Enhancing Student Persistence through Data Analytics at Morehouse

Summary Infinitive was retained by Morehouse College to help drive its use of internal data to improve student retention and persistence. Morehouse is the only historically Black, all-male, four-year liberal arts institution in the United States, with a history dating back over 157 years. Through a Strategic Data Planning workshop, we worked with the Morehouse […]

How Infinitive Boosted ETL Performance and Cost Efficiency for a Non-Profit by Migrating to AWS with Databricks

Infinitive recently partnered with an educational non-profit to undertake a significant data migration and transformation project. The initiative’s goal was to transition from an on-premises Oracle system to a more scalable AWS environment, focusing on optimizing data pipelines and transforming data in accordance with complex business rules. Challenge Faced by the Educational Non-Profit The client […]

Highlights from EDUCAUSE 2023

The annual EDUCAUSE Conference, held in Chicago in early October, brought together a diverse and dynamic community of educators, technologists, and administrators from the world of higher education. Infinitive attended and had the opportunity to network 1:1 with several administrators and institution leaders. The conference served as a platform to discuss the latest trends, challenges, […]

Developing and Implementing Datadog Monitors

MuniBilling, a prominent software company specializing in utility billing solutions, embarked on a significant migration journey from the Rackspace Cloud infrastructure to the more robust Google Cloud Platform (GCP). With this transition came the need to reconfigure their monitoring system, including custom metrics and monitors, within the Datadog environment. The company sought the expertise of […]

EdTech Company Moves to the Cloud, Transforms its Data

An educational nonprofit needed help with an enterprise data migration and clean-up effort. Challenge The client’s Enterprise Data Management Office needed support establishing a migration path, setting up their AWS environment, developing an ETL pipeline, and implementing business requirements around data quality rules and quality assurance analysis. Challenge The client’s Enterprise Data Management Office needed […]

Preparing Early-Stage Startup for Rapid Customer Growth

Edsoma is an ed-tech startup focused on providing AI-assisted reading feedback to school children while promoting collaboration with their parents/teachers through a web and mobile-facing application. As Edsoma moved closer to its launch date for its V1 Application, they contracted Infinitive to build-out their application infrastructure stack in AWS utilizing DevOps and Cloud best practices […]

Using Well-Architected Framework to Advance CI/CD Strategy

Growth Over Time Learning (gotLearning) is an education startup that recently developed the first Collaborative Learning System (CLS) as a learning conversation platform between students, teachers and all other educational professionals. The client chose AWS to host the application and enhance the availability, scalability, performance, and security as they grow and mature. Challenge After launching […]

5 Best Practices for Successful Change Initiatives in Higher Education

Author: Wayne Campagna, Consulting Executive, Higher Education SME The pressure is mounting on higher-education institutions to become more affordable, higher quality, and more relevant to today’s workplace. College’s face major challenges in everything from protecting and securing critical data, to offering better learning experiences, to shifting their fundamental program offerings. At the same time, the […]

How Data and Collaboration Creates Organizational Success

Author: Wayne Campagna, Consulting Executive, Higher Education SME The changes being made by many colleges and universities are becoming less self-contained and are having broader and deeper impact across entire institutions or systems.  Coupled with traditional consensus decision-making and the decentralized nature of many higher education organizational structures, transformation is a bumpy and treacherous road. I […]

Maryland Education Enterprise Consortium (MEEC) Recap

At the recent MEEC (Maryland Education Enterprise Consortium) conference, Infinitive had the chance to meet many Maryland education leaders and talk about their challenges, the exciting new technologies, and how Infinitive can help. There were plenty of discussions regarding trying to do more with less and getting momentum for change. We discussed how the cloud […]