Collecting Statistics in Luminis Presented by: Zachary Tirrell Plymouth State University  December 4, 2006 Course ID 17
Introduction <ul><li>Purpose: To help you make data driven decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits of the session </li></ul><...
Agenda <ul><li>Overview of Plymouth State </li></ul><ul><li>Collecting Stats with Luminis </li></ul><ul><li>Comparing with...
Plymouth State University Overview <ul><li>Small town Plymouth in northern New Hampshire </li></ul><ul><li>4000 FTE underg...
Collecting Statistics in Luminis Luminis has them, learn where and how to make them useful
How and Where? <ul><li>Simple Method: </li></ul><ul><li>session.log in $CP_ROOT/logs </li></ul><ul><li>Write a parser to r...
Complex/Detailed Method: <ul><li>RDBMSStatsRecorder </li></ul><ul><li>In portal.properties change,  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
WebCT and Luminis Statistics gathered in WebCT lead to some interesting questions and comparisons with Luminis statistics
WebCT Stats Make Us Ask Questions… <ul><li>Are we looking at a 4, 5, or 6 day work week? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s happenin...
Comparing WebCT with Luminis http://djbramer.blogs.plymouth.edu/2006/06/11/webct-the-6-day-work-week-part-ii/
Comparing Saturday and Sunday http://djbramer.blogs.plymouth.edu/2006/06/11/webct-the-6-day-work-week-part-ii/
Comparing Friday and Sunday http://djbramer.blogs.plymouth.edu/2006/06/11/webct-the-6-day-work-week-part-ii/
Google Analytics More answers to questions with limited time invested.
About Google Analytics <ul><li>Get a Google Analytics account </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/analytics/ </li>...
Operating Systems
Flash Versions
Browser Usage
How’s the adoption of Internet Explorer 7? (11/3)
How’s the adoption of Firefox 2? (11/3)
Global Reach of Plymouth.edu
Global Reach of Nosheep.net
Alexa - For Comparing With Others When you feel a need to compare your web position in the world with others, Alexa is you...
Info you can get from Alexa Traffic Rank: 55,254 (11/3) Traffic Rank: 55,254 (11/3)
Plymouth Compared to UNH Why is Plymouth So Spiky?
Simple Channel We Built
Summary <ul><li>Stats exist in Luminis, but take some work to extract </li></ul><ul><li>Data driven decisions </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Zachary Tirrell </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Please complete the online class evaluation fo...
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Collecting Statistics in Luminis (Northeast Users Conference 2006)

  1. 1. Collecting Statistics in Luminis Presented by: Zachary Tirrell Plymouth State University December 4, 2006 Course ID 17
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Purpose: To help you make data driven decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits of the session </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find out ways to collect data in Luminis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn to extract business questions from data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find out about many free tools you can start using immediately </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Overview of Plymouth State </li></ul><ul><li>Collecting Stats with Luminis </li></ul><ul><li>Comparing with WebCT </li></ul><ul><li>Alumni/Discoverer </li></ul><ul><li>Google Analytics </li></ul><ul><li>Alexa </li></ul><ul><li>Uptime </li></ul>
  4. 4. Plymouth State University Overview <ul><li>Small town Plymouth in northern New Hampshire </li></ul><ul><li>4000 FTE undergraduates, 500 FTE graduates </li></ul><ul><li>Small class sizes </li></ul><ul><li>Growing distance education program </li></ul><ul><li>High demand for web delivered services </li></ul><ul><li>Expectation to serve all constituents </li></ul><ul><li>Tight knit, collaborative community </li></ul>
  5. 5. Collecting Statistics in Luminis Luminis has them, learn where and how to make them useful
  6. 6. How and Where? <ul><li>Simple Method: </li></ul><ul><li>session.log in $CP_ROOT/logs </li></ul><ul><li>Write a parser to read data, in our case put into Oracle </li></ul>2006-11-03 14:10:02,091: user logout: auser 2006-11-03 14:10:03,417: user login: mmouse 2006-11-03 14:10:03,450: user login: jpseudo 2006-11-03 14:10:04,970: user login: ggodfried 2006-11-03 14:10:05,109: user logout: mmouse 2006-11-03 14:10:05,521: user login: zbtirrell 2006-11-03 14:10:09,328: user login: pparker
  7. 7. Complex/Detailed Method: <ul><li>RDBMSStatsRecorder </li></ul><ul><li>In portal.properties change, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>#org.jasig.portal.services.stats.StatsRecorderFactory.implementation=org.jasig.portal.services.stats.DoNothingStatsRecorderFactory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>org.jasig.portal.services.stats.StatsRecorderFactory.implementation=org.jasig.portal.services.stats.LoggingStatsRecorderFactory </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Detailed PHP-based write up available on LumDev: ( http:// www.lumdev.net/index.php?q =node/147 ) </li></ul><ul><li>Or a Perl version by villiam on LumDev: ( http:// www.lumdev.net/index.php?q =node/343 ) </li></ul>
  8. 8. WebCT and Luminis Statistics gathered in WebCT lead to some interesting questions and comparisons with Luminis statistics
  9. 9. WebCT Stats Make Us Ask Questions… <ul><li>Are we looking at a 4, 5, or 6 day work week? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s happening Sunday night? </li></ul><ul><li>Is our maintenance window properly placed on Sunday morning? </li></ul>http://djbramer.blogs.plymouth.edu/2006/05/08/webct-usage-peaks-51-506/ http://djbramer.blogs.plymouth.edu/2006/05/03/webct-the-6-day-work-week/
  10. 10. Comparing WebCT with Luminis http://djbramer.blogs.plymouth.edu/2006/06/11/webct-the-6-day-work-week-part-ii/
  11. 11. Comparing Saturday and Sunday http://djbramer.blogs.plymouth.edu/2006/06/11/webct-the-6-day-work-week-part-ii/
  12. 12. Comparing Friday and Sunday http://djbramer.blogs.plymouth.edu/2006/06/11/webct-the-6-day-work-week-part-ii/
  13. 13. Google Analytics More answers to questions with limited time invested.
  14. 14. About Google Analytics <ul><li>Get a Google Analytics account </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/analytics/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Used to be urchin, until Google bought them </li></ul><ul><li>Simply place this code on pages you want tracked: </li></ul><ul><ul><li><script src=&quot;http://www.google-analytics.com/urchin.js&quot; type=&quot;text/javascript&quot;> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li></script> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li><script type=&quot;text/javascript&quot;> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>_uacct = &quot;UA-######-#&quot;; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>urchinTracker(); </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li></script> </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Operating Systems
  16. 16. Flash Versions
  17. 17. Browser Usage
  18. 18. How’s the adoption of Internet Explorer 7? (11/3)
  19. 19. How’s the adoption of Firefox 2? (11/3)
  20. 20. Global Reach of Plymouth.edu
  21. 21. Global Reach of Nosheep.net
  22. 22. Alexa - For Comparing With Others When you feel a need to compare your web position in the world with others, Alexa is your friend.
  23. 23. Info you can get from Alexa Traffic Rank: 55,254 (11/3) Traffic Rank: 55,254 (11/3)
  24. 24. Plymouth Compared to UNH Why is Plymouth So Spiky?
  25. 25. Simple Channel We Built
  26. 26. Summary <ul><li>Stats exist in Luminis, but take some work to extract </li></ul><ul><li>Data driven decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Alexa and Google Analytics provide useful information, for free! </li></ul><ul><li>Luminis IV is supposed to provide new exciting out of the box solutions </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Zachary Tirrell </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Please complete the online class evaluation form </li></ul><ul><li>Course ID 17 </li></ul><ul><li>SunGard, the SunGard logo, Banner, Campus Pipeline, Luminis, PowerCAMPUS, Matrix, and Plus are trademarks or registered trademarks of SunGard Data Systems Inc. or its subsidiaries in the U.S. and other countries. Third-party names and marks referenced herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. </li></ul><ul><li>© 2006 SunGard. All rights reserved. </li></ul>Thank You, Questions & Answers

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