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Sponsors and Vendors

The assistance and support of Sponsors and Vendors allows OBUG to continue to provide an inexpensive and valuable conference.

The OBUG community would like to individually thank Scott Mowery from Tracy, Inc. as this is his 7th straight year supporting this conference.  THANK YOU for your continued support!

Vendors and/or Sponsors who would like to support OBUG, please contact KSUOBUG@kent.edu for details. 

 


Namesake Sponsor


Ohio Banner User Group functions as a vital and beneficial collaboration through our affiliation with Ellucian. The OBUG conference offers you an opportunity to meet some of the Ellucian team, ask questions, offer suggestions, and find out about the future of Banner. 

Ellucian Logo

As a major sponsor of the Ohio Banner Users Group annual conference, Ellucian product managers, consultants, and members of the customer relationship team will provide many valuable interactive and informative Banner sessions in Advancement, Human Resources, Technical, Luminis (Portal), Student Success and other tracks.

Ellucian provides innovative software and services to help education institutions thrive in an open and dynamic world. We deliver a broad portfolio of technology solutions, developed in collaboration with a global education community, and provide strategic guidance to help education institutions of all kinds navigate change, achieve greater transparency, and drive efficiencies. More than 2,400 institutions in 40 countries around the world look to Ellucian for the ideas and insights that will move education forward, helping people everywhere discover their futures through learning.
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OBUG is able to provide this conference because of our collaborative relationship with Ellucian.

Contact:

Scott Knick
Account Executive
Email: Scott.Knick@ellucian.com
Phone: 614-893-7001
Online: www.ellucian.com 

2018 Conference Sessions:

Ellucian will offer numerous sessions in multiple tracks including Banner 9, Ethos, Analytics, and many other topics. 

 

 


Breakfast Sponsors


Oracle Logo Mythics Logo

Oracle and Mythics are co-sponsoring the OBUG Breakfast.

Oracle, a global provider of enterprise cloud computing, is empowering businesses of all sizes on their journey of digital transformation. Oracle Cloud provides leading-edge capabilities in software as a service, platform as a service, infrastructure as a service, and data as a service.  

Oracle helps customers develop strategic roadmaps and advance their journey to the cloud from any point: new cloud deployments, legacy environments, and hybrid implementations. Oracle’s complete, integrated approach makes it easy for companies to get started in the cloud and even easier to expand as business grows. 

Oracle’s application suites, platforms, and infrastructure leverage both the latest technologies and emerging ones—including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, blockchain, and Internet of Things (IoT)— in ways that create business differentiation and advantage for customers. 

Today, 430,000 customers in 175 countries use Oracle technologies to seize business opportunities and solve real, tangible challenges. Oracle supports customers on every step of the digital journey, with consulting, financing, support, and training services. 

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Mythics is an award-winning Oracle systems integrator, consulting firm, managed services provider and Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork representing Oracle product lines across cloud, software, support, hardware, engineered systems and appliances. Mythics delivers technology solutions serving the Federal Government, State and Local Governments, Commercial, Higher Education and Research, Utilities and Healthcare sectors and is a trusted partner to organizations worldwide.

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Oracle Contact:

Joseph Marnell
Cloud Platform & Technology Account Manager
Email: joseph.marnell@oracle.com
Phone: 412-414-6191
Online: www.oracle.com/industries/higher-education/index.html

Mythics Contact:

Jason Hoover
Strategic Markets Marketing Manager
Email: JHoover@mythics.com
Phone: 757-452-4737
Online: www.mythics.com

 

2018 Oracle Conference Sessions:

Modernize Your Banner Environment with the Oracle Cloud

2018 Mythics Conference Session:

Planning considerations when migrating applications to cloud

 

 


Afternoon Snack Sponsor


 

Outsystems Logo

Thousands of organizations worldwide trust OutSystems, the number one low-code platform for rapid application development. Engineers with an obsessive attention to detail crafted every aspect of the OutSystems platform to help our customers build enterprise-grade apps and transform their business faster. OutSystems is the only solution that combines the power of low-code development with advanced mobile capabilities, enabling visual development of entire application portfolios that easily integrate with existing systems. To learn more, visit us at www.outsystems.com and follow us on Twitter @OutSystems and LinkedIn.

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Contact:

Mark Williams
Senior Account Executive
Email: mark.williams@outsystems.com
Phone: 205-908-6741
Online: www.outsystems.com

2018 Conference Sessions:

How Kent State is using Low-Code to integrate with Banner...and deliver 10 applications per quarter

 

 


CIO Dinner Sponsor


 

Hyland Logo

Hyland provides some of the most widely used information management solutions for colleges and universities. Flexible, scalable and secure, Hyland’s content services solutions fit specific processes across institutions. From admissions processing and review, including transcript capture and transfer course evaluation, to AP invoice processing, Hyland’s end-to-end solutions enable institutions to leverage existing hardware investments, integrate with student information systems and alleviate administrative burdens on IT. For more information about Hyland’s suite of higher education solutions, please visit Hyland.com/what-we-do.

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Contact:

Casey McGinty
Higher Education Account Specialist
Phone: 440-788-5544
Online: www.hyland.com

2018 Conference Sessions:

Ellucian Ethos & Hyland Integration

 

 


Exhibitors


Softdocs Company Logo

Softdocs develops enterprise content management, e-forms and process automation solutions exclusively for the education marketplace.

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Contact:

Kathy Moore
Email: kmoore@softdocs.com
Phone: 913-738-4430
Online: www.softdocs.com

2018 Conference Sessions:

Beyond Imaging: The Next Generation of Paperless

 

Strata Information Group Logo

Strata Information Group (SIG) has been providing consulting services to Higher Education faculty, staff, and students, since 1987.  As an 'Authorized Services Partner' with Ellucian we are uniquely qualified to help you make that most of your Banner ERP system.  Stop by our booth to learn more about our people and services.

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Contact:

David C. Miley
Email: miley@sigcorp.com
Phone: 717-424-3164
Online: www.sigcorp.com

2018 Conference Sessions:

Keeping Current With Banner Advancement

 

 

Tracy, Inc. Logo

Tracy, Inc. provides consulting, system design, implementation and support of data acquisition systems.  Products include UltraTime Enterprise time & attendance products; UltraBadge Enterprise, an integrated ID production system; Data Collection Applications, biometric readers, and portable data collection solutions; security designs and implementations; and synchronized wall clocks.

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Contact:

Scott A. Mowery
Technical Sales Manager
Email: scottm@tracyinc.com
Phone: 616-241-1661 ext. 4335
Online: www.tracyinc.com

2018 Conference Sessions:

Campus Time and Scheduling Tools for Managers and Employees

 

TouchNet Logo

TouchNet, a Global Payments company, is a pioneer in delivering innovative financial technology to institutions of higher education. Since 1989, colleges and universities have relied on TouchNet unified commerce solutions to streamline and secure campus-wide payments and related business transactions. TouchNet software helps these institutions save time and money by giving them greater control over transactions, costs, and compliance, as well as providing improved operational efficiencies and self-service access to real-time information.

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Contact:

Bryan Byrd
Regional Sales Manager
Email: bryan.byrd@touchnet.com
Phone: 913-310-1291
Online: www.touchnet.com

2018 Conference Sessions:

The Complete Approach to Campus Commerce


Initium Software Logo

Initium Software, and Ellucian partner, is an organization focused on the needs of our clients. Our mission is to make organizations more efficient and successful. We live by a simple creed, “build what matters”. And we’re excited to design and develop industry leading solutions that make our clients lives easier, and programs more effective.

Instant Address is an address validation service, delivered on Microsoft's cloud computing network, Azure.  As an active REST endpoint it is simple to integrate with and enabling inline validation with Banner 9 Admin and Self Service is simple.  Utilize our Oracle installer to run automated batching directly from your Banner tables.

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Contact:

John Shelvey
CEO
Email: John.shelvey@initiumsoftware.com
Phone: 978-467-1456
Online: www.initiumsoftware.com

2018 Conference Sessions:

Address Data Management in Banner 9

 


Vendors


JPI Company logo

JPI Data Resource is a world leading provider of the Laserfiche Document Management & ECM system. In 2006 and 2007 JPI was the #1 Laserfiche Reseller Worldwide with more than 200 installations. JPI is a leading provider of BPM (Business Process Management) analysis and implementation; Where JPI combines Laserfiche Search, Automation, & Data Capture tools to build intelligent BPM systems reducing both labor and timeline costs for even the most complicated business environments. We have worked with hundreds of clients helping them adopt the Run Smarter® philosophy. Our client base covers a variety of industries nationwide that include Higher Education, Government and Municipal agencies, Healthcare and more.

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Contact:

Calvin Stephens
Presales Analyst
Email: calvins@jpidr.com
Phone: 1-888-581-8560
Online: www.jpidr.com

 

Kaufman Hall Logo

Kaufman Hall’s Axiom Higher Education Suite provides sophisticated, flexible performance management solutions that empower university leaders to analyze results, model the future, and optimize decision making. Configured for higher education, solutions for strategic financial planning, reporting and analytics, as well as budgeting and forecasting are delivered on an integrated software platform, managed in the cloud.

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Contact:

Corey Crane
Regional Sales Executive
Email: ccrane@kaufmanhall.com
Phone: 816-739-0491
Online: www.kaufmanhall.com

 

Tuition Management Systems Logo

Tuition Management Systems (TMS) offers robust payment technology built for the education industry, all backed by a high touch service model.
 
Our solutions are hosted and managed to create efficiencies and reduce workload while integrating seamlessly with your school’s Banner system.  We ensure compliance with federal, state, and payment card industry regulations, deliver expert support, and have the backing of Ellucian through our Alliance Level Partnership.

Our offerings span campus-wide commerce and include: billing services, portals, payment acceptance, payment plans, refunding and disbursement.

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Contact:

Liz Hunley Meuse
Business Development Manager
Email: Lhunleymeuse@afford.com
Phone: 513-260-1868
Online: www.tuitionmanagementsystems.com

 

ISE, Inc. Logo

ISE, Inc. are developers of the enterprise wide job scheduling solution EnterpriseSCHEDULE. The EnterpriseSCHEDULE Banner custom add on includes a large suite of template jobs along with custom property pages geared towards quickly building a flow of Banner specific jobs.  Utilized by the education, financial, retail and healthcare industry on thousands of servers worldwide, EnterpriseSCHEDULE has provided process automation for large and small networks for over 30 years. Workflow can be controlled, managed and monitored across the enterprise using a Windows client application or a browser based Web Client. A wide variety of job prototypes make for easy automation of common tasks.

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Contact:

John Goetz
Director, Sales and Marketing
Email: jgoetz@i-s-e.com
Phone: 310-643-7310
Online: www.i-s-e.com

Contact:

Paul Jones
Director, Customer Support
Email: pjones@i-s-e.com
Phone: 310-643-7310
Online: www.i-s-e.com

 

Quest Logo

At Quest, our purpose is to solve complex problems with simple solutions. We accomplish this with a philosophy focused on great products, great service and being simple to do business with. Our vision is to deliver technology that eliminates the need to choose between efficiency and effectiveness.

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Contact:

Katie Hamm
Email: Katie.Hamm@quest.com
Phone: 614-726-4781
Online: www.quest.com

 


 

Updated October 12, 2018