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When Evaluating Academic Operations, Begin With Better Measures

In its DNA, higher education is familial and collaborative, and no members of university communities want to be in their current predicaments. As institutions look to the...

What Data Can — and Can’t Yet — Tell Us

When my twin brother, a commercial pilot, flies a plane, he knows sensors informed by tens of thousands of prior flights are equipped to predict engine failures. But that...

Cultivating a Climate of Data-Informed Decision-Making at UMass Amherst

Even before COVID-19 became a key part of our vocabulary this spring, data-informed decision-making has been a trending topic of conversation among college and university...

June 2, 2020

How Your College Can Survive the Pandemic

This blog is co-authored by Javier Miyares, former president of University of Maryland Global Campus.

January 21, 2020

3 points to consider before taking on data analytics

Having helped organizations and institutions harness the power of data analytics for two decades, I’m encouraged to see higher education giving data the attention it’s long...

November 11, 2019

The Value of Student Segmentation

Rising competition for college and university students will only continue to grow as the number of high school graduates shrink over the next decade, student demographics...

A Playbook for Creating an Institutional Analytics Program

A large public research university faced with steady growth wanted to understand how to effectively scale its enrollment yield, graduation rates, facilities and other factors...

3 Major Changes to the Role of the Higher Ed CIO

Only 30 years ago, there were fewer than two dozen CIOs in the entire industry of higher education. Now, more than two-thirds of colleges and universities have a CIO, with...

Making Analytics the Campus Modus Operandi

The mantra "data-driven decision-making" is one that institutions of higher education are adopting at an increasing clip. More than three-quarters of colleges and...

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