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Managing Solutions in Recruit (Banner)
Ross Knight, Idaho State University
This session provides a general overview of managing solutions in a Recruit 4.x environment. This session will provide an overview of the solution and its different components and then dive into some tips and tricks and common pit falls.

Managing Workflows in Ellucian CRM Recruit (Banner)
Ross Knight, Idaho State University
In the last year of being live on Recruit with thousands of daily jobs we have learned, at times the hard way, what to do and what to avoid when designing workflows. This session will explore optimizing workflow design and monitoring existing workflows.

Centralized SQL Server Notification Processes Used at LCCC (Colleague and Banner)
Tim Bjornson, Laramie County Community College
LCCC will demonstrate how to set up a centralized SQL Server notification process to be routinely notified about any failed SQL Jobs that have occurred on any SQL Server in your environment, a centralized process to be routinely notified about all missed backups that have occurred on any SQL Server in your environment and a centralized process to be routinely notified if low Page Life Expectancy has occurred on any SQL Server in your environment. Also covered is how to configure SQL Database Mail to be automatically sent an email with the results of these notification processes in a tabular format. These concepts can be used to develop other SQL Server notification processes like proactive notification for ongoing high CPU activity on a SQL Server or database blocking activity if a third party SQL Server monitoring application is not in use at your school.

Getting Reports That Work: Communicating with Institutional Research (Colleague and Banner)
Sarah Smith, Laramie County Community College
Have you ever needed a report or spreadsheet from your institutional research office but didn’t know how to ask? Or have you ever requested a report and the results just weren’t what you were looking for? This presentation will provide tips and tricks on communicating and collaborating with institutional researchers so that you always can get exactly what you need.

Using CROA to Streamline Data Quality Processes and Set Benchmarks (Colleague and Banner)
Sarah Smith, Laramie County Community College
Learn about some of the reports that LCCC uses for ensuring data quality and for setting benchmarks by utilizing advanced CROA features. We will cover how the reports were initiated, useful tips for creating the reports in CROA, and how the reports are maintained.

Data Security Requirements for Post-Secondary Institutions(Colleague and Banner)
Brandi Payne Cervera, Laramie County Community College
This session provides an overview of the US Department of Education’s data security requirements, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act’s (GLBA) Safeguards Rule, how and when to report a data breach, available tools, and best practices. Learn how your school can avoid risks to its federal student aid access by complying with these data security requirements.

Excel Tricks and Tips (Colleague and Banner)
Sarah Perkins, Laramie County Community College
“Excel Tricks and Tips” will introduce the novice to intermediate Excel user to tricks and techniques that can save the user time! This is a good precursor to “Let’s Do the Pivot”.

Let’s Do the Pivot (Colleague and Banner)
Ann Murray, Laramie County Community College
This session introduces the user to things such as setting up tables, filtering, and VLOOKUP and more. Learning these skills will help the user same time, and they help keep the data valid and reliable!

Learning from Process Mapping (Colleague and Banner)
Janet Webb and Julie Gerstner, Laramie County Community College
Laramie County Community College recently standardized the use of process mapping across the functions on campus as part of their assessment planning. The exercise of process mapping has helped the institution understand where gaps and duplications of effort in processes exist as well how to better manage transitions and changes in processes. We are able, as a result, to get better at what we do every day. Join us in this session to learn about process mapping, participate in a short mapping exercise and become familiar with the major principles so you can facilitate process mapping on your campus. We are eager to share the lessons we have learned over the past year with other campuses striving to make their processes better for students and employees! The content in this presentation is a basic level introduction and applicable to anyone in any position at an institution regardless of position or the size of the institution.

Ellucian’s Travel and Expense Management (Colleague and Banner)
Robin Hanselman, Ellucian
Come learn more about Ellucian® Travel and Expense Management powered by Chrome River. Ellucian TEM helps you establish appropriate travel and expense policies, encumber travel funds, authorize expenditures, process reimbursements, electronically store supporting attachments, and manage approvals—all from an easy-to-use SaaS solution that is flexible and configured according to institutions’ defined processes. Designed with responsive design technology, Ellucian TEM can be accessed from any device, including the ability to upload receipts directly from a mobile device.

Critical Path Testing (Colleague and Banner)
Karleen Clark, Colorado Mountain College
This session will focus on the tricks and tips for Developing and implementing a Critical Path Testing plan.

Ellucian’s Elevate (Colleague and Banner)
Karleen Clark, Colorado Mountain College
This session will focus on the tricks and tips for using Ellucian’s Elevate software.

Together We Conquer (Colleague and Banner)
Karleen Clark, Colorado Mountain College
This is a brainstorming session on how we, RMUG member institutions, could effectively combine to conquer institutional needs together. Examples might be sharing webinars, etc. Come prepared to think outside the box.

Critical Questions For Implementing Data Governance (Colleague and Banner)
Ann Murray and Edie Cox, Laramie County Community College
Your institution relies on accurate and meaningful data for processing and reporting. With an integrated system, like Colleague and Banner, it is critical that data are identified and categorized for its purpose. Implementing Data Governance is easy once the critical questions are identified and the guidelines are outlined. In this session, you’ll learn about the process LCCC used to implement data governance on campus.

Accelerate Your Banner 9 Adoption Timeline (Banner)
Joe Harple (Remote), Ellucian
The modernization of Banner 9 has been completed and new modules and enhancements have been rolled out. How should you prepare for the move to Banner 9? What hardware and software do you need? What skill sets will be required? How are customizations handled in the new software? Join us to learn the answers to these questions and more to get you to Banner 9.

Course Correction: Realigning Your Institution’s ERP Goals & Plans (Colleague and Banner)
Carolyn Holcomb, Western Nebraska Community College
Have you ever felt like your efforts have gotten a little off-course? During this presentation, you will learn about Ellucian’s Action Planning as well as their Realignment Planning services. WNCC is one of very few institutions to have 3 consecutive Action Plans with Ellucian. Learn how Action Planning and Realignment Planning works, how these efforts have benefited our institution, and the new direction it helped set for our efforts in managing future ERP changes.

ADA Assistive Technologies for Employees and Students (Colleague and Banner)
Kevin Yarbrough, Laramie County Community College
Have you ever wondered how screen reading software works? Have you ever worked with live captioning for a meeting or classroom? Come to this hands on session and learn how LCCC uses ADA Assistive Technologies to benefit Employees and Students. This session will cover the different ways people with disabilities interact with ADA compliant technologies on campus.