Establishing a Data Management Program

Top of Mind: Establishing a Data Management Program

Due to the overwhelming number of inquiries Tambellini analysts are receiving about data management, I want to resurface this blog post that I wrote last June. It starts by outlining the benefits of a full data management program. CTOs, CIOs, and other IT leaders tell us that getting clear on these benefits helps them explain […]

Modernizing Reporting and Analytics

Top of Mind: Modernizing Reporting and Analytics

I have spoken to many institutions about their data management over the past several years. The one question I always ask is “Have your senior leaders ever brought conflicting data or reports to the provost or president?” Without fail, the answer is yes. Why does this happen? And what is the impact when an organization […]

A Path to Revolutionize Your Campus with Big Data Infographic

Top of Mind: Path to Revolutionize Your Campus with Big Data

Co-Columnist: Michele Cummins – Tambellini Analyst It is not enough to collect data from disparate locations, mine metrics and report. It’s everything to achieve actionable analytics and drive results. This infographic highlights Tambellini’s research findings—based on interviews with institutions that have successfully deployed enterprise data warehouses—and provides practical first steps to organizations thinking about deploying […]

Building an Enterprise Analytics and BI Practice in Higher Education

This is a tough period for higher education. The industry is faced with financial, political, and pedagogical challenges; however, there are also many opportunities, including the incredible innovation occurring in the data analytics and business intelligence (BI) field. Innovation has long been the heart and soul of institutions, but they are now faced with the […]

Modernizing the Student Experience with Marilyn Smith

Tambellini’s Alex Freeman sat down with Marilyn Smith, Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer of George Mason University (GMU), to discuss the university’s student experience redesign initiative, data warehousing, constituent relationship management (CRM), their new state-of-the-art instructional building on campus, and more. GMU is a Tambellini Member and Smith serves on the […]