Getting Your Banner Black Belt (Lesson Three): Learn to Love SQL

Getting Your Banner Black Belt (Lesson Three): Learn to Love SQL

Welcome to the third and final installment of our Getting Your Banner Black Belt series. In this post, we get into the fine details of querying with SQL. This, of course, is the heart of any Banner reporting you’re doing. (As a quick note, all the examples we discuss...
Best Practices for Designing OLAP Cubes

Best Practices for Designing OLAP Cubes

For making complex data-driven decisions, you need a complex data visualization tool. Happily, OLAP (short for On-Line Analytical Processing) is fast becoming a ubiquitous method for the advanced analysis of multi-dimensional information. In Argos, our OLAP engine is...
Writing Reports with a Scheduling Mindset

Writing Reports with a Scheduling Mindset

There is an ever-growing need for reports to analyze the mass of data gathered by institutions.  Resources to create and execute these reports are limited. An option to reduce the manual component of processing and sending these reports is to use a scheduler to...
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