Predictive Modeling in Higher Education

How Does Envision Work?

How Does Envision Work?

We know that Envision makes predictions. We know that Envision needs student record data to make those predictions. But what happens between feeding student data…

Eight Questions To Ask Your Predictive Modeler

Eight Questions To Ask Your Predictive Modeler

A lack of competition in the market tends to favor long-standing, entrenched products and services. Just a few years ago, taxis were the only way…

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: Part 5

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: Part 5

(This is Part 5 of a series looking at how enrollment predictions are putting higher education institutions at risk. Don’t miss our previous entries, the…

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: Part 4

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: Part 4

(This is Part 4 of a series highlighting some of the ways enrollment predictions are putting higher education institutions in peril. Don’t miss our previous…

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: Part 3

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: Part 3

(Welcome to Part 3 of a series we’re calling How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business. Don’t miss our previous entries, the (Series…

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: Part 2

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: Part 2

(The following is a Part 2 of a series on how the strategic enrollment management industry is putting higher education at risk. Be sure to…

​Predicting At The ZIP Code Level

​Predicting At The ZIP Code Level

Capture Higher Ed recently created a new product for making search predictions. It involves a machine learning approach that is similar to the way we…

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: Part 1

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: Part 1

(The following is a Part 1 of a series on how the strategic enrollment management industry is putting higher education at risk. You can read…

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: An Introduction

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: An Introduction

(The following is an introduction to a multi-part series on how the strategic enrollment management industry is putting higher education at risk.) Strategic enrollment management…

Why Enrollment Management Needs Machine Learning

Why Enrollment Management Needs Machine Learning

Most higher education consultancies rely on a toolbox of prediction methods that belongs to social science. These prediction tools are good for explaining why certain…