UB Readers’ Choice Awards

    As you may know, University Business magazine is launching its first annual Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products award this year. This award will be given to 100 products used in higher education based on nominations from its readers. Winners will be selected based on...

Creating Variables: Out-of-state Flag

  Sometimes it’s good to see which of your students or donors are in-state because an in-state population may be more likely to enroll or be retained or give than an out-of-state population. Creating an out-of-state flag from a “state” variable allows you to easily...

Creating Variables: Age

  Hi all! Today I’d like to a cover a pretty universally predictive variable: age. Age can be created in relation to the date of a particular event (like an application date or a mailing date), or as a reflection of age today, at this moment. Either way, age is often...

User Conference or Bust!

  Great news, guys – only three more months until our 4th Annual Rapid Insight User Conference! Here’s what you need to know about this  inspiring, informative, and FREE event:   The user conference will take place here in Conway, New Hampshire, on the campus of...

On Target: Predicting Pregnancy

  Call me biased, but I think creative uses for predictive analytics are pretty cool.  Target’s “pregnancy-prediction model”, explained Thursday in a The New York Times Magazine article, is a great example.  It should inspire all of us to take a fresh look at our data...
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