What is Insight?
The National Finance Center presents Insight – a new business intelligence solution that provides integrated data and flexible analytics to drive strategic data-driven business decisions.
Insight is a comprehensive, enterprise-wide data warehouse with advanced reporting and business intelligence capabilities.
- Operational Reporting
Detailed employment reports, transactional processing reports, and case management reporting
- Management Dashboards
Management summary reports, drill-down analysis, trend analysis, and variance analysis
- Scorecards, Executive
Dashboards, and Analytics
Summary-level dashboards, key performance indicators, scorecards, and predictive analytics
Insight provides a consolidated data warehouse with advanced business intelligence and reporting capabilities that support a wide range of business needs. Features include:
- A single, integrated system of data
- Replacing legacy reporting applications with an intuitive reporting solution
- Secure-access based on user roles and provisioning
- Intuitive dashboards with drill-down analysis capabilities
- Standard common reports and the ability to create Agency-specific reports
- Powerful ad hoc report functionality
- Easy to use Drag-and-drop functionality
- Multiple export and printing options
Insight includes a number of pre-built reports based on the common Government reporting needs of customer organizations. Common reports and dashboards can be customized and easily exported in several useful formats.
Ad Hoc Reporting
Insight provides flexibility with your data to create ad hoc reports - creating Agency-specific reports, filtering data, and displaying results in multiple formats such as tables, graphs, maps, and trending visuals.
Summary Level Dashboards
Dashboards combine several reports into one summary view to provide unique insights into a business question. Insight includes several pre-built dashboards for Government-wide reporting needs, but users also have the ability to create Agency-specific dashboards with any combination of available reports and newly created ad hoc reports.
Data Transition Overview
Data is transitioned from legacy systems to Insight according to each Subject Area. Subject Areas are categories of data from which users can access data elements for ad hoc reporting. Each Insight Subject Area is mapped to a legacy data source:
|Subject Area in Insight||Data Refreshed|
|PERSONNEL (PAYPERS)||Workforce Profile||Daily (after PINE)
Bi-weekly (after BEAR)
|PERHIS||Personnel History||Bi-weekly (after BEAR)|
|PAYTA (PACS)||Payroll Accounting System||Bi-weekly (after BEAR)|
|ABCO||ABCO||Periodic Daily Basis (after billing cycle)|
|TMGT||Reference Table Subject Area and Common dimensions across all Subject Areas||Daily (Varies by Subject Area)|
|PMSO||Position Management System Online (PMSO)||Daily and Bi-Weekly (after billing cycle)|
|MASC||Reference Table Subject Area||Daily|