Planning, Consulting, & Data Solutions Team

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Mission

The Planning, Consulting, & Data Solutions Team (also known as DST) is client-focused, providing meaningful insight through business intelligence/analytics and solutions through information technology to empower employees in the Division and its decision makers in navigating and leveraging data for increased efficiency, effectiveness, and the betterment of our community.  

Goals

The goals for DST include but are not limited to:

  • Create predictive analyses and models with forecasts across areas

  • Collaborate with stakeholders and clients to accomplish the mission and objectives of the division in alignment with our strategic plan
  • Make recommendations to leadership regarding the organization and missions
  • Enhance and augment business processes for increased efficiency and effectiveness
  • Train and educate employees to empower them with data solutions

Experience & Knowledge

The Team has over 35 years of combined experience in the fields of business, data science, and analytics. The knowledge base of the Team spans areas such as business, personnel, research, student recruitment, student admissions, instruction, federal funding, Land Grant missions, and communication. 

Insight & Solutions

The Team makes evaluations, creates insight from complex data sets, and provides meaningful analyses to inform and empower decision-making. This is accomplished by creating a partnership with clients and using quantitative and analytical tools, knowledge of human interaction with data and technology, knowledge of policies and processes, and interpretations of data. The Team utilizes a variety of tools for reporting/visualization, statistics, communication, databases, and process evaluation/improvement. 

Reporting

Visit the following Reports pages to find interactive dashboards, periodical reports, and more:

Get to Know the Team

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