Tim Beckett

Success Equals IT Having a Seat at the Executive Table

Success Equals IT Having a Seat at the Executive Table

Would having an information technology representative at the executive table of a higher education institution positively impact the decisions made there? If so, how? To answer these questions, and to address broader issues around data-informed decisions and...

When the Going Gets Tough, Higher Ed Administrators Simplify

When the Going Gets Tough, Higher Ed Administrators Simplify

COVID-19 has upended higher education. Everyone is trying to figure out how best to adapt to the “new normal.” (Forgive us. Like you, we also recognize how overused that term is.) Faculty and students are adjusting to remote learning environments, while administrative...

Higher Education Data Governance Explained

Higher Education Data Governance Explained

If you work at a college or university, there may be plenty of topics that generate more attention than “data governance,” but do any of these three ‘progress-stoppers’ ring a bell?  You’re in the Office of Institutional Research. Today, your job is to do some cohort...

A Data-Oriented Approach to Higher Education

A Data-Oriented Approach to Higher Education

Making use of data can be difficult. For instance, many institutions still face the challenge of getting departments to agree on answers to questions such as, “What is an active enrolled student?” Meanwhile, students, accreditors, governments, donors, and the public...

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