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IJEEEE 2016 Vol.6(1): 46-55 ISSN: 2010-3654
doi: 10.17706/ijeeee.2016.6.1.46-55

To Perform the Higher Education Institution Information System Solution by Combining FLOSS and Custom Development Software

Mujiono Sadikin
Abstract—Faced with the very rapid growth of information technology, particularly in software aspect, and its responsibilities to full fill the user need effectively, Higher Education IT Division has to select the best application solution for its institutions. There is an abundant application solution in the market can be chosen. The variations of those solutions are not only on their functionalities, but also on their platform, development tools, and proprietary/free license as well. This paper presents the practical case of application selection and its implementation to Higher Education Institutions environments. Based on internal consideration such: university and user needs, IT staff capabilities and external consideration include software functionalities, software platform etc., it is chosen to combine the solution that combining the software developed internally and FLOSS implementation. By combining these solutions, University able to achieve many benefits such: the suitable with user need, the speed of the implementation process, and the improvement of IT staff skill.

Index Terms—Education information, free license open source software, system higher education institution.

The author is with Faculty of Computer Science, Universitas Mercu Buana, Jl. Meruya Selatan No. 1, Jakarta Barat, Indonesia (email: mujiono.sadikin@mercubuana.ac.id).

Cite: Mujiono Sadikin, "To Perform the Higher Education Institution Information System Solution by Combining FLOSS and Custom Development Software," International Journal of e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 46-55, 2016.

General Information

ISSN: 2010-3654 (Online)
Abbreviated Title: Int. J. e-Educ. e-Bus. e-Manag. e-Learn.
Frequency: Quarterly
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Kuan-Chou Chen
Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Lau
Abstracting/ Indexing: EBSCO, Google Scholar, Electronic Journals Library, QUALIS, ProQuest, INSPEC (IET)
E-mail: ijeeee@iap.org
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