Institutional Leadership

Maintaining a research program is a complex undertaking. How do you turn the abstract idea of “research excellence” into a detailed array of specific benchmarks and measurements?

With competition for funding and talent at an all-time high, it is critical that you focus your institutions’ resources on the most impactful initiatives in the most efficient manner. Putting your strategic plan into action starts with seeing the full picture of your institution’s activities and performance. Seeing only a partial picture can lead to an inaccurate representation of your strengths and weaknesses, meaning you could be investing your resources in the wrong areas.


Understanding your institution’s performance

With a complete view of your institution, you can begin to understand how changes to internal strategies connect with better research, improved performance, and bigger impact – all of which lead to higher rankings.

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Working with Clarivate Analytics, you can:

  • Establish a program model that will clearly identify your institution’s resources, activities, and outputs and how they work together to create an impact and achieve your institution’s goals and mission.
  • Develop an action plan to move your institution closer to its goals with steps and metrics to assess progress against key indicators.
  • Understand how your institution is executing against your vision and within the cohort or market in which you compete.
  • Regularly re-evaluate your position with the broader academic landscape to stay ahead of emerging trends.

Contact us to set up a consultation with our experts and start putting your strategic plan into action.

Trust the difference

Our assessments are founded on core data from Web of Science. There are critical differences in the way our data is indexed and because of this, you can be absolutely certain that you are getting the most complete view of research impact possible.

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Clarivate Analytics provides us with the data we need to understand the impact of the research community in their own disciplines and on the broader world, and to identify our collaborative success stories across thousands of researchers affiliated with the university.

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