Banner® Enterprise Data Warehouse

Banner® Enterprise Data Warehouse

Before you can improve performance across your institution, you need to understand what is working and what isn’t. That requires a consistent, shared view of information and the ability to understand it from multiple perspectives. The Banner® Enterprise Data Warehouse provides the all-in-one business intelligence foundation you need to identify trends, spot anomalies, and compare information.

Get your data working for you

Measure performance

Measure performance

Distribute enterprise-level information from a single source of information.

Work smarter

Work smarter

Access the information you need to develop and prioritize goals.

Anticipate trends

Anticipate trends

Perform complex business analytics, such as trend analysis and forecasting.

Plan strategically

Plan strategically

Deliver a clear picture of institutional performance based on accurate and consistent data.

Features

Data management

Data management

Meta-data model provides access to a single source of information for data-powered decisions.

  • Summarizes institutional data into more than 67 subject areas thanks to pre-built extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) scripts
  • Features a higher education-specific data model and data dictionary
  • Offers a solution for meta-data management
  • Holds certification for current and future releases of Banner
  • Improves access to information for all decision makers
  • Uses familiar business terms, common data sources, and definitions
Banner analytic databases

Banner analytic databases

Manage your dynamic environment with critical information that supports all Banner workflows.

  • Enable longitudinal comparisons and trend analysis across multiple dimensions
  • Respond quickly to state and federal government reporting requirements
  • Reduce implementation and support costs with inherent integration
  • Improve Banner performance by off-loading analytic queries
  • Manage data for key processes in admissions, financial aid, advancement, and accounts receivable
  • Provide a scalable business intelligence platform across your institution
Pre-built meta data models

Pre-built meta data models

span all systems and departments to provide a comprehensive view of institutional performance.

  • Enable operational reporting, time series, and longitudinal analysis with pre-built business intelligence applications
  • Reduce IT development, support, and maintenance costs with higher education content
  • Deliver out-of-the-box metrics for finance, human resources, student, and constituent relationship management (CRM)
  • Integrate easily with Banner, student information systems, portals, and CRM systems
  • See historical and summarized information
  • Ensure consistent data for operational reports and ad hoc analysis
High-speed, self-service access

High-speed, self-service access

to current, secure, and consistent information boosts effectiveness.

  • Delivers information organized into easy-to-understand, business concepts
  • Requires no prior knowledge of SQL or Banner table structures to use
  • Enables sharing and collaboration across institution using a common environment
  • Features packaged higher education analytics and best practices
Administration and control

Administration and control

deliver business intelligence administrative controls and processes to ease burden on IT department.

  • Schedule, execute, and monitor data loads
  • Schedule date-stamped, event-based data snapshots
  • Define data cleansing rules
  • Maintain meta data source, target, and business views
  • Define security rules for database access control

How it works

Its inherent integration with Banner® by Ellucian means the Banner Enterprise Data Warehouse delivers the comprehensive information you need to understand and report on organizational performance. Banner Enterprise Data Warehouse provides the common ground that your institution needs to answer key questions about a range of institutional processes, identify and anticipate trends, and work together to promote change. And to extend your reporting environment even further, we offer out-of-the-box integration between the data warehouse and leading business intelligence tools.

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Who is using Ellucian Analytics?

More than 500 institutions rely on Ellucian Analytics to help them make informed decisions that drive results.

The business analytics can tell us what we are doing right, our strengths and where we are missing the mark. They give us the background we need to make business decisions.
Scott Bridges, Assistant Director for SIS, Southern Illinois University