Data-driven decision-making gives institutions the opportunity to identify new or missed opportunities, respond to new market conditions, launch innovative services and meet student needs. However, implementing a new database and analytics solution requires more than just flipping a switch and hoping for the best possible outcome.
How can institutions create a sense of belonging and communities for students, staff and alumni, when countries all over the globe are implementing social distancing measures? Make data a part of the culture.
In the space of just three months, there has been a great deal of change in the higher education sector. Many colleagues in the sector will be thinking about how they will ‘pivot’ and adapt to the new normal, post-COVID-19.
What will the “return to Earth” look like for the higher education sector as it emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic and students and staff return to campuses? Can we really expect everything to be the same as before?