Knowledge Navigator Expands Meta Tag Feature

The meta tag feature in Knowledge Navigator (KN) https://metadata.uw.edu has been expanded to provide one more tool to help you search for categorized metadata objects.   What are meta tags? Just like the categories on a blog or keywords in a search tool, meta tags help you find all content that is related by that category…

2020 CIP Codes Load Into EDW

On Tuesday, October 6, 2020, the new 2020 CIP Series will be loaded into the Enterprise Data Warehouse. This affects any table that contains CIPKeyId. The tables that contain CIP code reference data are dimCIPCurrent and CIPAcademicYear in EDWPresentation. What is included in CIP code updates? Part 1: CIP codes with descriptions from the National…

New Tableau License Model and Price

As of July 1st, 2020, Tableau Prep is no longer available for free with your Tableau Desktop license. Tableau bundled Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep into a new license type – Tableau Creator. This license type is a month-to-month, subscription-based model. This change in the licensing model impacts only the purchase of a new Tableau…

RPG Release: UW Admissions Cube Now Available!

The day you’ve been waiting for is finally here — the UW Admissions cube is now available. This story will prepare you to confidently connect to and analyze historical admissions data! Connect to the Cube: Unlike a report which you can run in the browser, you have to connect to a cube with an analysis…

Spend Financial Data Now Available in EDW

In October of 2018, in partnership with the Financial Data Group, the UW-IT Information Management team completed the capture of all suppliers from the University’s Procurement Accounting System (PAS) in the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW). The next step in securing PAS data focused on the Spend financials and Diversity indicators for those suppliers. With access…

RPG Release: AP/IB Credit on UG Transcript Course Search by Major

The Report Prioritization Group just released several enhancements to the BI Portal report Undergraduate Transcript Course Search by Major In this news story we provide a summary of the change. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to write help@uw.edu and put “BI Portal Report Question: UG Transcript Course Search by Major” in the…

8 Things You Should Know About Our BI Portal Report Format Updates

We are currently implementing report formatting changes across all reports in the BI Portal. This story summarizes those changes and shares some important updates. 1. What Is Changing? We are updating all of our existing reports to align with a new, clean, consistent, and UW-branded format. See for yourself: This new report format has many…

Improving Analysis with the Latest UW Tableau Upgrade

The recent upgrade of the UW Tableau Servers brings many new benefits to UW Tableau users. Whether you have a Tableau development license or not, the latest upgrade brings you many new features! Click below to read more: For Developers For Everyone For Tableau Developers: Better Publishing and Development If you’re an existing or aspiring…

RPG Release: Two Enhancements to UG Transcript Course Search by Major

The Report Prioritization Group just released two enhancements to the BI Portal report Undergraduate Transcript Course Search by Major In this news story we provide a summary of the change. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to write help@uw.edu and put “BI Portal Report Question: UG Transcript Course Search by Major” in the…

RPG Release: Start and End Quarters on Minor Codes Report

Based on user feedback, the Report Prioritization Group released updates to the BI Portal report, Minor Codes. Change Summary: Based on user requests, the Minor Codes report was simplified to reduce confusion. Now when you run the report for a department, it displays all Minors managed by the department, active and discontinued. We made the…

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