The Internet and our social feeds are full of blogs, news and articles on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the wires and pulls out the most interesting articles that give us fodder for thought and debate.
Colleges and universities struggle with student attrition rates—but help is at hand. In the first of a three-part series, learn how analytics can help keep students in the classroom and on the path to graduation.
Big data and privacy is an ongoing conversation no matter the industry. Today, educators, analyst, parents and concerned citizens are locked in debate as educational institutions are increasingly analyzing student data including student ID card swipes, online discussion forums and grades. Today we
The common theme in much of this week’s public sector news that captured our attention is data privacy and protection. How can we find the balance between using big data and analytics to improve citizen life and protecting citizen data privacy? In the age where a data deluge is the new norm, how do
Higher education learning environments can have a diverse mix of student generations, and both advanced technology and nontraditional approaches can be used for homework, instruction and research. Consider the transformative effects on education that are possible when big data and analytics are
Here are 5 places in your city where predictive analytics are making a real difference. There is intense pressure being placed on public sector organizations to make smarter decisions, deliver results and demonstrate accountability. Big data and analytics are meeting this challenge.
Today’s students have grown up with social media and other avenues to communicate and share information, consume content and navigate through many parts of daily life. And the education landscape is shifting rapidly to remain in step with students’ needs. Through data and analytics, many
The Internet and our social feeds are chock full of blogs, news and articles on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the wires and pulls out the most interesting articles that gives us fodder for thought and debate.
At the Mindset Network launch in 2003, Nelson Mandela said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Today that statement still holds true and even rings louder. Here are some of the stories from the week of May 11, 2015 on how analytics is changing education
The public sector is changing the face of our cities, transforming our workforce and improving healthcare with data and analytics. Here are some of the stories and articles that caught my attention this week.
Can technology help stem the rise in college drop-out rates? Colleges and universities are leveraging advanced analytics to aggregate and analyze student data to identify at-risk students and intervene constructively with personalized assistance.
Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier famously declared that "big data is a revolution that will transform how we live, work and think." Here are some of those revolutions from this week in the public sector.
Big data is not restricted to the domain of business users. Discover how a group of women attending a Saudi Arabia university articulated big data concepts into innovative solutions for helping business users uncover insights.
There has always been a strong interaction between the academic side of higher education and the finance or “business” side of higher education. The academic side had lofty goals for establishing new degrees programs and new ways of recruiting students, while the finance side needed to balance out