Administrative/Business Tools

Idaho District Automates Timekeeping for Employees

Idaho's Meridian Joint School District (JSD) No. 2 has a new, automated way to track time and attendance for its more than 3,000 district employees.

CHG Alt Ed Adopts New Financial System To Reduce Closing Times

CHG Alternative Education, operator of Camelot Schools, has adopted a new financial system in an effort to streamline administrative data entry and reduce the time of financial close processes from 21 days to seven days.

Archdiocese of New York Schools Sign with Smart Tuition

The Archdiocese of New York Catholic School System is continuing with its regionalization program after selecting a single vendor for tuition management.

Pascagoula District Moves to Web-Based Student Information, Instructional Management Platforms

A 7,000-student district in Mississippi will be shifting its student information and learning management systems online.

24-District Utah Consortium Shifts to Commercial Fiscal Management Suite

A consortium of school districts in Utah will be adopting Alio, a set of financial and human resources applications from IT services firm Weidenhammer. The consortium, which consists of 24 school districts, formed to do a group purchase after the state announced it would no longer develop or support the free fiscal management software in use by those districts after Dec. 31, 2012.

7 Habits of Highly Effective Tech-leading Principals

Unwrapping the key attributes that transform principals into effective technology leaders in their schools and in their districts.

Tyler Technologies Adds Computer Software Associates to Portfolio

Tyler Technologies has acquired Computer Software Associates (CSA) and its approximately $8.2 million in annual revenue. CSA, its 60-some employees, and 200 installations in 10 states will be added to the Tyler roster of financial management systems solutions for schools and county governments.

Infinite Campus Adds Android Support to Mobile SIS Portal

Infinite Campus is now offering its popular Campus Mobile Portal for Android phones.

10 Tips for Easing the Burden of IT Costs

Cut costs, make the most of your resources, and deliver the best service you can in the midst of the amazing, ever-shrinking IT budget and the worst economic recession in recent history.

OpenERP 6.1 Adopts Social Features, Expands Outlook Support

OpenERP has released a new version of its open source enterprise management software suite, which comprises 1,800 free applications for accounting, human resources, and other organization management needs.

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