Data and business intelligence
Trusted data and analysis for higher and further education.
Driving effective decisions
We have more data at our fingertips than ever before, but turning that into reliable information and knowledge is critical if students and staff in higher and further education are to reap the full benefits. From interpreting national trends to providing tools members can use to capture their own data and business intelligence, we work with members to leverage the value of data and provide actionable, data-driven insights that provide the foundations for digital and data transformation.
Connect with others to analyse sector trends
Each year our digital experience insights service uncovers trends at institutional and national levels. Join fellow experts from colleges and universities across the country to unpick the findings.
Share ideas with others building digital capability
The building digital capability community of practice is open to staff and leaders in colleges and universities to share experiences of developing digital capabilities and learn from each other.
Keep in touch with your fellow analysts
If you have involvement or an interest in learning analytics at your institution, sign-up to the learning analytics JiscMail list to connect with others and share experiences.
Spotlight on members
Using data and analytics dashboards provide valuable insights for Dean Close School to follow student journey, support the curriculum and inspire teachers.
The University of Edinburgh is changing their approach to digital skills with a cross-institution drive towards digital transformation.
Insights surveys results can kickstart change, and the University of Northampton now has the tools to transform its digital landscape.
Services to support your decision making
Analytics and insights
The learning analytics service pulls together data from your institution’s various student data streams, to provide guidance to help you better understand student engagement, improve teaching and the overall student experience. Meanwhile, digital experience insights focuses on how your students and staff are using technology and where improvements can be made.
For data visualisations and analytics combining your institutional data with sector insights, Heidi Plus is the tool used by thousands of HE professionals to drive strategic organisational decisions.
A bespoke combination of sector experts and tools specifically designed for higher and further education, the data consultancy service is shaped around your needs reveal the story behind your data and answer your key questions.