Analytics has become a hot topic in the educational community, and several key questions must be addressed concerning the infrastructure of an analytics program. These issues include the systems and tools used for analytics, data sources and models, and governance structures. This research bulletin broadly addresses these functions and related activities of the IT department that are important to providing analytics infrastructure.
Citation for this Work: Grochow, Jerrold. “IT Infrastructure to Support Analytics: Laying the Groundwork for Institutional Analytics” (Research Bulletin). Louisville, CO: EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research, October 23, 2012, available from http://www.educause.edu/ecar.