IBM analytics has really helped us add a predictive lens to some of the work that we are doing. We are able to take a proactive approach now.

—John Hassman, Director of Analytics, Keller Graduate School of Management, DeVry University,

Business Challenge story

The Keller Graduate School of Management at DeVry University wanted to identify students at risk of dropping out or low performance so that it could offer them additional support.


By combining student data from multiple sources, and extracting and deploying useful insights to target effective intervention activities, the school is helping students to reach their full potential with IBM Cognos Business Intelligence and SPSS Statistics.


2% increase in persistence rates, indicating a likely rise in graduation rates in the future; 2% growth in student satisfaction scores; Reinforces the institution’s reputation for quality academics and strong outcomes

Solution Category

  • IBM Hybrid Cloud
  • Solution Components

    • SPSS Statistics