data & analytics news
Miami-Dade College CIO outlines plans for systemwide CRM
Administrators are looking to centralize the platform used to communicate with students to better make use of data and enable predictive analytics.
Higher ed policy database gives institutions a new resource
Many universities can now search for the policies of their peer institutions, with entries for topics ranging from violence to freedom of expression.
Universities are personalizing communications to compete
As the pool of prospective students shrinks, institutions are using analytics to help their admissions and enrollment offices shape their communications.
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.