Presenter: Jennifer Lambert, Application Manager, University of Ottawa
Wrestling with Complex Reporting – the University of Ottawa’s Report Building Journey with Blue
As an application manager my role is to provide professors and administrators with the tools they need to do the best job they can. Blue has comprehensive reporting functionality and the ability to present data in an easy-to-read and colourful format. However, when the University of Ottawa implemented Blue we had the mandate to recreate our reports exactly as they were in our legacy system. Anyone who has tried to replace a custom application with an off-the-shelf version will know that this can be a challenge! In this presentation I will show examples of how new features in Blue versions 6.4 and 7.0 (and some work-arounds) allowed us to create the specific reports that we needed. I hope these examples will help other Blue administrators who might be struggling with specific reporting requirements.