Each day, more and more of the world’s leading enterprises generate a massive amount of data. One of the domains where huge volumes and variety of data exists is the higher education industry. On a daily basis, copious amounts of education-related data is captured and generated from various sources in different formats. This can vary from data produced from students’ usage and interaction with different learning management systems (LMS) to information about learning activities and courses including syllabuses, learning material and activities, examination results and courses’ evaluation.
Big data in the education sector offers unprecedented opportunities for educators to reach out and instruct students in new ways. It will give them a deeper understanding of students’ education experience, and thereby help them evaluate the state of the education system. Such data has various other benefits as well, as discussed below:
However, when it comes to managing such massive data, educators and educational institutions using the Salesforce CRM face multiple challenges. They become even more complex as these institutions deal with highly sensitive and personal data like names, Social Security IDs, addresses, financial information, and much more. Some of the top challenges that educators and educational institutions using the Salesforce system face today are discussed below:
Bearing in mind all the above complexities, archiving the Salesforce data emerges as an ideal data management strategy. Archiving is essentially moving out old legacy data from the original storage space to some different, usually cheaper storage system which ultimately boosts the performance, reduces storage costs, and enhances user experience. One such well-known AppExchange solution that was developed with the sole aim of saving the Salesforce storage costs and offering a top-notch data archiving solution is DataArchiva.
DataArchiva is a flawless digital application that archives the rarely-used Salesforce data intelligently within the platform itself, at a native level in Salesforce’s big data-based storage system called Big Objects. This compliance-ready, user-friendly, and highly scalable application can also manage a large volume of data without any hassle. With DataArchiva, you can also save more than 85% of your data storage costs. It also ensures top-notch security, seamless accessibility, better CRM performance along with data governance. For more information, you can get in touch with us.