2022 Oracle and Workday Higher Education Implementation Partners Differentiators

Top of Mind: 2022 Oracle and Workday Higher Education Implementation Partners Differentiators

Tambellini recently completed its Oracle and Workday implementation partner series for finance, human capital management, and student that evaluated nine leading services firms in higher education. Three of the vendors offer Oracle Cloud implementation services (Drivestream, Highstreet, and Sierra-Cedar), three provide Workday deployment services (Alchemy, Avaap, and Collaborative Solutions), and three offer implementation services for […]

Four Student Selection Trends for US Higher Education

Top of Mind: Four Student Selection Trends for US Higher Education

The Tambellini Group has followed global and US higher education student system selections for more than 20 years. In June 2022, Tambellini released its 14th annual Student Systems US Higher Education Market Share, Trends, and Leaders Report. Tambellini tracks selection activity in the market because it is most helpful to institutional buyers who want to […]

What Advancement Leadership and CIOs Should Know About Modern Advancement CRM Systems

Top of Mind: What Advancement Leadership and CIOs Should Know About Modern Advancement CRM Systems

A tremendous number of higher education institutions have upgraded their advancement CRMs in the last two years, migrating away from legacy systems of 20 or more years. A key factor precipitating this flux of activity is that several widely used legacy advancement systems have been sunset. Another even more causative factor is the inability of […]

5 Key Salesforce Trends for Higher Education

Top of Mind: 5 Key Salesforce Trends for Higher Education

Salesforce held its 10th annual Education Summit in mid-April 2022. While the event was virtual for the third consecutive year, it was packed with exciting innovations specifically designed for higher education. The Education Cloud, the heart of the Salesforce platform, is the foundation for these innovations, including purpose-built development and solutions—many of which leverage recently […]

Five Things Higher Ed Leaders Should Know About CRMs 

Top of Mind: Five Things Higher Ed Leaders Should Know About CRMs

In the last decade, constituent relationship management (CRM) has grown exponentially in both capability and user adoption across higher education. The market is progressing from primarily departmental to enterprise CRM, which requires deeper forethought for institutions, especially during selection and implementation. Higher education leaders considering a shift in their campus CRM strategy should keep the […]

Enterprise CRM for Higher Education: Part 1 – Architecture

Top of Mind: Enterprise CRM for Higher Education Part 1

While most institutions have invested in at least one departmental CRM solution, higher education is seeing a growing trend of institutions taking a more holistic approach and deploying CRM applications across enterprises. This movement is gaining momentum as the demand for higher education to optimize its relationships and engagement with its constituents continues to increase, […]

The Blending of Research Information Management and Faculty Information Management

Top of Mind: The Blending of RIMS and FIS

Research and faculty are each core assets of an institution and are critical to an institution’s reputation. As higher education slowly recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, institutional research and faculty will play an essential role in the recovery process. Many institutions are reporting an emphasis on increasing and diversifying their revenue stream and expanding partnerships […]

Student Systems 2019 Compendium

Top of Mind: Student Systems 2019 Compendium

As Tambellini concludes its 2020 Student Systems publication series, it is a good time to reflect on the past year and contemplate the future state of student systems. Tambellini’s Student Systems US Higher Education Market Trends and Leaders Report includes the following statistics regarding the student system market. There was an estimated 9 percent decrease […]

A Path to Revolutionize Your Campus with Big Data Infographic

Top of Mind: Path to Revolutionize Your Campus with Big Data

Co-Columnist: Michele Cummins – Tambellini Analyst It is not enough to collect data from disparate locations, mine metrics and report. It’s everything to achieve actionable analytics and drive results. This infographic highlights Tambellini’s research findings—based on interviews with institutions that have successfully deployed enterprise data warehouses—and provides practical first steps to organizations thinking about deploying […]

Streamlining Grants Management with Proposal Development Systems

  For many colleges and universities, revenues from sponsored programs often exceed revenues from tuition, room, and board. This is especially true of the Research 1’s that invest millions in support of their research missions—bringing on researchers, building facilities, and putting in place people and practices to make the research process more efficient. It is […]