Preparing for the Sunset: How to Approach End-of-Life Deadlines for Legacy Solutions

Corporate associates exchanging ideas in meeting

In an ideal world, every college and university would have three to seven years to implement a new core modern system, starting with one to two years of planning and preparation. But in reality, institutions are not always afforded the luxury of setting their own timelines. The earlier an institution starts to prepare for modernization […]

Oracle CloudWorld 2023 Highlights Rapid Innovation

During the 2023 Oracle CloudWorld Conference in Las Vegas, a spotlight was on Oracle Fusion Cloud Student for the estimated 300 higher education institutions that attended. The conference provided insights into Oracle’s product strategy across its infrastructure, applications, and data and analytics products and its progress on Oracle Student. It was also an opportunity to […]

Webinar: Get Ready for Your Last ERP

Get Ready for Your Last ERP Webinar Image

Identifying, selecting, and implementing an ERP is a significant undertaking and decision—and one that you might only have to do once more if done correctly. Watch our on-demand webinar with Tambellini Principal Analyst Dave Kieffer to explore:

Finding the “Perfect Last” Cloud ERP Investment for Your Institution

The overwhelming majority of US higher education institutions are approaching a critical crossroads with their ERP platforms as deadlines near for them to begin planning for replacing their legacy finance and HCM systems.   Many are replacing these systems with SaaS products since their previous platform providers are likely to announce sunset dates for product […]

SAP Sapphire Touts AI and Green Ledger

Top of Mind: SAP Sapphire Touts AI and Green Ledger

On May 16 and 17, I attended the 2023 SAP Sapphire conference virtually. Held in person in Orlando, the conference and analyst sessions were very focused on two strategic areas of focus for SAP: artificial intelligence (AI) and SAP’s Green Ledger, which allows organizations to account for ESG (environmental, social, and governance) goals through increasingly […]

The Magic of Hyperautomation

Top of Mind Podcast: The Magic of Hyperautomation

To realize the benefits of hyperautomation, the University of South Florida (USF) identified three crucial factors for success: an agile mindset, investing with the right partners, and a willingness to experiment with new technologies. Alice Wei, Assistant Vice President of Digital Transformation and Innovation at USF, joins the Top of Mind family this month to […]

The Technology ‘Taste Test’

Top of Mind Podcast: The Technology ‘Taste Test’

Oral Roberts University (ORU) has one technological focus: to be the best campus for 21st-century students. Why? Because the student is worth it. Michael Mathews, CIO and Vice President of Global Learning and Innovation at ORU, joins the October episode of Tambellini Group’s Top of Mind podcast series to share how he made his dreams […]

Financial Aid Needs More IT Support

Top of Mind: Financial Aid Needs More IT Support

It is no secret that financial aid is foundational to the relationship between an institution and students. Financial aid packages are one of the core factors that students and families use when deciding where to enroll. In today’s increasingly competitive enrollment environment, institutions face even more pressure to elevate the student financial aid experience and […]

From NASA to Academe: Serving the Mission as CIO

Top of Mind Podcast: From NASA to Academe - Serving the Mission as CIO

“Whether it’s at NASA or a university system level job, a CIO wants to be able to expand the scope of our technology and systems to impact the largest number of people.” In this month’s Top of Mind Podcast, host Elizabeth Farrell is joined by the Vice President of Information Technology Services and Chief Information […]

Higher Education Institutions


Solution Providers & Investors

market insights

Request a Briefing with a Tambellini Analyst

Suggest your research topics

Become a Client of the Tambellini Group.

Get exclusive access to higher education analysts, rich research, premium publications, and advisory services.

Subscribe to Tambellini's Top of Mind.

Weekly email featuring higher education blog articles, infographics or podcasts.