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UW Profiles: Requested Enhancements Now Available

It is easier to understand trends in UW student enrollment, course-taking, academic progress and degrees with new enhancements to UW Profiles, the Web-based dashboards of University data. Now you can drill down to explore trends at the major, degree or curriculum level, and display information in tabular—as well as visual—format. Also, all dashboards now provide […]

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UW Course Demand Analytics Now Available

UW colleges and departments can use three new data visualizations in the UW Business Intelligence (BI) portal to understand how many spaces are needed to accommodate the demand for each course, based on Notify.UW data. All academic units are included and information is available for the current quarter—refreshed each weekday at 6:30 a.m.—and for each […]

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Public Version of UW Profiles Now Available

Interactive UW data dashboards enable prospective students, higher education institutions and the general public to explore UW enrollment and degree trends, and undergraduate graduation and retention rates. Called Public Profiles, it was developed by the Office of Planning & Budgeting and was released this summer. More extensive UW data dashboards, UW Profiles, have been available […]

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EDW Data has Moved

Tableau Project Owners are now able to self-manage who has access to your visualizations. Using free UW Active Directory (AD) Groups, you can assign people directly to the publisher, editor and viewer security roles within your Tableau projects. Queries to the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) will be faster and simpler Users will have upgraded SQL […]

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BI Portal Now Includes Visualizations

We are pleased to announce the latest release of UW’s Business Intelligence (BI) Portal. With the addition of data visualizations, the BI Portal is now positioned to be your one stop catalog for all central reports and analytics using Enterprise Data Warehouse data as well as departmental analytics from around the University. Additional features in […]

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Tableau Data Visualization Software Now Available for the Mac

Tableau 8.2, released June 19, is the first version of this easy-to-use data analysis visualization tool to run natively on the Mac. It provides faster loading and new map designs and supports high resolution images, letting you display large data sets and communicate information in a powerful way. License agreements make Tableau products available at […]

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UW’s Tableau deployment picked up by the Wall Street Journal

UW’s choice to use Tableau software as its primary data visualization tool, and the development of UW Profiles dashboards for exploring and understanding basic University data was reported in a recent issue of the Wall Street Journal. Tableau is used to easily create interactive graphics, reports and dashboards that allow you to ask questions and see […]

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iSchool Capstone Students Partners in New Website

In January, UW-IT’s Enterprise Data & Analytics team began a partnership with three  iSchool graduate students. The goal: to envision, design, and build a new, user-focused website to inform readers about UW’s data and analytics resources. Shih-Hao Chiu, Chia-Ching Liu, and Christine Lin, along with our iSchool student employee, Rui Zhang, worked side by side with […]

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UW EDW Leaders at Higher Ed Data Warehousing Conference

Six members of the Enterprise Data & Analytics unit presented at the annual Higher Education Data Warehousing Forum (HEDW) conference in April, in 5 different sessions, the highest number of presenters admitted from a single institution. BK Chen Deliver Business Value via MDM Efforts in Enterprise Analytics: A multi-factor analysis of our practices with two […]

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New STEM and High Demand Data Resource Released

UW-IT, in partnership with the Office of Planning & Budgeting and the Office of the Registrar, is pleased to announce that a new data resource for Classification of Instructional Programming (CIP) has been released. This new data table will allow you to compare the UW with other institutions in the delivery of science, technology, engineering […]