At a high level, the Person Entity (PE) Project is essentially a database of everything applicable to a Person. This includes every kind of person – pre-applicant, applicant, admit, student, alum, donor, faculty, staff, etc.
How can you ensure that your data lab has the best chance of success? In this article, we lay out seven data lab best practices. Keep in mind, these best practices are designed to get you thinking beyond the nitty-gritty details of architecture and implementation, and more along the lines of widespread support and adoption.
The data lab is a separate environment built to allow your analysts and data scientists to figure out the value hidden in your data. The data lab helps you find the right questions to ask and, of course, put those answers to work for your business.