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Data Futures

Defining a new approach to recording FTE

Product owner Rachel Fuidge provides an update on recording full-time equivalence in the 2019/20 specification, including the proposed hybrid approach.

Student 2019/20 (Data Futures) 1.7.0 release

In this blog Rachel Fuidge discusses the updates found in 1.7.0 release of the Student 2019/20 (Data Futures) Coding Manual.

Data Futures update

In this blog Rob Phillpotts provides an update on Data Futures following the specification workshops.

Data Futures: A software provider perspective

Steve Chambers, Delivery Lead at Tribal discusses the challenges and opportunities presented by the Data Futures programme from the perspective of a software provider.

Data Futures: Alpha participant feedback

Matthew Lane from the Open University gives a second view as an Alpha participant and lessons learnt so far.

Data Futures: view from an Alpha participant

Daniel Norton, Assistant Registrar at Loughborough University provides his viewpoint on the journey so far as an Alpha participant on the Data Futures programme.

Detailed design coding manual (Data Futures): what it means for providers

Programme Director Rob Phillpotts announces the launch of the HESA Student record Coding manual (Data Futures) and the implications for the transition year. 

Data Futures readiness survey

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?

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.

What do we mean when we talk about data governance?

Data governance is at the heart of effective data collection and dissemination - the collection govenance project will present and agree a sector wide model of best practice.