Analytics Week 2019

Welcome to Analytics Week, a weeklong virtual experience featuring key industry topics and peer-to-peer insights dedicated to analytics for higher education.

Throughout the week, we’ll feature tips on how to accelerate your institution’s use of analytics to drive real change, explore the future of analytics and its implications on student outcomes, and offer peer-to-peer suggestions to help you advance your analytics journey.

Session details

Monday, October 21

Reporting and Analytics Strategy

2:00 PM ET
The more you know, the faster you'll grow. Aggregating and analyzing data quickly and making the output easily accessible allows faculty and staff to turn insights into actions that promote institutional growth. But with everything from operational reporting to predictive and prescriptive analytics, it can all be so confusing. What to use when and how? Join us as we break it all down.

Presenter:
Jacob Chandler, Senior Product Manager, Ellucian

Tuesday, October 22

Turning Data into Insights with Ellucian Analytics

11:00 AM ET
You are committed to your institution and your students. Empower yourself with the tools you need to be successful. Ellucian Analytics turns data into insights that you can use to innovate the way you work, the way your students learn, and the way your institution succeeds. See for yourself how data-driven insights from nearly 200 visuals developed solely for higher education are fueling innovation, efficiency, accuracy, and consistency across the institution.

Presenter:
Andrew Miller, Product Manager, Ellucian

Wednesday, October 23

Unlocking Data's Value: How Analytics Transform Information into Insight with La Verne University

Two session times available: 8:00 AM ET and 5:00 PM ET
From course section distribution to instructional load assignment, advanced analytics are unlocking data's power to drive smart decisions and make a positive impact on educational outcomes. In this session, learn how to build an analytics program, get best practices in data governance, and more.

Presenters:
Dr. Todd Britton, University of La Verne, Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice President
Dr. Henry DeVries, Principal Consultant, Ellucian

Thursday, October 24

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data: Taking Predictive Analytics to the Next Level

2:00 PM ET
Wouldn't it be nice if data could not only tell you what is happening at your institution, but also predict what will happen without even having to ask? In this session, Ellucian will share how we are looking at the latest technologies and artificial intelligence to transform how you use data to make informed decisions and answer questions you didn't even know you should be asking.

Presenters:
Tamar Epstein, Senior Director Product Management, Ellucian
Jacob Chandler, Senior Product Manager, Ellucian

Friday, October 25

From Spreadsheets to Pivot Tables to Predictive Analytics: Olivet Nazarene University’s Analytics Journey

11:00 AM ET
With the combined pressures of decreasing enrollment and increased scrutiny around the value of a college degree, now more than ever higher education institutions need to develop a culture of data-informed decision making. This move from legacy operational reporting to a contemporary analytics solution is an interesting journey and is often uncharted territory. Although each institution has unique information needs and metrics to support strategic decision making, there are a number of common steps along the way. Join Olivet Nazarene University as they share their journey to analytics including the activities and resources that helped them to build the infrastructure necessary to achieve their goals.

Presenters:
Marsha Smith, Programmer Analyst, Olivet Nazarene University
Dr. Henry DeVries, Principal Consultant, Ellucian