RIO Education

Salesforce, Education Cloud, EDA, SIS explained

Its pretty confusing all these terms. We’ve got Salesforce, the world’s leading CRM and the platform for EDA and RIO Education. Then we have Education Cloud and EDA. And finally we have a Student Information System, in this case RIO Education. Here, Mei Yan explains how EDA and RIO Education combine to deliver a world…

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Use Salesforce Platform Events to update your LMS

Have you ever wanted to leverage your Student Information System (SIS) with the ability to send information to other systems automatically and instantly?   RIO Education along with the Salesforce’s out-of-box feature,  Platform Events, makes it possible. Platform Events is an event-driven feature which sends out an event message when a certain event is triggered…

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What is LLN in education?

Have you seen the term “LLN”, but still not sure of it’s meaning? LLN is a term that is widely used in vocational education and it stands for Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment. It’s part of the eligibility criteria for students wanting to enrol in a government subsidised program or obtain a VSL (VET Student…

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TCSI Update for VSL Providers

Continuing with the TCSI Project, the team has started addressing VSL and HE requirements separately. They’ve acknowledged the importance of addressing the different sectors’ needs from feedback provided.   If you aren’t familiar with the TCSI project, check out our TCSI Blogs to learn more!  WDCi have been actively participating in the TCSI project. Ensuring RIO Education is…

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I have Salesforce EDA, do I still need a SMS/SIS?

It’s surprising how many times I have heard this question.  Salesforce has its Education Data Architecture (EDA), formerly known as HEDA.  You may be more familiar with the term Education Cloud.   So do I still a Student Information system? Yes and no. To understand the answer it would help to know the current scope…

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RIO Education isn’t just for Universities and Colleges

Believe it or not, RIO Education isn’t just for Universities and Colleges.   Do you need to manage Students?  Co-ordinating applications and enrollments into multiple universities and colleges? Managing student accommodation or visas? Perhaps you need to manage affiliations or professional standards such as Accounting, Banking or Law.   Struggling to find the best solution…

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What’s new in the RIO Education 2.3 release

Have you heard the news? We’ve released RIO Education 2.3 to the AppExchange.   The new features in the RIO Education 2.3 release include: Create Primary Faculty from Session record Single Community space for students/faculty communities to utilize chatter groups, etc Location double bookings alerts are now escalated to session level Auto-assignment of multiple permission…

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Preventing Student Attrition

The goal of the Educator is to move students to graduation.  Unfortunately, that goal is not always achieved. Students drop out for all sorts of reasons, some of them preventable. Individual faculty members usually don’t have the full picture, and signs that a student is struggling often go unseen. Many student information systems are not…

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RIO Education Uses Salesforce Einstein Analytics

Gain insights into student demographics, attendance. Monitor program results, trends and predict student progress – All in Salesforce. RIO Education can give you Analytics on demand with Salesforce Einstein Analytics.     Contact us today!

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Prepare Yourselves…TCSI is coming!!

Calling all Australian Education Providers! Did you know the TCSI Team gave a great update to many Education Providers this week?  Were you one of the Providers on the call? In a recent TCSI Education Provider survey, over 60% of Education Providers said they’re Intended Development Approach would be handled by their SMS provider.  Will you…

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