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BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE  

Binghamton University has invested in SAS, a state of the art Business Intelligence platform for building custom reporting dashboards that support data-driven decision making. Information Technology Services’s highly-skilled data team will contextualize and visualize the data in your project. SAS is instrumental for querying the Operation Data Store (ODS). 

To ensure the appropriate information is available through the SAS platform, BU has set up the Senior Officers SAS Committee to oversee security and access, and to ensure the content is consistent.

WHY SAS?

Whether you're a data scientist, business analyst, statistician or forecaster, you'll discover the real power of SAS® to explore, analyze and visualize data. Through the power of analytics, SAS transforms a world of data into a world of intelligence. SAS’s vision is to transform a world of data into a world of intelligence. Their mission is to empower and inspire with the most trusted analytics – to make it easier for more people to use powerful analytics every day, to shorten the path from data to insight – and to inspire bold new discoveries that drive progress. The result is analytics that breaks down barriers, fuels ambitions and gets results.

CANNED QUERIES DASHBOARDS

The Canned Queries dashboards are built with data from the Banner Student Information System that have been pre-constructed for end users, who simply need to choose filters from a drop-down list to generate an exportable list of the data they need. The dashboards are accessed with a modern web browser such as Chrome or Firefox. You can access the dashboards here (keep in mind if working remotely, the user needs to establish a VPN/Pulse session to get to this link).

Canned queries are currently available for a number of categories, including:

  • Student Information
  • Class Lists
  • Student Grades
  • Course Catalog
  • Course Schedules
  • Degrees Awarded
  • Degree Candidates.

If you would like to request access to the Canned Queries, please fill out the Binghmton University Business Intelligence Request for Access to Canned Queries Form .

If you requested access to canned queries (above), but would also like access to other data not contained in the canned queries fill out the Binghamton University Business Intelligence Request for Specific Data Form.

DATA DIGEST

The Data Digest gives detailed explanations on the fields contained in the Canned Query dashboards.

SPREADSHEETS

Canned Course List Metadata

Canned Degree Metadata

Canned Grades Dashboard

Canned Student Metadata

Please feel free to contact us with any suggestions, questions, or other feedback.


SAS DASHBOARD REQUEST FORM

If the information you need is not currently available in the Canned Queries, you can request the creation of a new dashboard. Provide as much advance notice as possible if you are working with a deadline. Please note that dashboard requests are prioritized according to institutional need at the discretion of the Senior Officers Group. Please submit your request via the Binghamton University Business Intelligence Dashboard Request Form.

SAS ADHOC REPORT REQUEST

If you need an adhoc report created, or, if you have a business need for access to sensitive data (ie. Social Security Number, Gender, Ethnicity, Date of Birth, etc.) so that you can create your own reports please submit your request via the Binghamton University Business Intelligence Data Request Form


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