Higher Education

Tangible benefits of a good datawarehouse

by Arwold Koelewijn on February 12, 2015

The benefits of a datawarehouse are not easily quantifiable. It is therefore good to see, that the UvA, winner of the prestigious Deloitte Kordes Annual Report Award 2014 in the category Education, refers to their datawarehouse as an important element for winning this award. Click here for the full message (Dutch). In conclusion: A good […]

The UvA live with UvAdata!

by Arwold Koelewijn on December 13, 2014

                                 The University of Amsterdam is live, for several months now, with the new major release of UvAdata, the management information system of the UvA. As external project manager and BI consultant I had the pleasure to contribute to the success of this project.                                                                   Introduction UvAdata is an enterprise datawarehouse that consolidates data […]

The UvA goes live with UvAdata!

by Arwold Koelewijn on September 15, 2014

The University of Amsterdam is live, as of today, with the new major release of UvAdata, the management information system of the UvA. As external project manager and BI consultant I had the pleasure to contribute to the success of this project. The goal of this release was to support the UvA management by: Easier […]

It is all about embedding

by Arwold Koelewijn on September 21, 2013

Last month I did a co-presentation at the EAIR (European Association for Institutional Research) forum 2013 in Rotterdam, with Marc Dolman of the Maastricht University. In this presentation we were talking about the success of the project Be Informed compared to other BI projects that had been done at the university. Marc and I were […]

Case study presentation at EAIR

by Arwold Koelewijn on July 11, 2013

This summer I will be co-presenting a case study regarding the implementation of the management information system Be Informed at the Maastricht University at the EAIR (European Association for Institutional Research) forum 2013 in Rotterdam. See below for the website summary: Qoute: Project be informed; implementing a management information system at the Maastricht University – […]

The UM goes MAD!

by Arwold Koelewijn on July 13, 2012

      The University of Maastricht has announced the Project closure of the successful SAP Business Intelligence project Be Informed. See UM news.   As external project manager I had the pleasure to contribute to the success of this project. “Over the past year the project has focused on the delivery of (strategic) management […]

Business Intelligence in Higher Education

by Arwold Koelewijn on November 26, 2010

In recent years governmental organizations are demanding more transparency on performance and financials from Higher Education institutions. Also internally, with funding becoming more difficult, the information need is increasing. This requires for institutions to focus on their  business intelligence solutions and when needed, integrate them and set up an adequate support organisation. Business Intelligence at Higher […]