IPEDS Surveys: What Does the Process Cost?

IPEDS Surveys: What Does the Process Cost?

So far, we’ve taken a look at the top mistakes made during IPEDS submission and some steps you can take to reduce bad data entry during that process. But once that process is done, that’s it. Right? You’ve crossed the finish line. You’ve slain the beast! The job is...
IPEDS Data Entry: How to Reduce Basic Data Errors

IPEDS Data Entry: How to Reduce Basic Data Errors

Question: How many times have you, when reviewing IPEDS data, found basic data entry errors? Better question: How many times have you missed such errors prior to submission? The issues around data entry errors in IPEDS surveys are very real and addressing them isn’t...
Top IPEDS Submission Mistakes: Based on Real Conversations

Top IPEDS Submission Mistakes: Based on Real Conversations

The IPEDS submission process is typically not a smooth one. From accessing to collecting to validating to formatting IPEDS data, there are numerous stages where mistakes can – and often do – occur. We’ve assembled a list of some of the most common mistakes made during...
Using Maturity Models for Data Validation in Higher Education

Using Maturity Models for Data Validation in Higher Education

There are multiple ways of assessing where your institution is at regarding data validation and data governance. In this discussion, we’ll look at data validation as it relates to maturity models. The maturity model is an assessment of the data governance program...
How to Build Trust In Your Higher Education Data: 10 Key Steps

How to Build Trust In Your Higher Education Data: 10 Key Steps

Higher education institutions need to trust their data so that they can engage in effective decision-making. But building trust is not easy. So, we figured we would provide you our ten steps to build this trust. 1. Data requests should be a conversation Communication...
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