Partnering with business owners, data custodians, and users, the Decision Support Technology unit’s role is to provide services in Business Intelligence. Business Intelligence is a set of methodologies, processes, architectures, and technologies that transform raw data into meaningful and useful information used to enable more effective strategic, tactical, and operational insights and decision-making.

In order to provide nontechnical users the ability to access information easily and from a single source of truth, we support the use of an enterprise data warehouse environment. Our current environment leverages the data from the University’s administrative systems and delivers information in reports using Microstrategy and the Research Reporting System. With the implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications, we anticipate future development of the Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition platform.