Predictive Analytics in Higher Education: Getting ROI traction with your student and constituent management systems

The importance of higher education to our world and future well-being cannot be overstated. However, like healthcare, it is a complex environment with multiple often competing priorities. Institutions are mission-driven and manage a diverse set of objectives such as enrollment growth, academic achievement, efficient operations, thriving athletics, reputation management, and the essential development of constituents…

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Time Series Forecasting: 3 Great Ways to Improve Your FP&A Planning Process

Time series forecasting is a powerful set of tools ranging from simple series forecasting to sophisticated causal modeling. So why are many FP&A professionals reluctant to take advantage of these methods? Today’s automated time series forecasting software is very accessible to financial and business analysts and can be leveraged to augment your planning process, drive…

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Creating a Decision Tree Analysis using SPSS Modeler

SPSS Modeler is statistical analysis software used for data analysis, data mining and forecasting. Statistical analysis allows us to use a sample of data to make predictions about a larger population. Creating predictive models utilizing the information currently at your fingertips to predict what decisions will impact your future success. Predictive analytics is hugely important…

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