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Automating & Archiving the Medical Health Record at King Saud University Hospitals
Using start-of-the-art solution based on OpenText Enterprise suite and Microsoft SharePoint, alfanar IT developed and deployed an automated patient electronic

open university  start-of-the-art solution based on OpenText Enterprise suite and Microsoft SharePoint, alfanar IT developed and deployed an automated patient electronic medical record (EMR) system for King Khaled University Hospital and King Abdul-Aziz University Hospital, two major healthcare facilities in Saudi Arabia, replacing the legacy system of physical patient files. Read about the automated capabilities of this EMR system.

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Open Source and Linux, IT Services Software Evaluation Report

The model of IT services for Free and Open Source software (FOSS) helps identify the characteristics clients require from consultants, integrators, resellers, etc. to develop, support, migrate, and implement enterprise solutions or services that are based on, or are themselves, FOSS. In addition, it supports standard criteria important to enterprise Linux rollouts or migrations. 

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Coursera to Add New Courses from 10 US State University Systems and Public Institutions


The educational technology company Coursera announced that it has begun working with 10 US state university systems and public schools to introduce new educational content to its massive open online courses (MOOCs) collection. The flipped classroom has been on the radar of many educational institutions which attempt to accommodate a unique learning path. Students' ability to focus

open university  content to its massive open online courses (MOOCs) collection. The flipped classroom has been on the radar of many educational institutions which attempt to accommodate a unique learning path. Students' ability to focus and retain information may vary based on the time of day (morning, afternoon, evening, or night) and therefore with the online delivery of lectures, students are now able to create personalized schedules. In class, activities would allow professors to explore in-depth aspects of the recor Read More

Open Source Business Intelligence: The Quiet Evolution


As organizations face a pressing need to rationalize the cost of enterprise software, open source business intelligence (BI) is fast becoming a viable alternative. Learn about the current state of open source BI, with particular focus on one vendor's products.

open university  To learn more about open source software, visit http://foss.technologyevaluation.com/ To learn more about business intelligence solutions, visit http://bi.technologyevaluation.com/ About the Author Anna Mallikarjunan is a member of TEC's research & development team. She is responsible for the analysis and development of TEC's decision support software as well as tools for business intelligence (BI). She has over four years of business analysis, design, and development experience in several areas of BI, Read More

PeopleSoft Programs Cause Headaches at Number of Universities


For the students at Northwestern University registration was supposed to be as easy as point and click, however, it turned into crash and burn.

open university  Programs Cause Headaches at Number of Universities PeopleSoft Programs Cause Headaches at Number of Universities P.J. Jakovljevic - March 15th, 2000 Event Summary As reported by The Nando Times on February 14, 2000, it was supposed to be as easy as point and click for Northwestern University students registering for winter classes last November. The university was one of many that spent millions of dollars installing new software from Pleasanton, CA-based PeopleSoft so, among other things, Read More

ERP Fail: When Best Practices Meet Real Life


Open University PhD candidate Gabrielle Ford has a new perspective on why, despite an abundance of expert insight, so many ERP implementations continue to fail. TEC is collaborating with Ford to provide a 20-minute survey for ERP users, and is offering three-day free access to its evaluation models and vendor data to readers who complete the survey. Take the survey now. This post signals the start

open university  Practices Meet Real Life Open University PhD candidate Gabrielle Ford has a new perspective on why, despite an abundance of expert insight, so many ERP implementations continue to fail. TEC is collaborating with Ford to provide a 20-minute survey for ERP users , and is offering three-day free access to its evaluation models and vendor data to readers who complete the survey. Take the survey now . This post signals the start of several contributions from Ford regarding the relationship users have with thei Read More

BI: On Demand, On Premise, Open Source, or Outsourced?


On-premise or on-demand, business intelligence (BI) solutions can help businesses become more intelligent about key processes. But what are the benefits to implementing cloud-based BI over traditional software? Are on-demand BI applications as popular in the enterprise as they are with midmarket companies? And what are some reasons people don’t outsource BI? Find out the answers to these questions and more. Download this guide now.

open university  On Demand, On Premise, Open Source, or Outsourced? On-premise or on-demand, business intelligence (BI) solutions can help businesses become more intelligent about key processes. But what are the benefits to implementing cloud-based BI over traditional software? Are on-demand BI applications as popular in the enterprise as they are with midmarket companies? And what are some reasons people don’t outsource BI? Find out the answers to these questions and more. Download this guide now. Read More

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Open Source versus Closed Source (Proprietary) Software


Do you understand the differences between open source and closed source (proprietary) software? To make an informed decision when choosing between them, you need to know the advantages and disadvantages of each. The main issues in the debate include cost, service and support, innovation, usability, and security. Get a closer look at open source and closed source software solutions so you know what’s right for your needs.

open university  Bwired Resources Related to Open Source vs. Closed Source (Proprietary) Software : Open Source Software (OSS) (Wikipedia) Proprietary software (Wikipedia) Open Source vs. Closed Source (Proprietary) Software Open Source is also known as : Best Open Source , Best Open Source Software , Open Source , Open Source Alternatives , Open Source Application , Open Source Business , Open Source Business Model , Open Source Community , Open Source Companies , Open Source Content , Open Source Content Management , Read More

Open letter to companies planning on using Social CRM


If you have decided to use social customer relationship management (SCRM) to sell your products or services, you should be ready to adapt to what your customers consider SCRM to be, not vice versa. As I mentioned in my post Social CRM is Dead, Long Live Social Media Flavored CRM, I see the “social” in SCRM as being related to human welfare and not only to social media. Therefore, SCRM should

open university  products. 4. Offer me an open SaaS (software as a service) tool that will not only be accessible over the internet, but will also be flexible and customizable according to my specific needs . I don’t expect you to provide me with complex functionality, but let me add or rename a field or build a dashboard when I need it. 5. And since we’re not all working in the cloud (yet), let me integrate with office tools, on-premise applications, mobile devices, etc . Not to mention hosted, on demand, and SaaS Read More

Case Study: University of Nevada Reno (UNR)


Although students at the University of Nevada’s Reno campus were generally respectful of the campus’s computers and IT policies, entertainment or malicious software often appeared on computer hard drives. This made machines less stable or even disabled them entirely. To combat the problem of computer network security, UNR found a solution that enables automatic shutdown time and safer shared computer workstations.

open university  Study: University of Nevada Reno (UNR) Although students at the University of Nevada’s Reno campus were generally respectful of the campus’s computers and IT policies, entertainment or malicious software often appeared on computer hard drives. This made machines less stable or even disabled them entirely. To combat the problem of computer network security, UNR found a solution that enables automatic shutdown time and safer shared computer workstations. Read More

The Advantages of Open Source ERP


Open source software’s development processes, and the new business models its developers adopt, provide a new way of resolving the problems of cost and quality for enterprise software. To make an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system available to companies, cost reduction is the first priority. Find out how open source software makes it possible to reduce development costs—while resulting in a high-quality product.

open university  Advantages of Open Source ERP Open source software’s development processes, and the new business models its developers adopt, provide a new way of resolving the problems of cost and quality for enterprise software. To make an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system available to companies, cost reduction is the first priority. Find out how open source software makes it possible to reduce development costs—while resulting in a high-quality product. Read More

Considerations When Comparing Open Source and Appliance-Based Messaging


Open source messaging middleware is an increasingly popular way to provide data distribution functionality inside and outside the datacenter. It can let companies cost-effectively meet relatively simple messaging requirements without the expense of purchasing a commercial messaging platform. It is important to understand the relative strengths and weaknesses of open source and appliance-based messaging in order to choose a platform that meets your short- and long-term needs as cost-effectively as possible. This white paper gives points to consider when evaluating open source messaging and a set of questions and answers to aid in identifying the right solution.

open university  When Comparing Open Source and Appliance-Based Messaging Open source messaging middleware is an increasingly popular way to provide data distribution functionality inside and outside the datacenter. It can let companies cost-effectively meet relatively simple messaging requirements without the expense of purchasing a commercial messaging platform. It is important to understand the relative strengths and weaknesses of open source and appliance-based messaging in order to choose a platform Read More

University of Kentucky Leveraging SAP HANA to Lead the Way in Use of Analytics in Higher Education




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BAAN Announces "Open World": Business-To-Business Collaboration Over The Internet


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open university  recent announcements detail an open architecture designed to connect thousands of their customers within SAP's Market place. Baan will need to reciprocate with additional information in order to stay competitive. Vendors working to establish themselves in the business marketplace arena (eg: Commerce One, Concur, Ariba) have already endorsed open XML based standards. Baan will need to maintain an adaptable standard, publish more data on integration plans, detail possible partners and describe rich feature Read More

TEC Talks to OpenMFGFree and Open Source Software Business ModelsPart Two: OpenMFG


TEC spoke with the President and Chief Executive Officer of OpenMFG, Edward L. Lilly, Jr., to find out how OpenMFG is leveraging commodity Free and open source software platforms to more cost-effectively deliver its own ERP solution.

open university  Talks to OpenMFGFree and Open Source Software Business ModelsPart Two: OpenMFG Introduction Consider that Free and open source software models, as opposed to the traditional proprietary models, may afford end user organizations a direct line to getting the software that is most well-adapted to their specific needs and at a lower cost. If that tends to be the case, one should ask how it is that the groups providing Free and open source enterprise software model their businesses to support that notion. TEC Read More