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Business Analytics, Process Improvement and Data Governance

To advance the University’s mission and objectives through exceptional services, administrative leadership, and operational efficiency by enhancing strategic decision-making, fostering continuous improvement, and delivering actionable insights through reliable data analyses, innovative methodologies, and collaborative support.

Meet the Staff

What Makes Up BAPI

  • Business Analytics

    Provides analysis and visualization to assist departments with data informed decisions. This is achieved by using statistical methods and technologies for analyzing historical data.  The goal is to gain new insight and improve strategic decision-making to help UA achieve its mission.

  • Process Improvement

    Supports units with their efforts to identify processes that are inefficient or outdated. These could be university-wide, academic or individual department processes. The goal is to streamline processes, raise employee morale, improve productivity, increase stakeholder satisfaction and align daily activities to help UA achieve its mission.

  • Data Governance

    The institutional framework to formally manage university-enabled data assets. This includes standardizing processes, formalizing data definitions, supporting data stewardship, increasing data integrity, and promoting security and privacy. The goal is to maximize institutional collaboration across departmental boundaries and empower UA to make transformative data-driven decisions.

BAPI Services Offered

Custom Dashboard Development

We use University of Alabama applications data to create custom dashboards. 

These dashboards are used by units on campus to make data informed decisions.

Process Improvement Training

We offer continuous improvement, process improvement, problem-solving, and leadership training as well as presentations and tools to support additional training.

Process Improvement Projects

We provide consultation and facilitation services for academic and administrative units throughout The University of Alabama. for process improvement and change management projects. We also mentor and coach process improvement project managers and teams.



Robotic Process Automation – RPA

Robotics is software that can navigate across different IT systems to work the way a human does. 

Robotics process automation (RPA) is the most commonly adopted type of robotics solution thus far. RPA automates heavily rules-based processes with structured data (Think If, then, else…​)