Higher Education

Data Privacy in Higher Education

Data Privacy in Higher Education

Do you know how data is used at your institution? Do you know how data is being stored, processed, and used within your own department? Does the personally identifiable information (PII) need to be kept for individuals or could your data be aggregated and...

Three Paths to Get the Answers You Need for Your IPEDS Survey

Three Paths to Get the Answers You Need for Your IPEDS Survey

Many people see the new year as a clean slate, time to start a new diet or exercise program that won’t last the month. But if you are an IPEDS Keyholder, you know it’s the start of another IPEDS winter and spring survey collection. Looking at the IPEDS calendar,...

Navigating the Evisions Customer Community

Navigating the Evisions Customer Community

The Evisions Customer Community has always been an invaluable tool for clients. It serves as a resource for peers in higher ed to share knowledge and find answers. On May 7, 2019, a new community portal was launched. Why? Because we listened when our clients told us...

Shining the Light on SQL Variables in Argos

Shining the Light on SQL Variables in Argos

When an institution begins its reporting efforts – let’s say after recently changing databases or reporting tools – one of the first steps usually taken is to replicate what they had before. Often, this means creating some type of file and distributing it to users....

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 we...

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...

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