Towards improving tenders for Higher Education timetabling software: Uncovering the selection criteria of HEIs when choosing timetabling applications, using ERP as a reference

Rudy Oude Vrielink, E.A. Jansen, Ewout Gort, Jos van Hillegersberg, Erwin Hans

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Abstract

Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) are under constant competitive pressure, resulting in the increased importance of achieving both efficiency and effectiveness in such organizations. This intensifies the importance of selecting a suitable timetabling software application, which can be considered to be at the heart of the organization, as it supports organizing the primary process. The timetable software regulates the scheduling of teachers, students and staff, and thus significantly impacts on their effectiveness and efficiency. The selection of such an important application is an essential first step for managing and controlling the schedules.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMISTA 2017 Proceedings
Subtitle of host publication5–8 Dec 2017 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
EditorsAldy Gunawan, Graham Kendall, Lai Soon Lee, Barry McCollum, Hsin-Vonn Seow
Pages173-188
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2017
Event8th Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling : Theory & Applications, MISTA 2017 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Duration: 5 Dec 20178 Dec 2017
Conference number: 8

Conference

Conference8th Multidisciplinary International Conference on Scheduling : Theory & Applications, MISTA 2017
Abbreviated titleMISTA
CountryMalaysia
CityKuala Lumpur
Period5/12/178/12/17

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