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To dine or not to dine, that is the question.
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You're about to evaluate three products for your institution, of which one will be selected. Of the three vendors, one reaches out and asks if you and your project team would like to have dinner the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by annalisa Nov 8, 2010.

Which comes first: Portal or LMS?
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Has anyone recently undergone a Portal Evaluation / Review process? If so, were you looking to replace the LMS as well?Which do you think should come first when looking to replace your system -- The…Continue

Tags: LMS, Portal

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Graham Jan 14, 2012.

Google Apps for Higher Ed vs. Miscrosoft Live@edu
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We are currently evaluating Google Apps for Higher Ed vs. Miscrosoft Live@edu Who out there is using one of these tools? Have you found customer support from the vendor to be an issue? Are your users…Continue

Tags: Email, Live@edu, Apps, Microsoft, Google

Started this discussion. Last reply by Justin Gatewood Nov 1, 2010.

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The Future

This group will explore the future of the higher education web profession. What are the implications for our profession when you combine the current financial conditions with the ongoing (r)evolution of higher education?See More
Oct 2, 2012
Michael McGlynn replied to Alana Riley's discussion Datatel Colleague & Portal Integration
"We are going to use Datatel Portal. If you are going to do this, understand that SharePoint is a very large application that eats up lots of resources and time. If you do not have an existing implementation of SharePoint, your research should…"
Jan 30, 2012
John Graham replied to Alana Riley's discussion Which comes first: Portal or LMS?
"I know the post is a bit old, but If you have a few minutes I'd like to touch base and maybe chat with your LMS guys if you are still connected with them."
Jan 14, 2012
Michael A. Smith replied to Alana Riley's discussion Datatel Colleague & Portal Integration
"Hi, Lauren,   Sorry, I can see in retrospect why that could be confusing. When I said we are a Datatel school, I meant we use Datatel as our SIS. We haven't committed to a portal project yet.   -M"
Mar 15, 2011
Lauren Woodward replied to Alana Riley's discussion Datatel Colleague & Portal Integration
"Hi Mike,   We are still evaluating both portals. We have not made a decision.  Do did you initially choose Datatel's Sharepoint portal and then switch to CampusEAI due to issues you had during implementation?  Based on your…"
Mar 15, 2011
Michael A. Smith replied to Alana Riley's discussion Datatel Colleague & Portal Integration
"Lauren, ...and I'm curious to know if you eliminated uPortal for a reason, or if you never had it on your list. We're down to CampusEAI and uPortal at the moment."
Mar 15, 2011
Lauren Woodward replied to Alana Riley's discussion Datatel Colleague & Portal Integration
"Hi Mike,   I'm recently joined University Web Developers when searching for some information about Datatel's Sharepoint Portal.  We are a Datatel shop and are considering Datatel's portal.  The other portal solution we…"
Mar 15, 2011
Mike Murray replied to Alana Riley's discussion Datatel Colleague & Portal Integration
"We're on Colleague and so we also went with Datatel's Sharepoint Portal ... as far as I'm concerned, it's been an unbridled mess, and I'd wager that everybody agrees with me, but because we're still in the midst of an…"
Jan 24, 2011
Alana Riley replied to Michelle Mierzwa's discussion Parent Marketing/Web Site Content
"We plan to make legal guardians a constituency role in our web portal. We hope this provides guardians with a secure space to feel directly involved in the education of the student, while being able to receive targeted messages from various…"
Jan 21, 2011
Alana Riley replied to Alana Riley's discussion Datatel Colleague & Portal Integration
"Anytime! I'm more than happy to chat."
Jan 21, 2011
Alana Riley posted a discussion

Berklee College of Music: Now Hiring Web Professionals

As we look to expand and improve our web presence, we'll be adding some new folks to our team, responsible for handling web development for our external website as well as our intranet and Learning Management System (Moodle). If you're in the Boston area, or…See More
Jan 21, 2011
Marilyn Strain replied to Alana Riley's discussion Datatel Colleague & Portal Integration
"Thanks again! I am going to share this with my team on Monday and we are gathering a list of very specific questions for Datatel. The team is the "Integrated Web Presence" and originally started out looking at MashUps but seem to be…"
Jan 21, 2011
Alana Riley replied to Alana Riley's discussion Datatel Colleague & Portal Integration
"I'll get the easy stuff out of the way first:   WebAdvisor: Yes Access to Fees/finances: We grant users access to view their fees and budgets through WebAdvisor screens. I'm assuming that's how you would set it up as well? Or…"
Jan 21, 2011
Alana Riley replied to Michael A. Smith's discussion Portal Support
"Hi Michael,   I can speak to my experience with Datatel, Campus EAI, and CampusCruiser. I just wrote a new response to the Colleague / Datatel Portal post I began a while back; check it out…"
Jan 21, 2011
Marilyn Strain replied to Alana Riley's discussion Datatel Colleague & Portal Integration
"Thanks so much for your response! We are currently in the needs analysis phase, using focus groups with current students and all of the administrative departments to define the top priorities. Here they are so far: Federated searchFederated Mailease…"
Jan 21, 2011
Alana Riley replied to Alana Riley's discussion Datatel Colleague & Portal Integration
"Hi Marilyn,   I'd be happy to share my thoughts with you on this one!   I reviewed Datatel, Campus EAI and Blackboard quite extensively from September 2010 through December 2010. I assembled a team of about 30 staff & faculty…"
Jan 21, 2011

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Employer?
Providence College
Website:
http://providence.edu
Personal Website:
http://alanamade.it
Find me on Twitter at:
http://twitter.com/alanariley
Find me on LinkedIn at:
http://linkedin.com/in/alanariley
List three areas of expertise or specialization.
Web development, Graphic design, Social media, Portal administration
What CMS are you using?
SharePoint & WordPress
What department or office are you in?
Web Services
Primary Job Responsibility
Making sure our .edu site looks as good as it can possibly look, for helping web editors phrase and organize their content properly and for maintaining and implementing our college-wide social media strategy (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and Foursquare).
Number of students at your institution
4500

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