Educational institutions are struggling to manage the adoption of new applications
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 7, 2008
Inigral, Inc., the emerging leader of application development on the Social Web for higher education, has announced at Oracle OpenWorld 2008 that Inigral is the first service to offer real-time, event-based data integration with Oracle PeopleSoft Campus Solutions 9.0, the first SIS system to offer event-based data handling according to the IMS Global LIS specification.
"Educational institutions are struggling to manage the adoption of new applications ," said Michael Staton, co-founder and CEO for Inigral. "Social utilities and social networks are exciting territory in Higher Ed, but these additional solutions need to integrate existing data sets with no additional overhead. Being secure, private and customizable on Facebook is only possible with full integration into SIS systems like PeopleSoft Enterprise Campus Solutions 9.0."
IMS Global is a standards body that creates specifications governing the interoperability of data between solutions in higher education. The LIS specifications due for public release next February will be the first to establish real-time, event-based data transfer between data systems. Oracle is the market leader in interoperability through its release of PeopleSoft Campus Solutions 9 in August 2008. Inigral is the market leader in integrations with systems set up to receive exported data according to the LIS specifications.
Inigral is a pioneer of social web applications for education. Now generating wide interest is their white-label Facebook application, "Schools on Facebook". The Company has attained an impressive list of "firsts" with the social network, including introducing the first Course Management System ("Courses on Facebook") on the Facebook platform. The Company was also one of the first to release License and Support of social web applications on social platforms.
Inigral, founded in 2007, specializes in bringing the social web to education. The Company is privately-held, funded by Founders' Fund, headquartered in San Francisco, California and primarily builds on Facebook Platform. For more information on Inigral, Inc., please visit http://www.inigral.com
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