Data Literacy and Tech Foundations


Data Literacy and Tech Foundations

As people and teams across campus incorporate new technologies and data sources into their work, it can feel challenging to keep up with all the latest developments. Here, you’ll find curated resources from EAB’s Data and Analytics Blog to help you and your colleagues navigate the changing higher ed data and technology landscape and understand emerging trends.

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Digital innovation requires digital leadership. Here are 3 principles for success

March 12, 2021

Learn three guiding principles of student-centered digital change.

It’s about innovation, not disruption: why digital transformation looks different for higher ed

March 5, 2021

Learn about consumer trends relevant to higher ed—and a framework to help your campus build stamina for continuous innovation.

Data democratization 101: What higher education data leaders need to know

August 12, 2020

Learn what data democratization is, how it can drive innovation, and three ways colleges and universities can achieve data democratization.

3 ways to improve data literacy on campus

January 28, 2020

To use data for decision-making, campus leaders must overcome obstacles to data literacy. See tested strategies from our partner schools to build and improve data literacy.

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Blockchain in brief: Six ways it can transform higher education

January 23, 2018

Blockchain is an emerging technology that has the potential to disrupt the higher education status quo. Here’s six ways how.

Five things campus leaders need to know about integration

July 17, 2017

Without accurate, meaningful, actionable data moving between campus IT systems, their utility is drastically reduced. To reframe integration as a competitive differentiator rather than an inescapable cost, IT leaders should make five integration facts clear on their campus.

Data literacy and tech foundation resources

Case study

John Carroll University created an integration command center and cut the time needed for cross-system data changes by 75%.



Understand the personas that may hinder your efforts to create a data-informed culture—and learn how to respond.



Edify aggregates and integrates data from all your systems in a central, highly customizable platform.


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