Data Warehouse

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Aiming to provide verified cross-functional data to offices across campus, the legacy data warehouse was built based on PeopleSoft’s EPM (Enterprise Performance Management) platform. It collected data from multiple sources including the three separate PeopleSoft Systems (HR, Finance, Student). As Business Intelligence Software, MicroStrategy provides data analytical functions, and controls what information a user can or cannot see from the data warehouse, according to enterprise-level securities. Since our campus system shifted from PeopleSoft to Workday, the data source changes as well. Workday provides an excellent environment to get data. Please email workday-help@brandeis.edu for further assistance with data reporting.

Guidelines

The data is managed by the Registrar’s Office and only provided at aggregated levels to protect the privacy of students. Any security measures that relate to FERPA guidelines are implemented in consultation with the University Registrar. Any new requests for access to data stored in the warehouse need to be reviewed and approved by the Registrar’s office.

Please note that when access is granted, this access does not include the right to redistribute or share the information with others who may not have also been explicitly granted access. Users may not distribute any of the reports to entities outside of Brandeis University.

Access

Access Levels

There are two levels of MicroStrategy access that are available to Brandeis users.

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