The database gets updated with 700,000 records per month, and with Qlik the update takes less than a day, whereas before a single update took two months. Clients such as universities can now use this data to determine when to start, stop, sustain or grow certain academic programs, which are evaluated on about 30 different variables. This helps to significantly reduce cost in an environment where cost is increasingly rising.
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