Higher Education

Data Sources & Reporting Tools: More Isn’t Better

Data Sources & Reporting Tools: More Isn’t Better

Higher Education is becoming more competitive each and every year. One area that continues to provide a potential advantage to an institution is data – data provided via reports, with the purpose of enabling timely decisions that will bring the institution closer to...

Evisions CO-OP: Top 10 Most Viewed Argos DataBlocks

Evisions CO-OP: Top 10 Most Viewed Argos DataBlocks

The Evisions CO-OP User Community is a collaborative place where clients can share ideas, experiences, development, forms, DataBlocks, and reports with their peers. To give you an idea of what fellow Argos users are doing and looking at, we present the Top 10 Most...

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...

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