The Business Intelligence enables universities to measure, monitor and manage their performance more effectively. The paper presents a framework for developing a business intelligence solution for universities. The paper also presents how a university can use the BI to assess an e-learning platform. This paper briefly presents a dimensional data model to assess an e-learning platform from the viewpoint of usage. The choice of a dimensional data model was based on the need to analyze data at the scale of the entire university. The dashboards are the preferred method for delivering and displaying business intelligence to users. A university can use dashboards as main components of a BI solution.