So proud to have been recently published in office tech authority, Workflow Magazine with this fun business intelligence (BI) feature! Equally exciting was having the opportunity to tap the collective wisdom of rock star BI thought leaders, Kathy Walsh of HP Enterprise Solutions, Sibali Dutta of TCS Education System, and Jim Bradley of Trinity University! Enjoy....
The Business Intelligence Engine Fueling Higher Ed Today
In a budget-challenged higher ed sector marked by fierce competition to survive, Business Intelligence (BI) has never been more critical to institutional success. In fact, analysis missteps are something few can afford today. A shrinking student pool driven by demographic shifts and increasing applicant scrutiny surrounding college degree value, coupled with an accelerating volume of college closures in recent years make BI-informed decision-making a mission-critical directive.
If the macro-environment threats du jour plaguing the sector weren’t enough, operational data collection and analysis challenges also abound for those sourcing the peripheral technology, translating the raw data, and innovating the solutions. Conversion, consolidation and examination of increasingly large volumes of data also represent their own challenges which can be detrimental to an institution’s performance and longevity. Keeping pace to remain responsive and competitive requires decision-makers to have full visibility to nuanced BI challenges, emerging technology trends and valuable cost-saving hacks.
Read the entire Workflow Magazine feature article here!