Infosilem Inc.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS.
Running out of space.
Q. It is a challenge for us to assign rooms to all of our classes as scheduled... yet, you could walk around campus and find vacant teaching space at certain times! We are even considering building additions.

A. You may not need to build new space; simply make better use of what you already have. Infosilem's Room Scheduling tools INFOSILEM ENCAMPUS™ - TIMETABLER and TIMETABLER DCU. can help you efficiently allocate space to increase room utilization, by taking into account all professor, student and space constraints to assign times and rooms and ensure a conflict-free, balanced course schedule. IMPROVE your course scheduling process and make EVERY RESOURCE COUNT!

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Student Retention Rates.
Q. To maintain our rate of growth, we need to increase our programs and course offering, allowing our students to follow curricula and graduate on time. How can do this efficiently and create conflict-free student schedules?

A. With INFOSILEM ENCAMPUS™ - TIMETABLER and TIMETABLER DCU, you can build a course schedule that will ensure that all students have access to the courses they want and need... and then watch your retention and graduation rates soar!

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Reduced Budgets.
Q. We are looking for a solution to increase enrollments but have no budget to build new space or to hire additional faculties.

A. INFOSILEM ENCAMPUS™ - TIMETABLER and TIMETABLER DCU, will help you maximise the use of all your resources, by offering a conflict-free that meet students' needs; increasing timeliness of degree completion. Your students will more easily be able to progress towards the degree they are seeking in a timely fashion and your scheduling operations process will be more efficient. Definitely a win-win situation!

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Inconsistent Data from Departments.
Q. All departments contribute to the scheduling exercise. Information comes from everywhere, in every format. Managing changes has become arduous; incorrect information is often entered, bad data needs to be corrected. How can we bring clarity to our scheduling process.

A. With INFOSILEM ENCAMPUS™ - TIMETABLER you can provide academic departments with a web-based tool to efficiently submit all relevant scheduling information! Infosilem's "Data Collection Utility" (TIMETABLER DCU) tool provides the ability to efficiently and effectively collect and validate Room or Course scheduling data directly from all departments!

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Conflicting Exam Schedules.
Q. Our final exam schedule creation is a paper driven, manually intensive process based on course meeting times rather than being based on individual student schedules. How can we deliver conflict-free, timely schedules that are more focused on students?

A. Infosilem's Exam Scheduling solution - INFOSILEM ENCAMPUS™ - EXAM can help you generate a fair exam schedule for all your students- including those with special needs. You'll be able to deliver an automated conflict-free schedule, putting your students at the centre of your final exam scheduling process, reducing the number of direct and overload conflicts, identifying and resolving easily remaining conflicts!

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Freshman Registration.
Q. We are revisiting our processes to improve operational efficiencies, reduce costs and find ways to offer optimal student services. Could we improve our individual student schedules process?

A. INFOSILEM ENCAMPUS™ - SECTIONER is a user-friendly solution that automatically assign students to sections and give them an optimal conflict-free schedule! It can help you generate individual student schedules that takes into account all of their requirements and preferences. Exception processing ie eliminated; data is more accurate and students are happier!

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Communication Issues.
Q. Scheduling and space utilization are critical elements. How can we maximize the use of space, have a better global picture of all academic departments' requirements, of the distribution of classes, have insight of what is happening in every building, on every campus, at any time?

A. Put everyone on the same system! INFOSILEM ENCAMPUS™ - ENTERPRISE integrates communication and workflow processes to connect schedulers, service providers, suppliers, students, staff, faculty and your community! It will provide a single place where you can manage your entire space.

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Too Many Systems.
Q. Scheduling and space utilization are critical elements. How can we maximize the use of space, have a better global picture of all academic departments' requirements, of the distribution of classes, have insight of what is happening in every building, on every campus, at any time?

A. Have all your campus activities in one system! INFOSILEM ENCAMPUS™ - ENTERPRISE integrates all scheduling units, resulting in vastly increased operational efficiency. It allows for proper access to functions and data to all scheduling units, while managing common campus resources in a shared operational environment. Publish all your campus activities via the web for your campus community to view, request space or book space through self service.

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