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Ellucian Launches Role-Based Analytics Solution

Ellucian announced Ellucian Analytics, powered by the Ellucian Ethos platform. This solution is the first, most innovative and most comprehensive analytics tool in the market, designed for more than 100 functional areas on campus, including recruitment, student administration, financial aid, human resources, and advancement. Read More »

Jenzabar's Guided Pathways for Student Success

Jenzabar®, Inc. announced its newest solution, Jenzabar Guided Pathways to Success (GPS).Jenzabar’s latest technology solution, Jenzabar Guided Pathways to Success, helps institutions revamp their planning, advising, and career services. The Guided Pathways solution is a data-driven software suite that helps universities address the four major challenges of college readiness, retention, on-time graduation, and preparedness for careers. Read More »

Pearson Announces Mixed Reality Pilots

Pearson announced a collaboration with Microsoft to explore the power of mixed reality to solve real challenges in areas of learning, ranging from online tutoring and coaching, nursing education, and engineering to construction and surveyor training. With Microsoft HoloLens, the world's first self-contained holographic computer, Pearson is developing and piloting mixed reality content at colleges, universities and secondary schools in the United States and around the world. Read More »

vibeffect Data Debunks Misperceptions of Low-Income Students in College

vibeffect, credited with engineering the first scientific model to increase student thriving and on-time graduation for higher education institutions, releases data showing that contrary to popular belief, students from low-income households are likely to thrive in four-year, traditional higher education institutions. Read More »

Blackboard Updates Blackboard Learn

Blackboard Inc.announced usability enhancements to Blackboard Learn, its flagship Learning Management System (LMS). The enhanced workflows and improvements are intended to help faculty members better accomplish core teaching tasks and allow students to complete coursework more quickly. Read More »

IBM and Pearson to Drive Cognitive Learning Experiences

IBM and Pearson announced a new global education alliance intended to make Watson's cognitive capabilities available to millions of college students and professors. Combining IBM's cognitive capabilities with Pearson's digital learning products will give students a more immersive learning experience with their college courses... Read More »

New McGraw-Hill Education Enterprise & Services Group

McGraw-Hill Education announced the formation of a new group that will partner with higher education institutions to spur innovation and change, tackling three of the biggest challenges they face: Improving student preparation for college, raising retention rates, and building students' career readiness. Read More »

Self-service for IT Service Management Sees High Growth

TeamDynamix reported a 200 percent surge in online self-service usage across higher education campuses. TeamDynamix gives colleges and universities an online portal to manage service requests including IT ticketing, facilities management, HR processing, and other mission-critical on campus services. Read More »

Dropbox and Blackboard Partner

Pearson announced the results of newly released success stories demonstrating how colleges and universities around the country are implementing and sustaining successful online programs that provide adult learners with increased, flexible access to high-quality higher education opportunities. Read More »

Unit4 Showcases First SIS Chatbot

Unit4, a fast growing leader in enterprise applications for service organizations will showcase the Higher Education industry’s first Student Chatbot. Built on Microsoft Azure and taking advantage of Microsoft’s Bot Framework and Microsoft Cognitive Services, the Unit4 Chatbot will have the ability to change the college or university experience and help institutions better serve students. Read More »