Education Analytics: How SAS is used in education

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Recently, I interviewed three SAS customers to understand firsthand how each is using data visualization and analytics in education. In this education analytics series of blog posts, I’ll take you on a journey to learn how each of these customers are turning their data into insights to be a more data-informed and analytical organization.

On this journey you’ll hear how they’re using SAS, why they chose to partner with SAS, the impact it’s had on their users and their institutions, and the time savings and productively gains they realized. In addition, they will share some interesting insights they discovered and some best practices they learned along the way.

For our first installment in the blog series, let's meet our cast and learn how each is using SAS:

  • Linda Sullivan, Assistant Vice President for Institutional Knowledge Management, University of Central Florida.
  • Tim Schuldt, Director of Statistical Delivery, Ruffalo Noel Levitz.
  • Daniel Ralyea, Director of the Office of Research and Data Analysis, South Carolina Dept. of Education.

Linda Sullivan, University of Central Florida

Assistant Vice President for Institutional Knowledge Management, University of Central Florida.

University of Central Florida shares how their use of SAS is widespread – from their data warehouse, reporting and querying, to visual analytics.

Tim Schuldt, Ruffalo Noel Levitz

Director of Statistical Delivery, Ruffalo Noel Levitz

Ruffalo Noel Levitz shares how they are using advanced analytics such as optimization to help their higher education clients make strategic financial aid decisions.

Daniel Ralyea, South Carolina Dept. of Education

Director of the Office of Research and Data Analysis, South Carolina Dept. of Education.

South Carolina Dept. of Education uses SAS to make meaning out of their morass of data and to help their users make smart decisions in a quick timeframe.

Interested in learning more?

In previous blog posts, I've shared how education customers are embracing data visualization to run their business.

In addition, check out our whitepaper on Ten Tips for Using Data Visualization and Analytics Effectively in Education.

Stayed tuned for more from the world of education analytics and how higher education is taking on their analytics transformations.

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Georgia Mariani

Principal Product Marketing Manager

Georgia Mariani is the Principal Product Marketing Manager for the Education Industry.

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