Research & Analysis Resources for Staff

Civitas Illume

Illume, Civitas Learning's persistence management solution, allows administrators to manage the student journey with pinpoint accuracy: confidently identifying students in need, and taking precise, data-informed action.

To request access to Civitas Illume, email


Cognos Query Studio is a web-based tool for exploring, analyzing, and comparing dimensional data.

To request access to Cognos, submit a Cognos Access Request Form.

DU Data Insights (Executive Dashboard)

DU Data Insights is a reporting portal that presents reports from various reporting tools on the same form. It is the replacement for the Executive Dashboard in PioneerWeb. All reports that were previously accessed through the Executive Dashboard or Tableau can be accessed through DU Data Insights. As an added feature, we have included basic documentation for Banner reports within DU Data Insights. While the Banner reports cannot be accessed directly from this reporting portal, the search feature will now show the majority of institutional reports.

Learn More about DU Data Insights


The Office of Institutional Research & Analysis administers the university's site license for Qualtrics, a robust survey tool that faculty, staff and students can use for free with an active DU email address.

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The Office of Institutional Research & Analysis approves requests for staff members who would like an SPSS license to support business and administrative operations at the University.

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Tableau is a software solution used to explore, analyze, and visualize data at the University. The Office of Institutional Research & Analysis administers licenses for Tableau Desktop to develop and publish visualizations, and access for Tableau Server to share content.

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Microsoft Visio is a diagramming, flowchart, and vector graphics application. Microsoft Visio is only available on Microsoft Windows operating systems.

Learn More about Visio