Start a pilot with your institution

1. Product demonstration and business planning

The first step is for an institution to appoint a senior project team who will oversee the pilot preparation, launch and analysis. This project team work with a Loopd representative to measure the impact and value of the Loopd application, and ensure that the goals and values of the institution are communicated clearly throughout the pilot.

2. Technology review and business case

A community audit to determine the skills-gap and resources that are necessary for an effective pilot, including a detailed SWOT analysis for communication practices and the different perspectives to engagement of both staff and students. This information becomes the rationale for a custom pilot structure and targeted key performance indicators.

3. Staff training and data preparation

Admin training to search, view, create, import, export, edit, suspend, hide and delete content and users from the administrator dashboard including editing invitation tokens. The training also includes customising features, editing registration fields, global system announcements, safeguarding competencies and troubleshooting.

Impact performance programme to equip teaching and support staff with the practical and technical skills to help increase student retention and raise student attainment. The training includes effective communication, safeguarding competencies and troubleshooting.

4. Pilot launch and results analysis

Community engagement schedule and launch support with continuous account supervision and results analysis during pilot term.