Please join us at Ellucian Live Online 2020!

We are proud to be a Premier Level sponsor at Ellucian Live Online 2020, starting June 8!

Please stop by our virtual booth to view special offers and learn how Ferrilli can help your institution get the most out of its technology.

We will also be holding virtual office hours at Ellucian Live Online every Thursday from 10 am – 12 pm EDT! We look forward to connecting with you!

Daring Leadership

This past weekend, as I was thinking about the many challenges that face all of us in our personal and professional lives, I was drawn to a book that I found quite inspiring. Many of you may be familiar with the work of Brené Brown. Her book Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts is, in my opinion, a book for this time. Big questions about leadership and bravery, openness to feedback, and heartfelt willingness.

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Moving to Cloud-based Phone Systems

The move to work-at-home has revealed limitations in many institutional phone systems. Some systems may not have been configured to support remote work, or for some systems it might not even be possible. Institutions with systems that do not have flexibility find themselves making some difficult decisions within offices to try to accommodate student needs.

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Considering Windows Virtual Desktops

College and University technology leaders across the country, indeed across the globe, have demonstrated great agility and adaptability in the face of moving to remote education and work. For many, the effort can be described as “turning on a dime.” Some institutions have made this transition by benefiting from institutional strategies that focused on mobility.

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Peace of Mind with Banner® CORE DBA and System Administration Services

Business continuity is paramount at any time, but particularly now. Ferrilli has been supporting many schools that use the Ellucian Colleague® system with a service called CORE System Administration services. We are pleased to announce that we are now extending that service to our Ellucian Banner® clients.

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Your Reputation is Only as Secure as Your Data

Recent news of large scale data breaches present cautionary tales of the risks associated with storing and maintaining sensitive information.  What you may not be aware of is that institutions of Higher Education are increasingly being targeted not only because of their rich troves of sensitive information, but also because many of them are inadequately protected.

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“WannaCry” Virus Prevention & Information

The “WannaCry” virus has infected numerous computers around the world. The WannaCry virus can infect a server or desktop without any end user interaction. According to White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert, more than 300,000 computers have been infected.

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