Supporting Analytics through Data Integration and Governance

Support analytics initiatives with data integration and governance. The changing landscape of enterprise IT is characterized by an expanding set of services, systems, and sourcing strategies. Data governance, cross-enterprise partnerships, and data integration are key ingredients in supporting higher education's growing need for reliable information.

Enterprise IT Case Studies

In this set of EDUCAUSE Review case studies, see how Drake University, the University of Tennessee, and the University of Montana improved their analytics initiatives through data integrations and governance.

Supporting Analytics through Data Integration and Governance

Analytics in Higher Education, 2015 Results from an EDUCAUSE study on the nature, magnitude, and future directions of analytics in higher education—includes guidance to institutions for enhancing or developing analytics programs.
Data Stewardship and Governance in Higher Education ECAR working group webinar describing components of effective data stewardship and governance programs.
EDUCAUSE Benchmarking Service Measures institutional progress in analytics deployment and maturity as well as other areas including IT governance, IT risk management, information security, and culture of innovation.
EDUCAUSE Core Data Service Provides benchmarking of core metrics against peers.
Cybersecurity Program Help with information security related to analytics and data use.
IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance Program Resources for implementing governance, risk, and compliance activities.
Digital Capabilities in Higher Education, 2016: Analytics Report examining the status of analytics maturity and deployment in higher education.
EDUCAUSE Library page on Analytics EDUCAUSE articles, papers, and presentations on analytics issues in higher education IT.
EDUCAUSE Library page on Data Governance EDUCAUSE resources on data governance as a way of managing institutional data.

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Implications across the Institution