Monday, September 21, 2015

UMUC Plans to Create a Company to Help Colleges Harness Big Data - Ellen Wexler, Chronicle of Higher Ed

The Maryland Board of Regents on Friday approved the University of Maryland University College’s request to create a for-profit business-intelligence company. The new company will offer data-analysis technology and services to universities across the country, and the revenue will go toward the university’s endowment. The company, called HelioCampus, will provide two main services: the technology to combine and analyze a university’s data, as well as analysts to help administrators understand what the data mean. http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/umuc-plans-to-create-a-company-to-help-colleges-harness-big-data/57387

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