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Analysing International Student Data in your Salesforce SIS

By Jimmi | Sep 23, 2019

In this blog, we’ll look at the role of analytics and how it can be used in decision making for your educational institution. Analysing this type of information is beneficial for marketing initiatives as well as identifying any gaps to improve international student experiences and enrollments. Let’s look at how RIO Education and Salesforce Einstein…

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TIP OF THE WEEK: What are Salesforce Cheat Sheets?

By Pasan Eeriyagama | Sep 20, 2019

Salesforce Cheat Sheets are concise, quick references to various Salesforce technologies – summarizing the most important aspects in a compact, searchable and printable forms. These can become handy to refer to on the go.   Salesforce 1 Developer Cheatsheet This is compiled with useful notes for building Salesforce mobile Apps, customizing them, adding Visualforce, lightning…

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What is the Salesforce Education Data Architecture (EDA) Telemetry Feature for?

By Pasan Eeriyagama | Sep 19, 2019

In order to evolve EDA, the Telemetry functionality captures different levels of usage and user adoption.  These metrics will guide the product’s evolution. Of course no personally identifiable information is collected thorough EDA Feature Telemetry, as the focus is on collecting information about what features are being used by organisations and what’s not in active…

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Tracking Student Fees in Salesforce SIS

By Jimmi | Sep 16, 2019

Part of the student admission process involves student fees. Tracking fees generated from the student enrollments is not an easy task, especially when it involves a huge number of students.   You will need to go through all the fees incurred to the students and how much has been reconciled till date. Only when the…

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Graduate Employment Rate in Salesforce SIS

By Jimmi | Sep 13, 2019

It’s often said that studying in a university provides students with an advantage in their future careers. They will be able to apply for jobs that require: Graduates or Courses that the students have studied that may be relevant to some employers or The grades that the students have achieved may be relevant to some…

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Get a Better Understanding of Student Applications in Salesforce SIS

By Jimmi | Sep 10, 2019

Student Applications provide you with a better view of the level of acceptances to Courses offered. Let’s dig in a little deeper, you’ll see other angles such as: 1.Who prefers what? As an example, the Bachelor of Creative Multimedia is more popular among female students as opposed to male students these past 2 years. 2.…

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Recommending a Pathway for Students in your Salesforce Student Information System

By Jimmi | Sep 9, 2019

Delivering the best student experience is the goal for education providers. One way to enhance the experience is to ensure students complete their studies in the shortest possible path. We achieve this by avoiding any scenario where a student misses out on a pre-requisite Course in the first term – which will prevent them from participating…

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Streamlining Course Fee Management with Salesforce Approvals and your SIS

By Jimmi | Sep 6, 2019

Any new fees typically need approval before they can be publicly applied to courses, units etc. Are you still practising internal manual fee approval submission? Why not take a look at how the Salesforce Approval Process feature can make this run smoothly.   RIO Education has a comprehensive Fee data model providing flexibility in fees…

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Augmenting your Student Data in your Salesforce Student Information System

By Jimmi | Sep 4, 2019

Do you need to augment your student data from different systems? Need the ability to analyse them in a single dashboard? You can do so through Einstein Analytics.   Let’s take a look at a scenario where you have the following: Student data such as Gender, Age etc that are available in RIO Education for…

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RIO Education 2.5 Release Notes

By Bree | Aug 30, 2019

What’s New in RIO Education Version 2.5 Support for Majors and Minors (Program Disciplines) Streamlined creation of new faculty Course/Session Connections Session scheduled hours and attended hours tracking   Enhancements Student Community’s My Program enrollment wizard has been reworked Decoupled Session selection from Course/Unit selection in enrollment wizard Campus filter added for Student Community Course…

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