DAS 3B: How to Develop your own Interactive Database Interface and Reporting System using R/Shiny

Track: Data Analytics Symposium

Session Number: DAS 3B
Date: Wed, Jul 26th, 2017
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Description:

Too many custom report requests? Disappointed with one-size fits all reporting solutions? Learn how to develop your own customized and interactive reporting solution for free using R and Shiny. Attendees will see a live demo of Colby College's custom built web-based advancement reporting system and will learn how to get started with R and Shiny. Colby's Prospect Finder system has automated the Advancement Division's reporting and provides an intuitive and user-friendly interface that encourages data-informed decision-making.
Sub-Categorization: Enterprise Track
Session Type: Breakout Session (45 minutes)

Primary Competency: DA:Competency 5: Visualization/Reporting Techniques and Competencies
Secondary Competency: DA:Competency 3: Data Manipulation Skills
Tertiary Competency: DA:Competency 4: Statistical Techniques and Competencies
Intended Audience Level: Level II
Learning Objective #1: Attendees will learn about the efficiency and power of developing their own interactive web-based reporting platform.
Learning Objective #2: Attendees will learn from a peer's experience to further develop their own data-informed organizational culture.
Sub-Categorization: Enterprise Track
Session Type: Breakout Session (45 minutes)

Primary Competency: DA:Competency 5: Visualization/Reporting Techniques and Competencies
Secondary Competency: DA:Competency 3: Data Manipulation Skills
Tertiary Competency: DA:Competency 4: Statistical Techniques and Competencies
Intended Audience Level: Level II
Learning Objective #1: Attendees will learn about the efficiency and power of developing their own interactive web-based reporting platform.
Learning Objective #2: Attendees will learn from a peer's experience to further develop their own data-informed organizational culture.