Enterprise Systems Lightning Round

Wednesday, October 29 | 3:15PM–4:05PM | Room W330D
Session Type: Professional Development
Your colleagues have found great ways to provide technology solutions for their institutions. Join them as we move from one idea to the next. This lively set of five-minute presentations will expand your horizons, broaden your perspectives, and whet your appetite for more information. Get together with the presenters at the poster session later in the afternoon.

Academic Course Scheduling: The Real Story About Space Utilization
Keith Stiles, Western Carolina University
Hear how institutional researchers used a businessintelligence tool, X25, to analyze course schedulingeffectiveness and space utilization, enablingacademic departments to provide optimal learningopportunities for students.

Developing a Comprehensive EnrollmentManagement Cube
Bob Duniway, Seattle University
Learn about a dimensional data model that addressesenrollment management questions, can be extendedto address additional concerns, and helps reach adata-supported enrollment management strategy.

Reducing Melt: Using Blackboard toIncrease Enrollments
Kevin P. Lynch, Clarkson University
Clarkson University used Blackboard as the mediumto deliver and collect information for the incomingstudent process. The result is increased enrollments,decreased costs, and a more engaged study body.

SharePoint-Enabled Collaboration atPrinceton
Salvador Rosario, Princeton University
This session will demonstrate some SharePointfeatures and how administrative and academicdepartments at Princeton use them to collaborate.It will also address the issues faced in theimplementation process.

Technology Time Trials: A Sprint for theAlpha Class
Tina Green, Mississippi State University
Mississippi State delivered a convenient, intuitivelearning community management interface forthe Day One Leadership program, using existingtechnologies, add-on developments, and homegrownapplications funneled into the campus portal.

Tufts Emergency Alert System: From 0 to60 in 60 Days Flat!
Dianne Silva, Tufts University
Tufts University IT investigated, evaluated, selected,and implemented a crisis communication tooland persuaded 60 percent of the population tovoluntarily provide emergency contact informationin under 60 days.

What's Not in Your Wiki?
Carlyn Foshee Chatfield, Rice University
Rice University IT found an inexpensive, quick, intuitive solution for knowledge management. What could go wrong? Learn to identify trust issues and resolve them when adopting a collaborative documentation application.


  • Carlyn Chatfield

    Community Builder (retired), Rice University
  • Bob Duniway

    Associate VP for Institutional Effectiveness, Seattle University
  • Tina Green

    Lead Instructional Technology Specialist, Mississippi State University
  • Katie Ranes

    IT Program Director, Arizona State University
  • Sal Rosario

    Strategic IT Consulting Manager, Princeton University
  • Dianne Silva

    Associate Director IT Software License Services, Tufts University

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