TekLink helps a leading public university gain analytics insights to student enrollments for better retention and graduation rates

TekLink helps a leading public university gain analytics insights to student enrollments for better retention and graduation rates

About the Client:

Our client is a leading  educational university in US, noted for their agricultural and mechanical colleges.

 

Business Objectives:

Working closely with our client, TekLink team identified the following objectives:

 

  • Build an Enterprise Data Warehouse using cloud-based technologies replacing their existing legacy system that is experiencing long lag times for business query requests.
  • Build an industry standard data model to illustrate the specific entities, attributes and relationships involved in a business function.
  • Build data integration, data harmonization and a semantic layer for analytics.
  • Create interactive dashboards to answer business queries on grade distribution, sponsored program, student enrollment, freshman retention rate and freshman graduation rate.
  • Uncover data quality issues in the operational source systems and assess the risk involved in integrating data in new applications

 

Solution Offered by TekLink:

TekLink consultants, using Informatica Cloud, SQL Server 2012 Enterprise Edition, Tableau Desktop and Tableau Server, delivered the following solution to the client:

 

  • Advised our client the right tools and technologies for the analytics platform
  • Broaden the usage on the new analytics platform minimizing creating analytics in silos and manual reporting
  • Built an advanced analytics platform that addresses holistic analysis and becomes the foundation for additional analytics projects in future

 

Outcomes and Benefits:

The university realized the following outcomes and benefits:

  • Delivered a highly automated cloud-based solution for data integration
  • Enabled the ability for end users to view results interactively using dashboard
  • Provided the end user analytical insight that can be leveraged for root cause analysis and other types of analysis

 

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