Rochester Institute of Technology is one of the leading technical universities in the US, offering more than 90 undergraduate degree programs to nearly 17,000 students from every state and more than 95 countries. To make smart academic decisions and comply with federally mandated reporting requirements, the university needed to integrate dozens of separate databases into a single data warehouse of student information.

Challenges

  • Support academic business intelligence
  • Optimize operational efficiency
  • Reduce time required to access and report on data
We're becoming myth busters. Informatica provides timely, accurate information we need to spot trends, improve the quality of our academic learning, and reduce attrition.
— Kim Sowers
Director of Application Development
Rochester Institute of Technology

Results

  • Facilitated reporting on critical issues such as enrollment, retention, and student housing
  • Shortened reporting time from up to five weeks to same-day reporting
  • Eliminated need for custom data access programs
  • Improved data accuracy

Technologies Used