Presentation on theme: "Migration From Mainframe to SAS Enterprise Guide Reporting Migration From Mainframe to SAS Enterprise Guide Reporting A New Retention Process in IR Office."— Presentation transcript:
Migration From Mainframe to SAS Enterprise Guide Reporting Migration From Mainframe to SAS Enterprise Guide Reporting A New Retention Process in IR Office by Yan Zhou Institutional Research and Reporting University of Oklahoma
The Big Picture OU is in the progress of migrating from legacy system to Sungard Banner student system. Mainframe reporting methods will stop in use and be replaced by PC based reporting.
IR Challenges Mainframe uses the predefined reports which can not meet the increasing needs for ad hoc reporting. Mainframe uses data tapes, not database.
Retention The old way: Cohort 2000 FTFTDS Cohort Enrollment Degree Year 2006 Retention Report Student Data
The Work Plan Data Storage Data Warehouse Mainframe Tapes MS Access
The Work Plan SAS Enterprise Guide 4.1 was chosen as the new BI analytical tool.
Retention The PC Solution Enrollment Degree Retention Reports Student Data Cohort Tables
SAS Enterprise Guide Easy to use user interface. Project designer feature. Powerful Data Manipulation Transparent data access interface(Access, Excel, SAS datasets, Oracle, etc.)
Demo Multi-year retention report, Enterprise Guide demo – Data query and filter – Calculated field – Parameter – Report Builder – Format
Demo More ad hoc retention reports
Summary The retention process was improved from three aspects Data Storage Work Flow Analytical Tools We achieved our goal of more flexibility and faster speed in creating retention reports.