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Big Data and the Cloud 24 April 2012

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What is Business Intelligence (BI) Forrester's definition: Business intelligence is a set of methodologies, processes, architectures, and technologies that transform raw data into meaningful and useful information used to enable more effective strategic, tactical, and operational insight and decision-making.

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For us, this means...

• Communicating the education sector workforce story so that “non-technical people” can make strategic decisions informed by accurate data.

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In other words...

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Births in Alberta 55,000

50,000

45,000

40,000

35,000

30,000

Relative Stability In K-3 grades 5 yrs later (2007-2009)

Expect an Increase In K-3 grades 5 yrs later (2010-2015)

25,000

20,000 2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010


Anticipated K-12 Ten Year Growth by Region Zone 1

4,885

Zone 2/3

15.7%

Zone 4

34,764 8,021

Zone 5

Francophone

15.2%

Zone 6

15.2%

Francophone

23.8%

21.0% 13.7%

44,500 6,502 1,167

Projected K-12 Student Growth (2009/10 – 2019/20)


Growth will differ by grade (Alberta) 5yrs 240,000

K-3 220,000 20% Increase 34,816

200,000 180,000 160,000

10-12

140,000

4% Decrease -6,579

120,000

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

100,000


Total Hires Zone

2009/10 Hires

2019/20 Hires

2009/10-2019/20 Increase

AB All

4,257

5,584

31%

Francophone

110

132

Zone 1

318

403

1,875

2,186

Zone 4

325

507

Zone 5

1,307

2,083

Zone 6

323

410

Zone 2/3

20% 27% 17%

56% 59% 27%


Education’s Workforce Data Pyramid

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Sometimes, strange things happen...

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Sometimes, strange things happen...

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So what have we learned...

• Garbage in...garbage out • Humans need to validate the data • Stories must be driven by, and be meaningful to the business user • Business rules do matter • Data stories must be user-friendly and intuitive to read • We are learning our way forward... 13


More information...

• Mark Bevan mark.bevan@gov.ab.ca 780-644-3579

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by: Mark Bevan

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