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BI: Developers

Learn about being a business intelligence developer.

As a BI developer at UC San Diego, you spend most of your day or week doing analytics using the BIA supported tools. Developers have extensive knowledge of the data source and a general understanding of tables and joins.

BI tools

The best person to select a BI tool is often the BI developer. You have an understanding of what level of interaction your customers are comfortable with and what the needs are for specific projects.

Report Developer Activity Hub access

Report Developers must request access to each Activity Hub individually via the forms found on the ITS-BIA Data Sources page.  Once approved, Report Developer access includes the ability to develop in both Cognos and Tableau (Tableau desktop license requested separately).

Data Integration Developer Activity Hub access

Data Integration Developers are provided by ITS.  Details can be found on Collab (access required).

Report Consumer report access

For a better Consumer experience, reports can be hosted on the Business Analytics Hub (BAH) or custom pages.  BAH provides consumers

  • Central location for links to run BI solutions
  • Ability to search report descriptions provided by report developers
  • Quick Link to request report access
  • Direct link to contact support teams

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