Transparency is a key tenet in research, supporting accountability, innovation, and collaboration. Transparency also benefits research administrators and the institutions they serve. In this blog post, we explain how transparency isn’t just good science—it’s good business.
Research administration systems are increasingly sophisticated, and reporting tools make comprehensive data more accessible than ever. As long as you know how to access it, data can be used to support, build, and manage operations. Based on our experience with some of the top research institutions in America, here are five key benefits of using data to drive change in research administration.
Bad Rabbit, in partnership with a preeminent U.S children's hospital, created an automated process for creating “Other Support” documents using information already available in grants and awards systems. The new process generates a complete and accurate representation of a PI’s support in seconds, saving time and reducing frustration for both faculty and administrators.