Lessons Learned from implementation for Banner Student, Financial Aid, and Finance

| September 30, 2009

1. That Advancement, HR, Financial Aid, Finance, and Student teams work together. This is a must to ensure progress and success. 2. Clean PLUS data is so very important to data Migration. (Had problem with birthdays, course credit hours, course description, and academic term vs financial aid terms definition). 3. Complete Validation Tables and Rule […]

No More Shame In My Game

| September 28, 2009

I have received several e-mails as well as several phone calls over the past two weeks; they all were expressing concerns about my spelling and grammar in a professional blog like a point of thought. I guess many people missed the original point of this blog. Originally I wanted an outlet for all the technical […]

Outline Electronic Standards for Data Integrity – SUNGARD BANNER

| September 28, 2009

Rules for Clean and  Accurate Records ·         Search first.  Before creating a new record for a person ororganization, conduct an ID and name search to make sure that person ororganization has not already been entered in the Banner database.  Each user inevery office MUST conduct a thorough search to prevent entering a duplicaterecord. ·         Data […]

Cognitive Overload

| September 25, 2009

The new concern in the Information Age is cognitive overload. Cognitive overload is a term used to express the state that people, especially computer workers, experience as a result of distraction, stressful situations, multitasking, and data congestion related to increasingly sophisticated technologies. Presently, there is little information on the effects that cognitive overload have on […]

In a College Or University setting is Thin-Client or Fat-Client the most cost efficient way to provide access to Residential Students in a College Or University Environment? Part II

| September 23, 2009

The goal of providing a cost efficient way for computer access for students residing on campus is to make receiving an education as easy flowing as possible. The residential students could be in the comfort of their own rooms completing homework which in previous years were too expensive to buy and had to be used […]