It is therefore necessary to choose a friendly system with the user having graphics use commands. This will reduce the learning curve in the new system. Architecture based on international standards: while the vast majority of the schools Act at the national level only, use software with international standards help to improve management. Customization: Each institution is unique and will have its own administrative practices. You must adapt the system rather than the contrary. Investment: Consider not only the price that you pay directly to implement your system, but also the indirect cost reduction by optimizing staff time.
Another important aspect is that the capital outflows are more easily identified through an administrative system. Integration of E-learning: distance education is one of the best tools for institutions to reach more students. E-learning is not limited to universities or institutions of higher education. Educational institutions are increasingly media that implement these systems. Support: It is important to partner with well-established companies that offer technical support and has international recognition, both software development and implementation of educational systems. Examples of administrative software as part of an investigation to form a collection of case studies, we have chosen three systems to analyse its advantages based on the above criteria. In this article we are only dealing with the first of them, Educandus. We chose this system by being the only one that we find ourselves focused international Hispanic market, with adaptation for local markets of each country where it operates.
Under the criteria, we find that: scalability: supports the core activities of an institution, including admission and records of students, assistance, skills management, analysis of results, library, extracurricular activities, transport, timetables, etc. It also includes the activities Central administrative, as handling of payroll or payroll, accounting, payments, inventory, human resources, records and staff assistance. It also has advanced solutions such as Educandus Mobile, which informs parents about attendance, grades, and other relevant information via cellular message and Educandus Web Portal, to facilitate structuring and generating relevant information about the institution in the web page. Graphical interface: the interface is fully graphical and friendly user. Architecture based on international standards: its architecture is based on international standards and is adapted to local realities of Spanish-speaking countries. Customization: The system is fully customizable. Investment: Investment is recovered on average in a few months. Integration of E-learning: offers development of avant-garde, such as e-learning, Classcam (virtual review of classes), podcast, communicator, digital magazine and internal social network. In summary, Educandus offers all points essential recommended and provides new technological solutions that give a competitive advantage to the institutions. In upcoming articles we will continue addressing other systems to compare features.