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Morehead, KY, July 5, 2016 – DATA180 is proud to announce its membership in ORCID, a non-profit organization for academic researchers that aims to provide a solution to the problem of author ambiguity through the use of ORCID identifiers.

As a result of this membership, FACULTY180 users will be able to link their FACULTY180 faculty account to their ORCID identifier, and in turn import their scholarly activity data into FACULTY180 from ORCID. Faculty members and their associated institution must be a member of ORCID to enable this integration.

"Becoming an ORCID member and integrating with ORCID's API brings a lot of value to the faculty using FACULTY180. Initially, it will open up a very easy, seamless mechanism to help faculty members keep their published scholarly works up-to-date. Further down the road, it will allow them to better maintain and track their ORCID record," states Scott Wymer, Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder of DATA180.

"We are excited to see that DATA180 is using ORCID identifiers to streamline reporting workflows for faculty," says Laure Haak, Executive Director of ORCID.

About DATA180

DATA180 is a software company that develops web-based solutions for colleges and universities, including faculty activity reporting and evaluations, program assessment and e-portfolios, and co-curricular transcripts and activity tracking. To learn more about DATA180’s solutions for colleges and universities, please visit www.data180.com.

About ORCID

ORCID is an international non-profit organization working to create a world in which all who participate in research and innovation are uniquely identified and connected to their contributions across disciplines, borders, and time. To achieve our vision of a trustworthy identifier-enabled research information infrastructure, we provide individuals a unique persistent identifier. We are committed to openness, diversity, and our core principles of privacy and researcher control. To learn more about ORCID, please visit http://www.orcid.org.

 

 

Morehead, KY, May 18, 2016 – DATA180 has been selected by Boise State University to provide its FACULTY180 activity reporting system to administrators, faculty, and staff. Boise State University will be using the FACULTY180 system to manage its faculty data, activity reporting, and performance evaluations.

“We selected FACULTY180 because of its demonstrated ease of use and flexibility in data entry, reporting, and workflow management. We're excited to be working with DATA180 to ensure that our faculty and administrators have access to the data and reports they need,” states Jim Munger, Vice Provost for Academic Planning, Boise State University.

“We are delighted to partner with Boise State University to implement our FACULTY180 solution for faculty data management and performance evaluations. On behalf of all our employees at DATA180, I want to express my sincere appreciation for the opportunity to collaborate with a metropolitan research university of distinction in the Northwest,” says L. K. Williams, President of DATA180.

FACULTY180 delivers state-of-the-art efficiencies for colleges and universities throughout the faculty information chain, from accreditation reporting to self-service analytics, evaluation processing to standardized workflow processes.

About DATA180

DATA180 is a software company that develops web-based solutions for colleges and universities, including faculty activity reporting and evaluations, program assessment and e-portfolios, and co-curricular transcripts and activity tracking. To learn more about DATA180’s solutions for colleges and universities, please visit www.data180.com

 

Morehead, KY, May 11, 2016 - DATA180 has been selected by Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics to provide its FACULTY180 activity reporting system to administrators and researchers. Perimeter Institute will be using the FACULTY180 system to integrate with various research repositories and import scientific scholarly works into FACULTY180. In turn, administrators and researchers will be able to manage their research data from one location and generate biosketches utilizing this data. 

"We are excited to partner with DATA180 to improve the management of our scientific publications and activity data. Perimeter plans to leverage FACULTY180's flexible online environment to integrate its data with external repositories and services, such as the arXiv.org and ORCID, to reduce data management efforts enhance data quality," states Ben Davies, Chief Information Officer, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. 

"We are very excited to partner with Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, one of the leading centers for research, training, and educational outreach in theoretical physics. This partnership will allow the Institute to manage research data more efficiently and effectively, and will provide DATA180 the opportunity to significantly extend the bounds of researcher activity data management - both at the individual and institutional levels. We have great expectations about the benefits that will result from this collaboration," says L. K. Williams, President of DATA180. 

FACULTY180 delivers state-of-the-art efficiencies for colleges and universities throughout the faculty information chain, from accreditation reporting to self-service analytics, evaluation processing to standardized workflow processes. 

About DATA180

DATA180 is a software company that develops web-based solutions for colleges and universities, including faculty activity reporting and evaluations, program assessment and e-portfolios, and co-­curricular transcripts and activity tracking. To learn more about DATA180's solutions for colleges and universities, please visit www.data180.com

 

DATA180 is proud to announce a new partnership with Process Pathways, a market leader in web­-based research information management. As part of this partnership, data from the ROMEO Research Enterprise application, the core product offered by Process Pathways, will be integrated with FACULTY180 to provide users with an additional option for managing their research data.

"DATA180 will be partnering with Process Pathways to migrate grant proposal and funding data from the Process Pathways ROMEO Research Enterprise system to our FACULTY180 data hub. We are very excited about the synergies created for our common clients through this collaboration. This effort truly provides smarter solutions for academe," says L.K. Williams, President and Co-founder of DATA180.

"The call for CV and academic performance management and reporting requires very specific knowledge of teaching, learning, and research activities. Deploying a system that reduces the workload on faculty members is critical. Doing so means integrating with authoritative data sources, fetching the data, and then being able to extract datasets for the creation and routing of performance reviews, along with the difficult-to-manage CV formats for specific funding applications and publications," states Gordon McDonald, CEO of Process Pathways Inc.

"The team at DATA180 has created a solution (FACULTY180) that accomplishes these tasks and more. After working with the DATA180 integration team at a U13 Canadian university, we were encouraged to look further into the product. We are delighted with what we discovered: an affordable, flexible platform that scales to the needs of small, medium, and large institutions. More importantly, the people behind the product come from academia and have a demonstrated commitment to making even the most complex data consolidations simpler and more accessible for both faculty and academic administrators," continues McDonald.

For more information about the integration between DATA180 and Process Pathways, please contact DATA180.

For more information about Process Pathways, visit www.processpathways.com.

Morehead, KY, October 19, 2015 – DATA180 has been selected by Rhode Island College to provide its CO-CURRICULAR180 transcripts and activity tracking system to school administrators and students. Rhode Island College will be using the CO-CURRICULAR180 system to centrally manage and track the co-curricular activities of its students, generate reports based on student co-curricular activities, and electronically distribute transcripts as needed.

“By using DATA180 for our co-curricular transcript, Rhode Island College will be able to offer students a valuable resource through which to track, validate, and compile a record of their learning through out-of-classroom experiences,“ notes Marissa Weiss, Interim Associate Dean of Student Life at Rhode Island College.

“We are very excited to partner with Rhode Island College for the purpose of launching an electronic co-curricular transcripts and activity tracking system. We appreciate the opportunity this collaboration provides through our association with a great academic institution,” says L. K. Williams, President of DATA180.

CO-CURRICULAR180 delivers state-of-the-art efficiencies for colleges and universities by providing a centralized database and documentation tools within a single interface for capturing co-curricular activities and tracking activities, along with transcript distribution.

About DATA180

DATA180 is a software company that develops web-based solutions for colleges and universities, including faculty activity reporting and evaluations, program assessment and e-portfolios, and co-curricular transcripts and activity tracking. To learn more about DATA180’s solutions for colleges and universities, please visit www.data180.com

Morehead, KY, April 30, 2015 – DATA180 has been selected by Queen’s University to provide its FACULTY180 faculty activity reporting and evaluation system to administrators and faculty. Queen’s University will be using the FACULTY180 system to obtain the necessary information from CVs to input, verify, and extract information for research submissions; provide annual reports to deans; and provide CV information for the RTP (Renewal, Tenure/Continuing Appointment, Promotion) and QUQAP (Queen's University Quality Assurance Processes).

“We are pleased to partner with DATA180 to build a web-based CV and annual reporting tool that reduces the administrative burden on our researchers and gives them more time to advance research excellence, leadership and innovation at Queen’s,” says Steven Liss, Vice-Principal (Research) for Queen’s University.

“The robust, customizable system offered by DATA180 will meet the specific needs related to our various internal processes such as annual reporting, renewal, tenure and promotion, and quality assurance. The single repository and integration with other systems at Queen’s will ensure users can quickly and easily find the information, and generate the report formats, that they require,” states Laeeque Daneshmend, Deputy Provost for Queen’s University.

“We are very excited to partner with one of Canada’s most prestigious academic institutions for the purpose of launching an online faculty data management solution. We appreciate the opportunity this collaboration provides through our association with a truly remarkable academic institution,” says L. K. Williams, President of DATA180.

FACULTY180 delivers state-of-the-art efficiencies for colleges and universities throughout the faculty information chain, from accreditation reporting to self-service analytics, evaluation processing to standardized workflow processes.

About DATA180

DATA180 is a software company that develops web-based solutions for colleges and universities, including faculty activity reporting and evaluations, program assessment and e-portfolios, and co-curricular transcripts and activity tracking. To learn more about DATA180’s solutions for colleges and universities, please visit www.data180.com.

Morehead, KY, April 2, 2015 – DATA180 has been selected by Kent State University to provide its FACULTY180 faculty activity reporting and evaluation system to administrators and faculty, replacing the current legacy system at Kent State University. Kent State University will be using the FACULTY180 system to manage annual reviews, along with tenure and promotion evaluations.

“The FACULTY180 system offers great flexibility while allowing us to remain efficient and organized in our collection of faculty materials,” said Todd A. Diacon, Ph.D., Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost of Kent State University. “This robust, web-based, highly customizable system will be able to offer the same portfolio format that we enjoyed with our legacy system and will also provide additional functionality as our needs change and grow. We have received great support from DATA180 as we make this transition. They have been very responsive to the needs of our institution in customizing a system that works for us.”

FACULTY180 delivers state-of-the-art efficiencies for colleges and universities throughout the faculty information chain, from accreditation reporting to self-service analytics, evaluation processing to standardized workflow processes.

About DATA180

DATA180 is a software company that develops web-based solutions for colleges and universities, including faculty activity reporting and evaluations, program assessment and e-portfolios, and co-curricular transcripts and activity tracking. To learn more about DATA180’s solutions for colleges and universities, please visit www.data180.com.

Scholarly Contributions & Creative Productions

Subtype Input Fields: New field types are now available for creating Scholarly Contribution and Creative Production sub-type forms. The new field types include select lists, select lists with "other," and date.

Scholarly Contributions & Creative Productions Scholarly Citations: Co-author classifications, such as Role, can now be added to scholarly activities.

API: Pulling Section Configurations

When pulling section configurations using the FACULTY180 API, university-specific configurations and labels are now being pulled. Previously, the default section configurations in FACULTY180 were being pulled.

Vitae: Professional Development CPE Hours

Professional development CPE hours now display in the vitae.

Faculty Input Process: Approval Levels

The faculty input process now includes the ability to specify the number of approval levels for reviewers/approvers. The number of levels are specified when setting up the initiate faculty input process. For example, faculty activities can be set up so they are first reviewed by the chair of the department, then by the dean of the department, and finally by the provost. During the approve faculty input process, if an approver is second in the sequence of reviews, he/she would wait to complete his/her approval until after the first level approver has completed his/her approval.

Evaluations: Start Date

The Evaluations screen now displays the start date of each evaluation process.

Custom Citation Style Languages (CSL)

Institutions now have the option of including custom citation style languages for formatting citations. Contact DATA180 for more information about using this feature.

Profile Form and CV – Multiple Address Options

Administrators can now specify if faculty members have the option of including both their institution’s address and/or their personal address in their Profile Form and CV. Administrators can also choose to include both addresses on the Upload Form.

Journal Lists and Journal Data

When adding a Scholarly Contribution and Create Production entry to the Activity Input Form, related journals can dynamically display when typing a journal name in the Journal field. Metrics (like times cited and journal impact factor) can also be viewed for individual journal names. Each institution is responsible for uploading their own journal listing and metrics. Contact DATA180 to have this feature activated for your institution.

Activity Classification Form – Change Order of Activity Classification Options

The order that activity classification options display when inputting activities can now be set by administrators.

Evaluation Date

When an evaluation is submitted, the date of the evaluation now displays on the Evaluations of Me screen.

Activity Input Form - Date Picker Option for Scholarly Contributions & Creative Productions

The Scholarly Contributions & Creative Productions section on the Activity Input Form now contains an option to display a date picker. This is in place of using an open text box to specify date-related data (date/month/year). Depending on the type of citation output, FACULTY180 will modify the date selected using the date picker to match the requirements for the citation (i.e. year, month and year, full date). Contact DATA180 for information on how to activate the date picker option.

Activity Input Form – Scholarly Contributions & Creative Productions Activity Classifications Sub-types

When setting up the activity classifications for Scholarly Contributions & Creative Productions on the Activity Input form, you can now view which activity classifications have been assigned to sub-types (i.e. Book, Journal Article, Presentation).

Vitae – Indication of Custom Sections

The Vitae - Configure Form now indicates if a section is a custom section.

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