Education analytics: The benefits of using data visualization and analytics


For our third installment in this blog post series, let’s continue our journey to learn more from three SAS education customers. Today, we'll hear about the benefits their users and institutions have received by using SAS for data visualization and analytics. In this post, you'll hear from:

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

Time-savings and productivity gains

University of Central Florida has experienced improvements in time-savings and productivity gains. Watch the video to learn more.

Increased usage

South Carolina Department of Education reports that by providing the appropriate data and reports, usage has increased. Users are now able to engage in in decision-making around data that they just weren’t consuming before.

Unexpected discoveries

All three customers share what they discovered doing their data analysis.

Interested in more? Check out the previous posts in this education analytics blog series. Also, check out these Ten Tips for Using Data Visualization and Analytics Effectively in Education.

I hope you enjoyed learning more about how education customers use analytics. Please feel free to share this post and these videos with your colleagues and friends. Also, stayed tuned as there will be more to come.


About Author

Georgia Mariani

Principal Product Marketing Manager

Georgia Mariani has spent nearly a quarter-century exploring and sharing how analytics can improve outcomes. As a Principal Industry Marketing Manager at analytics leader SAS, supporting the education industry, she passionately showcases customers using analytics to tackle important education issues and help students succeed. Georgia received her M.S. in Mathematics with a concentration in Statistics from the University of New Orleans.

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