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The Big Data Era In Education Has Arrived

This year, Michigan’s Department of Technology, Management and Budget (DTMB) announced the School Aid Budget will now include $1.5 million in funding to provide reimbursement to districts on subscription costs for approved data analysis tools....

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Multiyear Financial Projections: An Essential Undertaking

In this era of limited resources and continued financial strain, school business officials need to combine accounting and analysis, along with compelling communication skills, to meet the present and future needs of their organizations.

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Using Business Intelligence for School Budgeting and Forecasting

Developing and Presenting a (Business) Intelligent Budget

The budgeting season is well under way.  And, for most public sector CFOs, the challenge with this year's budget is not going to be how to spend new resources of money.

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“Are we almost there yet?”

The summer vacation road trip. Depending on your age you may have slightly different memories of this. But, for many, the memories of sweating it out in the back seat of the crowded family station wagon required that The Question (in a whiny,...

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How to Analyze Large Data Sets Like a Machine

How do you find patterns and relevant business insights in large data sets…specifically, if you are a human? There are a growing number of technology solutions and algorithms that are automating the approach to data mining. But, there is always...

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