Category Archives: Email

Six Degrees of Separation (HigherEd Systems Edition) and the CRMs

  The graph below is… chaotic to say the least! What I was hoping for, initially, was to illustrate how systems are linked to each other. I started with six major product categories: emails, LMS, SIS, CRM, Financial, and HR. I wanted to see how products in these categories were linked to other products -i.e. if […]

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HigherEd’s Great Email Divide

HigherEd email scene is divided between two main providers: Microsoft and Google. Combined, their products are implemented in more than 90% of HigherEd institutions. Clearly, offering a free service does help. Smaller companies like Novell, Zimbra, SquirrelMail, Wimba, Horde and Roundcube (plus another 20) help create the long tail of higher education email systems. One […]

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