Administrative/Business Tools

HP, Microsoft Roll Out Turnkey Exchange and SQL Appliances

One year after announcing a $250 million, three-year pact to deliver next-generation data center technology, Hewlett-Packard Co. and Microsoft this week unveiled five appliances that offer Exchange and SQL Server in turnkey configurations.

iOS App Tracks E-Rate Account Data

A free app recently released for Apple iOS devices allows users to log in and view data related to their school or district's E-Rate account.

Destiny 9.9 Expands Reporting, Business Tools

Follett Software Co. has released the latest upgrade of its Destiny software for library automation and textbook management. Destiny 9.9 offers a number of improvements aimed at saving time and money for users of its Library Manager and Textbook Manager applications.

Nebraska District Takes Activity Funds Management Online

Millard Public Schools (MPS) of Omaha, NE has shifted its financial management and reporting to the Web.

PerfectForms Releases K-12 Education Version of Workflow Tool

PerfectForms, which develops applications that help organizations automate paper-based processes, has created a version of its workflow management product that caters specifically to the K-12 education market.

Texas District Overhauls Data Systems, Automates Quality Checking

Killeen Independent School District (KISD) of Killeen, TX, has moved to overhaul the monitoring of its data with the purchase of Certica Solutions' Certify software.

BC District Moves to Web-Based Financial Suite

School District 70 of Port Alberni, BC, Canada is taking its finances online. The district has chosen SDS Software's Via for Schools to manage its financial activities and purchasing.

Florida District Rolls Out Performance Management Suite

Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) of Tampa, FL has completed the first phase of its deployment of a new suite of human resources management software aimed at reducing the amount of time necessary to manage core HR processes and developing and retaining teaching talent.

North Carolina District Moves to Performance Management To Communicate with Community

Anson County Schools (ACS) of Wadesboro, NC, has adopted performance management to allow it to communicate to stakeholders and the broader community its progress in achieving strategic commitments to education.

2 California Districts Move to Integrated ERP

Clovis Unified School District and Saddleback Valley Unified School District in California have moved to an integrated solution for their enterprise resource planning.

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