True Self-Service Reporting

September 26, 2018 | Bob Blatchford True Self-Service Reporting

  Self-service reporting has long been a goal of the IT departments I consult with. They long for the ability to pass along tasks involving query writing and data retrieval to the end-user. Basically, they want their user base to...
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Getting started with Entrinsik Informer 5

September 12, 2018 | Bob Blatchford Getting started with Entrinsik Informer 5

Informer 5 makes it very easy to get started.  Someone within your organization will need the technical know how to connect Informer to your database.  Once the connection is made, Informer will scan the database for all the tables and...
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How to best design Datasets

August 8, 2018 | WordPress @ Entrinsik How to best design Datasets

I had a post recently on the Informer Community web page asking us how to best design Datasets. There are a couple of alternatives worth discussing. Datasets bring the concept of data modeling to the forefront. Designing your Dataset requires...
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Enrole: Little Features, Big Impact

May 22, 2018 | WordPress @ Entrinsik

When thinking about all the bells and whistles of Enrole, everyone has something different they love. People do not always utilize the little features that can have a big impact on their daily work. Mass Session Update If you have...
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Top IT Issues for Higher Education

February 6, 2018 | Sharon @ Entrinsik

According to a recent article by Susan Grajek and the 2017–2018 EDUCAUSE IT Issues Panel, the 2018 Top 10 IT Issues show how digital technology is remaking higher education through four key themes: institutional adaptiveness, improved student outcomes, improved decision-making, and IT adaptiveness....
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Helpful ideas for Enrole Database Housekeeping

January 26, 2018 | WordPress @ Entrinsik

If you’re like me, having a (usually) tidy work-space is important – having a tidy Enrole database should be no different. The goal is to work smarter, not harder – right? Since 2018 is just starting, what better time to...
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Workflows in Informer 5: Zip2Geo and Google Maps

September 27, 2017 | WordPress @ Entrinsik Workflows in Informer 5: Zip2Geo and Google Maps

With Informer 5, transforming raw data into meaningful information is easier than it’s ever been. With new, easy Flow Steps, Informer guides you through data preparation, cleansing, and transforming, with a few simple clicks. In this example, I’ll show you...
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