White Papers

Higher education white papers and case studies from our sponsors. Click a title to read more or download.


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iDashboards for Higher Education Providing Insight for Operational Success

Colleges and universities are increasingly adopting business intelligence dashboards to monitor performance and strive toward their strategic planning goals. With diverse stakeholders and complex organizational structures, higher education institutions are seeking enhanced data visualization solutions in order to increase transparency. Having self-service dashboards, institutions can access at-a-glance data anytime, anywhere and drilldown into critical metrics. Learn how you can utilize intuitive dashboards for real-time, data-driven decisions.


The Case for 3D Printing at Your School

This paper explores the use of 3D printing for creating complex mechanical objects— specifically gear systems. The goal is to help you understand how to integrate gear-making into your curriculum, whether that’s for engineering students (an obvious place to include it) or for other endeavors, such as the arts and sciences where students want to make real their virtual ideas. By introducing your students to the study of gears—something that moves something else—you’ll be setting them up with the basics that will serve them a lifetime in the realm of the physical world.


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UCLA Speeds Time to Market for Research with HPC Infrastructure on NetApp

Learn how The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) provided researchers with a scalable high-performance computing (HPC) infrastructure while maintaining robust performance.


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Western Oregon University: A Leap Forward in Digital Education

See how Western Oregon University powered media-rich teaching and learning experiences and enhanced overall efficiency through virtualization to improve their digital education.




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OMC for Student Engagement

Oracle Marketing Cloud for Student Engagement empowers institutions to overcome challenges around student retention, outreach, and engagement throughout the student lifecycle with enhanced solutions for orchestrated and personalized experiences across multiple channels.


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High Impact Outreach

As student demographics continue to change and enrollment slows down, higher education is going through a rapid transformation. Meanwhile, forces such as financing, tuition costs, government policies, and technological developments help define the new reality of the higher education landscape. With evolving student needs, higher education institutions need to address these challenges by adopting modern marketing solutions like Oracle Marketing Cloud for Student Engagement, to improve student experiences and enhance enrollment outreach going forward.


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The Gateway to Student Centricity

Nearly half of all states already have some form of performance-based funding criteria in place, with more states following in their footsteps. Yet, despite the government’s emphasis on increasing outcomes, college dropout rates show no signs of improving. Higher education institutions need to incorporate proactive mechanisms to both detect and engage with students who are at risk. And modern marketing solutions like Oracle Marketing Cloud for Student Engagement can help them do so—assisting higher education marketers address the challenges that exist around student success.


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Education Transformation

Higher education transformation creates new pressures for institutions—pressures they need to overcome in order to remain competitive in the 21st century education landscape. Whether it’s by increasing enrollment and donations, or delivering the personalized experience modern students expect, higher education executives must continually keep on top of new challenges in order to excel. Oracle Marketing Cloud for Student Engagement can help, providing industry-specific and compliance-ready tools that help them meet current demands and get their message out.