R & D project

Business intelligence project

A joint project between Jisc and the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) to develop a business intelligence shared service for UK education

  • 3 years and 1 month

    Ends 31 Jul 2017

  • Budget:

    Over £1m

  • Expected outcome:

    Service development

Data and analytics
Analytics on a laptop screen
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Our project partners

Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA)

Meet the project team

Myles Danson
Myles Danson

Senior co-design manager, Jisc

Andy McGregor
Andy McGregor

Deputy chief innovation officer, Jisc

Michael Webb
Michael Webb

Director of technology and analytics, Jisc

Jonathan Waller

Jonathan Waller


Nicola Phelps

Nicola Phelps


Jackie Njoroge

Jackie Njoroge

Manchester Metropolitan University

Giles Carden

Giles Carden

University of Warwick

Project timeline

This project will run until summer 2017

New dashboards coming soon

Four dashboards developed by development teams as part of the HESA and Jisc Business Intelligence Initiative are already available in...

Analytics Lab 2017 Team Progress

Our 2017 Analytics Lab development teams are have been busy over the past month investigating problems to solve and acquiring the data...

Athena Swan

We recently announced that in December 2016, we will be releasing into Heidi Plus  a number of dashboards produced during the past three...

Looking forward to 2017 

The outcomes (both tangible and intangible) of the Heidi Lab initiative from 2015 through to autumn 2016 have gone beyond our hopes and...

Heidi Plus BI system launched

On 30 November 2015, the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) launched Heidi Plus, the new business intelligence service for the UK...

Welcome to the new web site

Welcome to this joint business intelligence initiative between HESA and Jisc. We’re all really excited to get the web site live and the...

Business intelligence project project starts.