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About the Warehouse

A data warehouse is a central depository of information used to store both current and historical data. Through storing this data in a centralized and organized system, WOU is able to more easily distribute and analyze data in a fast and understandable manner. With this information, users can create reports using IBM’s Cognos Business Intelligence software. These reports present accurate and up-to-date information about various facets of the university and allow staff members to perform parts of their job smarter and faster.

Here’s how the process works:

  1. Identify
  2. Research
  3. Plan
  4. ETL
  5. Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)
  6. Report
  7. Cognos Framework Manager
  8. Validate
  9. Revise
  10. Deliver
  11. Cognos Connection

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