Three Ways Advanced Analytics Help You Recruit and Retain Transfer Students

By Chris Lucier | January 12, 2021

Some of you have depended upon recruiting transfer students to achieve your institution’s undergraduate enrollment (UG) goals. You have a well-developed strategy with commensurate resources to manage the enrollment processes from the first contact to graduation. However, for [...]

Fred’s Five Predictions for Higher Education in 2021

By Fred Weiss | December 22, 2020

Those of you who know me personally or follow me on social know that I have worked in the higher ed and EdTech industries for 30 + years and that I am an avid reader and trend watcher. And as the President and CEO of a higher ed-focused advanced analytics company, which is in [...]

Data Security: A “People Problem”

By Johnny Chen | August 17, 2020

With the recent introduction of the European Cloud Initiative in the EU and squabbles around TikTok and WeChat in the U.S., data security has come under the spotlight of public interest. Due to the emphasis on data storage location and privacy in these events, it is natural to [...]

AI Will Change Your Transfer Student Strategy

By Andy Hannah | July 16, 2020

Transfer Students and a Holistic Strategic Enrollment Strategy A week doesn’t go by that I don’t have a substantive conversation with a partner or colleague about transfer students. The topics on the subject vary from: Increasing undergraduate (UG) enrollment by increasing the [...]

What role does Othot’s AI Platform have in Advancement? [video]

By Othot Team | July 10, 2020

What role does Othot’s AI Platform have in Advancement? That was the topic of Othot President & CEO, Fred Weiss’s talk at CASE DRIVE/Cast. During DRIVE/Cast, Fred showed how predictive and prescriptive analytics provide insights to help advancement leaders make data-informed [...]

How AI Can Help Understand Bias

By Mark Voortman | July 7, 2020

What is Bias? Bias is a multifaceted concept and to have an honest discussion, we first need to establish what we mean by bias. If you look up bias on Wikipedia, you will find several related meanings.sup>1 Here is the opening paragraph of the article: “Bias is [...]

Delayed Results: The June 1 Enrollment Outlook

By Othot Partner Success Team | June 17, 2020

Another month has passed since we shared a post about May 1 enrollment trends among our higher ed partner institutions. Because of COVID-19, some schools officially shifted their admissions “Decision Day” to June 1 and others unofficially continued to accept deposits after May [...]

Why Predictive Modeling in Higher Ed is a Must-Have

By John Abbatico | May 28, 2020

For higher education institutions, the concepts of predictive modeling informed by machine learning do not differ much from human learning. Data is fed to computer algorithms and these algorithms look for data patterns that can be attributed to a specific outcome. This is [...]
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