Supercharging Student Success

Top on Mind Podcast: Supercharging Students' Success

It’s true that graduating from a university or college is an undeniable accomplishment. But, Oral Roberts University (ORU) has a longer-term vision and plants the seed for success to reach beyond commencement day through its student success program. While working with many stakeholders, ORU’s Dr. Kathaleen Reid-Martinez, Provost, and Mike Mathews, Vice President of Technology […]

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 […]

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 […]