Kate Tattersfield, August 29, 2018

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How Saïd Foundation improved their application rate by digitising the admissions process

How Saïd Foundation improved their application rate by digitising the admissions process
Applying to university can be an exciting, if not a slightly nerve-racking experience - but only if schools offer a seamless admissions process from beginning to end. In this article, we explore what happened when a renown educational institution decided to replace their admissions paperwork with a purely digital student recruitment approach.  
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The benefits of tracking candidates' applications with an admissions software

The benefits of tracking candidates' applications with an admissions software
When it comes to prospective students' admissions success, being able to track the candidate’s application journey is a crucial part of the process. In this blog post, we explore how a good admissions solution for higher education can help advance students through the application process and convert prospects into enrolled students.
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Kate Tattersfield, August 10, 2018

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How an integrated admissions and CRM platform can transform the student recruitment process

How an integrated admissions and CRM platform can transform the student recruitment process
Technological advancements have instigated wide-reaching cultural and societal changes, and in the realm of higher ed, have had a profound impact on the way in which universities operate, both in and out of the lecture hall.
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Kate Tattersfield, August 02, 2018

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Admissions software every university should be using

Admissions software every university should be using
In this article, we explain why keeping up-to-date with your university admissions and CRM software is a must for any higher ed institution who wants to optimise their recruitment process and make their mark in a competitive industry.
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Reet Sen, July 17, 2018

in crm, productivity

Stop importing and exporting data - it's reducing your productivity!

Stop importing and exporting data - it's reducing your productivity!
Since Ray Tomlinson created the email back in the ‘70s (1972 to be precise), dozens of other online communication tools have followed suit - many of which are used by universities to communicate with their students throughout the learning lifecycle today. But often, using several systems simultaneously can complicate matters and prove time-consuming.
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How do student information systems (SIS) and customer relationship management systems (CRM) compare?

How do student information systems (SIS) and customer relationship management systems (CRM) compare?
CRM, SIS, LMS, ERM, ERP: when it comes to managing data and communications in a university, the list of software options available can be confusing to anyone who isn’t well-versed in the language of tech. In this article, we decipher the differences between a Student Management System (SIS) and a Customer Relationship Management system (CRM).
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Kate Tattersfield, June 19, 2018

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5 essentials for managing student applications effectively

5 essentials for managing student applications effectively
Information has never been so accessible, and students nowadays spend a lot of time researching their university options online through websites, social media channels and online forums.
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How to choose the right CRM for your university

How to choose the right CRM for your university
A survey conducted by StudyPortals and iE&D Solutions revealed that in 2015, 104 (59%) out of 176 universities respondents did not use a CRM system. So what exactly are these institutions missing out on?
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5 reasons why your university should use a CRM over spreadsheets

5 reasons why your university should use a CRM over spreadsheets
We are all familiar with Excel, and while spreadsheets have several great uses, rows and columns just aren't built for managing prospects or handling customer relations. How can a CRM help manage the process more effectively? Higher Education Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems, unlike spreadsheets, have been specifically designed to manage student relationships and lead management by tracking communication, notes and tasks related to an individual. 
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Understanding the differences between a CRM and a LMS

Understanding the differences between a CRM and a LMS
From SIS to CRM to LMS... the amount of acronyms in the edtech world these days can be overwhelming. This article takes a look at two of the most popular software systems in a bid to explain what they do and provide an overview of their similarities and differences. This series of articles can be used as a guide for higher education professionals who want to understand how the software systems they use work on a basic level.
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