The Problem with Self-Diagnosing when Requesting Data

The Problem with Self-Diagnosing when Requesting Data

When many of us get sick, we try self-diagnosing the problem. Maybe we look up information online. We may even go to a Web MD to find out what’s wrong with this or that. Through this process we might find all sorts of symptoms we think we exhibit and conditions...
Get to Know DaaS (Data-as-a-Service)

Get to Know DaaS (Data-as-a-Service)

Before we dive into DaaS (Data-as-a-Service), let’s take a brief look at the present and the past. Today, information is everywhere. It’s in our television sets, our personal computers, our cell phones and even our smart watches. 50 years ago, these technologies...
Data Ingestion: Can One Size Really Fit All?

Data Ingestion: Can One Size Really Fit All?

Many institutions find themselves storing their data in aging systems. Often, this leads to disorganized, disparate, inaccessible, or isolated data. These institutions are faced with the challenge of addressing their data and technology issues. In doing so, they may...
Cloud vs. Client: Where Do You Want to Keep Your Higher Ed Data?

Cloud vs. Client: Where Do You Want to Keep Your Higher Ed Data?

The abundance of data available to institutions of higher education is staggering. It’s found in ERPs, data warehouses, data marts, and other systems and databases used throughout campus. For years, these data sources were, in fact, on campus (aka, the client, on...
NCAA Compliance: Using Data to Help Keep Student Athletes Eligible

NCAA Compliance: Using Data to Help Keep Student Athletes Eligible

NCAA Compliance offices are crucial groups, dedicated to ensuring an institution’s compliance with NCAA regulations. They are tasked with applying those regulations to many areas, such as academic eligibility, financial aid, recruiting, personnel, and competition. As...
What Do National Rankings Mean to Colleges & Universities Anyway?

What Do National Rankings Mean to Colleges & Universities Anyway?

Every year, millions of high school students are faced with a decision that will shape the course of their lives. This decision will influence many things, such as their careers, earning potential, hobbies, and even their circle of friends. To many, it’s one of the...
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