School District To Implement Online Enrollment

Buffalo City School District will deploy an online enrollment system in place of its entirely paper-based enrollment process to save time and money.

Winner Takes All the File Sharing It Wants

It's one thing to put tablets or interactive whiteboards on your school's wish list, but how many educators go to bed dreaming of their very own web-based file sharing and storage capability? Enough that one cloud software firm decided to offer a year's worth of it free to any school or district that came up with the best reason for why they deserved it.

Administration in the Clouds

Access to cloud resources is an opportunity for cost savings, but the administration of thousands of e-mail accounts, managing varied levels of accessibility, and doing that for multiple cloud products can make savings disappear. What's a system administrator to do?

Nebraska District Shifts to Web-based Payroll To Reduce Costs

Bennington Public Schools in Bennington, NE has made the move to the Web for payroll and accounting in an effort to save money for the district.

Tuition Management Service To Add International Payment Option

A company that provides tuition management to K-12 and higher education payment systems will be adding a service that allows the families of international students to make payments in the currency of their home countries.

Learning Apptitude

If you're an educator, mobile devices are in your future—if they're not already a big part of your life. This month we've curated stories to reflect the great potential of this growing trend.

Surveillance Jumps on the Network

Educational institutions were among the early adopters of IP-based video surveillance solutions because their scalability is so attractive. What anybody involved with campus security needs to know about the analog-to-IP transition.

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