Ovum Opinion Piece: “Open” demonstrates momentum at SunGard Summit

Nicole Engelbert, lead analyst at Ovum, published a Straight Talk piece after SunGard Summit in San Francisco. She writes:

SunGard Higher Education’s shift from the “Unified Digital Campus” to the “Open Digital Campus”, while subtle in its language, has proven more impactful in its execution. At its summit event this week, announcements abounded – but so did evidence that the decision to open its solution strategy is already paying off with better alignment to institutional needs and enhanced services. Even though sustaining this momentum will require SunGard to prepare for the unruliness of a more democratic relationship with its clients, early returns are encouraging.

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