Oracle Analytics Server (OAS)

OAS is the business intelligence software used by the team. It can be accessed at It includes Answers and Dashboards, as well as access to BI Publisher reports. If you require access to OAS, please visit the OAS Access, Issues and Enhancements Knowledge Base article.

BI Publisher

BI Publisher is part of the OAS software suite. It allows for direct database queries to systems like Banner, as well as traditional report formatting.

OAS Data Visualization (DV)

DV provides an option to connect to various data sources and create a variety of graphs.


Tableau is a popular data visualization software licensed within departments at Miami. It provides options to connect to a variety of data sources and display powerful graphs. To learn more about Tableau, please visit the Self-Service Data Analytics Overview article in the IT Services Knowledge Base.

Data Cookbook

The purpose of the Data Cookbook is to provide a Glossary of Definitions for data available analysis. This "data dictionary" enables a common understanding of our data.