Tambellini’s Student System Insights in Higher Education

Top of Mind: Tambellini’s Student System Insights in Higher Education

In June, The Tambellini Group published its highly anticipated 2019 Student Systems U.S. Higher Education Market Share, Trends, and Leaders Report, which focuses on student product trends and adoption and provides details unavailable from any other single source. This is the report’s 11th year in publication, and over the past 10 years, Tambellini has seen […]

The Data-driven University with Gordon Wishon

Tambellini’s Alex Freeman sat down with Gordon Wishon, recently retired Chief Information Officer at Arizona State University (ASU), to learn more about Wishon’s work over his many years as a CIO in higher education using data for operations and academics. Wishon serves on the Tambellini Executive Advisory Council. Highlights include: Data architecture Data-driven university Student […]

The End of the Student Information System Era

Are you working at an institution that is involved in an evaluation to replace your legacy student information system (SIS)? If so, you are probably noticing the “student system” nomenclature shift. Modern SaaS cloud vendors are no longer referring to student software solutions as student information systems and have since rebranded them as “student systems.” […]

Student Cloud Anxiety: Is Your Institution Impacted?

Analysts at Tambellini speak with higher education CIOs every day, and some interesting conversational threads weave throughout the calls. You may even choose to call them “viral trends.” One of those trends includes regular questions about Oracle Student Cloud versus Workday Cloud and whether or not either solution is “real.”  The cloud showdown between Oracle […]

Student Game On

On April 30, 2018, Oracle Corporation announced its perspicacious acquisition of Vocado, a premier student-centric, cloud-based financial aid solution for higher education. This acquisition allows Oracle to expedite the Oracle Student Cloud timeline by at least one year. According to Oracle, the Student Cloud is expected to be available at the end of this year […]

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 Vice President for Administrative Applications at Georgetown University, about some differences between implementing Workday and Salesforce. The Tambellini Group has written extensively on SIS/ERP, including Workday, as well as on CRM trends and Salesforce in higher ed. You can […]

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 excited about student information systems (SIS) on campus. Over this same period of time, enrollments reached their peak, leveled out, and even dropped off this past year for about 70 percent of all campuses. When the […]