MDConnect is a collegewide project that focuses on configuring and implementing the College’s new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to replace Odyssey. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is defined as the ability to deliver an integrated suite of business applications1. Therefore, MDConnect will manage and integrate all College financials, human resources and student information.
The goal of MDConnect is to implement PeopleSoft seamlessly and improve services to students, faculty, and staff. There are many anticipated benefits of MDConnect:
Service – Improve service; provide users with faster response time and more efficient processes
Security – Protect MDC’s data and improve system security
Decision Support – Improve data quality; expand data collection; support decisions through powerful analytic and reporting tools
Innovation and Growth – Add new services quickly and without incurring substantial costs
1 Gartner 2015