Overcoming Data Integration Issues

Overcoming Data Integration Issues

Data. It’s a simple word. Yet collecting it, analyzing it, and understanding it isn’t always so simple. For institutions of higher education, this is usually the result of two circumstances: 1) Data from one source does not always match data from an approved source,...
The 5 Most Commonly Found Metrics for Student Success

The 5 Most Commonly Found Metrics for Student Success

There is much debate on how to define and measure student success. At first glance, it seems simple: a successful student is a first-year who enrolls in college full-time, persists through terms, and then progresses to degree completion. However, the routes students...
Getting Your Reporting Efforts Aligned with Your Fundraising Goals

Getting Your Reporting Efforts Aligned with Your Fundraising Goals

“What the New Year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the New Year.” – Vern McLellan The adage is as true in business practices as it is in personal practices. The start of a new year, whether it’s the calendar year or academic year, is the...
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...
Doing the Impossible in FormFusion: Creating a Fully Customized PO

Doing the Impossible in FormFusion: Creating a Fully Customized PO

Template designers know that Evisions FormFusion provides flexibility in the look and layout of documents. However, due to the variable nature of some Banner output (i.e. transcripts and purchase orders), versatility of data mapping and control is limited. The Project...
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