Improving Operational Efficiency through the Use of Data: Dell Think Tank

Wednesday, October 01 | 3:40PM–4:30PM | Learning Theater, West Hall A3
Session Type: Professional Development
The Dell Think Tank program brings together industry leaders to discuss trending topics impacted by technology. The goal is to create an open forum that fosters collaboration and reveals unique industry needs. During the third session, participants will discuss how universities go about getting started with a data analysis project.

OUTCOMES: Explain why improving operational efficiency through use of data analytics makes sense for your university * Learn best practices among successful big data initiatives in university settings * Learn how predictive analytics can be used to increase student and faculty retention


  • Russ Beard

    Vice President of Information Technology Services, Bellevue College
  • David Crain

    Chief Information Officer, University of Texas System
  • Vince Kellen

    Chief Information Officer (CIO), University of California San Diego
  • Jon Phillips

    Education Industry Futurist, Dell Technologies
  • Sheila Quirk-Bailey

    President, Illinois Central College