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Data Analytics Overview

Introduction

  • Allows departments and divisions to make data-informed, proactive decisions using institutional data.
  • In contrast to reporting which only lists and summarizes data, analytics facilitates the free-form combination of data along predefined lines. Analytics represents the future in terms of working with data.

Capabilities, Benefits and Key Features

  • Analyze Data
  • Combination of data from disparate systems and sources (data silos) and the creation of new data (including data history) and structures
  • Creation and maintenance of structures that allow for data exploration and reporting
  • Support of the Oracle tool
  • Identification of data anomalies in the source system

Who may use it?

  • Faculty and staff (deans, department chairs, directors)
  • Faculty, staff and students of Miami University with an authenticated password

Cost

  • No, Data Analytics is funded through VP of Finance and Business Services and IT

How do I get started?

  • Click the green Data Analytics button.

Updated: 6/25/15