2021 Practice Guide: Enterprise Reporting, Analytics and Visualization Platforms

Why Read This Research

Data management at institutions is critical to combatting higher education challenges in enrollment, retention, student support, etc. However, as technology ages and advances, data management at institutions has become an even bigger challenge. within itself. As institutions look to provide a better user experience, more robust functionality, and better integration with administrative systems, finding the right modern analytics tool has become even more critical. Read this research to learn about analytics tools in the market, practice trends, recommendations, and much more.

Key Questions Answered

  • What are the characteristics of enterprise and application-aligned analytics tools?
  • What recommendations should institutions follow when considering new analytics tools?
  • What types of reports are generated by analytics tools and used by institutions?


  • Vendor in Focus: Ellucian, Entrinsik, Evisions, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Salesforce, Tableau, Workday
  • Software Category in Focus: Business Intelligence/Analytics
  • Author: Dave Kieffer, Vice President, Research and Analysis, Tambellini Group
  • Research Availability: September 2021

Table of Contents

  1. Executive Summary
  2. Practice Landscape
  3. Practice Trends
  4. Practice Recommendations
  5. Related Research
  6. Conclusion and Methodology

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