How Higher Education Institutions Get Top Grades in Finance

Originally posted by Adaptive Insights The annual meeting of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) last week in Montreal, Canada provided a great opportunity to gain face-time with leading higher education institutions. Representing chief business and financial officers from more than 2,100 colleges and universities across the country, the association annually…

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Planning for Higher Ed Professionals: How to Better Plan for Faculty with Multiple Roles

In almost all Higher Education institutions, especially more research-focused schools, faculty almost always wear multiple “hats”. Their responsibilities can be spread across teaching activities, research, administration, and other value-added roles like a physician at a university hospital. This creates a unique planning challenge, as administrators are increasingly tasked with a better understanding of how their…

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How I learned to love budgeting (and you can too)

Written By: Beth Walkley, Adaptive Insights Originally posted June 27, 2019 Between decreasing government appropriations, fluctuating enrollments, increasing pressure for tuition increases and rising costs of salaries and benefits, many higher education institutions are feeling the pinch. While this is nothing new for Ramapo College of New Jersey, as the chief budget officer I see…

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Increase Efficiencies using IBM Planning Analytics

Have you ever thought about different ways you can improve routines in your life? What if you reduce your commute time by 20%? What if you could reduce the time it takes to do your laundry by 63%? What if you could get your groceries 80% quicker? I don’t know about you, but I would…

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3 Ways Predictive Analytics Can Up Your Forecast Game

Written by Jim Webb, Oracle Originally posted September 26, 2019 Advanced predictive analytics can be a catalyst for change for small and medium businesses (SMBs) even if they already are using predictive analysis. The technology for predictive capabilities has evolved. It’s much simpler to use, and outcomes are easier to share, apply, and explain. Analysis is no…

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