Whitepaper

Big Data on Campus: How IT Leaders Enable Higher Education Analytics

Author
Christine Carmichael, Marketing Leader, Government and Education at Tableau Software

It is no secret that university educators and administrators alike need direct access to big data insights in order to drive measurable results.

A tidal change is sweeping through places of higher learning; faster, smarter tools are replacing old and slow business intelligence models for improved performance management for every campus department.

But even with new data technologies, universities sometimes fall short in their analytics strategies. A new approach demands a new methodology. Most importantly, universities need IT leadership to help build a credible, secure data infrastructure.

Read this whitepaper to discover proven agile development and deployment methods that will allow your institution to adapt quickly to the many changing technology requirements, and generate a collaborative, data-driven culture.

In this paper, you’ll learn new ways to enable big data insights by:

  • Empowering administrators and educators with self-service dashboards
  • Increasing the speed of analytics implementations and deployments
  • Building flexible and secure configurations
  • Enabling actionable insights with data visualization

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About The Author

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Christine Carmichael

Marketing Leader, Government and Education at Tableau Software

Christine Carmichael is Marketing Segment Manager of the Public Sector Group at Tableau Software. She has a widely accomplished sales and marketing career in both government and education sectors.

With more than 25 years of experience in the high tech industry, Carmichael has a proven record of cultivating strategic business plans for technology companies with Public Sector missions. She spent 16 years as a senior public sector executive at SAS Institute, and most recently joined Tableau Software after leading the public sector marketing program for Massachusetts-based Kronos, Inc. Upon joining the Tableau Software team in early 2014, Carmichael was charged with developing business plans and strategies to help Tableau better serve public sector markets across the globe and to expand the company’s rapidly growing footprint for data discovery and visual analytics in the government and education space.

Carmichael graduated from North Carolina State University in 1987 with degrees in both Business Management and Economics. In 1992 she received her Master’s degree in Business Administration from Meredith College.