July 4, 2012 | slide 1 RSCs – Stimulating and supporting innovation in learningGo to View > Header & Footer to edit
Background There is a growing appetite for providing information to external bodies and stakeholders Opening up your data lifeline What should we collect what could we share? Should we do it or not? (consequences) Becoming ‘agile’
Who and What Data sources Students (VLE, Moodle, ILP, ePortfolio) Staff (Payroll, CPD… ) Governors (Finance) Parents (Learner records, reports) Employers (Learner records) Funding bodies (ILR etc) The Public (Performance, FOI) IT/MIS (Everything?) Potential students and staff Who else?
Benefits Some delegation of responsibility possible Self- cleansing data Knowledge sharing Problem solving Collaboration
Issues Maintaining control Unplanned data leaks Legal ( DPA, FOI) Loss of competitive advantage Transparency Accuracy, consistency - clean data Firewalls and security Boundaries
Making it happenData and application Ease of use Data cleansing and integrityUser Value to user Involve them!
Turning the tables! External sources of data – environmental scanning Statistics Benchmarking Comparison tools Amazon style targeting?
Thank you! Stuart Jones firstname.lastname@example.org 07595119434 July 4, 2012 | slide 9Contact