Velaris: Providing Higher Education Easy, Sophisticated Business Insight By Leveraging Decades Of Da

CIO VendorKevin Drury, CEO
Headquartered in West Chester, Pennsylvania, Velaris Consulting, with its decade long expertise offers cloud based Business Intelligence product solutions and consulting services for higher education, commercial and government clients.

Higher Ed Insight, the Business Intelligence product from Velaris provides information for admissions, financial aid, registration, students, faculty, human resources and finance. It takes disparate data from transactional systems and transforms that into relevant information providing users access to the data via scorecards, dashboards and reports.


Leveraging more than 15 years’ experience as a leading IT consulting organization, Velaris has established partnerships with top Business Intelligence vendors and led hundreds of engagements with top-tier organizations


The generated reports present facts on, weekly admission trends by institution, school or department and diversity reporting. Detailed reports on financial aid, based on type of loans, summary of finance analysis for Budget, Balance Sheet and Statement of Activities help users have consolidated information at their fingertips. Higher Ed Insight provides campus leader’s access to Key Performance Indicators and metrics that allow them to make informed decisions to increase campus performance.


Velaris' cloud based Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) survey reporting for institutional Research reduces costs by gathering data from ERP, Banner and other student systems, delivering actionable information in a pre-packaged set of analytical dashboards. IPEDS surveys include reports on retention, graduation rates and headcount.

The product’s activation lead time of 2 months, includes configuration of definitions, dashboards and scheduling. Since Higher Ed Insight is cloud –based, there is no need to incur capital expenses for Hardware, Software and annual maintenance fees normally required for inhouse implementations. All services are provided by Velaris for a monthly subscription fee.

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Workforce Insight from Velaris enables human resource and business leaders to fully analyze the impacts that occur due to human capital decisions on business outcomes. This product provides information, to be used for workforce planning, talent management, talent acquisition, compensation and total rewards.

In addition to their cloud-based products, Velaris offers Business Intelligence Consulting Services, Support Services and Training. The dedicated team providing Velaris Support Services (VSS) reduce the cost of operating the customer’s Business Intelligence platform. VSS follows a strategic approach that includes Health Check Assessment, Standard Support and Managed Support Services. Velaris’ partnerships with ORACLE, Microsoft, Dundas and WhereScape help to uniquely address the Business Intelligence delivery cycle.

With an array of impressive metrics, ease of use and rapid activation, Velaris provides higher education leaders more data power for decision making than ever.

Company
Velaris

Headquarters
West Chester, PA

Management
Kevin Drury, CEO

Description
Provider of Business Intelligence products and consulting services for higher education, commercial and government clients