Visual Analytics Tools

VAT = VISUAL ANALYTICS TOOLS

 

OUR VISION

CU*Answers and CU*BASE will have the most extensive and comprehensive Visual Analytics Tools on the market today – more points made through visuals that grab the audience and make the consumer’s grasp of information undeniable. Our hope? This suite of visual analytics tools will help all data analysts grab some attention – you need presentation graphics that catch an audience’s eye and communicate information without distraction.

The Latest VAT Developments!

Each CU*BASE release includes updates and enhancements to the suite of Visual Analytics Tools (VAT) that are built right into CU*BASE GOLD screens or Analytics Booth web pages. Check back often to see what’s coming up and what’s been developed in the past for YOU to get the most value out of the pre-built charts and data tables found in our tools.

Copy/Paste and Save-As

The feature to quickly copy/paste or save a file (PNG) of any chart in CU*BASE (hundreds are available) is available as of May 2019.

On any chart in CU*BASE GOLD, right-click anywhere in the chart and choose “Copy to Clipboard” off the menu (seen to the right in the screenshot below). This clips out just the chart and its title and is ready to paste into anything you like – an email to staff, a board report, an analysis write-up, etc.

As an analysts with Asterisk Intelligence, we use graphics and charts to help data speak visually. They take time to build and refine. This extraction method is intended to make the pre-built GOLD charts simple for you and your staff or analysts to find, use, and share as useful and eye-catching information.

 

Copy Tables from Screen

Also available as of May 2019 is the ability to immediately copy a screenshot of certain data tables in CU*BASE to paste into emails or documents and share or analyze.

Simply click the small icon seen in the image below and the entire table of data on-screen is copied to your clipboard as an image, including formatting. Please note that this feature is not available on every table of data in CU*BASE. At this time the feature is attached to data tables that also have at least one chart available.

Pictures and charts are not always the most effective way to communicate the details. If you prefer data tables, or would like to easily and quickly include the source data for a chart you are using from CU*BASE, use this table copy feature to extract the table.

 

OUR PARTNERSHIPS

GOLD Team

The CU*Answers GOLD and Asterisk Intelligence teams are working together on an initiative to enhance and expand the visual presentations of data within CU*BASE.

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Analytics Programming Team

The CU*Answers Analytics Programming & Asterisk Intelligence teams are working to coordinate an expansion into a browser-interface version of several CU*BASE dashboards. These new features will be accessible from directly within CU*BASE and enable working with data and various visual presentation tools right from within a browser environment.

Graphed Goals Visual Analytics Tools

 

 

Updated
August 20, 2019

Asterisk Intelligence announces card activity optics are now available

Asterisk Intelligence, a data analytics team at CU*Answers that provides business intelligence consulting, fulfillment, and educational services to credit unions, recently announced the availability of Card Activity Optics, a new data source which expands insights into credit and debit card processing. Credit union partners now have access to thirty days of Card Activity Optics data, […]

Mar 26, 2021

CU*Answers Announces That All Credit Unions Now Have 30 Days’ Worth of Card Activity Optics Data

CU*Answers Announces That All Credit Unions Now Have 30 Days’ Worth of Card Activity Optics Data

Every CU*Answers credit union now has a table/file in your FILExx library which contains 30 days of your member’s plastic activity.  This data set allows your credit union to dive into Non-Transactional Data, which can tell the story of how your members are interacting with their plastics.  In addition to providing you details on authorizations… Read more »

Mar 5, 2021

Are You Ready? Tracker Purges Begin in March!

Are You Ready? Tracker Purges Begin in March!

ATTENTION ONLINE CREDIT UNIONS Monday, March 1st is when the first initial purges of tracker data will begin. Don’t forget, you can review and update retention periods for your tracker types; for more information on the minimum and maximum limits, visit online help. If you choose to not edit the retention period on your trackers,… Read more »

Feb 24, 2021

Join Us Today – Information on the Tracker Data Purge Starting March 1st

Join Us Today – Information on the Tracker Data Purge Starting March 1st

ATTENTION ONLINE CREDIT UNIONS Don’t forget: automated tracker purges begin March 1, 2021!  In preparation for this, we will be hosting a webinar this afternoon on Understanding the Tracker Data Purge: CU*BASE Configurations and Options to Keep the Data.  During this webinar, we will review what data is being purged/deleted, configurations and updates for the… Read more »

Feb 22, 2021

Final Week to Adjust Tracker Retention and Secure a Data Warehouse for Archival

Final Week to Adjust Tracker Retention and Secure a Data Warehouse for Archival

ATTENTION ONLINE CREDIT UNIONS Automated tracker purges have arrived (again)! Last year’s automated tracker purge routine was re-worked and rescheduled, and will now begin March 1, 2021. What is Happening? We will manually purge all tracker conversations that are outside of individual CU-configured retention periods throughout March, based on tracker volume. Then,  in April we… Read more »

Feb 19, 2021

Join Us to Learn about the Tracker Data Purge Starting March 1st

Join Us to Learn about the Tracker Data Purge Starting March 1st

ATTENTION ONLINE CREDIT UNIONS Don’t forget: automated tracker purges begin March 1, 2021!  In preparation for this, we will be hosting webinar sessions on Understanding the Tracker Data Purge: CU*BASE Configurations and Options to Keep the Data.  During these sessions, we will review what data is being purged/deleted, configurations and updates for the process, and… Read more »

Feb 18, 2021

Join Us to Learn about the Tracker Data Purge Starting March 1st

Join Us to Learn about the Tracker Data Purge Starting March 1st

ATTENTION ONLINE CREDIT UNIONS Don’t forget: automated tracker purges begin March 1, 2021!  In preparation for this, we will be hosting two webinar sessions, Understanding the Tracker Data Purge: CU*BASE Configurations and Options to Keep the Data.  During these sessions, we will review what data is being purged/deleted, configurations and updates for the process, and… Read more »

Feb 16, 2021

Two Weeks Remaining to Outline Your Tracker Retention and Archival Policies

Two Weeks Remaining to Outline Your Tracker Retention and Archival Policies

ATTENTION ONLINE CREDIT UNIONS Automated tracker purges have arrived (again)! Last year’s automated tracker purge routine was re-worked and rescheduled, and will now begin March 1, 2021. What is Happening? We will manually purge all tracker conversations that are outside of individual CU-configured retention periods throughout March, based on tracker volume. Then,  in April we… Read more »

Feb 12, 2021

Asterisk Intelligence supports credit unions’ annual CDFI re-certifications

Asterisk Intelligence, a data analytics team at CU*Answers which provides business intelligence consulting, fulfillment, and educational services to credit unions, has recently completed several engagements to assist CDFI-certified credit unions with compiling data for annual re-certification. Credit unions who are certified as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) can receive federal funding up to hundreds […]

Feb 12, 2021

Asterisk Intelligence announces new partnership with Deb Slavens and BlueOx Credit Union

Deb Slavens, VP of IT from BlueOx Credit Union, recently joined the ranks of the Asterisk Intelligence team with the intention of forming a CUSO that is focused on assisting credit unions with their data resources and how they can best use them. This partnership between Asterisk Intelligence, a division of CU*Answers, and BlueOx Credit […]

Feb 10, 2021