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The Higher Education Data Architecture (HEDA): The Foundation for the Connected Campus

The Higher Education Data Architecture (HEDA): The Foundation for the Connected Campus

In our rapidly changing world, engaging and staying connected with students is more important than ever. And creating a solid foundation for institutional growth is essential to enable the kind of innovation needed to be successful in the 21st century. After listening to our customers and bringing together the expertise of Higher Education customers and industry leaders, Salesforce.org is excited to offer the Higher Education Data Architecture (HEDA).

Download: Higher Education Data Architecture (HEDA) Data Sheet

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"By speaking the language of Higher Ed, HEDA makes it easier for staff to adopt Salesforce and engage students at every stage of their journey. " – Amjad Ayoubi, Assistant Dean at Tulane

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Introducing the Higher Education Data Architecture (HEDA)

Built in collaboration with our partners and customers in Higher Education, HEDA is a community-driven data architecture and set of best practices designed to configure Salesforce out of the box for Higher Ed. HEDA makes it even easier for institutions of any size to become a Connected Campus, enabling richer and dynamic, 1-to-1 engagement across the student journey.

Foundation for the Connected Campus

Confidently become a Connected Campus by implementing a community-driven data architecture and set of best practices designed to help institutions successfully represent constituents across the student journey.

Innovate with Salesforce faster than ever

Accelerate deployment time and configuration with objects and functionality created specifically for Higher Ed. Quickly create 360-degree student views and engage students with personalized, multi-channel communications throughout their journeys.

Expand Salesforce Enterprise-wide with a flexible standard for Higher Ed

Leverage a newly established data standard and managed package to meet the needs of any institution. Institutions can continue to deliver value across campus by building on core objects, fields and automation and integrating with a growing number of Higher Education AppExchange apps that are standardized on HEDA.

Participate in a Community of Innovators

Join a community of colleges and universities looking to collaborate and change the way Higher Ed institutions use technology. HEDA is an open source, community-driven data architecture focused on facilitating collaboration to solve some of the industry’s biggest challenges. Institutions can now stay current with Higher Ed best practices and innovation through product updates supported by Salesforce.org.