B2B vendors add content management to their e-commerce software

The vendors say they’re responding to strong demand among B2B buyers for content-rich and user-friendly e-commerce sites. Technology vendors such as commercetools, EpiServer and HighJump Software Inc. are moving toward offering software that integrates e-commerce with content management software. The aim is to provide business-to-business customers with the rich media, video and zoom functions they… Read More »


Electronic records can be created in a range of different formats. The simplest and perhaps most common form are data sets contained in databases (these are sometimes referred to as data files). Otherwise, the majority of electronic records are still simple text-based records or relatively uncomplicated spreadsheets. However, as software applications become more advanced, the… Read More »

Network Computing

One of the most significant advances in computing began in the mid-1980s with the integration of telecommunications and computing to form computer networks. Network technology allows organisations to connect a number of PCs into a local area network (LAN) to enable groups to share software applications and file storage space and to transport documents and… Read More »

Mainframe Computing

The earliest mainframe computers were introduced into large private firms and some government organisations during the 1940s and 1950s. They were used to automate tasks involving numerical calculations (such as accounting, taxation or statistics). Data were entered into the computer system and then processed in batches. Batch: A group of jobs, data, or software programs… Read More »


Managing Electronic Records introduces the basic principles of electronic records management. Electronic record: A digital record that can be manipulated, transmitted or processed by a computer. Computerisation has led to rapid and dynamic changes in the way governments and businesses operate. Records managers today encounter a much wider range of records, paper-based and electronic, than… Read More »

Virtual University : The Virtual Undergraduate

1 The Virtual Undergraduate 1.1 Student One Undergraduate One is a high school student of high-ability, a track star, of minority descent from the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Undergraduate One (know affectionately as UnOn) is interested in the University of Virginia, and therefore, while taking his SAT I and II, puts VU down as one… Read More »

Financial Aid

Overview In the future, UVa will continue to provide financial assistance to applicants in order to support the enrollment and graduation of a diverse student body. Throughout the student lifecycle, varying levels of financial assistance and fund management advice are required. Both the applicant/student and administrative staff will have real-time access to accurate information about… Read More »

Student Financials

1 Student Account Creation (Reg) 1.1 Describe how the student accounts are created: 1) through a school’s regular Admission process; 2) via the Admission process but independent of an academic term (as with the Law and Medical Schools which are on a non-standard academic calendar); and 3) when there is no formal admissions process (as… Read More »

Student Services Demonstration Script : Student Records

To support the educational mission of VU’s academic departments, the administration plans to build on its efforts to provide easy ways for students to register and enroll for courses, receive advising assistance, and monitor academic performance and progress. In the future, students will be better able to assess information and make informed choices about academic… Read More »