Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence develops/maintains reports, graphs and dashboards using business intelligence tools and advanced analytics, primarily Information Builders WebFOCUS.   Reports can be scheduled via Report Caster to automatically distribute reports.  Reporting data sources consist of the BANNER ERP modules and related 3rd party applications. Departmental clients are able to make data driven decisions, track data trends and provide enhanced accountability and data transparency. 

Staff Members

Cindy Isler - Business & Technology Applications Specialist
islerc@wssu.edu
(336) 750-8644

Muhammad Abdul-Ghani – Business & Technology Applications Analyst
abdulghanim@wssu.edu 
(336) 750-8958

Access to WebFOCUS

To secure access to WebFOCUS complete the WSSU WebFOCUS Access Request form located on the public drive:

P:\Banner Project\Security \Access Applications\ WSSU WebFOCUS Access Request.doc

Training

WebFOCUS Basic User Training is provided to departmental clients monthly. The primary purpose of this class is to train the functional client how to log into the dashboard and run a report.  The following items are included in the training:   logging into the reporting dashboard, content of dashboard, selecting a domain, running a report, save/print a report, adding reports to favorite list, viewing recently run repots and how to run a deferred report.

RAMS Dashboard

The RAMS Dashboard have been created for the campus community.  The dashboards provide reports and graphs that visually display valuable information.  The functional clients are able to view the information from different perspectives and at multiple levels.

Request a Report

Access to data is not provided without approval from the module manager.  Report requests are created via RAMTech and the instructions are detailed in the Requesting WebFOCUS Report document.

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Winston-Salem, NC 27110

Phone: (336) 750-2000



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