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Vantage Point Consulting, a market-leading Education and Workforce Development management consulting and products firm, today announced the acquisition of The Mentor Method’s existing mentor management platform and customers, to accelerate and ease implementation and operation of employer mentoring programs.
“Mentorship programs are difficult to kickstart, and 70% of companies that are implementing a mentorship program are doing so for the very first time,” said Vantage Point President and founder Cristine Carpenter. “The Mentor Method helps to accelerate and ease implementation and operation of employer mentoring programs, and this is important because formal mentorship structures have been found to increase employee retention by 40-50% for organizations who implement them.”
The Mentor Method software is trusted by some of the world’s largest brands including Amazon, Slalom, Lincoln Financial Group, and Silicon Labs, to support and mature inclusive employee mentorship programs, which facilitate talent engagement and more equitable advancement opportunities across their entire organization.
“Improving workplace relationships, employee engagement, and more equitable career advancement opportunities is critical in our increasingly remote workforce. The Mentor Method will help our clients attract and retain talent, create a more diverse workforce, and provide all employees support in their career progression.” said Carpenter. “We saw this SaaS offering as a natural complement to build upon our suite of interoperable Education and Workforce Development products. Vantage Point’s mission remains focused on advancing equity and inclusivity of education and career opportunities for every individual, and we are excited to offer the Mentor Method to our clients to build upon this vision.”
The founder of The Mentor Method, Janice Omadeke, previously reported the acquisition of the Company’s talent and prospective customers to TheCru, a New York based leadership development software company, in September 2022 as part of a separate acquisition agreement. Vantage Point’s separate acquisition of The Mentor Method SaaS technology platform and customer base completes the transition of Ms. Omadeke’s path blazing work and Vantage Point is excited to continue to evolve this platform for current and future clients.
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Reston, VA., June 6, 2023 — Vantage Point Consulting today announced the launch of its robust education-related data sets as pre-built solutions for the Government & Education Data Cloud, launched by Snowflake, the Data Cloud company. The launch of the Government & Education Data Cloud unites Snowflake’s data platform, Snowflake- and partner-delivered solutions, and industry-specific datasets to empower educational institutions and public sector agencies at the federal, state, and local levels to spend more time on what matters most: caring for citizens and students.
The Snowflake Government & Education Data Cloud makes it possible for government and education institutions to address industry challenges by enabling intra- and cross-agency data sharing and collaboration, establishing 360° views of their stakeholders, monitoring for fraud, waste, and abuse, and leveraging an industry-leading network of public sector partners.
"A critical component of successful public sector operations and educational outcomes is the power of data-driven insights," said Jeff Frazier, Global Head of Public Sector at Snowflake. "Vantage Point Consulting is extending this capability by providing rich data sets to our Government & Education Data Cloud, enabling deeper understanding and more informed decision-making for educational institutions."
Within the Government & Education Data Cloud, customers can access industry-specific solutions built by Snowflake’s ecosystem of public sector and education partners to leverage best practices, reduce time-to-value, and increase overall impact.
Vantage Point Consulting’s data sets, which include “College Return on Investment”, "Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)", "U.S. Salaries By Occupation and Zip Code", "College Scorecard", and "O*NET” enable customers to unravel complex educational issues and build data-informed strategies that foster student success and institutional efficiency.
"We are proud to bring our extensive education data sets to Snowflake’s Government & Education Data Cloudthrough Snowflake Marketplace," said Jeffrey Carpenter, Executive Vice President of Vantage Point Consulting. "By offering publicly available data sets and our proprietary data on Snowflake, educational institutions and public sector agencies can connect data to unlock insights that empower them to make data-informed decisions, improving outcomes for students, and driving societal advancement."
Browse Vantage Point’s offerings are available on Snowflake Marketplace here. Snowflake Marketplace is powered by Snowflake’s ground-breaking cross-cloud technology, Snowgrid, allowing companies direct access to raw data products and the ability to leverage data, data services, and applications quickly, securely, and cost-effectively. Snowflake Marketplace simplifies discovery, access, and the commercialization of data products, enabling companies to unlock entirely new revenue streams and extended insights across the Data Cloud.
Vantage Point Consulting is a leading higher education, design and technology consulting firm specializing in the education sector. With a mission to democratize data access and usability, Vantage Point is committed to delivering comprehensive and reliable data solutions that drive informed decision-making and meaningful change. Leveraging its broad and extensive data library, the company provides a wide range of services, including system integrations, custom technology solutions, user experience design, workforce development, and data science. As a key player in the data analysis industry, Vantage Point continually evolves its offerings to meet the changing needs of educational institutions, researchers, policy makers, and students. With a focus on transforming data into actionable insights, Vantage Point is driving the future of data-informed education.
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