Data/Document Management


Oklahoma School Districts Unify Administrative Systems

Two districts in Oklahoma are turning to ERP to help overhaul their administrative processes. Union Public Schools and Muskogee Public Schools this week went public with plans to deploy the Munis Enterprise Resource Planning suite from Tyler Technologies.

dataMetrics Debuts Web-Based Reporting Tool

dataMetrics has released a Web-based reporting tool to track and analyze assessment data in K-12 schools.

Oracle-Sun Deal Gets Green Light

The European Commission has cleared Oracle's $7.4 billion agreement to acquire Sun Microsystems, paving the way for the two companies to close the deal.

Liquidware Labs Updates User Profile Management Tool

Liquidware Labs has updated its user profile management and configuration program. ProfileUnity Pro version 4.5 allows the administrator to synchronize user data, block by block, to a central database, where it can be accessed on demand from the user's existing or new desktop.

Gartner: Careful Spending Will Continue Characterizing Data Center Ops in 2010

Data center managers have a lot of room for improvement in their operations, including reducing energy costs and making more efficient use of space, according to Gartner. The consulting firm said that energy costs are the fastest-rising cost element in the data center portfolio.

STI Enhances SIS with Donor Tracking Module

STI has introduced a new module for its InformationNOW student information system (SIS) called GIFTrak, which will allow private and charter schools to manage their donations, donor databases, and fundraising activities.

eChalk Joins Major Tech Providers on National Ed Tech Research Project

With a vested interest in America learning all it can about the impacts of technology on education, instructional technology and communications company eChalk has signed on to Project RED, a nationwide research and advocacy effort aimed at measuring the effects of education technology on both student achievement and the cost to governments.

Moodlerooms Launches Data Exchange Tool and Cisco WebEx Integration

Moodlerooms, a Moodle service provider, has released a data exchange tool and announced two new programs: a partnership with the Cisco Entrepreneur Institute and a new partner program for the development of plugins.

System Center Essentials 2010 Beta Released

Microsoft announced the beta release of System Center Essentials (SCE) 2010 last week.

Linking Up

When Greg Partch came on board with the Hudson Falls Central School District in 1995, his first charge was to come up with a technology plan for the district. His second charge was to find a way to put the plan in action for the district's high school, middle school, intermediate school, primary school, and kindergarten center.

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