Higher education institutions, both public and private, are facing unprecedented challenges in the enrollment process. Those institutions that embrace fresh and new ways to connect with students, alumni and faculty will greatly enhance their position in the industry. Bluestone designs and implements application and data management solutions, tailored to be successful in the higher education environment. Our consultants draw from their experience working on business processes within the following areas:
- Alumni Management
- Financial Management
- Marketing and Communication
- Relationship Management
Our focus on execution enables institutions to plan more effectively and increase their ability to leverage opportunities and manage project risks. Bluestone’s technology solutions are uniquely designed to improve business processing and management reporting for colleges and universities. We assist institutions through successful technology transformation and implementations across the enrollment, financial aid, registration and alumni management process delivering high value solutions, sharing accountability, transferring knowledge, and helping them embrace new technology and business process change.
Our team has extensive experience ranging from designing and implementing custom admission software to implementing SaaS software to integrating multiple products using data integration. Our approach takes a in-depth look at both the business and technology in place to help identify roadblocks or new project initiatives that can improve your process. We collaborate with you to build a future state process, formulate the technical approach and plan and estimate options for your selection.
Student Relationship Management
There is a tremendous opportunity for institutions to change the engagement process for new students. Cloud Computing solutions and platforms now make this process quicker and less expensive to develop while promoting best practices. The technology advances enable you to reach prospective students in a manner consistent with today’s social media practices.
Data Quality and Data Management
Bluestone provides a data quality assessment to help improve overall enterprise data quality. We take an in-depth look at your data model, data infrastructure, applications, security, standards and practices to formulate guidance and determine an approach. We assess strengths and weaknesses and then present a prioritized, succinct action plan for more effective data quality and management.