KPI Partners provides strategic guidance and technology systems to assist higher education institutions with achieving educational and operational excellence utilizing modern analytics.

KPI’s experience with analytics is rooted in the origins of decision systems. With successful projects all over the world, the KPI team is the most decorated group of experts on the planet.



Financial Planning & Forecasting

Analysis of key areas such as planning and forecasting, general ledger, procurement to payment, receivables, capital projects, and fixed assets.  We can bring together student financial data including costs to students, financial aid, and other student income so we can understand trends, opportunities, and impacts of external events and make the best decisions possible regarding access to affordable education and financial planning. 

Grants & Contract Analytics

Research universities are changing financial models from relying purely on permanent funds such as endowments, state funds, and student tuition to also include temporary funding sources such as grants and awards. Using Grant & Contract Management Analytics, managers can effectively manage forecasted expenses, sponsored funds, and easily produce regulatory reports.

Oracle Student Analytics

Providing visibility into weekly enrollment trends and alerting staff of enrollment issues is a key driver of optimizing the student experience. By analyzing student, faculty, and institutional information, administrators can transform the way their educational institutions.

Human Resource Analytics

Provide core data foundation for HR reporting and analysis in payroll & compensation, benefits, recruitment, and faculty & staff.

Institutional Research Analytics

Analysis of key areas such as applicants, admissions, curriculum, enrollment, instructors, degrees and student financials to ensure institutions can support better planning and improve student experience.

Custom Data Warehouse For Higher Education

KPIs extensive data mining and architecture experience helps clients build comprehensive data models that support a variety of custom information delivery needs.


University of California-Berkeley     SUNY - The State University of New York     University of Minnesota



“It's exciting to already see our users spend less time gathering the data and spend more time analyzing the data to facilitate the decision making process for the students.”

 -- Mark Chiang, Enterprise Data Warehouse Manager, University of California -- Berkeley



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Ellucian Banner     Blackboard     Workday



Next Steps

Vision Workshop
Vision workshops are key to any successful technology solution deployment. It is the meeting of the minds between the business users, implementation team and internal IT where we discuss business drivers, goals and success criteria for the project.  This workshop is also used to educate any participant with the capabilities of the BI application so that users do not feel constrained during requirements gathering based on their past experience with an older generation solution.  Watch Video: Vision Workshop >>

Higehr Education BI Strategy Review
Start off on the right foot. KPI participates in the early planning stages to evaluate your organization’s readiness to launch a business intelligence initiative and develop an effective strategy for moving forward.  We work with management to identify a high-priority, manageable initial scope, develop justification, and establish a roadmap for subsequent phases.  Our team delivers a summary report that outlines our findings and specific recommendations.

Our key mission is to ensure organizations are successful in choosing and deploying the most appropriate complimentary technology solutions to meet their business challenges.  KPI experts work with customers to prototype their solution in the cloud or on-premise to prove those solutions will work in realistic scenarios on real-world systems.

Customizing an application to meet an organization’s specific needs  requires expert industry and domain knowledge as well as expertise with underlying application's sources. KPI's industry background, our knowledge of application sources, and our expertise in Analytics, BI, Data Integration, Cloud Services, and ERP makes us unique.

Managed Services
KPI’s Managed Services offers continuous day-to-day management of responsibilities and functions for complex decision support platforms as a method for improving operations and cutting expenses.