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Customer Relationship Management – University of East London
A Pandemic-Proof Project: The University of East London Delivers Dynamics 365 with Pythagoras
Successfully built remotely in just ten weeks, the University of East London (UEL) is happy to deploy the first phase of its customer relationship management (CRM) project. This project aimed to consolidate various CRM-type systems across the university into a single system providing all types of users with up-to-date, accurate information.
The product chosen for such a task was Microsoft 365, enhanced by Evolve HE foundation layer, an accelerator specifically optimized for the Higher Education sector. Microsoft 365 with Evolve HE shall not only deliver a better experience for learners, and enhance personalization of communication with prospective, current, and past students but also shall integrate with other university systems to offer a clear, 360-degree view of each student and their interaction with UEL.
Source: Yahoo! Finance
Human Resources – Victoria University
VU Chooses DXC Technology to Deliver Enterprise Human Capital Management Cloud Solution
With the aim of improving the student experience and driving innovation, Victoria University (VU) in Australia chose to implement a fully-integrated Human Capital Management (HCM) cloud-based solution: Oracle’s Fusion Cloud Human Capital Management.
Currently utilizing a myriad of complex systems, VU will soon be able to streamline processes, improve reporting and compliance, as well as achieve a seamless payroll integration with its new fully integrated HCM platform. “The main aspirations for this project were to have a flexible system with a user-centered design that delivers an exceptional employee experience and increases employee satisfaction,” says Shaun Eltham, Vice President, People, and Culture from Victoria University.
Source: Mirage News
Learning Management System – The London Institute of Banking & Finance
LIBF Expands Online Learning Offering with Brightspace
The London Institute of Banking & Finance (LIBF) recently selected Brightspace as its new learning platform, marking a significant improvement for the services it offers to students. Brightspace will not only improve the student experience, but it will also enable better progress reporting with robust analytics helping track performance and student engagement.
“Brightspace is an award-winning platform, which provides any time, anywhere, and any device access to learning. For our students that means they have access to engaging and interactive materials on any platform they choose, to support them in their studies. For LIBF it means we can make sure the learning experience is as effective as it can be,” says Linden Muirhead, Director of Learning Provision at The London Institute of Banking & Finance.
Source: fe news
Library Information Services – University of North Carolina Charlotte
UNC Charlotte Joins the Ex Libris Rapido Early Adopter Program to Transform Library Services
The University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNC Charlotte) has recently joined the early adopter program of the Ex Libris Rapido resource sharing solution, thus helping shape the way in which the Rapido solution evolves and interoperates with the library ecosystem.
With its top priority of making the discovery and attainment of resources easier and more transparent for everyone, UNC Charlotte’s J. Murrey Atkins Library has been empowered to do just so. The Rapido solution will allow patrons to choose where they will order the resources from and to track the requested resources’ delivery, as well as help the university to shift back and forth between totally online and hybrid services.
Source: Library Technology Guide
Online Program Management – Koneru Lakshmaiah University
Simplilearn and Koneru Lakshmaiah University Partner to Offer Digital and Software Certification Programs for Students
Koneru Lakshmaiah University (KLU) in India recently partnered with Simplilearn in order to offer a skilling program for students pursuing a Computer Science Engineering program. Through this program, students will be taught the relevant skillset for the ever-evolving technology required to be job-ready.
Apart from the Computer Science Engineering program, Simplilearn will give students an opportunity to upskill and get certified in many other management and technology domains. “There is a rising need to close the chasm between higher education and vocational readiness, both in India and abroad,” says Mr. Krishna Kumar, Founder, and CEO, Simplilearn. “Through this collaboration with Simplilearn, the program will equip and prepare our students with the desired skillsets to help them bag their dream job”, said Mr. Hari Kiran Vege, Associate Dean KLU.
Source: BW Education