Banner Analytics (Insight)

Banner Analytics (Insight)

Insight is the University's centralized reporting and analytics system. You can access Insight using your web browser. Insight at Old Dominion University is an implementation of Cognos (an IBM product) using Ellucian data models. Insight consists of reports, dashboards and data models to view University data across different business areas.

Insight Analytics is ODU's implementation of latest offering of IBM Cognos Analytics. This version of Cognos provides new functionality and features. We are migrating from old version of Cognos 10 to new version of Cognos 11.
Please use "Insight Analytics Login *New" link from above to access new Insight..

You must be an active faculty or staff member to have access to Insight. Some reports are available to all users of Insight. Based on the requirements and functions of your job, you can request access to additional reports from individual business areas.

When you are finished with an Insight session, make sure you properly log out. Logging out of a web-authenticated service is not guaranteed until you properly exit the browser window. To log out, please ensure your browser is 'Closed' (Windows) or 'Quit' (Apple).

Requesting Insight Access

All active faculty and staff have access to Insight and some general reports. To request access to additional reports in the system, please contact appropriate business units/departments.

Requesting Insight Help

Please email or contact help desk to open ticket/contact with BI Team. Click here to visit help desk page.


You can access Insight from most commonly used browsers, like Internet Explorer (IE), Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari, but we recommend using Internet Explorer. You'll also need Microsoft Office and Adobe Reader in order to output data in Excel or PDF format.