Data/Document Management

Vorex Upgrades Web-based Data Collection Tool for Schools

Vorex has released an update to its Vorex Online Survey, a Web-based data collection tool designed to allow schools to collect information and gather feedback from education stakeholders.

OOXML Reaffirmed, ISO/IEC Reject Appeals

The boards of the ISO and IEC standards bodies last week rejected the appeals of four participating members (Brazil, India, South Africa, and Venezuela) that had questioned the process by which Microsoft's Office Open XML (OOXML) document format specification was approved as an international standard, called "ISO/IEC 29500."

Lawson Inks Multi-Suite Deal with Greenville Schools

Lawson Software announced last week a multi-suite deal with Greenville County Schools that includes the company's financial and human capital management software, as well as their business intelligence suite. The new solution is intended to help the South Carolina district manage its financial information though a centralized, digital system.

Microsoft, BearingPoint Team Up To Provide Risk-Based Compliance Solution

Microsoft has teamed up with BearingPoint to create the BearingPoint Enterprise Governance, Risk, and Compliance (EGRC) solution. The platform is built on Microsoft technology and capitalizes on the companies' long-standing relationship.

vmSight Launches Connector ID For Thin Client VDI Deployments

vmSight has announced the availability of its Connector ID platform for thin clients used in virtual desktop environments. The solution is intended to help IT administrators manage virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployments, as well as provide detailed virtual desktop user tracking.

Data Breach in Tennessee Uncovered a Year after It Happened

A school district in Tennessee found itself scrambling to communicate with the parents of several thousand students after one student discovered that a security incident had occurred nearly a year earlier, but had never been reported to the district.

IBM Unveils New Software Designed To Streamline eDiscovery

IBM has announced the release of new Enterprise Content Management (ECM) software specifically designed to meet the needs of clients dealing with complex legal discovery requirements. The eDiscovery solutions expand on IBM's ECM platform and are intended to give organizations greater control of digitally stored documents in an effort to reduce costs and streamline the discovery process involved in litigation.

4 Texas Districts Implement Encore Special Ed Software

Four school districts in Texas are adopting special education management software called Encore from Spectrum K12 School Solutions, according to information released this week by the company.

Waterford Releases E-mail Archiving Software for K-12

Waterford Technologies has announced new education pricing for its MailMeter Archive software for K-12 schools. MailMeter is an e-mail and file archive management solution.

Does Microsoft Have an Open Source Heart?

Microsoft's open source outreach effort, which started just a few years ago, isn't dead on arrival, if you hear Sam Ramji, Microsoft's senior director of platform strategy, talk about it. Rather, it's coming alive.

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