3 Sources Of Big Data Outside Your Learning Management System

| March 14, 2018

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Learning Management System reports are great for getting data on your training company, but they don't have to be your only source of information! Let's take a look at some other places you could look at to get the data you need.When it comes to measuring your training offering, it’s important to collect as much data as possible, from as many different sources as applicable, to ensure you have all the information you need before you make any big business decisions.

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You don’t need more resources, you need results. Edwards Educational Services, Inc. brings out the best in schools and students with practical, data-driven strategies that deliver measurable change. We do more than just raise test scores. We create engaged student achievers and leaders for years to come. After a thorough assessment of your school or school district, our team of experts will design a program tailored to your students’ unique needs and challenges. We work together with teachers and administrators to improve student achievement — developing educator leadership the entire way. You have what it takes to succeed. We’ll show you how. - See more at: http://www.edwardsedservices.com

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