Gartner Research

Assessing the State of Institutional Analytics in Higher Education

Published: 27 April 2016

ID: G00277044

Analyst(s): Terri-Lynn Thayer


This research explores the current state of institutional analytics in higher education, examines the issues that institutions are trying to resolve, and assesses institutional readiness to make analytics decisions, as well as the CIO's central role.

Table Of Contents


  • Priority of Institutional Analytics
  • Barriers to Analytics Adoption
  • Analytics Leadership and Staffing
    • A Central Role for CIOs
  • Institutional Analytics Use Cases
  • Key Steps to Establishing an Analytics Strategy and Practice
  • Appendix
    • Methodology

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