In January of 2011, IBM Watson made its debut on Jeopardy; since then the Watson technology platform has been applied to education, customer engagement, financial services, IoT, and the medical industry.
Finances play a significant role in student success, which we define as degree completion and skills mastery. Students need to feel secure in their ability to pay tuition in order to focus on the meat and potatoes of college life: academics and extracurriculars.
SightLine (Formerly Goldstrike Data) announced that InvestDetroit has invested in their first round of capital raise. SightLine was the only new company selected by InvestDetroit this period for investment, with three others awarded follow-on investment.
Join SightLine at the 2018 Institute for Chief Academic Officers November 3-6 in St. Louis, MO.
Higher Education is in the process of flux, of swift change that is set to take place over the next couple of decades, with dramatic effects felt as soon as the late 2020s.
Join SightLine at the Global Community for Academic Advising NACADA Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona on September 30th through October 3rd.
SightLine has discovered through focused research that, on average, twice as many students leave their degrees during summer break than during winter break. Is this exodus a result of the temporal difference between the two vacations?
Higher education is in financial crisis. The price of tuition for a four-year university degree increases each year while the annual income of families with college-aged students remains mostly unchanged.
Many universities have significant budgets available for student employment.
This past week, the SightLine team presented at the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) joint conferences; Closing the Achievement Gap: Student Success in Higher Education Conference and the
Higher education institutions have been under scrutiny in the public eye and are challenged to find and implement efficient business practices.
It’s well known that colleges struggle to retain a portion of students until graduation. Researchers and college professionals postulate a variety of reasons why students leave a four-year degree program.
HOUGHTON, Mich., Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Goldstrike Data, a Michigan big data company announced results from its most recent predictive models to forecast university financial aid budgets for students.
SightLine is located on the Innovation Shores of Houghton, Michigan near Michigan Technological University.
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"I worked really hard so I can stay up here after graduation, and hopefully create more jobs and hire local talent, including some of my friends and classmates," says Ashley Kern '15 '17.
You never know what a good beer can lead to.
For Ashley Kern, it led to the first customer for Goldstrike Data LLC, her startup company based in the Jutila Center, a SmartZone incubator facility in Hancock, across the Portage waterway from Houghton.
We'll be exhibiting at the National Small College Enrollment Conference.
Our presentation: Predicting Student Success: Leveraging Data to Identify At-risk Students and Financial Implications