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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 […]

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EDA Staffers Present at Annual Tableau Conference

Bart Pietrzak and Ann Wunderlin, two members of the University of Washington’s Enterprise Data & Analytics team, will present on one of the largest higher education Tableau deployments. From the initial charter to the rollout and community-building, they will share how data visualization is changing the culture of UW by empowering users with their data. […]

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Tableau Rollout Meeting on December 10th

Tableau Software has been in university news a lot lately, most recently in this week’s UW Today article about the new UW Profiles dashboards and their effect on strategic decision-making. Behind the scenes, the rollout of Tableau Software is progressing well. Another information session is scheduled for December 10th. Join us to see how other institutions […]