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Using its SAS Business Intelligence framework, Western Kentucky University developed an early-warning system that enables faculty and administrators to track trends in enrollment, persistence and student success. This paper summarizes presentations made by the chief architects of this BI system at the May 2011 Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Forum in Canada – describing the new self-service reporting environment and sharing tips for success with this type of project before, during and after implementation.
SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 70,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.