October 16, 2018

Online tool helps make sense of UW institutional data

Man in front of computer with Knowledge Navigator on his screen

Read how University Registrar Helen B. Garrett and others at the University use Knowledge Navigator as an indispensable tool for making sense of business and enterprise data, and to support strategic planning and decision making. The story is part of UW-IT’s 2018 Partnerships series, which highlights how colleagues across the University are collaborating to advance…

August 1, 2018

Budgeting and planning research is now easier with inflation adjustments in UW Profiles

desktop on a desk with inflation adjustments to research expeditures depicted in a bar graph on the screen

You can now run analyses on both inflation- and non-inflation-adjusted expenditures using UW Profiles, a set of Web-based dashboards that provide access to valid, defined institutional data. If you don’t have access to UW Profiles, request access, and if you have questions, email help@uw.edu.

July 31, 2018

New interactive dashboards with student trend data now available

laptop with graph of trend data showing increase in first-generation undergraduates majoring in STEM fields

Explore enrollment, degree, graduation and retention trends on the recently updated Public Profiles interactive dashboards, open to both the UW community and external stakeholders. Data are refreshed every academic quarter with one exception: the Degrees Production Trends dashboard is refreshed every year in August. The dashboards are a collaboration between the Office of Planning &…

March 14, 2018

Near real-time data from Workday now available

Users now have access to near real-time data from Workday, up to ten times faster than before, thanks to enhancements to the Enterprise Integration Platform (EIP), which provides the data. EIP was created by UW-IT to ensure information from Workday and other systems is timely, accurate, clear, secure, consistent and easily available to UW users.

January 23, 2018

Join Tableau Day to learn about data analytics in higher ed

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The Jan. 30 event in the Husky Union Building will introduce Tableau, a powerful data visualization tool, feature speakers using data analytics at the University, and offer panel discussions with subject matter experts. Whether you are new to Tableau or more advanced, you’ll find sessions of interest. Learn more and register here.

November 6, 2017

Get help with your data science questions

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Get help with cloud computing and data-intensive science challenges during the UW eScience Institute’s office hours. eScience data scientists and other experts in data management, predictive analytics, software engineering and visualization are available on specific days and times in the Washington Research Foundation Data Science Studio on the sixth floor of the Physics/Astronomy Tower. They…

October 27, 2017

Want to know how the UW rates against similar institutions?

Peer dashboards

Check out the updated Peer Dashboards in UW Profiles to learn how the UW performs against universities of similar size and scope. Eleven dashboards compare graduation and retention rates, fall enrollment, expenses by category, revenue breakdown, and much more.

October 9, 2017

Need to add inflation adjustments to your data analysis? EDW can help

inflation and deflation graph

Users of the UW’s Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) can more easily include inflation adjustments in their analyses of dollar amounts over time with Consumer Price Index (CPI) data now built into the EDW. The EDW integrates information from many sources across the University into a central repository, and stores current and historical data that are…