Likelihood to Recommend PeopleSoft
Campus Solutions is a fully robust solution for large campuses and University systems. The tools it provides are powerful and scalable. It can handle anything from 1,000 students to over 100,000. The issue because spreading that cost around. Smaller schools will probably need a dedicated functional staff and an information systems staff to handle the chore of managing the system. Although many of the tools allow for automated processing it take a considerable amount of effort to get to that point and the upfront and maintaining costs should be considered.
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Qustodio is well-suited for organizations that want to monitor and manage internet usage to ensure a safe and productive online environment. It is useful for companies with strict internet usage policies, as well as those with a bring your own device policy. However, in scenarios where employees need a significant level of internet freedom to perform their job functions, Qustodio may be less appropriate.
Read full review Pros The Query Manager tool is useful - especially for users who are not comfortable writing SQL queries. Query Manager also allows Security staff to dictate exactly what access to grant to query writers. Campus Solutions offers several batch-style functions, such as batch transcript requests and batch degree conferral. There is a Population Selection option that allows you to use a query or Excel file to specify the students who are in the batch. The Communication Generation process allows users to create batch emails or letters that include mail-merge style data for each individual receiving the communication. There is a Microsoft Word plugin that allows you to craft the message that will be sent, and they can be sent on a set schedule or when certain trigger conditions occur. Read full review Monitoring daily communication throughout the firm Storing historical messaging in a database for audit and tracking purposes Developing rules and guidelines in the system to be automatically enforced Read full review Cons We don't like that you cannot export student grades and information into an excel spreadsheet or document that allows you to edit when necessary. Other tools do this but for a system us robust as PeopleSoft we are surprised you are not able to do this. Continuing with the schedule, in order to see how many students are registered in a section one has to click on that section which is another waste of time. Each section has a blue square meaning full and a green circle meaning not full. Why can't the number of students be shown instead, or in addition? And to top it off, the number of students is shown so low that one has to scroll each time to see it. Occasionally, PeopleSoft will randomly stop work, and you will lose all the information you were working on, so I recommend saving your work frequently. PeopleSoft is also not the most user-friendly student information systems. The new update did improve its aesthetic appeal though. Relying on Oracle system administrators to do all updates and handle any problems that may occur. Sometimes you feel a little helpless and too reliant on the vendor. It takes a while for our admins to update the software because we have so many custom configurations and custom bolt-ons so they all have to be tested thoroughly to make sure nothing breaks when migrated to production. Because of this, our university is always behind when it comes to system updates. Read full review It could offer more support towards Chromebooks. Read full review Support Rating
When you open a service request you will get contacted in short order. They will usually develop a patch or hot fix in a reasonable amount of time. You do usually need to keep the software updated and will want to be on the latest versions.
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PeopleSoft Campus Solutions has been the software of choice between Jenzebar and Campus vue as the user interface is easier, students seem to understand their progress and the system better than the other two softwares I have used. I would recommend this as all things student related are in one portal area.
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Qustodio stacks up well against other products like
Family, Kaspersky Safe Kids, and Net Nanny in terms of its features and capabilities. All of these products offer similar features like website filtering, app management, and monitoring of internet activities. However, Qustodio stands out for its ease of use and user-friendly interface. It also offers more granular controls for setting time limits and restrictions, and the alerts it sends are more detailed and informative. Additionally, Qustodio's customer support is also very responsive and helpful.We selected Qustodio over the other products because it offered the best balance of features, ease of use, and customer support. It was also more cost-effective than some of the other options. Overall, Qustodio has proven to be a reliable and effective solution for our organization's internet usage management needs.
Read full review Return on Investment Manages student records well. The course enrollment process for the student is non-intuitive. Waitlist functionality for the courses is hard to implement. Read full review Consistent messaging throughout the firm Managing reputation risk Preventing inappropriate or outside-of-scope communication or browsing Read full review ScreenShots