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Big Data

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 […]

A new IT Paradigm? Hardly – still the “I” before the “T”

From Data to Decisions — I’ve made my career in the world of enterprise computing and have lived through the barrage of marketing slogans that have accompanied decades of “paradigm” shifts. Do you recall the professed wisdom of these marketing mantras? HP told us “Invent”, but maybe we should first…. “Think” as IBM had suggested […]

Data Preparation as a Key to Success in Analytics

Data analytics is a process, where information is gathered, modeled and interpreted, with the end goal of providing insights and implications for the business decision-making. Data project pipeline To be successful in it, we must approach a data project in a methodical way. There is a sequence of steps—a data project pipeline with four general […]

Using Workforce Analytics in a Talent Shortage

If you have been following any of the news around the workforce shortage epidemic, we know that we are in a period where talent is hard to find, and even harder to hold on to.  In nearly every industry, there are challenges in finding people with the right skills.  After a period of investment to […]

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