Insight Resources

Insight is the UNC data analytics platform, including visualizations of UNC Data Mart and third party data. Email for support if you have trouble accessing any of these resources, or would like to suggest additions or updates.

CategoryResourceDescriptionUNC System Login Required
HomeInsight landing pageNavigate to the Insight landing page, similar to clicking Home at the top of this page
GeneralInsight 101 intro videoIntroductory video that explains Insight's purpose, components, users, and how to get involved in the community. Suitable for all audiences, and targeted at new users.
Dataset ContentsAvailable DatasetsList and description of data sets in the Insight platform. Includes UNC reporting datasets and IPEDS views created by HelioCampus for use in Tableau or other reporting tools.
How ToInsight User GuideComprehensive user manual for accessing, administering, and using Insight.
How ToGetting Started with Level 2Guidance and instructions for an institution to get started with Insight Level 2
GeneralUNC Data Ecosystem as PDF or as Powerpoint Show
Diagram of the UNC Data Ecosystem including ERP, Data Mart, SAS, Insight, BI Tools, and websites, as Adobe PDF. The first slide uses animation, which you can view better in this Powerpoint Show version via Powerpoint or Google Slides.
GeneralInsight Product BrochureOne page, printable, color brochure of the Insight capabilities and access options: Level 1, 2 and 3.
GeneralInsight Consulting Services BrochureOne page, printable, color brochure of the billable consulting services available which are the strategic, data analytics services offered by HelioCampus to higher ed institutions. This is merely a sample of prior engagements with clients, and also demonstrates the art of the possible. HelioCampus is very flexible, and can customize projects and technical skills to your needs. Although this is considered Insight Level 3, your institution does not have to be at Level 2 to use these services.
Monthly CallRecurring meeting invitationThe community meets the 2nd Fridays of the month at 10. Open/import this calendar invitation (.ics iCal file) to add the CY 2023 monthly community calls to your calendar. These calls are open to any interested UNC participant including employees of any university, NCSSM, or the system office. [Note: if that link doesn't work, try this one on Microsoft Sharepoint.]
Monthly CallWeb conference call linkMonthly community web conference call link for CY 2023.
Monthly CallMeeting agenda and notesMeeting agenda and notes, including agendas for upcoming calls, links to join the web conference call, and notes and replays of previous calls. The resource link uses Sharepoint. If you prefer the Teams app, navigate using the Monthly Call Agenda and Notes menu item at the top of the General channel.

CommunicationInsight Email ListSubscribe to the Insight email distribution list to receive updates or interact with the community.
CommunicationInsight collaboration spaceEngage and collaborate with the Insight user and support community on a range of topics and projects in dedicated, online chat room/forum in Microsoft Teams
CommunicationDid You Know?Read the Did You Know? news flashes highlighting new dashboards, other new content, infrastructure or data science features, how-to info, answers to frequently asked questions, and more
PresentationsPredictive Modeling project with a campus exampleVideo of HelioCampus' approach to a predictive modeling project, and a campus example: a student persistence risk scoring model in use to activate student advising at NC A&T. This is an example of an Insight Level 3 services project. *** This is for UNC System use only. Do not distribute! ***
PresentationsUsing Financial Aid Analytics to Overcome Enrollment ChallengesNovember 8, 2018 Inside Higher Ed Webinar sponsored by HelioCampus and presented by Dr. Ronald Nowaczyk, President of Frostburg State University
PresentationsHelioCampus Ensemble Approach to Admissions and Enrollment PredictionsApril 2018 - NCAIR presentation on predicting applications, acceptances and enrollments
PresentationsInsight IntroJanuary 2018 Presentation for Level 1 Rollout
PresentationsBest Practices in Implementing Analytics Across the UNC SystemDecember 12, 2017 Inside Higher Ed Webinar sponsored by HelioCampus and presented by Dan Cohen-Vogel, VP Data & Analytics
RoadmapRoadmapList of development -- content, infrastructure, data science -- on the Insight Platform by status
TableauTableau Training Agenda August 2018Agenda for Tableau Training by HelioCampus August 30, 2018
TableauTableau Training ResourcesTableau Training How-To Resources
SupportGet support for these resources via email
or via web browser
If you have any issue accessing these resources, or you'd like to suggest changes or additions, email which will open a trackable ticket with Insight support and begin an email dialog with the support team. You can view tickets you've opened here, as well as interact with them using a browser: ticket system website
Support - AccessIP Checker toolOften Insight access issues arise because your originating IP network address is not registered to use Insight. Check it, and see tips for resolving access issues, using the IP Checker tool

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