Administrative Systems Planning Checklist Infographic

Top of Mind Infographic: Administrative Systems Planning Checklist

Legacy, on-premises administrative systems are approaching their end of life and do not provide the expected user experience. Software vendors have invested heavily in developing higher education cloud products and have delivered or are on track to provide mature, modern cloud software-as-a-service solutions for finance, HCM, and student systems. While it may not be feasible […]

Finance, HCM, and Student System Planning in the COVID-19 Era

Top of Mind: Finance, HCM, and Student System Planning in the COVID-19 Era

Where does the move to cloud administrative systems fit into your strategic plan? How has the COVID-19 crisis changed your plans? Will you adopt a cloud administrative system sooner or later? As with all industries, higher education has been experiencing a rapid rate of technological change and has responded in varying degrees. Software vendors have […]

Business Process Optimization Before an ERP Project?

Top of Mind: Business Process Optimization Before an ERP Project?

For many, the idea that software would drive business processes is problematic. The thinking is that software should support good processes, not drive their design. This made great sense when software was designed to meet the need from scratch or could easily be customized to meet the process design. The result, however, was custom software […]

Communicating During an ERP Implementation

Top of MInd: Communicating during an ERP Implementation

Would it be surprising to say that change management is important in an ERP system implementation? The problem is that we think about change and communication as normal, everyday occurrences. Catch phrases like “Change is constant” and “You can’t over communicate” don’t have much meaning, and we take ideas like these for granted. An ERP […]

Administrative Systems in the Short and Long Term

Top of Mind: Administrative Systems in the Short and Long Term

Co-Columnist: Dave Kieffer, Vice President, Research, Large Enterprise Systems, The Tambellini Group Requirements for administrative computing systems have changed in the last decade. Students, faculty, and staff now need the ability to easily and intuitively perform tasks and to view information on any device, at any time, from any location. Administrative offices need efficiency in […]

In the Spotlight: Finance and HCM Market Trends and Technology Selections for Higher Education

Top of Mind: Finance and HCM Market Trends and Technology Selections for Higher Education

The Tambellini 2020 Financial Management and Human Capital Management Systems US Higher Education Market Share, Trends, and Leaders Report provides a detailed overview of the US higher education financial management and human capital management systems market. The report’s unique perspective focuses on the number of selections made in 2019 and describes purchasing trends, identifying the […]

Finance and HCM Market Trends and Insights for Higher Education Infographic

Tambellini members utilize the 2020 Financial Management and Human Capital Management Systems US Higher Education Market Share, Trends, and Leaders Report to broaden their understanding of significant trends as higher education institutions move finance and HCM solutions to the cloud. Institutions benefit from the report’s deep insight and competitive analysis that they cannot attain on […]

The Only Constant is Change

Top of Mind: The Only Constant is Change

In 2015, Lubbock Christian University took on a five-year institutional strategic planning process that our president named Vision 2020. It was a broad look across the university to identify improvement opportunities. Every university employee was involved, and at the conclusion, the overarching theme of the document became “a transformational student experience.” There were many parts […]

The Highs and Lows of an ERP Retirement

Top of Mind: Highs and Lows of an ERP Retirement

During May, Wellesley College honored faculty and staff who were marking anniversaries ranging from 5 to 45 years. In addition, there was another event honoring those who have decided to retire after many years at the college. Too bad there won’t be such a celebration to thank Banner, which will be retired after more than […]

Tambellini’s Finance and HCM Insights in Higher Education

Top of Mind: Tambellini’s Finance and HCM Insights in Higher Education

The Tambellini Group has published its 2019 U.S. Higher Education Financial Management and Human Resources Systems Market Trends Report. Be sure to check out this long-awaited annual report at your first opportunity. Tambellini’s research and advisory services enable institutions to navigate the complex vendor landscape with unbiased data, including insights into financial management and human […]