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Three ways learner profiles help predict student growth

Three ways learner profiles help predict student growth

For a long time, educators have wanted to create more personalised learning experiences for their students, sensing or seeing the benefits that arise from individualised strategies and attention. But lacking resources and support, educators have often had to rely solely … Read More

Why is it important to integrate analytics to your school's LMS and SIS

Why is it important to integrate analytics to your school’s LMS and SIS?

School’s are collecting more and more student data via an increasing number of education technology platforms and systems. The problem is, these systems aren’t integrated. Online learning management systems (LMS) and student information systems (SIS) in particular capture and store … Read More

10 things schools can measure with education analytics software to get ahead

10 things schools can measure with education analytics software to get ahead

Since the education industry started to invest in data, schools have been concerned that their data may be scattered; unavailable; not good or ‘clean’ enough to embark on strategic data projects.  Schools often feel they need to wait until the … Read More

Why Should Schools and Universities Implement Education Analytics

Why Should Schools and Universities Implement Education Analytics?

Educators and students use PCs, tablets and smartphones every day for a variety of purposes, especially in this era of online learning. The educational data generated by these devices has the potential to change and improve the way we teach … Read More

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What is learning analytics?

Learning analytics is a powerful tool for educational institutions. Technology allows for the collection and reporting of all data about learners and teachers in ways that can enable educators and administrators to make better decisions and achieve better student outcomes.   … Read More

OctopusBI IWD 2021

IWD 2021: The Women in Technology who power OctopusBI

Each year on March 8th, International Women’s Day 2021 is one of the most important days of the year to celebrate the amazing women in our lives and around the world. This year the theme #ChooseToChallenge highlighted that we can … Read More

Data Visualization | OctopusBI

What is data visualization and why is it important?

Data visualization is a means of processing and transforming data and information into types of visual representation.  Our minds find it easier to interpret data and numbers when it is translated into maps and graphs. Using the right graphical representations, … Read More

Octopus BI | OctopusBI learning insight scales to 60,000+ students

OctopusBI learning insight scales to 60,000+ students

It was a chance encounter on the cricket pitch that set a winning technology partnership in motion.  When CEO and Founder of Octopus BI, Hansa Wijayasundara, heard about the AWS EdStart Accelerator Program from a teammate, who happened to be … Read More