PowerSchool, the Largest Edtech Provider in North America, Acquires Hoonuit, the Leading Provider of K-12 Education Analytics and Data Management Solutions
In continuation of PowerSchool’s commitment to providing unified software solutions to the educational institution’s community, and improving student outcomes, PowerSchool recently announced it has acquired Hoonuit. Together, they will allow educators access to breakthrough analytics that integrates with their SIS, LMS, Enrollment, ERP, and Talent products they currently use. They shall also offer not only comprehensive and actionable insights and visibility into data to address the current critical challenges, but also offer personalized instruction and intervention models informed by one-of-a-kind predictive insights.
Customer Relationship Management – Western Washington University
Western Washington University Foundation and WWU Alumni Association Modernize Constituent Engagement with Ellucian
Western Washington University recently launched Ellucian CRM Advance to support its fundraising, alumni engagement, and advancement efforts. While integrating with Ellucian Banner, Ellucian CRM Advance will provide powerful, cloud-based automation tools and reporting capabilities that will not only help advancement staff to execute more effective engagement campaigns but also deliver data-based insights to cultivate and develop stronger relationships with targeted audiences.
Library Information Systems – Five prominent UK universities
Five Top UK Universities Join Ex Libris RapidILL Community to Accelerate Delivery of Materials in Remote Learning Environments
Five prominent UK universities – Imperial College London, UCL, the University of Liverpool, the University of Manchester, and the University of St Andrews – have decided to join the RapidILL community by implementing the cloud-based Ex Libris RapidILL interlibrary loan system.
Designed by librarians, for librarians, the Ex Libris RapidILL will allow the delivery of requested resources within 24 hours while also leveraging institutional collections without causing any cost increases. Given the restrictions related to COVID-19, resource sharing has become essential to library services and the RapidILL community can greatly benefit from this platform.
Source: Library Technology Guide
Online Program Management – Four New University Partners
Wiley Education Services Adds Four New University Partners
Wiley Education Services recently announced the signing of several new university partnerships including Calvin University, La Trobe University, Methodist University, and the University of New Haven. Wiley will support the creation of several undergraduate and graduate online programs across a variety of high-demand disciplines.
Ranging from Fall 2020 to Spring 2021, these new programs will start being offered on the different campuses. With nearly 70 university partnerships, Wiley Education Services is supporting both the rapid shift to online as well as meeting the steady demand from academic institutions to diversify their online offerings.
Source: Business Wire
Textbooks – Northern State University
Northern State University Partners with Akademos to Provide Online Course Material Services
Northern State University has selected Akademos as its platform provider to manage the school’s textbook adoptions and sales. Starting next Spring, the university’s community will have access to convenient and cost-effective course materials.
The university’s book store, Wolf Shoppe, in collaboration with Akademos, will be in a position to reduce the complexity of course materials management and redefine how they serve the campus community. The vast online selection will include new, used, eBook and rental materials at significant savings.
Source: PR Underground