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Discussing the Modernized Campus

John Hermes, the VP of Information Technology and CTO at Oklahoma Christian University, spoke with Laserfiche in a presentation about digital transformation at the EDUCAUSE conference, and what it means for institutions of higher education. According to EDUCAUSE’s Top 10 IT Issues report, the top priorities for higher education IT this year are all about improving student…

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#NACUBOAM: Turning a Foundation into a Future

This week Laserfiche is attending the National Association of College and University Business Officers Annual Meeting (NACUBO). Taking place in Montreal, Canada, the theme of the conference is “Les Foundations for the Future”, which strives to promote tradition and progress in higher education. Our team will be on-site to demonstrate how higher education administrators can…

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3 Ways to Reinvent Your University’s Financial Aid Process

Most higher education institutions have to deal with some form of financial aid disbursement for their students. The financial aid process usually involves many different forms and supplemental documents that must be processed, reviewed and approved by multiple people. Here are three ways to reinvent this time-consuming and paper-intensive financial aid process. 1. Make forms…

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Higher Ed CIOs Explain How IT Helps Students Succeed

Expectations for online and electronic service delivery are rising throughout all sectors of the higher education landscape. Students are looking for improvements in operational practices that make it easier and faster to find information, support their mobile-centric lifestyles and provide insight into their academic performance. At the same time, institutions (and IT departments in particular)…

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How to Gain Faculty Support When Implementing ECM

Faculty support or opposition can mean life or death for university IT initiatives, so it is crucial to win sufficient votes of confidence during a technology overhaul. I sat down with Linda Ding, Education Program Strategist at Laserfiche to gain insight on how to win faculty support when implementing enterprise content management (ECM) technology. Here’s what…

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Learn to Share: The Advantages of Shared Services in Higher Education

It’s amazing how one of the first lessons taught in kindergarten has been forgotten by the time we get into college: sharing. It’s not the students—they’re doing fine: they’re sharing movies, music, textbooks, notes, answers. Perhaps they’re even over-sharing. It’s the school administration. Many colleges and universities are needlessly running different document management systems for…

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5 Institutions That Improved Higher Education Business Processes

Higher education institutions are rife with paper. From the back office, in departments such as accounting, to the front office, in departments like financial aid, stacks of paper pass through many hands. The ability of a document management system to automate the flow of work helps higher education institutions reduce administrative costs, improve operational efficiencies…

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Stopping Information Leaks in Higher Education

It’s the dream of many college hopefuls to get into big name universities and acquire the skills to lead successful careers. The same applies to hackers. University servers are packed with hundreds of thousands of student and alumni social security numbers, addresses, phone numbers and more—all the necessary information for identity theft. Aside from the…

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