Predictive Modeling in Higher Education

Art of the Deal? A.I. Throws Off Constraints of Human Language

Art of the Deal? A.I. Throws Off Constraints of Human Language

Have you ever been negotiating with someone and, when you reached an impasse, just started making up a new way of communicating? That’s what the…

Providing Actionable Info: Data Science in Higher Ed

Providing Actionable Info: Data Science in Higher Ed

Colleges today are accumulating new data at a rate that exceeds their capacity to extract value from it. How can these institutions use this data…

Why Does Everyone Want To Be A Data Scientist?

Why Does Everyone Want To Be A Data Scientist?

Data and technology are at the core of everything Capture Higher Ed does. That’s why we often find ourselves explaining the relevance of data science…

What Is Data Exhaust? Cutting Through the Fumes

What Is Data Exhaust? Cutting Through the Fumes

Data is all around us — from the constant data that our smart phones generate to the data that results from our online browsing; from…

Are Discounting Strategies Sustainable Long Term?

Are Discounting Strategies Sustainable Long Term?

The National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) released its 2016 Tuition Discounting Study last month. The annual study, which surveys scholarship and…

15 Mind-Blowing Facts About Big Data and Analytics

15 Mind-Blowing Facts About Big Data and Analytics

At about this time last year, Data Science Central, an online resource for those who work with big data, published a blog that listed 15…

It’s Kentucky Derby Time — And I Have Your Winning Ticket!

It’s Kentucky Derby Time — And I Have Your Winning Ticket!

The hats are feathered and the seersucker suits are pressed — it’s Derbytime in the Ville! There’s really no better two weeks in Louisville, Ky.,…

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

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

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

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

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

How To Cheat at Enrollment 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 Enrollment Predictions.” So, your predictive model isn’t as accurate as Capture…