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The driver for many institutions’ use of analytics has been improving retention. The worried well, high achievers looking to improve, may also benefit from monitoring their own performance. But is that a lost opportunity? Can improvement be achieved across the board? UCISA Executive Director, Peter Tinson highlights a different approach in his blog 
Posted:  23 April 2018
Ian Anderson, UCISA's project lead for the successful development of the first generic Capability Model specifically for UK higher education institutions, is to present to a meeting of the Russell Universities Group IT Directors forum (RUGIT) at Manchester University on April 26 2018.

The UCISA model, recently featured on influential online sector news website, is attracting widespread attention in the sector following completion of a 12-month development project which involved input from five universities and HESA. 
Posted:  19 April 2018
One of the key aims of UCISA’s strategic plan for the next five years is to provide members with more opportunities to express and share insights and views.UCISA’s blog pages are one such forum. Here UCISA Marketing Manager, Manjit Ghattaura offers an open invite for blog contributions along with a few tips on writing your posts. 
Posted:  10 April 2018
University of Edinburgh User Support Manager, Lisa McDonald offers tips on coping with disruption in new UCISA blog. 
Posted:  6 April 2018

The race to personalised digital environments hots up


Competition for the attention of the digital generation is generating even greater collaboration between university and college marketing and IT teamsIn the final in a series of three blog posts focusing on the benefits of partnership, UCISA Executive member Paul Butler, Director of Information & Library Services at the University of Greenwich, looks to future trends and the promise of truly personalised digital environments. Blog here

Posted:  5 April 2018

UCISA has today published The truth about data and analytics. This report is the result of a recent workshop of practitioners in this field who were prepared to share the truth about the challenges and the way of advancing data and analytics relevant to the HE sector. The workshop was facilitated by Sero HE.

The report includes case studies from three higher education institutions, plus insights from the further education sector and overseas. The report is now available in the UCISA publications library.

Posted:  4 April 2018

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