When IPEDS Surveys Reveal New Data and Lead to Tough Choices

When IPEDS Surveys Reveal New Data and Lead to Tough Choices

It’s time to complete your IPEDS survey. It’s a complex, daunting task. The Department of Education wants to get a clear picture of your Title IV compliance. And you want to give information that secures federal funding for your institution. While you know...
A Complete Guide to Understanding IPEDS Reporting

A Complete Guide to Understanding IPEDS Reporting

Even as you read this, your institution of higher education is likely in the midst of some element of the IPEDS reporting cycle. With three reporting periods and a growing list of surveys, IPEDS seems to be endless. You know the surveys are required by the federal...
Writing Reports with a Scheduling Mindset

Writing Reports with a Scheduling Mindset

There is an ever-growing need for reports to analyze the mass of data gathered by institutions.  Resources to create and execute these reports are limited. An option to reduce the manual component of processing and sending these reports is to use a scheduler to...
Taking the Enterprise Reporting Philosophy to Higher Education

Taking the Enterprise Reporting Philosophy to Higher Education

I think you’ll agree that it’s an understatement to say we have seen considerable technological changes over the last 30 years. The internet, the rise of innovative technology, and the emergence of enterprise reporting systems have swept across the world. Yet, we are...
Addressing the Need of Business Intelligence in Higher Education

Addressing the Need of Business Intelligence in Higher Education

Many people are aware of business intelligence (BI) products and how companies can use them to improve productivity to better understand the data behind their operations. However, not everyone realizes the powerful case for using business intelligence in higher...
Top Challenges in HR Reporting at Colleges and Universities

Top Challenges in HR Reporting at Colleges and Universities

As is the case with most any organization, the most important operational contributor to a higher education institution is its people – its human resources. These people are its value-building machine. But they also make up a large portion of its operating costs....
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