TopSchool Recognized for Innovative Approach to Student Data Management
Denver, CO – April 20, 2011 – TopSchool, a leading SaaS provider of Student Lifecycle Management (SLM) solutions for higher education, is a finalist in the 2011 SIIA CODiE Awards for Best Postsecondary Enterprise Solution. This marks the industry’s only peer-reviewed awards program, recognizing innovative product achievement in software, education technology and digital content.
“Our team has worked hard to develop and deliver a solution that is changing the way colleges and universities access and report on data in order to make student-centric decisions,” said Matthew Schnittman, CEO and Co-Founder of TopSchool. “Our approach simplifies and centralizes institution-wide student information management, making it easier for schools to gain deeper insight and more effectively use student data, driving stronger recruitment and retention. We are honored by this recognition, and look forward to continuing to help schools deliver a better student experience.”
TopSchool built the first SaaS student administrative system in higher education to address the key aspects of the student lifecycle. The system delivers the flexibility and customization necessary for schools to manage data their way, and it seamlessly integrates with a school’s existing applications or other industry solutions. Additionally, TopSchool delivers a system-inclusive, on-demand reporting component that enables colleges and universities to continuously improve programs, services and outcomes. The company’s TopView(TM)reporting suite offers more than 50 standard reports, as well as an ad-hoc reporting tool that makes it simple for all staff to create their own custom reports.
TopSchool recently released TopSchool SLM 3.0, advancing its open architecture SaaS platform, increasing scalability to meet customer growth, and delivering the highest level of performance. The new system is currently being used by all customers.
As a finalist, TopSchool’s SLM system underwent an extensive review by numerous judges, including a live demonstration. The category acknowledges the best non-instructional business management application or service that supports education enterprises in the postsecondary market, as well as best enables data exchange, processing and reporting.
Sponsored by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the CODiE Awards program is in its 25th year. The 2011 winners will be announced on May 23rd at the CODiE Awards Reception and Dinner at the 2011 Ed Tech Industry Summit.
TopSchool (www.topschoolinc.com) built the first SaaS student administrative system in higher education to address the key aspects of the student lifecycle. The company’s Student Lifecycle Management (SLM) system goes beyond the capabilities of traditional college student information systems, and includes a customizable student portal, easy-to-use CRM and SIS components, and an intelligent reporting suite. Schools can easily manage all student information from recruiting through retention in a central location, and they can deliver more student services more efficiently. The TopSchool system gives student-centric institutions the power to direct their own administrative tools, empowering them to drive growth, reduce costs and meet accountability requirements.
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