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Data/Document Management


eCopy Launches Document Imaging Software for Education

Software developer eCopy has released PaperWorks, a document imaging system designed for education institutions.

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Obama Pushes for Education Reform with $4.35 Billion in Competitive Grants

President Barack Obama is calling on states and districts to set higher standards for student achievement. In a speech delivered at the United States Department of Education headquarters in Washington, DC Friday, Obama highlighted some of the top reforms he thinks will help accomplish this and also announced $4.35 billion in competitive grants designed to help support innovative reform efforts.

Oracle Unveils First Phase of Identity Management Suite

Oracle has begun releasing pieces of its identity management suite, Oracle Identity Management 11g. The first set of enhancements has surfaced in releases of Oracle Platform Security Services, Oracle Directory Services, and Oracle Identity Federation 11g, among other applications.

Alabama District Taps IBM for Student Data System

In an effort to develop new data systems that will help it track student outcomes and adjust students' educational programs based on their needs, Mobile County Public Schools in Alabama has tapped IBM to deliver analytics technologies to replace its legacy reporting system.

Vantage Releases Fusion Data Management System

Vantage Learning has launched a new student data management tool called Vantage Fusion.

Alabama DOE Turns to Web-Based Enrollment and Scheduling for Online Learning

The Alabama Department of Education has announced a partnership with data management solution provider STI for a Web-based system to manage statewide scheduling and enrollment of its online learning program. Using STI's Information LIVE (Learning In a Virtual Environment) system, the state DOE will manage all student enrollment, as well as class and staff scheduling, for its entire ACCESS (Alabama Connecting Classrooms, Educators, and Students Statewide) Program.

New Version of Print Management Software Aims To Help Cut Costs

Netop has released PrintLimit Pro 9.4, an update to the company's print management software that's geared toward more efficient printing and helping school environments save on three heavily used commodities: paper, ink, and time.

Texas District Moves to Web-Based SIS

Aldine Independent School District, located in the northern section of Houston, TX, has announced it will implement Pearson's Chancery SMS as its new student information system (SIS).

Schools Revamp Student Information Systems

School districts in Tennessee, Michigan, California, and Ohio are overhauling their student information systems, moving to Web-based technology.

MySQL Creators Move to Keep MySQL Open

MySQL originator Monty Widenius and Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev have recently formed the Open Database Alliance (ODA), a vendor-neutral consortium that aims to become a hub for the MySQL open source database community and its associated eco system. The ODA said it is also seeking to be a forum for derivative code, binaries, training, and support.

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