Why Choose eduTrac ERP: Custom Reports

Another very important feature of a college management system is reporting. The good news is that a majority of college management systems include reports and statistics. The bad news is that with most of them, that’s all you have. However, higher ed institutions need more flexibility than that. With eduTrac ERP, you can generate advanced custom reports. Granted, you have to learn Structured Query Language (SQL) but learning SQL is very easy. Furthermore, knowing SQL will give you a great advantage in the education realm. More and more colleges are looking for someone who has some knowledge of SQL. You…

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Why Choose eduTrac ERP: Historical Data

This is the first in a series of posts that will answer the question, “Why Choose eduTrac ERP?” Many prospective customers check out the demo site, edit info, and add info but from the offset, they don’t know the inner workings of the system or what goes on behind the scenes. eduTrac’s feature set is enormous and can be a bit overwhelming at first. Nevertheless, it is our hope that you get a better grasp of the system, how powerful it is, and why you should consider using it. The feature we will focus on today in this post is…

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Best Server Setup for eduTrac

eduTrac is a really robust college management system that allows you to manage the majority of daily tasks with ease. However, due to its size and data collection, it really isn’t ideal to run it on a shared hosting environment. It may be cost effective at first, but when your data starts getting into the thousands, a shared hosting environment will not be enough. Furthermore, if you are using the ERP edition of eduTrac, then you should not even think of installing it on a shared hosting environment. The ideal solution for running eduTrac is on a VPS or dedicated…

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Student Restrictions

eduTrac ERP version 4.0.6 was released today. The release includes some new features, bug fixes and enhancements. One of the new features that was added is called Student Restrictions. The student restrictions screen allows a staff member to place a restriction or account hold onto a student’s account. If a student restriction is at the severity level of ’99′, then the student will not be able to register for courses online. By using the restriction code form, you can add any number of restrictions that can be used. The online documentation has been updated to give detailed instructions on how…

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Support the eduTrac Project

eduTrac has had about 1000 downloads since it was birthed in September. The project is growing, new features are being planned, and then their is the constant testing and bug fixing. We desire to see this project become the best open source student information system out there, and you can help. Consider donating to help make that possible. Your donations will go toward the continued development of the flagship project. Furthermore, your donation will go toward the start of a new student information system project as well. The current SIS is mainly for higher education, but we see that there…

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eduTrac 1.0.9 Release & New Doc Site

The eduTrac 1.0.9 release is here. We highly recommend that everyone update their install to the latest version. This version also fixes a localization bug which caused translations not to work. Also, we have released an online documentation site where can choose a week, month, three month, six month, or yearly subscription. You can also opt into a one day free trial to evaluate the service. If interested, click here for more information.

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Six eduTrac Easter Eggs You Probably Did Not Know

eduTrac is a decent sized system with quite of few background processes running in the background via cron jobs. However, there are other processes that take place when a new student records is created or a student record is updated. It is important to understand what actually is going on so that you may what affect your changes could make for your institution as well as how it will affect other offices within your institution. Below are six things you probably don’t know about eduTrac with regards to student records. These are just a few of the easter eggs that…

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eduTrac 1.0.5 Release

eduTrac version 1.0.5 has been released with an exciting new feature: attendance. Faculty can now take daily attendance in their course sections as well as view attendance reports for each student. Download eduTrac today and try it out. The new version can be downloaded from SourceForge or you can create an account to access downloads.

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