NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ellucian, the leading global provider for higher education software and services, today announced that an enhanced and cloud-enabled version of its Ellucian Perform™ solution is being previewed at Ellucian Live 2015 in New Orleans, LA.
Ellucian Perform, formerly called Institutional Performance Management, gives college and university executives a unified and comprehensive view of their key performance indicators in the context of their strategic plan while aligning all staff about how best to fulfill and deliver on the mission of student success.
“Ellucian Live is the perfect opportunity for us to preview the next iteration of Ellucian Perform with more than 8,800 passionate higher education technology professionals who are dedicated to student success,” said Mark Jones, senior vice president and chief product officer at Ellucian. “It’s a sophisticated and now cloud-enabled platform with a brilliant user experience. Ellucian Perform places important metrics like graduation analysis and average time to degree completion at the fingertips of senior leaders, so they may move quickly into action planning, when needed.”
Developed and delivered in strategic partnership with Nuventive®, Ellucian Perform is an easy, intuitive, first-to-market solution that provides executives a real-time, institution-wide view of KPI’s and objectives across all campuses, departments, and systems. It now works with Evisions Argos along with other common reporting tools used on campuses today like SAP Business Objects, IBM Cognos, and Microsoft Excel.
“Texas Tech University is enthusiastic about the Ellucian partnership with Microsoft to leverage the O365/SharePoint platform to enhance the Ellucian Perform product, and looks forward to the results of this key strategic partner alliance,” said Katherine A. Austin, Ph.D., Assistant Vice President, TTU Office of the CIO.
Ellucian Perform uniquely eliminates the gap between information and action by providing a platform tailored for institutional leaders, which aggregates any data from any source and binds it into any institutional plan or objectives while making that available and in understandable context for every staff member.
“There’s a rising demand among institutional leaders to leverage data analytics to inform institutional decision making with an eye on student success. Colleges and universities around the globe are wrestling with this challenge and are seeking tools that enable them to prioritize, measure, track and report on progress against key performance indicators directly tied to the institutions’ goals,” said Anthony Salcito, Vice President of Worldwide Education at Microsoft. “We’re proud to partner with Ellucian on this solution, furthering our mutual commitment to supporting individual and institutional performance.”
Ellucian is the world’s leading provider of software, services and insight to higher education. Ellucian helps the higher education community—students, faculty, and staff—achieve their goals more efficiently, effectively, and with reduced risk. Ellucian’s comprehensive suite of software solutions includes student information systems (SIS), finance and HR systems, recruiting and retention systems, among other offerings. With more than 1,500 institutions subscribing to Ellucian’s cloud services and SaaS offerings, the company is one of the largest providers of cloud-based solutions. Ellucian also supports the higher education community with a range of professional services, such as application software implementation, training, education, and management consulting. More than 2,400 institutions in 40 countries rely on Ellucian to help enable the mission of higher education. Visit Ellucian at www.ellucian.com, follow Ellucian on Twitter (@EllucianInc) and join the conversation on our ConnectED blog.
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