Disrupting Enrollment

How To Cheat at Predictions, Part 4: Predicting Enrollments Using Prospects

How To Cheat at Predictions, Part 4: Predicting Enrollments Using Prospects

Welcome to the grand finale of “How To Cheat at Predictions,” a series that sprang out of a lively conversation among Capture Higher Ed’s data…

How To Cheat at Predictions, Part 3: Predicting Closer To the Target Date

How To Cheat at Predictions, Part 3: Predicting Closer To the Target Date

This is the third installment of “How To Cheat at Predictions,” a look at four ways Capture Higher Ed’s competitors make their predictive models look…

How To Cheat at Predictions, Part 2: Training and Testing A Model With the Same Data

How To Cheat at Predictions, Part 2: Training and Testing A Model With the Same Data

Welcome to Part 2 of a four-part series we’re calling “How To Cheat at Predictions.” So, your predictive model isn’t as accurate as Capture Higher…

How To Cheat at Predictions, Part 1: Using Leakers

How To Cheat at Predictions, Part 1: Using Leakers

When Capture Higher Ed’s data science team mingles with the company’s sales force, sparks fly … mostly in a good way. During a recent meeting,…

Open Data: Finding 40,000 New Asteroids … Without Trying

Open Data: Finding 40,000 New Asteroids … Without Trying

During a recent episode of The Weightlist — Capture Higher Ed’s podcast that conversationally mines the areas between data, new technologies and enrollment management —…

The Excelsior Scholarship: New York Offers Free Tuition

The Excelsior Scholarship: New York Offers Free Tuition

As part of the 2017 Middle Class Recovery Act, New York has officially passed its initiative to offer free tuition at two- and four-year public…

Capture Book Club: What We’re Reading, Vol. 3

Capture Book Club: What We’re Reading, Vol. 3

Welcome back to Capture Book Club, an adventure in reading that focuses on inquiry, curiosity, data and anything connecting different aspects of life that would otherwise…

Agile Enrollment: Delivering Value As Quickly As You Can

Agile Enrollment: Delivering Value As Quickly As You Can

When Dr. Thom Golden joined Capture Higher Ed, he was introduced to “agile development,” an organizational work style used by the company to develop products…

A Marketer’s Dream, Part 2: Digital Advertising and Marketing Automation Are A Winning Combo for Higher Ed

A Marketer’s Dream, Part 2: Digital Advertising and Marketing Automation Are A Winning Combo for Higher Ed

(Be sure to read A Marketer’s Dream, Part 1: Digital Advertising Is King.) According to Hanover Research, the top four areas that vice presidents of…

Machine Learning: Three Things You Should Know

Machine Learning: Three Things You Should Know

It’s not monolithic. It has strong advantages as well as important drawbacks. It will have major implications for what products will look like in the…