Comprehensive data management that supports analytics and decision management. Data that becomes valuable information assets. And the ability to uncover insights that can boost student achievement and improve operational effectiveness. We help you fully exploit and govern your data through:
Data integration and management. Access, cleanse and consolidate all your data – regardless of source or format – into a single version of the truth for data-driven decision making.
Dynamic, self-service reporting. Empower stakeholders to work independently with business intelligence tools that deliver the information that’s needed in the format – and at the time – it is required.
Data visualization. Extend the power of high-end analytics to a wider array of users, enabling even those with limited technical skills to drill down into data to analyze trends and get the answers they need.
Combine data from across departments. Access, integrate and visually explore data across your college or university. And gain valuable insights for making better, timelier decisions. With SAS, you can:
Share the most up-to-date information with stakeholders – in an easily consumable way – using self-service reporting and ad hoc visual data discovery and exploration.
Break down information silos and make information available, interconnected and usable with powerful data management capabilities.
Enable stakeholders and constituents to see the bigger picture, as well as drill down into the data to see more detailed information, with easy-to-use data visualization capabilities.
Efficient, effective use of resources. Self-service reporting and analytics. Informed, enterprisewide decisions. Our higher education solutions offer a powerful, flexible business analytics framework that includes capabilities for:
Institutional research. Speed and improve processes, and give institutional decision makers the insights they need to make proactive decisions. Use prebuilt reports to quickly and easily generate those most frequently needed.
Enrollment management. Access information from across multiple sources, share information easily across institutional boundaries, and uncover patterns and trends. The result? You can attract the right students, maximize retention and sustain strong relationships throughout the student life cycle.
Institutional advancement. Easily access and consolidate historical data on donors, alumni and prospects. Create predictive models that determine the likelihood of donor giving. Then cost-effectively target those most likely to give.
Strategic plan development and monitoring. Slice and dice data to predict the outcomes of different scenarios in your strategic planning.
University business. Analyze information on student enrollment, faculty, courses, finance, hiring/salary, facilities, etc., for budget alignment, accreditation or resource forecasting.
Self-service reporting and dashboards. Even those with limited analytical skills can quickly produce, view, interact with and interpret reports via the web or mobile devices, with IT maintaining control of the underlying data.
Integrate data across the institution. Simplify analytics. Identify current and future trends. And quickly and easily generate reports. With SAS you can:
Equip key stakeholders with the information they need to create, manage, monitor and revise effective strategic plans to reach desired outcomes.
Supportinternal and external consumers of institutional research information using accurate, trusted data and sophisticated analysis.
Foster collaboration by enabling data consumers to instantaneously share dynamic reports and plan scenarios through the web and on mobile devices.
We are one of the first universities to use data mining for retention and all the way through the cycle to include intervention as well as recruitment. I don't know how we would have done this without help from SAS.
Data integrity. Easy access to reports. Reliable insight into performance. SAS arms education administrators at all levels – and the public – with the right information and analytic tools for trusted knowledge that can help you transform programs, curriculums and student outcomes. No matter the size of your organization or your data, our solutions enable you to explore all relevant data quickly and easily by providing capabilities for:
Data standardization and integration. Standardize and cleanse data to ensure its accuracy and integrity. And make it accessible to all who need it.
Dynamic data exploration and data visualization. Put lightning-fast insights within everyone's reach – even the public – using self-service, ad hoc visual data discovery and exploration. And with mobile tethering, you can explore reports even when there's no Internet connectivity.
Public engagement. Give stakeholders the ability to share information about program performance and overall strategy, based on a single source of reliable data.
Financial and performance transparency. Anyone – regardless of analytic background – can understand how your institution is doing using sophisticated analytics with user-friendly features, such as on-the-fly forecasting, scenario analysis, and performance dashboards and scorecards.
Understand cause and effect. Share information. And improve your institution’s research, enrollment and administration. With SAS, you can:
Demonstrate your commitment to increased transparency with dashboards that you can share openly with constituents.
Chart your progress, and gain an open view into performance with dashboards that anyone, anywhere can use to explore dynamic information on core indicators like enrollment, student persistence, graduation rates, degrees, program effectiveness and more.
Provide the public and policymakers with information on how you’re addressing goals and priorities, as well as how you’re measuring progress.
Analytics provides the intelligence we need to implement strategies that fuel economic competitiveness, while at the same time matching our students' highest potential to real job and internship opportunities. SAS Visual Analytics will help us make those connections and show the public and decision makers how our universities are performing, and how we can grow Louisiana competitively.
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We need graduates to have the critical skills that are in demand by industry today. They need to be able to quickly add value by using their firm business background combined with their solid analytics knowledge.
SAS programming is one of the most sought-after skills in the job market today. We support students interested in learning and using SAS technologies through a number of popular programs, including free SAS software, free training, opportunities for recognition and more.