Business Intelligence Staff
Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
332 Hullihen Hall
162 The Green
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: (302) 831-2021
Fax: (302) 831-8530
Kat Collison – Director, Business Intelligence/Data Warehouse Department Kat Collison has over three decades of experience in Higher Education administration utilizing data and technology to streamline procedures and help shape policy. She possesses a wide range of institutional knowledge and a broad perspective on which to base decisions. As the Director of Business Intelligence/Data Warehouse unit within Institutional Research and Effectiveness she has the technical core responsibility for operational and analytical reporting for the University including data analysis, logical modeling, physical modeling, dimensional modeling and producing complex reports and dashboard.
Chuan Cai – Senior Business Intelligence Research Analyst Chuan Cai joined IRE in July, 2014. He utilizes metadata modeling, advanced reporting and statistical modeling skills to help the campus community to summarize, visualize data and extract critical information from data for decision making. He primarily uses IBM Cognos Report Studio, Framework Manager, SAS and R to achieve above goals. Chuan holds master’s degrees in statistics and mechanical engineering.
Denise Lindsey – Business Intelligence Research Analyst Denise Lindsey joined the University of Delaware Community in 1999. As part of Business Intelligence she ensures the proper and effective use of the University data warehouse comprised of Student, Financial and Human Resourses. In addition to other computing skills, Denise has advanced skills with IBM Cognos Framework Manager, Report Studio and Workspace. She consults with the campus community developing sophisticated reports to transform data into meaningful information. Denise is helping with the development of data Visualization dashboards.