data & analytics news
Deloitte boosts higher ed data business with Entigence acquisition
Deloitte executives said Entigence's technology can help universities improve their use of data analytics, enabling quicker, more-informed decisions.
For student success, institutions need better data
Especially after the COVID-19 pandemic, universities will need to think more critically about how they approach data to drive student success, experts say.
Florida selects data vendor for workforce education push
The software company Pairin is developing software that its CEO said could "change everything" about how funds are directed to various educational and training institutions in Florida.
Enabling student success with tech at universities requires care
Higher education technology experts said universities adopted broader technology toolkits in recent months, but supporting students requires precision.
Predictive analytics are only as useful as the university culture around them
Data analytics are a key tool for higher education institutions seeking to bolster student success, but don't expect a silver bullet, experts said.
Howard U. and AWS to equip students with cloud skills to tackle workforce problems
Howard University and AWS announced a plan for a new masters degree in data science in 2022, offering training on cloud services and other technology.
Provosts want more data on tech access, student needs, survey finds
Graduation and retention remain top priorities, but community college provosts said they also want better data on food security, mental health and social mobility.
EAB launches 'Edify' to help higher ed unify scattered data
The University of Montana is among the first to use a new data platform that administrators said will help track critical metrics, like student success.
On data privacy, university students want collaboration, transparency
Social media data is off-limits, students told researchers from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators and the think tank New America.
Ohio State's 'A+' COVID-19 data dashboard gets an upgrade
The dashboard, which offers a look at the presence of COVID-19 across Ohio, was enhanced with additional user experience and historical data capabilities.