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Administrative/Business Tools


24-District Utah Consortium Shifts to Commercial Fiscal Management Suite

A consortium of school districts in Utah will be adopting Alio, a set of financial and human resources applications from IT services firm Weidenhammer. The consortium, which consists of 24 school districts, formed to do a group purchase after the state announced it would no longer develop or support the free fiscal management software in use by those districts after Dec. 31, 2012.

7 Habits of Highly Effective Tech-leading Principals

Unwrapping the key attributes that transform principals into effective technology leaders in their schools and in their districts.

Infinite Campus Adds Android Support to Mobile SIS Portal

Infinite Campus is now offering its popular Campus Mobile Portal for Android phones.

10 Tips for Easing the Burden of IT Costs

Cut costs, make the most of your resources, and deliver the best service you can in the midst of the amazing, ever-shrinking IT budget and the worst economic recession in recent history.

OpenERP 6.1 Adopts Social Features, Expands Outlook Support

OpenERP has released a new version of its open source enterprise management software suite, which comprises 1,800 free applications for accounting, human resources, and other organization management needs.

Florida District Looks To Boost Administrative Efficiencies with ERP Deployment

The Pasco County (FL) school board has signed a $7.9 million contract with Tyler Technologies to deploy its Munis ERP, or enterprise resource planning software, to help standardize its business processes and increase efficiency.

Cincinnati District Implements College and Career Planning Platform

Cincinnati Public Schools has selected a single platform to help students navigate college choice and career planning.

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.

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