Business Intelligence


UCSF BI and Data Warehouse group is responsible for several core business intelligence and financial reporting systems, including WebLinks, Cognos , and Enterprise Data Warehouse.

Data Warehouse

We provide the following services to cater to the reporting needs of various departments at UCSF:

  • Establish and maintain single source of true data (in Data Warehouse, Data Marts, and Cubes) and infrastructure for reporting and analysis.
  • Build and maintain standard reports & dash boards to cater to enterprise and department’s needs.
  • Provide platform and training for self-service reporting and analytics.

 Business Intelligence utilizes IBM Cognos tools to deliver Professional Dashboards, Reports, Cubes for doing Analysis and AdHoc Query capabilities.


WebLinks is a web-based tool for reporting financial, payroll and personnel information within UCSF. Owned by Controller's Office and supported by ITS, WebLinks has two major components:

  • WebLinks Financials
  • WebLinks Payroll Personnel