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Introduction

Valdosta State University (VSU) recognizes the benefits that data discovery and predictive analytics can offer in terms of enabling students to be successful in their academic careers.

Highlights

  • VSU was disappointed with its student retention rate, which was costing the institution a considerable amount in lost revenue each year. Oracle's solutions have enabled VSU to promote student success and improve retention rates.

Features and Benefits

  • Learn how to increase student success and improve retention rates.
  • Assesses how data discovery and predictive analytics can help inform student success and retention initiatives.

Key questions answered

  • What should institutions consider when devising a student success and retention strategy?
  • What business intelligence and analytics tools can support student success and retention efforts?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages

Recommendations for the higher education industry

  • Recommendations for institutions
  • Recommendations for vendors

Using data and analytics to drive student success

  • Higher education context
  • The role of ICT/services in solving the problem

Lessons learned

  • Avoid "black box" solutions
  • Take the necessary measures to ensure data security
  • Actively involve all stakeholders from the beginning

Appendix

  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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