Center for Data, Analytics and Reporting

Welcome to CeDAR

The Center for Data, Analytics and Reporting (CeDAR) is responsible for the direction, development and maintenance of both technical and functional resources available to meet the University's needs for data, analytics and reporting. This includes the Information Warehouse, IBM/Cognos and Tableau Business Intelligence tools, DataStage ETL tools, and any other software acquired to support those needs.

4938 Cognos Report Viewers in the Warehouse in 2023
2077132 Cognos Reports Executed in 2023
46 Data Marts Represented in the Warehouse

There are currently no known outages.  Please visit the OIT homepage for more information and a list of all current alerts and outages. 

Our Services

CeDAR staff are always available to consult on current and future information needs. Contact us about any of our services and tools. 

CeDAR Sponsored Trainings

Classes, seminars and workshops are conducted regularly by CeDAR staff to assist members of the Princeton community learn how to use the various sources of data available to them and the tools provided to turn those data into useful information.

Princeton's Analytic, Visualization & Reporting Tools
Princeton currently supports IBM/COGNOS suite of BI (Business Intelligence) suite of products create queries and reports in the Information Warehouse, Tableau to create data analyses and visualizations.
Information Warehouse & Tools

In existence since 2005, the Warehouse houses data for many university offices and departments, including Human Resources, Student Records, Facilities, Admission and Finance and Treasury.

Princeton Metadata

Metadata is information about data. In order to assist members of the Princeton community to understand their data, Princeton is in the process of acquiring a tool that will store both the technical and business information about the data stored in the Warehouse.

Understanding Data
Datastage is the university standard tool for the process called Extract, Transform and Load (ETL). It is used to extract data from the various university transactional systems (i.e.-PeopleSoft), manipulate and simplify the data for ease of use and then load the data into the Warehouse.

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