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What is the Scientia acquisition and how does it impact customers?
Scientia will incorporate its world-leading enterprise scheduling and timetabling product with TechnologyOne’s OneEducation ERP SaaS solution. Scientia customers will be able to continue using their Syllabus Plus product without impact, however will gain the opportunity to access TechnologyOne’s market-leading enterprise SaaS solution built specifically for the higher education market, as well as benefit from the company’s millions of dollars’ of investment in the evolution of its software.
Existing Scientia customers can choose to expand their TechnologyOne footprint and take advantage of the broader OneEducation solution, and once the integration of Syllabus Plus is complete, will enjoy a single user interface and experience across the entire TechnologyOne enterprise suite of products.
Who is Scientia/Cyon Knowledge Computing?
Cyon Knowledge Computing is the Asia/Pacific subsidiary of Scientia UK Ltd., developers of sophisticated scheduling solutions and allocation systems. Established since 1989, Scientia and Cyon Knowledge Computing provide market-leading academic timetabling & resource scheduling software to hundreds of higher and further education institutions.
Why did TechnologyOne acquire Scientia?
TechnologyOne provides the deepest functionality for the markets we serve. This acquisition supports TechnologyOne’s strategic focus to deliver the deepest functionality for higher education, and accelerate growth and competitive positioning. It further enhances TechnologyOne’s market leading position by becoming the only ERP provider in the world to offer this solution to the higher education market, as part of a full enterprise suite.
What is the impact for TechnologyOne customers?
TechnologyOne customers will continue to enjoy the same OneEducation experience as they do today, however they will now have the option to expand their existing enterprise suite to include Scientia’s enterprise scheduling and timetabling product. Interested customers should discuss this with their TechnologyOne Customer Account Manager.
For existing customers that are already using both OneEducation and Syllabus Plus, they will benefit from a single user interface and experience across all products, once the integration of Scientia’s software into TechnologyOne’s enterprise suite is complete.
Who is TechnologyOne’s OneEducation solution available to?
TechnologyOne’s OneEducation solution and ERP SaaS products are available to all Scientia and TechnologyOne higher and further education customers across Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Customers interested in expanding their product use should contact their Scientia Relationship Manager or TechnologyOne Customer Account Manager.
Will Syllabus Plus be built using the same TechnologyOne software interface?
TechnologyOne is currently working to incorporate Scientia’s Syllabus Plus software within our OneEducation SaaS ERP solution. Once complete, customers will enjoy a single user interface and experience across the entire enterprise suite of products.
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Media releaseAcquisition of leading higher education software provider announced in a deal that creates a best-in-class technology platform for the sector.Read timePublish date 03 Sep 2021
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