K-12 and Higher Education

Engage Students and Communities with Custom Data and Analytics Solutions

We hope you enjoy this collection of resources for Education. Keep an eye on the BlueGranite Blog for updates on utilizing Microsoft Data & AI.

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN EDUCATION

Education analytics

FACULTY AND ACADEMIC

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Complement the talent of your professors, instructors, researchers, and academic leaders by providing insight into what works well and what needs work. Combine and align data to enable instant, high-level insights into trends and comparatives while enabling individualized, student-focused analyses.
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TOTAL STUDENT

SUCCESS

Ensure student success at every phase of the educational experience – from recruitment to graduation, and beyond. Each institutional function has a focused role in this journey, which means specialized and sometimes siloed data. BlueGranite has the experience needed to help you collect, disseminate, and dig into every aspect of this valuable information to provide decision-makers with actionable insight.
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PLANNING AND FINANCIAL

GROWTH

Confidently prepare for the future by analyzing and predicting trends in admission and retention. Understand the impacts of changes to financial aid regulations, tuition growth, government funding and grants, alumni giving and endowments, and operational expenses. Identify areas for expansion and long-term growth with real-time performance feedback.

FEATURED CASE STUDY

Flexible, Intelligent Azure-Based Bot to Engage and Support Students, Staff

A top-ranked East Coast tech university prides itself on not just keeping up with change, but leading it. Driven to innovate, this university is working to engage incoming students on their own terms. With the tech-savvy Generation Z (born after the mid-1990s) entering college, the university is incorporating ways to further engage this digitally innate group. By automating and personalizing its online communication capabilities, the university can more deeply engage with this student demographic, from application to graduation, and beyond.

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TECHNICAL OVERVIEW:

  • Multizone Azure Data Lake, which houses data from the constituent operational systems
  • Employs Azure Databricks for hyper-scalable data processing. Azure Data Factory orchestrates the integration of Databricks and the Data Lake.
  • Rapid integration of new data sources – such as REDCap and Microsoft Dynamics for data capture and contact tracing and MITRE’s Sara for its automated symptom monitoring capabilities.

Public Sector Blog Posts

Explore insightful blog posts from the BlueGranite team covering public sector topics and scenarios.

SOLUTION BRIEFS

Amplify K-12 Learning with the Microsoft Platform

Money is almost equally important to teacher quality, student effort, and parent support in determining education outcomes. For the nation’s public K-12 schools, more than 90 percent of funding comes from state and local governments.  These funds are distributed from statewide sales and income tax on a per-student basis, while local property taxes vary by municipality. With so many people invested, public school systems often feel the need to demonstrate a positive return on investment for their communities.

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Major R1 University to Improve Business Operations with Power BI

Serving nearly 100,000 student, faculty, and staff, leaders needed to increase workplace efficiency while integrating services in support of teaching, research, and service. While launching new invoicing and general ledger systems, the university wanted to ensure constituents could easily access and analyze data from both new systems as well as from existing systems. They enlisted BlueGranite for support and training to understand governance and deployment best practices and to create long-term BI adoption success.

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