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Final reflections from the outgoing head of digital capability

  When you come to the end of your working life and are facing a shift and change of pace, it’s often a good time to stop and reflect on what you have been doing and what has really impacted across your career. In 2017, due to a drop in student numbers, I was one […]

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Personal reflections on #ALTC23 Conference

Chris reflects on this year’s ALT C conference at the University of Warwick, sharing some of his personal takeaways.
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What does the data tell us about initial teacher education?

Scott provides an update on Jisc’s initial teacher education (ITE) project. The project focuses on supporting our members involved with ITE to develop their digital practice. A comprehensive report detailing a snapshot of current practice is included….

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Getting started with the Digital Elevation Tool – how one practitioner approached the challenge at two different colleges

  We have heard from some of our Digital Elevation Tool (DET) community members that knowing how to get started with the tool and apply it to their own context can be a significant blocker to progress. We are lucky to have a member of the community who has rolled out the tool at two […]

How to: blend multiple data sources together in Heidi Plus

Did you know you can use more than one dataset at a time in Heidi Plus? It’s easier than you might think! In this post we’ll pull together three different HESA datasets for an admittedly slightly spurious bit of analysis. There are lots of reasons you might want to blend together data sources. For example, […]

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Next generation KEF dashboards offer further insight into higher education knowledge exchange

In March 2021, Research England and Jisc data analytics released the first dashboards from the Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF). A pioneering project aiming to showcase the value of knowledge exchange between higher education (HE) in England and its diversity of partners. I covered the release in detail at the time and you can find out […]

How to: use sets in Heidi Plus for overlapping benchmark groups and departments

In this post I’ll take a quick look at using Sets in Heidi Plus to solve some potentially tricky issues you might have in creating visualisations and reports where you have groups whose members overlap. It’s fairly straightforward to create non-overlapping groups in Heidi Plus, for example, if you want to create a new hierarchy […]

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Be a part of our next product co-design for the sector

Senior data and visualisation developer, Eleanor Jarvis calls for participants to help us with our next product co-design for the higher education sector. My colleague, Rhodri Rowlands, and I, are using co-design at Jisc to collaborate with the higher education (HE) sector on developing new business intelligence (BI) for delivery through Heidi Plus. We are […]

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Supporting digital fluency with the new and enhanced discovery tool

There is a continuous debate in both the education and commercial sectors on how we can support users in developing digital capability. As we continue to grow in an ever evolving digital world, being able to identify our own digital capabilities and continually develop them is becoming increasingly important. Having spent over 19 years working […]

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Collecting data on open access publications

Author: Amy Devenney (Research and Business Intelligence Strategic Lead, Jisc) An article by the Knowledge Exchange (KE) highlighted the difficulty of efficiently collating consistent article-level metadata to enable the monitoring and evaluation on Transitional Agreements  (TAs) and the subsequent burden this placed on our members. Therefore, over the last eighteen months, we have been working […]