JackBe, EMS Brings ERP Mashups to Higher Education

Mashup innovator JackBe is partnering with EMS-Intelligent Chaos (EMS-IC) to bring ERP mashups to colleges and universities. The goal is to make information more accessible and useful to students and professors.

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Mashup innovator JackBe is partnering with EMS-Intelligent Chaos (EMS-IC) to bring ERP mashups to colleges and universities. The goal is to make information more accessible and useful to students and professors.

JackBe's Enterprise Mashup Platform Presto, is being used by the higher education industry to achieve quicker access to disparate data helping university professionals and students save time and money. The company's 'Higher Education Mashup Packs' brings together experts in Oracle eBusiness Suite and PeopleSoft applications with agile technology to leverage JackBe's Presto Enterprise Mashup Platform for ERP.

JackBe-EMS-IC partnership envisions a broad range of enterprise mashups for higher educations.

  • Research & Collaboration - Enterprise Mashups can allow individuals to quickly research, define and share ideas across different networks
  • Budgets and Forecasting - Enterprise Mashups can provide university administrators with real time data to make faster more cost effective decisions
  • Social Mashups - Enterprise Mashups can bring dynamic personalized information to university students offering an improved campus and academic experiences


  • JackBe and EMS-Intelligent Chaos will offer "Higher Ed Mashup Packs" that deliver contextual information and increased ROI from existing ERP investments, the companies said. The mashup packs will bring together experts in Oracle eBusiness Suite and PeopleSoft applications with technology that takes advantage of JackBe's Presto Enterprise Mashup Platform, according to the companies.

    Whether its connecting professors through research collaboration or helping university administrators easily create and share cashflow statements. Enterprise Mashups represent the new innovation way to drive excellence and collaboration among the education community, the companies said in a statement.

    JackBe officials said the Higher Ed finance knowledge and the rapid results approach of EMS-Intelligent Chaos' delivery methodology is string fit for harnessing the agile capabilities of JackBe's Presto.

    "With budgets getting tighter and competition increasing for limited gift and research funds, educational institutions are looking to improve operational and strategic decision-making with dynamic access and visualization of student demographics, contributions, and operations data," said Chor-Ching Fan, JackBe Vice President of Product Marketing and Partnerships, in a statement.

    The mashup packs offer a dashboard that gathers data from PeopleSoft's expense and time-tracking modules then delivers that information through personalized mashup widgets, the companies said. The mashup packs also include social mashups that foster collaboration and improve the student experience across the campus, according to the companies.

    "Most organizations with deployments of Oracle's ERP applications face a growing backlog of customization requests that require data integration across multiple ERP modules," said Elaine Myrback, President and CEO of EMS-Intelligent Chaos, in the statement. "By partnering with JackBe, we can offer our higher education customers an agile solution that leverages their Oracle applications to provide university administrators with the tools they need to effectively manage cash flow and budgets."



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