EDUCATION industry is a highly competitive sector that has to always
be on the edge to keep up with the changing dynamics of the market. The industry comprises of
mainly 3 segments - Higher Education, Primary Education, and
LMS (Learning Management System).
And of the many instruments of change that the educational institutions and
e-learning entities need to thrive in the fast-changing world, business intelligence (BI) and
data analytics play a pivotal role.
They can not only help institutions improve the quality of education and
stay ahead of the curve, but also help them with better decision-making, improved school-level
reporting, and restructuring of the complex legacy processes that
are prevalent in the industry.
Each sector in the Education industry, be it schools, colleges,
universities, or online courses. has varied data sources that comprise of the humungous amount
of data. Those are the data generated from students either enrolled in them,
or those collected through ‘education fairs’ and meetups and stored in their respective CRMs. So
greater the number of data sources, the higher is the level of complexity.