Author Archives: Myles Danson

Help us to develop the Analytics Lab (Heidi Lab)

The Analytics Lab (formerly Heidi Lab) project has achieved some great things. We’re now considering whether we can move it from a project into a true service. To help us do that we really need to hear from those who have participated in Analytics Lab (or previous Heidi Lab activity) and those who have not (but […]

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Join one of our teams – here’s what others thought of it

Jisc and HESA’s business intelligence initiative has seen 80 Higher Education staff from over 50 Universities come together as agile analysis teams, exploring data for insights and building new interactive dashboards to benefit the entire sector.  We’re putting new teams together for a January 2016 start and in preparation, the project team have been following up […]

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Dashboard release planned December 2016

We’ve run three cycles of Heidi Lab to date, with each producing a number of excellent dashboards. It’s taken some planning but we’re now able to begin to release our Heidi Lab dashboards through Heidi Plus. The plan is to release six of our basic dashboards in early December 2016, with a further release of […]

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Looking forward to 2017 

The outcomes (both tangible and intangible) of the Heidi Lab initiative from 2015 through to autumn 2016 have gone beyond our hopes and expectations.  It’s proved to be a real exemplar of national organisational collaboration with Jisc and HESA working across HESPA, RLUK, SCONUL, UUK and with interest from BUFDG going forward. We’d like to […]

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Welcome to the new web site

Welcome to this joint business intelligence initiative between HESA and Jisc. We’re all really excited to get the web site live and the project up and running. In this first blog post we’ll start with an orientation of the site and how to get involved in the project. The About section outlines the project aspirations […]

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