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  • Graduate Outcomes: Building the collection

    Lorraine Pearce

    Lorraine Pearce

    Head of Software Development

    To mark the release of a draft specification for the collection of contact details for Graduate Outcomes, two of our Heads of Software Development reflect on how they're approaching the task of building Graduate Outcomes.

  • What does the Data Matters Conference offer data experts?

    Guest Blogger

    “Data experts will find that there is a lot to excite them at the Data Matters conference,” says Marieke Guy, Data Analyst in the QAA Evaluation and Analytics Team, and who is leading the workshop Trendspotting; helping you to make sense of large information sources at the one-day event on 3 November 2017.

  • Launch of New Heidi Plus Community Dashboards

    Neil Richards

    Neil Richards

    Business Intelligence Specialist

    Neil Richards, Business Intelligence Specialist at HESA, outlines the benefits of the latest HESA/Jisc Community Dashboards within Heidi Plus, which combine the collaborative expertise of HE professionals with HESA and other HE sector data, and the very latest visualisation technology, to bring invaluable sector insight to HESA subscribers and Jisc members.

  • Collection Governance Consultation: your feedback

    Alex Leigh

    Alex Leigh

    Consultant

    Alex Leigh discusses opening thoughts and thanks for the feedback from the initial consultation marking the launch of Collection Governance project

  • No detail too small: Defining the Graduate Outcomes collection

    Matt Barnard

    Matt Barnard

    Data Policy & Governance Analyst

    We are currently working to develop our newest collection - Graduate Outcomes. This blog provides an update on our progress over the last two months in defining the data specification and survey brand.

  • Lost in France: Negotiating Data Submission Maps and Language

    Daniel Kidd

    Dan Kidd

    Head of Training & Consultancy

    With higher education providers preparing to submit data to HESA over the next few weeks, HESA’s Head of Training & Consultancy, Dan Kidd, offers advice on how to make the process considerably less painful than negotiating French town planning . . .

  • Data Futures readiness survey

    Melanie Ross

    Communication Officer, Data Futures

    We recently carried out the Data Futures readiness survey to help us learn more about how providers are preparing for in-year collection, and how we can best inform and update them. We received 138 responses, providing us with vital feedback that will ensure we can address queries from providers now as we head into the Alpha pilot and towards implementation and transition.

  • Thoughts on in-year data collection: what’s next for Data Futures?

    Rob Phillpotts

    Programme Director, Data Futures

    As the end of the detailed design phase approaches, Programme Director Rob Phillpotts discusses in-year data collection and the opportunity for innovation in higher education.

  • Collection Governance: feedback from Scotland

    Alex Leigh

    Alex Leigh

    Consultant

    The Collection Governance project team visited Scotland to meet with the Institutional Group on Statistics and discuss the current consultation on a Code of Practice (CoP) for data collectors.

  • The Data Matters conference: Collaborating to advance UK higher education

    Daniel Kidd

    Dan Kidd

    Head of Training & Consultancy

    The upcoming Data Matters conference reflects the long-held spirit of collaboration in the continual search for improvement which separates the UK HE sector from most others. The conference is a further opportunity for us all to share practice and learn from one another, to establish new networks in the changing landscape, and to achieve our common goal of advancing UK higher education.  

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