Decision Support Mission

Decision Support (DS) builds and maintains the central university data and reporting environment and enables OSU employees to connect to and understand the data they need to fulfill the core missions of the university.

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Our Analytics and Business Intelligence (BI) Reporting services enable the OSU community's to use data as a strategic asset in decision making and operations. We connect users with data via interactive dashboards, standardized BI reports, ad hoc data requests, and self-service data tools. We build and support the enterprise data platform, validated reporting models, and data literacy education and support for the university. Up to date statuses for our reporting services and systems can be found on the IT System Status page. Access our service offerings below.

Operational Reports (CORE) Self-Service Analytics (Tableau) Self-Service BI (Jaspersoft) Grant Reporting System (GRS)


Training and Support

We are here to help you find and understand university data and the reporting tools you need to do your work and make informed decisions. Please visit our training and resource pages or reach out for assistance.

CORE Training Self-Service Help Tableau Training Data Security Help with GRS CORE Security Override Request


Self Service Analytics

We currently support Tableau as an enterprise tool for self-service analytics and data visualization. Users can create customized reports and interactive dashboards, maps, and other presentation formats to discover data-informed business insights in Tableau and publish them to our private server to share within OSU. OSU employees interesting in using Tableau for their work with University data can learn more below.

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More Data Help

Can't find what you are looking for? New to OSU? Have a request or need some help navigating OSU's data environment? Please reach out and we will be happy to help.

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