University of Illinois System

ITPC-0621 Data Warehouse and BI Architecture Replacement Analysis

Project Sponsor

  • Kelly Block – Associate Vice President, AITS

  • Nyle Bolliger – Senior Assistant Vice President, AITS

  • Dimuthu Tilakaratne – Assistant Vice President of Decision Support, AITS

Project Scope

Project Description

Perform analysis on and recommend next generation solutions to deliver enhanced Decision Support capabilities to the University of Illinois system.

Project Deliverables and Objectives

Analysis of new, modern, technologies to determine a road map for platforms that enable analytics solutions into the next decade and beyond. The analysis project will lead to decisions on which tools to implement and how to use those at the University of Illinois to meet the analytics needs. Procurement and implementation recommendations and project plans will be output for future implementation efforts.

In Scope

  1. Identify and Investigate next generation solutions to enable streamlined and integrated data analytics including cloud-hosted options:
    • Ad Hoc reporting capabilities and published reports
    • Data visualization and delivery platforms
    • Data Migration (ETL or ELT) solutions
    • Data Virtualization
    • Data Architecture (Database, Data Lakes, Storage, etc.)
  2. Determine Roadmap for Analytics platform
    • Gather requirements and select tools for implementation and procurement recommendations
    • Create and submit project proposals for one or more implementation projects


Requirements gathering and analysis in progress.

For questions about this project, please contact Rick Getty or Dimuthu Tilakaratne.