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 […]

A Look Back at the Most Read Resources for Higher Education Leaders

Top of Mind: A Look Back at the Most Read Resources for Higher Education Leaders

As the summer draws to a close and institutions and their staff prepare for a new semester, Tambellini Group looks back at the research topics and resources that were the most interesting to IT leaders in higher education for the first half of the year. With modern cloud system selections on the rise in finance, […]

Anthology Together 2022: The Spectacle of Promise and the Desire to Believe

Top of Mind: Anthology Together 2022

Anthology Together, the joint conference of EdTech’s power couple Anthology and Blackboard, took place in Orlando several weeks ago. For Anthology and Blackboard customers who have waited through significant product delays and support challenges over the last few years, Anthology’s energetic messaging and early evidence of success are an important step forward. Attendees were collectively […]

When Numbers Aren’t Enough: The Powerful Combination of Data and Market Expertise

Top of Mind: When Numbers Aren't Enough

Finding information on the higher education technology market can be challenging. It often takes hours to find data and even more hours to draw meaningful conclusions. And while those conclusions can be beneficial to institutional leaders, many times, the numbers just aren’t enough. Mining Public Information vs. Investing in a Research Team When institutions are […]

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 […]

Jenzabar Campus Marketplace

Top of Mind: Jenzabar Campus Marketplace

On June 1, 2022, Jenzabar, a leading provider of software and solutions for higher education, announced the release of Campus Marketplace, a non-credit course management platform. Campus Marketplace and the recently acquired Spark451 serve as centerpieces for its newly unveiled The Campus Movement initiative geared toward expanding learning opportunities for enrolled and unenrolled students. Jenzabar’s […]

Tambellini Takeaways: 2022 Syntellis Summit

Top of Mind: Tambellini Takeaways 2022 Syntellis Summit

Syntellis Performance Solutions offers financial planning solutions across several verticals, including healthcare, financial institutions, and higher education. The company held its annual Syntellis Summit in mid-May 2022. An entirely virtual event, Summit 2022 included several panels for higher education users. As higher education institutions face funding challenges and enrollment pressures, financial planning and the tools […]

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 […]

Promoting Student Success With Digital Transformation

Top of Mind: Promoting Student Success With Digital Transformation

Digital transformation (Dx) is a relatively new and somewhat fraught concept for higher education. Dx in higher education leverages technological innovation to produce shifts in the institutional culture and workforce to generate operational efficiencies, realize cost savings, and improve the institutional value proposition. Despite the potential benefits, higher education institutions are finding it difficult to […]

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 […]