Even model students aren’t immune to the pressures of higher education. With many of them burning out and dropping out, analytics can compile data to help academic institutions identify students who may be most at risk of leaving school.
Significant dropout rates in education need to be addressed, and cognitive learning and analytics may be the key to the solution. See what Jen has to say about personalizing the learning experience for each student in today’s data-centric world.
Thanks to big data and analytics, the public sector has made great strides in a short time. See for yourself how much progress has been accomplished, and find out how you can take advantage of these advances.
Data analytics can help keep kids in class and in line for graduation.Unfortunately, the problems in the U.S. education system are more widely discussed than any successes. However, there are indeed successes, including strides made to improve student retention at multiple levels. U.S. students are
As more industries take advantage of the Internet of Things (IoT), higher education risks being left behind. However, integrating educational institutions and processes into the IoT offers new learning opportunities for students and more efficient management methods for school administrators.
Ever-observant Jen Q. marks National Cybersecurity month by questioning why more isn’t being done to thwart cyber attacks by cyber criminals and why the hackers seem to have free reign with private networks. Analytics and intelligence may lead to the answers she’s looking for.
The recent release of the 2016 Best Colleges rankings by U.S. News has Jen wondering if such rankings, and the institutions of higher learning themselves, should capitalize on analytics to understand the impact of the drop-out rate. Can analysis of real-time data help colleges and universities
The power of data and analytics can be successfully applied against the many issues that confront educational institutions—but how do you begin to use this power effectively? One sure way is to concentrate on a strategic mission objective and then use data and analytics to measure and monitor
This week’s guests—Jeffrey Alderson, Vi Bergquist and Susan Bearden—chat with Robert Dolan, an IBM subject-matter expert who supports the Government and Education sectors. Topics to be discussed include big data, education and privacy considerations.
The Internet and social feeds are full of articles, blogs, news and more on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the newswires and culls highly interesting items that provide fodder for thought, discussion and debate.
Many students at today’s colleges and universities balance their studies with full-time employment. Reflecting on her own daughter’s pressures from attending school and working a full-time job, Jen considers the innovative use of advanced analytics used by some institutions of higher learning to