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- Tambellini Analyst

Student Game On

On April 30, 2018, Oracle Corporation announced its perspicacious acquisition of Vocado, a premier student-centric, clou ... Read More

- Tambellini Executive Advisory Council

A Workday vs. Salesforce Implementation: Lessons Learned from Georgetown University

Beth Hayes, Deputy CIO and Director of Enterprise Services at Vassar College, interviews Linda Buckley, Assistant Vi ... Read More

- Guest Columnist

Cambridge Analytica and the University of Cambridge

In his recent testimony before the U.S. Congress, Facebook CEO Marc Zuckerberg intimated that the University of Cambridg ... Read More

- Guest Columnist

What Makes an ERP Early Adopter?

We are in an awkward place with our ERP systems in higher education. The three big players (Oracle, Workday, and Ellucia ... Read More

- Guest Columnist

Integrations—For CIOs, CFOs, and other CxOs

Integration—such a techy topic! Is it as simple as “those systems should talk to each other”? Of course not—but ... Read More

- Tambellini Executive Advisory Council

The Case for SIS Prudence and Balanced Expectations

Getting the Most from Campus Technology It has been about 20 years since the heyday of campus leaders getting ... Read More

- Guest Columnist

TLS 1.3: Ask the Hard Questions Now

You ever have that “I wish someone would have told me” moment? I’ll give you an example of what I mean: this wi ... Read More

- Tambellini Analyst

Can Modern Cloud-Based Finance, HCM/Payroll, and Student Solutions Simplify the Hi...

The Tambellini Group has worked with a number of higher education institutions of all types and sizes to help assess whe ... Read More

- Tambellini Analyst

Maintaining Cybersecurity under Rapid Change at Your Institution

The proliferation of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), cloud computing, shadow IT, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is direc ... Read More

- Tambellini Analyst

Placing Learning at the Center of the Learning Management System

Until their closing in December of 2017, I spent five years at the New Media Consortium (NMC) thinking deeply about the ... Read More

- Tambellini Analyst

Ellucian and SAP SuccessFactors: Why Not an Arranged Marriage for Higher Ed HCM?

If you saw this post that appeared on LinkedIn, February 20, 2018, you may have thought, “Wow, big news! A partnership ... Read More

- Tambellini Analyst

Enterprise CRM for Higher Education: SugarCRM at Fordham University

A top priority in the higher education technology community is having a robust CRM solution that can scale within your i ... Read More