Kronos and Ultimate Software Enter Definitive Merger Agreement Creating Company Valued at $22 Billion
Kronos Incorporated and Ultimate Software announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. This merger will allow these companies to have a stronger position in the human capital management marketplace helping organizations across all industries manage their people more effectively.
This newly created company will be bringing innovative cloud solutions with a commitment to delighting customers and exceeding their expectations, all in a culture that is people inspired.
Source: Business Wire
Career Readiness Solutions – Illinois Central College
Illinois Central College Announces New Coaching Program to Boost Proactive Support
Illinois Central College (ICC) is partnering with InsideTrack in order to increase the effectiveness of its student support services, especially for the underrepresented, under-prepared and part-time learners. This partnership shall help ICC students in developing critical life skills while assisting them in fully utilizing campus resources as a way to develop an effective plan to complete their degree program.
Enterprise Resource Planning – Redlands Community College
Redlands Community College Becomes the Fifth Public Oklahoma Institution to Select Ellucian Colleague ERP
Redlands Community College has selected Ellucian Colleague as its new enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to support and enhance the college’s operations. Ellucian Colleague is replacing Redlands’ current limited ERP system which required significant manual processes.
The fresh insights from in-depth analytics provided by Ellucian Colleague will increase the college’s workflow flexibility while activating innovative self-service capabilities, especially in the spheres of admission and enrollment.
Source: Ellucian News
Learning Management System – McKendree University
McKendree University Selects Brightspace
D2L announced that McKendree University has chosen Brightspace as new its learning management system, primarily for its ease of use, its mobile responsiveness, its commitment to a seamless migration, and for its ability to track and report on outcomes.
What began as a friendly exchange on Twitter between McKendree’s director of information technology and D2L’s President and CEO has now developed into a strong working relationship.
Retention Management – Vermont State College System
The Vermont State College System Designates Aviso Retention as Their Student Success Platform
The Vermont State College System chose to partner with Aviso Retention. With a focus on providing comprehensive student engagement and advising support, this partnership will ensure students successfully progress through to degree completion.
“[…] Aviso’s platform will help us achieve greater consistency in student success best practices across our system and is strongly aligned with the strategic priorities of the Vermont State Colleges,” said Chief Academic Officer, Yasmine Ziesler.
Source: Aviso News