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Information technology tools and resources at the UW


Visual screenshot of Zhaofeng Wu's website: UW Course Central

Case Study: Student creates web application through Web Service Partnership

Abstract: This paper provides background, alternatives, solutions, benefits and outcomes of the UW student project work of Zhaofeng Wu. Using the Student Web Service (SWS) API connection supported by the Enterprise Web Services (EWS) team, Wu connected to UW Student system data, which contains Course and Prerequisite data. The Student Database (SDB) is managed by […]

Screen capture of the FTE Enrollment Trends on the OPB Public Profile page.

Public Profiles – New Interactive Dashboards Now Available!

In May 2018, in collaboration with the Office of Planning and Budgeting (OPB), we assisted in the relaunched of Public Profiles, which are now five interactive dashboards including: FTE Enrollment Trends Headcount Enrollment Trends Degrees Production Trends Undergraduate Graduation Rates Undergraduate Retention and Persistence All dashboards, except Degrees Production Trends (which is refreshed every August), are refreshed with […]

Image of Pieter Visser and the logo for MarTalk for MarTech Advisors

Interview: Pieter Visser shares how Neo4j helps power enterprise applications

On March 14, 2018, MarTech Advisor featured an interview with UW-IT’s very own Pieter Visser, Solutions Architect in the Enterprise Information, Integration and Analytics (EIIA) unit. Pieter shares experiences and reasons for choosing Neo4j technology and how it created better impact through a single, integrated, enterprise metadata catalog empowering Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) and Business […]


Microsoft Edge Can Not be Used to Access Certain Resources on Campus

UW-IT Engineers have identified an issue with Microsoft Edge, concerning the BI Portal, UWProfiles and Knowledge Navigator. The Microsoft Edge browser can not be used to access these resources at this time. Use another browser, such as Chrome or Firefox, to access these resources for now. There is no estimate as to when this will […]

woman sitting at computer with UW's Workday Personal Information screen displayed on the laptop.

Enterprise Integration Platform facilitates use of data by UW applications

With Workday, the UW now has access to a rich array of human resources and payroll data not previously available — a significant institutional improvement for data-driven decision making. But the UW faced a major challenge in ensuring that data derived from Workday could integrate with less flexible, older University administrative systems that still must also consume data directly from the UW […]

UW Global Engagement

Interactive map shows UW’s global engagement, uses Tableau

A new interactive global map uses data visualizations to demonstrate the University’s engagement around the world. The online map, hosted on UW-IT’s Tableau server, extracts key datasets from the UW’s Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) and displays them in a visual format, available to the public. UW-IT’s Enterprise Information, Integration & Analytics (EIIA) group helped build the architecture that supports […]

Global Dashboard

Discover UW’s Global Impact with New UW Profiles Dashboards

The measure of the University of Washington’s true worth comes in the impact we have on the world. Our impact is broad and truly global, with projects and partnerships in more than 130 countries and with students and alumni engaged in efforts in nearly 200 countries. The new Global Engagement dashboards can help UW leaders, […]