Who is IData?

IData is the leading data management firm for higher education. We provide consulting services as well as a line of innovative data management software products. Started in 2004, IData is based in Alexandria, Virginia.  Our mission is helping higher education institutions be successful through effective data management and innovative technology.

Our Staff

Every IData consultant has direct experience working in the higher education environment. Each consultant has either worked for a student system (ERP) vendor, a university, or both. We strive to combine the highest level of expertise in software development and analysis with first-hand knowledge of the higher education business processes and culture.

Staff Bios

IData Mission For Our Employees

Provide a rewarding workplace for the best people in higher education technology and institutional research. IData should always be an innovative and entrepreneurial environment that allows great ideas and people to excel.

Events / Webinars

Engage with our staff at upcoming events or webinars to learn how iData can assist you and your institution.  We attend and support a variety of higher education related events from large industry conferences to small user group meetings.

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We hold informational webinars on our products as well as educational webinars on topics that would interest those in higher education.

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Data Governance Resources

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Technology Expertise

IData's core-competence is helping institutions manage the data in their administrative systems.  While helping with data governance, reporting, system integrations, implementation, and custom development, iData is called upon to use our expertise in a growing set of systems and technologies.   Expertise includes:

ERP Systems

Ellucian Colleague, Ellucian Banner, Oracle/PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, Campus Management Campus Vue, Jenzabar (EX, CX, JX)

Point Solutions

CRM, enrollment management, retention, housing, document imaging, athletics, alumni, financial, etc.


PL/SQL, Envision/Studio, PeopleTools, Java, Grails, Ruby on Rails, SQR, PERL, C#, ASP/.NET, many others


Oracle, Unidata, SQL Server, Multiple reporting Tools, Multiple ETL tools, Multiple BI Tools