Kurt Rosenfeld

Higher Ed – Everyone is Trying to Solve the Same Problem

Data Governance and Student Success —   I just attended the Higher Ed Data Warehouse (HEDW) conference, which this year was hosted at the University of Arizona in Tucson.   This is our second year attending (as a sponsor).    U of A is a sizeable institution with an excellent facility to accommodate the 300+ attendees.  And […]

Analytics for Higher-Ed: A World of Opportunities, But Beware

Student Life-cycle at HEDW Conference —   On April 23rd – 26th, CTI is once again sponsoring the Higher Education Data Warehouse conference. Last year at the conference we introduced the concept of the “Student Lifecycle” to drive recruitment, retention and success. The impact of analytics is driving improvements in University performance across a broad […]

BI Analytics for University Admissions

A good BI data model is like good industrial engineering — form and function blend just right.   The form part is how natural it feels to work with.   The function part is the range of utility.   Like any good tool it should be easy to use, and versatile. Let’s explore how this might unfold in […]

Getting data architecture right: Making the pieces fall into place

I have evaluated, designed and implemented many different data structures during my career. If there’s one thing I’ve learned with all that I have seen, it is that no data structure is perfect. The most successful data structures maintain a fine balance in accommodating the end user’s many different needs. Some of these needs include […]

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