This application was developed by Advancement Reporting & Systems, Amherst College. We are a four-person team that develops systems, software applications and reports for Advancement staff and sometimes others at the college.
For help with this application, please contact Lee Barstow.
Lee Barstow, Director
Zongwen Zhang, Senior Database Programmer
Amy Lashley, Senior Applications Developer
Our output includes:
- Web applications (at engage.amherst.edu)
- A BI-centric data warehouse
- Self-service querying in a personal MS Access "sandbox"
- Reports in MS Excel, Access, Word, SSRS (browser-based), and Forena (on the college website)
- Desktop applications
- A Data Dictionary that defines the content of fields throughout the reporting environment
- A desktop interface in MS Access offering all these, called ARI (Advancement Reporting Interface)