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Providing IT Solutions From The Ground Up

Our Portfolio

  • IPEDS State Data Center
  • Executive Peer Tool
  • IPEDS CIP Code
  • IPEDS Data Analysis System (DASOL)
  • IPEDS Dataset Cutting Tool (DCT)
  • IPEDS Data Center Design Analysis
  • Common Dataset Exchange (CDSX)
  • IPEDS Data Allocation Application
  • IPEDS Collection Edits Analysis
  • Virginia Improves Teaching and Learning (VITAL)


Visit Institution Research

We are a leader in Institution Research and Higher Education Application Development. We turn data into knowledge.


Andy Simpson of Bare Root Solutions has over 6 years of experience in Institutional Research Application Design and Development. The applications we have developed include the IPEDS Dataset Cutting Tool, the IPEDS Data Analysis System, the Executive Peer Tool, Virginia Improves Teaching and Learning, Classification of Instructional Program applications, and other proprietary web-based applications for Higher Education agencies across the nation. Our main focus has been on the Integrated Postsecondary Data System (IPEDS), a mandated collection of institution data by the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

institution research

Our excellent technical background is essential for developing user friendly applications using .Net and SQL technologies, but more importantly is our background in data, heirarchies, taxonomies, and reporting. We understand the complexities of Higher Education Data and we can turn your data into knowledge.

Do you have a collection of data that has yet to be turned into knowledge? If so, conatact Andy at asimpson@barerootsolutions.com so we can help you transform your data into knowledge.