Data/Document Management


Enterprise Software Brings Cost Savings to School Districts Worldwide

Paper keeps getting more expensive. Printer toner may have plateaued in recent years, but at a pretty steep price point. Add to this the costs of printer and copier upkeep, and even replacement, as well as the physical space required to maintain paper files, especially as government reporting demands mushroom.

Oracle Updates Berkeley DB with New APIs, Performance Boost, .NET Support

In a bid to attract more developers to its Berkeley DB open-source embeddable database, Oracle this week released two upgraded versions with new APIs for simplifying application development and, for the first time, support for Microsoft's C# and .NET Framework.

Inquiry Focuses on Future of MySQL

The European Commission's decision to investigate Oracle's plan to acquire Sun Microsystems is focused largely on the future of the open source MySQL database.

Oracle 11gR2 Database Released

Oracle released the first major update of its flagship database in two years with an upgrade focused on server consolidation, improved storage and extended data warehouse performance. But it remains to be seen what percentage of Oracle's installed base or other enterprises will move to the latest version.

ImageNow 6.4 Improves Workflow, Adds eForms for External Users

Perceptive Software has released an update to ImageNow, the company's enterprise document management system targeted toward educational institutions.

St. Louis PS Deploys Online Systems for Community Education

St. Louis Public Schools in Missouri is rolling out new software tools to help bolster its community education program. The district is adding a registration and student assessment system to help track and share data and outcomes.

Wisconsin Launches e-Transcript Initiative

Wisconsin is launching an electronic transcript initiative that will allow high school and college students in the state to use Docufide, a secure transcript service, for a discount.

Partnership Looks To Integrate Student Response with Student Data Systems

Interactive response and assessment technology manufacturer Turning Technologies has announced it has formed a strategic partnership with information management systems provider Performance Matters, with the goal of integrating student response and SIS for information gathering in order to drive achievement.

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Technology Helps Turn Around Struggling Students in Florida School

When it comes to meeting standards and reaching benchmarks, Florida's elementary school teachers and administrators have a lot on their plates these days. Between the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Tests (FCAT), the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards (NGSSS), and various other subject-specific standards that must be met, the amount of data and information generated during a student's elementary school years can get overwhelming.

Spokane School District Upgrades to Web-Based Student Information System

Spokane School District 81, Washington, has chosen a new student information system to give students and parents greater access to attendance data, assignments, and grades.

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