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Upcoming Webinar: Optimizing DegreeWorks and Banner

May 14 - May 14, 2021

In this complimentary webinar on Wednesday, May 19th at 11am & 3pm EDT, the Ferrilli DegreeWorks and Banner teams will share experiences and practices for optimizing DegreeWorks for performance and ensuring access to the enhanced feature sets for students, faculty and staff.

Client stories will be shared as examples of how these approaches have improved use of this important tool.

Click here to register.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Webinar Recording: COVID-19 Vaccine Tracking

May 14 - May 14, 2021

We recently continued our series on best practices for returning to campus in the age of COVID-19.

In this session, discussed the new requirements for tracking COVID-19 vaccinations and/or tests and how that can be accommodated in your systems on campus.

UPCOMING WEBINAR: Migrating from Gsuite, Box, Dropbox to Microsoft

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Ferrilli is seeing a concerning trend in Cloud data storage for non-Microsoft solutions: Google, Box, and Dropbox are in the process of raising prices significantly for higher-ed.

Join us on Wednesday, May 12th at 11am and 3pm EDT, to learn how you can migrate your data to Microsoft OneDrive utilizing your existing Microsoft A1, A3, or A5 licenses.

Click here to register.

See You at UBUG 2021!

May 14 - May 14, 2021

UBUG 2021 attendees, make sure to stop by and see us during the conference today, May 7th!

Ferrilli CEO and founder Robert Ferrilli and Steven Terry, Banner Practice Director, will be standing by to address all your Banner-related technology questions and concerns.

You can also tune into our breakout session at 11am MDT, “Getting the Most out of Banner and DegreeWorks.”

As an Ellucian Platinum Services partner our functional and technical consultants possess the knowledge and expertise to help your institution optimize and streamline its Ellucian Banner system.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Connect with us at AACC Digital 2021!

May 14 - May 14, 2021

We’re excited to be a sponsor at AACC Digital 2021, beginning Thursday, May 6th and running every Thursday through the end of May!

Be sure to stop by our virtual booth, where you can chat with our knowledgeable account representatives and Ferrilli’s Chief Client Officer, Marcia A. Daniel.

Our team will be answering your questions and sharing insights on how technology can help your college navigate a changing landscape, compete for new students, and drive sustainable growth.

BOOTH HOURS

May 6th, 13th & 20th

11am – 12pm EDT & 3pm – 5:15pm EDT

May 27th

12pm – 1pm EDT & 3pm – 5:15pm EDT

We look forward to seeing you there!

Webinar Recording: Cloud Backup Administration

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Watch our discussion on cloud backup administration.

How do you currently backup your critical systems?  When was the last time you tested your backups? Do you know if they are secure?  

Now, more than ever, it is essential that you have an actionable strategy to avoid the devastating effects of not backing up your system.  Backing up to the cloud is one way to de-risk potential on-premise issues.

Webinar Recording: Using Banner Communication Management for Effective Campus Communications

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Webinar Recording: SharePoint Migration Options

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Connect with us at Ellucian Live 2021!

April 07, 2021
Andrew Gaddess

We’re excited to be a sponsor at Ellucian Live 2021, April 12-14. Here’s how you can connect with us during the conference:

FERRILLI INTERACTIVE BOOTH

Make sure to stop by our virtual booth where you can live chat with our higher education technology experts and check out special offers and promotions for Ellucian Live attendees.

SIMULIVE SESSIONS

We are hosting two Simulive sessions during the conference. These interactive sessions include a 30-minute presentation followed by a 15-minute live Q&A!

Future-Proofing your Ellucian Banner ERP with Ferrilli’s Senior Vice President Carol Thomas – Tuesday, April 13th at 1:00pm EDT

Future-Proofing your Ellucian Colleague ERP with Ferrilli’s Executive Vice President Kelly Sinacola – Tuesday, April 13th at 1:00pm EDT

We look forward to connecting with you!

Webinar Recording: Using Tableau CRM (formerly, Einstein Analytics) for Year over Year Admissions Analytics

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Webinar Recording: Preparing for a SQL Migration

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Webinar Recording: Optimizing Your Ellucian Colleague® ERP

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Webinar Recording: Migrating Your Server Room to the Cloud

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Webinar Recording: Developing a Central Configuration Point in CRM Recruit

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Ferrilli Featured In Toggle Magazine: At Campbell University, IT’s all for one, and one for all

February 19, 2021

We’re excited to appear in Toggle magazine’s recent feature on Campbell University CIO Sherri Yerk-Zwickl and her great work consolidating and optimizing Campbell’s IT efforts.

From the article: “Assisting in the technological upgrades at the university is the higher education technology consulting firm Ferrilli. Since 2016 the school has used Ferrilli’s CORE System Administration services to provide patch management, database support and maintenance, and environment cloning for its ERP system. This year, Ferrilli helped migrate Campbell’s ERP operating system and servers from a Hewlett Packard HP-UX environment to Red Hat Linux to improve business operations. Ferrilli has also provided custom programming for payroll retirement contributions, transcripts and gifts; configuration for the law school; and training around financial aid and communications management.”

Please click here to read the full story.

Ferrilli Does: CRM Optimization

February 17, 2021
Andrew Gaddess

We are often asked “What does Ferrilli do?” Here is an example of what Ferrilli can do to help improve your institution’s CRM:

We have designed a solution that auto closes extra opportunities on a record when a record hits certain funnel stages, such as Opportunity Creation, Application Submission, Denied, Withdrawn, and Enrolled.

This solution streamlines the opportunity management process. And we work with each individual school to ensure the solution is configured to fit their unique business process needs!

Expect more from your technology. Get more with Ferrilli!

On-Demand Webinar: How to Protect Yourself on the Internet

May 14 - May 14, 2021

On Safer Internet Day, Ferrilli Senior Consultant Alex Chong shares his top ways to protect yourself on the internet.

Alex offers expert advice on responsible sharing, password best practices, phishing protection, social media privacy, securing your internet connection and more!

This information can be used to protect yourself at home and also at the workplace, whether you work for an education institution or a corporation.

Let’s make a better internet for all!

Ferrilli Does: System Support

February 09, 2021
Andrew Gaddess

We are often asked “What does Ferrilli do?” Here is an example of what Ferrilli can do to help improve your systems:

We migrated one of our CORE System Administration clients from UNIX HP-UX to Linux Red Hat in order to avoid issues with an aging server environment.

Post-migration, the staff saw a significant improvement. In fact, the financial aid auto packager went from taking 12 hours to 12 minutes!

Expect more from your technology. Get more with Ferrilli!

Connect with us at the CISOA Virtual Technology Summit!

May 14 - May 14, 2021

We’re excited to be a Platinum sponsor at the 2021 CISOA Virtual Technology Summit, February 8-11, 2021!

There are a number of ways you can connect with us at the conference:

– Virtual Booth: Stop by and check out our awesome content designed to help your college get the most out of its technology.

– Stump the Consultant: Bring your most challenging tech questions to our “Stump the Ferrilli Consultant” session on Tuesday, February 9th @ 12:15 pm PST. We’ll be giving away cool prizes (like a new iPad) to attendees with the toughest questions!

– Breakout Session w/ Q&A: On Thursday, February 11th @ 10:30 am PST, learn how Allan Hancock College increased completion rates and improve efficiencies within Academic Advising and the Registrar’s Office. Featuring a live Q&A with Allan Hancock College’s VP of Student Services Nohemy Ornelas, Ed.D.

– Chat Live with Us: Chat live with Ferrilli team members in our virtual exhibit hall on Thursday, February 11th @ 11:30 am PST.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Ferrilli Does: System Administration

January 19, 2021
Andrew Gaddess

We are often asked “What does Ferrilli do?” Here is an example of what Ferrilli can do for higher education system administration:

We worked with a client to migrate their Direct Deposit back to the delivered functionality. By doing so, we were able to eliminate a customization that required regular review during software updates, saving the institution’s staff time and resources.

Expect more from your technology. Get more with Ferrilli!

Ferrilli Does: Student Accounts

January 26, 2021
Andrew Gaddess

We are often asked “What does Ferrilli do?” Here is an example of what Ferrilli can do for student accounts:

We recently automated a school’s student refund process. The initial process required students to initiate refunds with a paper request form before the form passed through multiple offices for approval, eventually ending with a paper check refund.

Now, the automated process allows staff to identify refunds proactively and return money directly to the students’ credit cards, saving the school from dealing with paper request forms, paper checks, returned mail, and student frustration. We generate creative ideas to solve business problems!

Expect more from your technology. Get more with Ferrilli!

On-Demand Webinar: Unix/Linux Tips & Tricks

May 14 - May 14, 2021

If you’re a system administrator looking for helpful tips and tricks working with Unix and Linux, this complimentary on-demand webinar with Ferrilli’s Michelle Demchik and Clayton Burton has you covered.

Michelle and Clayton have a combined 40-plus years working with Unix and Linux and they are here to make your life easier!

Ferrilli Does: System Support

January 12, 2021
Andrew Gaddess

We are often asked “What does Ferrilli do?” Here is an example of what Ferrilli can do for students, faculty, and staff:

During the summer of 2020, to deal with the ramifications of Covid-19, we helped several colleges and universities change:

– Fall term dates and all of the related dates throughout Ellucian Colleague®
– Instructional methods for those sections and faculty
– Section days and times
– Buildings and rooms for sections (using custom utilities rather than having to make these changes manually)

Each campus was able to rely on our depth and breadth of experience with Ellucian Colleague to make sure all of the appropriate areas were updated, saving considerable staff hours and resources.

Expect more from your technology. Get more with Ferrilli!

On-Demand Webinar: Securing You Ellucian Colleague Environment Webinar

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Wondering how to secure web servers and application listeners for your Ellucian Colleague environment? Ferrilli Senior Consultants Patrick Cunningham and Don Sullivan are here to walk you through the process!

Ferrilli Does: Student Support

January 05, 2021
Andrew Gaddess

We are often asked “What does Ferrilli do?” Here is an example of what Ferrilli can do for students:

For one of our Ellucian Banner CORE Systems Support clients we recently worked with the Registrar’s office on their COVID modality changes for the 2021 spring term.

The work helped students understand and navigate the information around the course delivery changes to their schedules and course sections. Using the detailed planning information provided by the Registrar’s office, Ferrilli consultants quickly updated various Banner tables which saved the Registrar’s office from having to input changes for each course and section.

Expect more from your technology. Get more with Ferrilli!

Marcia A. Daniel Joins Ferrilli as Chief Client Officer

January 03, 2021

Daniel to lead the higher education professional services firm’s client engagement efforts

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Ferrilli Does: Communications Management

December 23, 2020
Andrew Gaddess

We are often asked “What does Ferrilli do?” Here is an example of what Ferrilli can do to help improve communications within Ellucian Colleague:

We provided training on one campus to Admissions, Financial Aid, and the Business Office on Communications Management in Colleague. An Admissions staff member had been processing all Admissions-pending documents on PCEX one-by-one. She learned about PCB batch processing during training, which now saves her one hour per day!

Expect more from your technology. Get more with Ferrilli!

Ferrilli Does: Degree Audit

December 16, 2020
Andrew Gaddess

We are often asked “What does Ferrilli do?” Here is an example of what Ferrilli can do to help improve your degree audit functionality:

We have re-written countless program requirements for campuses across the country, always with the goal of giving students and faculty advisors a streamlined view of degree requirements and progress towards that degree.

We couple that with specialized training so each office is empowered with the knowledge to maintain those programs moving forward.

Expect more from your technology. Get more with Ferrilli!

Recorded DREAM BIG – YOUR GUIDE TO MAXIMIZING DREAMFORCE 2020 Webinar

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Ferrilli Does: CRM Optimization

December 10, 2020
Andrew Gaddess

We are often asked “What does Ferrilli do?” Here is an example of what Ferrilli can do to help improve your CRM:

We have designed external web applications that connect to the Slate CRM to retrieve data and display this as information to internal stakeholders. This has included information such as upcoming visitors, reporting, data analytics/comparison, and more.

We have also created specialty portals for specific populations on campus to view data such as a portal for coaches to view athletes and alumni to view other alumni for outreach activities.

Expect more from your technology. Get more with Ferrilli!

Upcoming Webinar: Dream Big – Your Guide to Maximizing Dreamforce 2020

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Please join us on Thursday, December 10th at 2 pm EST as Ferrilli’s Senior Salesforce Consultant Claire Lewis and special guest Nell Paye, Business Architect at Salesforce, dive into all of the info and resources you need to get the absolute most out Dreamforce 2020!

Claire and Nell will lead an interactive discussion designed to help you: 

– Get the most out of Dreamforce 2020, so you can turn your learnings into realities

– Translate Salesforce terminology to education & nonprofit lingo

– Quickly identify Salesforce products and features designed for education users

– Keep in touch with the education community during the event

The impact of attending Dreamforce, virtual or not, is significant: Past Dreamforce attendees have seen significant increases of over 20% in ROI on marketing lead volume, retention, conversion rates, productivity. 

Often, education institutions and nonprofits can be priced out of attending Dreamforce, so this year’s virtual theme of “Dreamforce To You” is a great opportunity for audiences of all sizes to attend the event and realize its positive impact. 

Let us help you get ready to do just that! Please click here to sign up for our complimentary webinar.

Ferrilli Does: Registrar Support

December 02, 2020
Andrew Gaddess

We are often asked “What does Ferrilli do?” Here is an example of what Ferrilli can do to help improve efficiency in your registrar’s office:

ERPs are complex systems that get updated regularly and it is hard to stay up to date on all of the features and functionality. That is where Ferrilli comes in!

We saved one office from hand-entering 700-plus sections per semester during a recent training opportunity in the registrar’s office.

Expect more from your technology. Get more with Ferrilli!

Join Us at the 2020 SACSCOC Annual Meeting

May 14 - May 14, 2021

We’re excited to be a Diamond sponsor at the 2020 SACSCOC Annual Meeting from December 2nd – December 9th!

Please stop by our virtual booth throughout the conference to check out our content, chat with us, schedule a meeting or attend our live video chat during Virtual Tradeshow hours (10 am – 12 pm EST on Friday, December 4th). Click here to access our booth.

We are also hosting not one, but two live video sessions during the conference, focusing on increasing completion rates with Ferrilli’s Automated Degree & Certificate Evaluator:

On Friday, December 4th from 3:15-3:45 pm EST join Ferrilli’s Senior Vice President Carol Thomas to learn about the benefits of the Automated Degree & Certificate Evaluator for Ellucian Banner®. Click here to attend.

On Monday, December 7th from 12:30-1 pm EST Ferrilli’s Executive Vice President Kelly Sinacola will discuss the Automated Degree & Certificate Evaluator for Ellucian Colleague®. Click here to attend.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Join Us at SEDUG 2020!

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Please join us starting November 18th at SEDUG 2020 to learn how Ferrilli can help your institution get the most out of its Ellucian Colleague technology.

Each day we will be hosting our own virtual booth during Vendor Hall Hours where you can stop by to chat live with one of our knowledgeable staff members. Please follow the links below to visit us during Vendor Hall Hours:

On Thursday, November 19th from 3-3:50 pm EST, we will also be presenting a special live breakout session on Optimizing the ERP – From Assessment to Implementation.

This session will give you critical insight into:

  • Improving infrastructure
  • Reducing labor
  • Maximizing licensed technology
  • Aligning process with tools
  • Making systems sustainable

Please click here to access the session.

Ferrilli Does: System Administration

November 17, 2020
Andrew Gaddess

We are often asked “What does Ferrilli do?” Here is an example of what Ferrilli can do for System Administration:

We provided a client in need of optimizing their security with Ferrilli-designed Ellucian Colleague security analytical reporting. These reports allowed the client to see a complete picture of their security and make sound decisions about redesign and fixes.

Expect more from your technology. Get more with Ferrilli!

Ferrilli Does: Student Support

November 10, 2020
Andrew Gaddess

We are often asked “What does Ferrilli do?” Here is an example of what Ferrilli can do for Students:

Ferrilli’s Automated Degree & Certificate Evaluator helped an East Coast community college grant more than 60 certificates in a single year to students who otherwise would not have known they earned those certifications.

The custom, configurable solution also helped a Midwest community college realize a 70% increase in certificates awarded in the first year of its implementation, with a 10% to 30% increase in the years since.

Additionally, the Automated Degree & Certificate Evaluator assisted a large California community college in awarding approximately 500 additional credentials in the first term.

Expect more from your technology. Get more with Ferrilli!

Ferrilli Featured in Toggle Magazine: Practical IT approaches provide pandemic protection

November 05, 2020

We’re excited to appear in Toggle magazine’s recent feature on Ohio Dominican University’s CIO Christine Kurth and her impressive work adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic by delivering technology solutions that helped the school streamline processes and become more effective and efficient.

From the article:

“I’ve had a partnership for more than 10 years with the higher education technology services provider Ferrilli,” Kurth says. “They’re great people who do quality work and they really know the business of higher education and technology.”

A key addition Ferrilli made allows students to list emergency contact information in one place that can be accessed by all Ohio Dominican staff, she says.

Please click here to read the full story.

Ferrilli Does: System Stabilization

November 03, 2020
Andrew Gaddess

We are often asked “What does Ferrilli do?” Here is an example of what Ferrilli can do for System Stabilization:

Ferrilli CORE System Administration Services worked with an institution that had daily outages of their Ellucian Colleague system. After Ferrilli rebuilt and reconfigured their system, the outages stopped.

On the first day of registration, the institution’s Director of IT called Ferrilli just to make sure that her phone was working. Usually on registration days, her phone would ring off the hook. Thanks to Ferrilli’s efforts, she hadn’t received a call all day.

Expect more from your technology. Get more with Ferrilli!

EDUCAUSE 2020 ON-DEMAND SESSION RECORDING: How Managed Services Support your Institutional Strategy​ with Clark State Community College

May 14 - May 14, 2021

EDUCAUSE 2020 On-Demand Session Recording: Rolling out Azure Windows Virtual Desktop for Remote Employees with San Jose Evergreen Community College District

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Ferrilli Does: System Administration

October 28, 2020
Andrew Gaddess

We are often asked “What does Ferrilli do?” Here is an example of what Ferrilli can do for System Administration:

During an Ellucian Colleague ERP assessment, Ferrilli discovered that a significant amount of time was being spent by Admissions tracking student credentials. We developed a process to automate student account creation, eliminating a cumbersome and frustrating process that relied on spreadsheets and helpdesk tickets. The new process also removed a potential security issue.

Expect more from your technology. Get more with Ferrilli!

EDUCAUSE 2020 Simulive Session Recording: How Pratt Transformed the Digital Student Experience Using Salesforce Communities

May 14 - May 14, 2021

EDUCAUSE 2020: Check out our interactive booth and presentations!

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Ferrilli is bringing lots of exciting content to the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference on October 27-29, 2020:

SIMULIVE VIDEO/Q&A SESSION

This is an exciting opportunity to watch our recorded video session with Pratt Institute while the presenters answer questions in the chat during the live broadcast!

Topic: How Pratt Institute Transformed the Digital Student Experience Using Salesforce Communities​

Presenters: Pratt Institute’s Vice President of Information Technology & CIO Joseph Hemway, Pratt’s Director of Enterprise Technology Diana Russo​ and Ferrilli’s Senior Vice President Carol Thomas.

When: Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 3:25 pm – 3:45 pm EDT

Where: Access the session from the ‘All Sessions’ section of the EDUCAUSE 2020 platform

ON-DEMAND VIDEO SESSIONS

These pre-recorded sessions are available for you to download from the ‘All Sessions’ section of the EDUCAUSE 2020 platform and watch at your convenience.

  • How Managed Services Support your Institutional Strategy​ – with Clark State Community College’s Vice President, IT & Emergency Management Matt Franz
  • Rolling out Azure Windows Virtual Desktop for Remote Employees – with San Jose Evergreen Community College District’s Director of Enterprise Applications Sergio Oklander

FERRILLI VIRTUAL BOOTH

Join us in our virtual booth throughout event from the ‘Exhibits’ section of the EDUCAUSE 2020 platform, where you can chat live with our knowledgeable staff and check out even more informative content designed to help your institution get the most out of its technology!

Please click here to join us at EDUCAUSE 2020!

Ferrilli Does: Student Support

October 20, 2020
Andrew Gaddess

We are often asked “What does Ferrilli do?” Here is an example of what Ferrilli can do for Students:

An Ellucian Colleague client had a requirement to align all registration dates to the actual start/end dates of their classes. To support this scenario, we built out the institution’s requirements in delivered functionality, with the use of custom subroutines. The updates we put in place shortened to process from days to minutes.

Expect more from your technology. Get more with Ferrilli!

Connect with Us at CCBO’s Virtual Conference 2020

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Join us, October 19 – 22, at the Community College Business Officer’s Virtual Annual Conference!

We will be hosting a virtual booth throughout the conference, where you can chat live with us and learn more about how Ferrilli can help your college get the most out of its technology.

On Thursday, October 22 at 4 pm EDT, Ferrilli’s Senior Vice President Carol Thomas will be giving a live presentation on Aligning Technology Investments with Institutional Strategy, a key to achieving measurable return and constituent satisfaction.

Click here to access the conference.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Don’t Miss Our Upcoming Ellucian Live Session on Increasing Completion Rates!

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Please join us on Thursday, October 15th at 1 pm EDT for a presentation on increasing completion rates with Ferrilli’s Automated Degree & Certificate Evaluator (AutoGrad).

Ferrilli’s AutoGrad is a custom, configurable solution that selects students by term and/or program, evaluates cumulative academic credits and determines if requirements were met for any certificate, program, or degree.  The system gives you the option of notifying students automatically or staff. 

We’re excited to discuss how AutoGrad can help your institution’s completion rates skyrocket!

Click here to attend the session.

2020 Virtual ACCT Leadership Congress Session: How Allan Hancock College Improved Graduation Rates and Saved Valuable Time for Academic Advisors and Student Services

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Join Us for Our Session at the 2020 Virtual ACCT Leadership Congress

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Join us October 6th at 11:15 am EDT for our virtual session at the 2020 ACCT Leadership Congress!

Learn how Allan Hancock College, in partnership with Ferrilli, leveraged existing technology to increase completion rates and improve efficiencies within Academic Advising and the Registrar’s Office.

This session will feature Allan Hancock College’s President Kevin Walthers, Ph.D., Trustee Greg Pensa and VP of Student Services Nohemy Ornelas, Ed.D.

Click here to register and attend.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Recorded Ellucian Colleague® ERP Optimization Webinar

May 14 - May 14, 2021

RECORDED BACK TO SCHOOL CHALLENGES IN THE AGE OF COVID-19 WEBINAR – PART 2

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Recorded Tips and Tricks for Optimizing Ellucian Banner® Student Functionality Webinar

May 14 - May 14, 2021

RECORDED BACK TO SCHOOL CHALLENGES IN THE AGE OF COVID-19 WEBINAR – PART 1

May 14 - May 14, 2021

RECORDED TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENTS FOR RECRUITING AND ADMISSIONS WEBINAR

May 14 - May 14, 2021

RECORDED TIPS AND TRICKS FOR COLLEAGUE SELF SERVICE ADMINISTRATION WEBINAR

May 14 - May 14, 2021

RECORDED CORE SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION SERVICES WEBINAR

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Recorded Fall Financial Aid Webinar

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Attend our Session at IIPS Virtual Summer Conference

May 14 - May 14, 2021

We’re excited to be presenting at the IIPS Virtual Summer Conference 2020 on Wednesday, July 15 @ 8 am EDT!

Please join our own Andrew Russell and Guilford Technical Community College’s Toni Wooten-Wright as they discuss Tips and Tricks for Colleague Self-Service.

Click here to register for the conference and attend the session.

Can’t make the session? Come visit us during the conference’s Virtual Vendor Hall on Monday, July 13 and Tuesday, July 14 at 3 pm EDT in a Zoom breakout room.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Watch our Managing Semester Date Changes Webinar, Hosted by the NYSFAAA

May 14 - May 14, 2021

We had a great time on our recent webinar hosted by the NYSFAAA discussing how to change semester dates.

We covered operational steps, things to consider, and potential pitfalls to avoid.

Please feel free to check out the webinar recording below and let us know if you have any questions. We’re here to help!

Connect with us at Higher Ed Summit Virtual 2020

May 14 - May 14, 2021

We are looking forward to participating in Salesforce.org’s Higher Ed Summit Virtual tomorrow, June 16, starting at 11 am EDT!

Please let us know if you would like to connect during the virtual event and learn more about what Ferrilli can do for your institution.

Click here to access the event.

Please join us at Ellucian Live Online 2020!

May 14 - May 14, 2021

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!

RECORDED MANAGING SEMESTER DATE CHANGES WEBINAR

May 14 - May 14, 2021

RECORDED CIO ROUNDTABLE 5/22

May 14 - May 14, 2021

RECORDED CIO ROUNDTABLE 5/15

May 14 - May 14, 2021

RECORDED RANSOMWARE WEBINAR

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Recorded How to Modernize Your Phone by Moving It to the Cloud Webinar

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Ferrilli Assists in Illinois Valley Server Breach Remediation

April 30, 2020
WCSJ News

Read about how Ferrilli Consultants will assist Illinois Valley in restoring their Colleague™ system after a server breach.

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Daring Leadership

April 28, 2020
Carol Thomas

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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Recorded New Financial Aid Implications Webinar

May 14 - May 14, 2021

Moving to Cloud-based Phone Systems

April 20, 2020
Carol Thomas

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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Recorded Rolling Out Azure Windows Virtual Desktop for Remote Employees Webinar

Apr 17 - Apr 17, 2020
Zoom

Recorded Grading Scheme Transition Webinar

Apr 09 - Apr 09, 2020
Zoom

Considering Windows Virtual Desktops

April 13, 2020
Carol Thomas

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

April 13, 2020
Carol Thomas

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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On Innovation

March 30, 2020
Carol Thomas

Over my many years in higher education technology leadership the word innovation has been used, perhaps overused, to describe what we do with technology. As I’ve watched colleagues move, with some trepidation, to new working environments I’ve seen innovation at its finest. 

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Our Heroes

March 27, 2020
Carol Thomas

Who on earth starts writing a blog during a pandemic? Interestly, more people than you might expect. Technology provides wonderful ways to express feelings (read just about any Facebook page), make new traditions, and keep folks informed. There is some terrific work going on in the world today.

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The Automated Degree and Certificate Evaluator: Ferrilli’s Tool for Increasing Graduation Rates for Colleague and Banner/DegreeWorks Institutions

March 13, 2020
Carol Thomas

At Ferrilli we provide top-notch, strategic IT services to promote a magical student experience and enhance student success. By asking the right questions, we delve deeply into the needs of your institution, finding expert answers from a team of experienced consultants. We are constantly on the cutting edge of new technologies, software, and IT assistance that can help advance your college or university to even greater levels of success, with services driven by our Ellucian™ Banner, Ellucian™ Colleague, and Ellucian™ DegreeWorks expertise.

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Spotless Technology Support

March 02, 2018
admin

Check out the case study on Ferrilli’s partnership with New York City School Support Services (NYCSSS) published by Toggle Magazine. Ferrilli is the main IT support for NYCSSS: computers, phone, printers, ERP, security, networking, and more!

Click to read the full story.

Recorded A133 Audit Compliance Webinar

Jan 29 - May 14, 2021

 

Your Reputation is Only as Secure as Your Data

December 14, 2017

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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FERRILLI SELECTED TO PHILADELPHIA 100

September 15, 2017
Philadelphia Media Network

The Forum of Greater Philadelphia and Philadelphia Media Network, publisher of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com announce Philly’s 2017 winners of the fastest-growing privately-held companies.

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EDUCAUSE PREVIEW: FERRILLI GOES BEYOND CONSULTING

August 07, 2017
NIBLETZ

Ferrilli not only knows technology in the rapidly-changing Ed Tech landscape, they also know how to teach people, to teach people, to use it.

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THE ART OF HIGHER ED IT SERVICES

June 15, 2017
SYNC MAGAZINE

Relationships mean everything to Ferrilli. Their long partnership with Pratt Institute provides solid proof of the power of IT to enhance student success.

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“WannaCry” Virus Prevention & Information

May 15, 2017
admin

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.

This virus impacts most modern Microsoft Windows Operating Systems. + Read More