|By PR Newswire||
|November 30, 2016 09:00 AM EST|
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- BP Logix, provider of BPM solutions for rapid workflow app development, today announced that the University of Central Florida (UCF), the second largest university in the nation and Florida's largest university, selected Process Director to initially address its academic and immigration admissions processes for the UCF Global division. Subsequently, UCF expanded to address international student services. Those processes, all of which are in production, enable the university to further successfully engage with its international population. Key to the selection of Process Director was its ability to integrate with the university's current infrastructure, be mobile and responsive, and provide the flexibility to connect with multiple data sources.
Founded in 1963, the University of Central Florida is an emerging preeminent research institution and America's Partnership University. Located in Orlando, Florida UCF and its 13 colleges offer 212 degree programs to more than 63,000 students from all 50 states and more than 150 countries. UCF is ranked as one of the "Most Innovative" universities by U.S. News & World Report, a best-value university by The Princeton Review and Kiplinger's, and classified by the Carnegie Foundation as an R1 Doctoral University with the highest research activity and community engagement. The University of Central Florida is also a leader in optics, modeling and simulation, engineering and computer science, business administration, education, the sciences including biomedical sciences, hospitality management and digital media.
Of UCF's five key goals, three are internationally-oriented. Mikel Etxeberria Alustiza is the Associate Director for Strategic Initiatives, Technology and Infrastructure for the UCF Global division, which is responsible for facilitating and monitoring the experiences of the University's international community. UCF Global strives to achieve this by providing access to high impact, international experiences across the UCF and global community. Its commitment to excellence in partnership, innovation, and services ranges from enhancing study abroad initiatives, promoting global competence, to bringing highly qualified international students to the campus. The Initiative also embraces the English Language Institute, a marquis initiative of UCF, which provides high-quality English language programs for international students and professionals.
As a result of having a platform that was neither flexible or user friendly, UCF Global turned to business process management to improve the English Language Institute's application and admissions process. Recognizing the confidentiality of the information that the University needed to handle, the goal was to find a solution that was friendly enough for students to use in the admissions process — and that was scalable and robust enough to process applications in a timely manner. Seeking to create new workflow driven applications, without writing code, was a major requirement.
As a result of issuing an RFP, several companies were short-listed and evaluated. The desired solution would, among other requirements, be: 1) A .Net-based application, 2) Provide on-premise hosting, 3) Integrate with LDAP and provide federated identity, and 4) Be 100% web-based. With a strategy driven by the business with the support of IT, UCF chose Process Director.
"We wanted to use the infrastructure we had while acknowledging that we needed a new system. With Process Director we were able to design, implement, train staff and create our applications in less than one month on average," observed Etxeberria Alustiza. "And while it's important to release the first workflows in a timely manner, when they are up and running, the ability to make changes in a timely manner is equally important."
"It is always a pleasure to work with innovators who are committed to transformation and customer engagement," stated Jay O'Brien, CEO of BP Logix. "UCF has established aggressive goals for growth and achievement — and we are pleased to be a partner in their growth and expansion."
About BP Logix
BP Logix unites IT and business users enabling them to deploy sophisticated, form-based, workflow-driven enterprise apps in a fraction of the time and a fraction of the cost of traditional development. Our award-winning business process management (BPM) software powers workflow-driven solutions that cross organizational boundaries, embracing the C-suite, operations, sales, customers and prospects.
Customers including Abbott Labs, the City of West Allis, DuPont, IDEX, Leo Burnett USA, Memphis Light, Gas and Water, MultiPlan, Starwood Hotels and Resorts and Vulcan Materials Company rely on Process Director's full mobile support; SharePoint, MS Dynamics and MS Office integration, and social media support to build award-winning applications that deliver clear and measurable improvements in productivity, compliance and customer engagement.
The BP Logix name and logo are the registered service and trademarks of BP Logix, Inc.
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