Does “Off-The-Shelf” Software Suit Your Business?
If you are considering making a change with your registration software, make sure it fits your department needs. There are several software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers in continuing education today, that can mostly be classified as either Off-the-shelf or Custom. Off-The-Shelf Software...
How Informer 5 Enhances Ellucian Colleague and Banner ERP Systems with Improved Reporting and Data Integration
Background Colleges and universities consist of multiple schools (Business, Law, Arts, Science, etc.), each having many departments with substantial reporting and data integration requirements. These departments include the Registrar’s Office, Institutional Research, Financial Aid, Academic areas, Student Accounts, Finance, Admissions,...
Top IT Issues for Higher Education
According to a recent article by Susan Grajek and the 2017–2018 EDUCAUSE IT Issues Panel, the 2018 Top 10 IT Issues show how digital technology is remaking higher education through four key themes: institutional adaptiveness, improved student outcomes, improved decision-making, and IT adaptiveness....
Maximize Revenue Using Enrole’s Custom Training Feature
Increasingly, businesses are looking for ways to improve the education and performance of their employees through traditional and non-traditional means. In 2015, 77% of U.S. companies offered online corporate training to improve the professional development of their employees.(1) It’s likely...
Is Your Continuing Ed Department Ready For an Influx?
Did you know that now, non-traditional students in higher education outnumber traditional, full-time students? It’s true, and that number is only growing – we’ll see an estimated 23% growth in the next four years alone. So the question becomes, is...
Effective ecommerce shopping cart features and why you should have them
Online shopping carts can be great things. They reduce manual workload, streamline the registration process for students, and provide a central hub for digital information about courses, professors, and facilities. But are you using yours effectively? Without some basic features, you may be losing business – and never even know.
Are your enrollment confirmation emails being read? The do’s and don’ts of auto-emailing
Our registration software will enable you to setup and send out automatic confirmation emails when students enroll for classes, either online or in-house. But are those emails actually getting through? With the amount of emails being sent every day, spam filters are getting stricter, so well-meaning official emails like yours may end up in the junk folder or blocked completely more times than you know about. If they do get through the filters, how can you make sure they’re opened and read?
Highlights from Ellucian LIVE 2015
Ellucian LIVE 2015 was a lot of fun and a huge success! With over 8,000 attendees, the conference brought together representatives working within higher education institutions from all across the country and companies, like Entrinsik, who offer innovative technologies. While...
Webinar Highlights: SQL Migration Tips for Colleague Users
We recently aired a special webinar for Colleague® by Ellucian users who are planning to or are currently in the process of migrating from a Multivalue database to Colleague SQL. In this presentation, Director of Informer Services Tim Nicholson reviews...
Webinar Highlights: Coastal Carolina Delivers Informer Dashboards Via Mobile App
We recently partnered with Coastal Carolina University to present a live webinar that aired on Wednesday, December 4th, as part of our customer-led webinar series. Fadi Baroody of Coastal Carolina joined Tim Nicholson and Sharon Shelton of Entrinsik in presenting...