Goodwin, L. (2010) Solving the ‘It’s my data’ mess University Business, November/December 2010
This is a short summary of an article from a new book from the Council of Independent Colleges and SunGard Higher Education. The article identifies the tricky policy issue of agreeing common definitions of the same factors across an institution so that accurate, reliable and useful data can be aggregated and analyzed.
The book is available for free downloading:
Doud, J., Fennell, M. and Miller, S. (2010) President to President: Views on Technology in Higher Education Malvern PA: SunGard Education/Council of Independent Colleges