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Analytics and Big Data


Kaltura Adds Advanced Video Analytics

Video technology provider Kaltura has introduced new analytics capabilities for its video platform, including granular data on viewing, engagement and creation.

Streamlining IT Operations (and More) with Data

These two institutions are learning how to use data to reduce the manual effort required in all kinds of activities — from expediting help requests to counting actual software usage to improving student communications.

Developing Better Interventions for At-Risk Students

A million-dollar grant is helping John Carroll University fine-tune a targeted intervention and early alert system that helps boost student learning and retention.

Data Sciences, Business and Soft Skills Are Top Needs for Workforce Reskilling   

A new survey from learning platform edX has identified two major skill areas where respondents reported feeling a lack of proficiency in their jobs: data sciences, and business and soft skills.

Cal Poly Launches Satellite Data Initiative

Cal Poly is working with Amazon Web Services to harness data from Low Earth Orbit satellites through the Satellite Data Solutions Initiative.

Are We There Yet? Impactful Technologies and The Power to Influence Change

How often do you hear comments like "We're just not there yet…" or "This is a technology that is just too slow to adoption…"? CT talks with veteran education technology leader Ellen Wagner, to ask for her perspectives on the adoption of impactful technologies — in particular the factors in our leadership and development communities that have the power to influence change.

Community College Boosts Retention with Student Pathways Redesign

A multi-year campaign to improve student success at Lorain County Community College is seeing positive results. The institution utilized Civitas Learning's student success platform and suite of application to identify common barriers to student persistence and streamline pathways to completion, increasing full-time student retention by nearly 12 percentage points.

ED Expands College Scorecard Data

The Department of Education has updated the College Scorecard to include information on 2,100 additional postsecondary education options.

Jenzabar Intros Analytics Tools

Jenzabar is adding several analytics tools to its Jenzabar One suite of cloud-based higher education technology products and services.

SAS Debuts New Education Offerings

Software analytics provider SAS is making a major investment in education through the launch of four new offerings that it says will enhance the learning experience.