–Higher Education

5月 062016
 

Not everything that happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. At this year’s SAS Global Forum 2016, so many exciting things happened that I have to share some highlights. From the use of analytics in college administration to the teaching of analytics in the classroom, the range of information presented was quite […]

Education shines BIG in Vegas! was published on SAS Voices.

4月 272016
 

It's a common problem in any industry: getting a large number of similar requests for information. But with limited resources and an already overburdened staff, how do you handle it? At El Paso Community College, analysts from the Institutional Research (IR) team enlisted the help of IT to create a data […]

How to partner with IT to build a dashboard for community college administrators was published on SAS Voices.

4月 112016
 

In a few short years, the need for people with analytics skills could significantly outpace supply. In fact, recent research from MGI and McKinsey's Business Technology Office says: By 2018, the United States alone could face a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 people with deep analytical skills as well as 1.5 million […]

The post Three tips for developing an analytics program that prepares students for big data careers appeared first on Generation SAS.

4月 082016
 

How do universities predict which students will enroll? And how do they determine what actions recruitment officers should take to entice students to pick their university? These were two of the key questions tackled by Lisa Moore, Institutional Research Analyst at University of Oklahoma, during her presentation at The Texas […]

Data-informed recruiting was published on SAS Voices.

4月 072016
 

For thousands of years, the human experience has been recorded by storytellers. Stories tell the tale of our lives: beginning, middle and end. Stories document the triumphs and tragedies of heroes and villains and everything in between. Human beings are storytellers -- it's a trait as uniquely human as an […]

Data science: Storytelling in the 21st century was published on SAS Voices.

3月 162016
 

Numerous studies and statistics point to the fact that in just a few short years the need for people with analytics skills could significantly outpace supply. With so much talk around the analytics skills gap and the growing market for analytic talent, we wanted to highlight a variety of avenues […]

The post Preparing for Big Data Careers: Interview with Robert McGrath, University of New Hampshire appeared first on Generation SAS.

2月 042016
 

Numerous studies and statistics point to the fact that in just a few short years the need for people with analytics skills could significantly outpace supply. With so much talk around the analytics skills gap and the growing market for analytic talent, we wanted to highlight a variety of avenues […]

The post Preparing for Big Data Careers: Interview with Jennifer Priestley, Kennesaw State University appeared first on Generation SAS.

1月 292016
 

Universities using data is a topic close to SAS’ heart, and in a recent blog we talked about the specific challenges that UK universities face in attracting and keeping students, and how data can help universities better understand the student lifecycle. The first Universities and College Admissions Services (UCAS) deadline […]

How to make universities even smarter was published on SAS Voices.

1月 272016
 

Students, it’s time to put your Analytical skills to the test. Registration for the 2016 Analytics Shootout competition is now open!  This competition will allow you to use your Analytical skills to solve a hypothetical, but common, real-world business problem.  Gather your fellow students, create a team, and register today!  […]

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1月 212016
 

How do public higher education institutions get funded? In the past, state funding was tied to enrollment, but now more states are tying funding to institutional performance. State Legislatures want more accountability for money spent on higher education and have turned to performance-based funding (also called outcomes-based funding). As such, […]

Performance-based funding in education was published on SAS Voices.