This Week In Review – February 18th to February 24th

Other - Acquisitions

From NTM to Cayuse, a New Journey Begins!

After going through a whirlwind of sustained growth and being selected by Pharma Outlook magazine as a top 10 enterprise solution provider, NTM started questioning itself about its succession plan.

Having reached a point in its growth where it became evident they needed to seek out investment partners, NTM is pleased to announce that it has been acquired by Cayuse. With this merger, NTM will achieve new heights and continue to expand its enterprise solutions offering.

Source: NTM News

Instructure Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Student Success Network Portfolium

Instructure, Inc. announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Portfolium. This acquisition is in line with Instructure’s mission to help people move from the classroom to the workplace. “Portfolium has been a great partner of ours. With their team, and by adding their student success capabilities built on the leading learner network, we will, together, provide more value to both current and new customers”, says Dan Goldsmith, CEO of Instructure.

Source: Instructure News


University looks to replace current eCampus system, asks for student, faculty opinions on potential options

Texas A&M’s contract with the current eCampus learning management system is nearing its expiration date; Canvas, Blackboard Ultra and Brightspace are all under consideration and all three companies have created sample versions of their software for faculty to test during the selection process. 

Sharon Mainka, the assistant chief of staff to the vice president for information technology and chief information officer, said the LMS subcommittee wants to find a system that most adequately aids student learning.

Source: The Battalion

Customer Relations Management - Indiana University's Kelley School of Business

Membrain to Support Sales Education at Kelley School of Business

It was announced that the Center for Global Sales Leadership (CGSL) will begin using Membrain CRM as a key teaching tool for the next generation of sales professionals. Membrain will be used in a variety of ways to improve research and learning as well as strengthening corporate sales recruitment partnerships.

Membrain will allow students to move through course material at an accelerated pace while improving retention and mastery of more advanced concepts.

Source: Cision PR Newswire

ERP - CampusNexus - Carroll University

Carroll University Continues to Innovate by Selecting Campus Management's Full Suite of CampusNexus® Solutions

Carroll University has selected the CampusNexus platform to replace its legacy system. The private liberal arts institution will be using the cloud-based platform, including CampusNexus Student, CampusNexus CRM, and CampusNexus Finance, HR and Payroll, to drive student and operational success. It also plans to use Occupation Insight, Campus Management's cloud-based workforce analytics tool to better align academic programs and student skills with the needs of a rapidly evolving job market.

Source: Cision PR Newswire

Online Program Management - University of Pittsburgh

Pitt Chooses Noodle Partners to Build Online Clinical Programs, Expand Access to Top-Ranked Degrees

The University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS) announced that it will partner with Noodle to provide SHRS with the expertise to build professional online coursework in an effort to increase access to the school’s top-rated clinically-based academic programs.

SHRS chose Noodle Partners because of its flexibility and ability to customize online programming thus ensuring that the needs of the various professional degrees offered are met.

Source: Cision PRWeb

Retention Management - North Central State College

North Central State College Selects Aviso Retention as Student Success Solution

North Central State College (NCSC) has chosen to expand their partnership with Aviso Retention to include their Enterprise Student Success Platform. This partnership shall advance NCSC’s strategic focus to support the college’s student services and academic services redesign. From a holistic advising approach to a proactive management and seamless support of students, NCSC will be better equipped to serve their current and prospective students

Source: Aviso News

Student Information System - Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University set to enhance their student journey with SITS:Vision

After launching project MOSI (Modernising our Student Information) in 2017, Canterbury Christ Church University structured the ideal student journey, mapping out each stage with the functionality they required from the new student information system. SITS:Vision, Tribal’s leading student information system, was finally selected for its quick and easy access to personalised and relevant data for staff and students, hence being to manage and improve every aspect of the student journey. 

Source: Tribal Group

SIS - Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University

Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University Chooses Oracle Cloud To Transform Distance Education Programme

Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University has selected Oracle Student Management Cloud to digitally transform its distance education programme. The implementation will facilitate collaboration between the students and faculty online, on any device. The easy integration of both cloud solutions will help the institute to streamline processes and leverage data to operate as a connected intelligent business.

Source: Express Computer |

SIS - Iowa Western Community College

Iowa Western Switching to Canvas in the Fall of 2019

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Justin Menard