IDR What's New for March 2017

Here are some of the improvements and changes recently made available in IDR.

Student Reports and Data Changes

  • Data modifications
    • Added PUBLISH_SUBJ_CODES and PUBLISH_DEPT_CODES query items to the Schedule Offering query subject
    • We fixed a bug in the 'Course Attributes Count' field in the 'Student Transferred Course' query subject.
    • Along with the fix to this calculation, two fields have been added and two have been renamed:
      • New field: Academic Period Taken
      • New field: Repeat Ind
      • Name change: Was 'Academic Period', Now 'Academic Period Accepted'
      • Name change: Was 'Academic Period Desc', Now 'Academic Period Accptd Desc'

Finance Reports and Data Changes

  • Report modifications
    • Budget Status Organization Drill Through
      • Updated to the latest color scheme for IDR reports which is better for color blind users.

Project News

  • Continuing to identify and develop modifications and reports necessary for decommissioning the legacy HR and Student data warehouses by the end of 2017.
  • Working on phase 2 of EDW by adding modifications to stars and backfilling data.
  • Planning timelines and efforts for Cognos 11 upgrade and ODS/EDW 9 upgrade over the next year.

Cognos Usage


The IDR Team is continually working to improve IDR. If you have any questions or feedback, please don’t hesitate to email