Service News Category: Enterprise Data Services

Upcoming changes on EDW process dates for WorkerPosition-related views

Update on 2/12/2021: EDW team is going to deploy this change on Saturday February 27th to give room for our Payroll data processing to take place in the week of March 1st.  If you have any concerns with the 2/27 deployment, please let us know as soon as possible by emailing help@uw.edu with the subject: “EDW WorkerPosition Changes”….

RPG Release: Degree Info now on Class List Report

Based on user feedback, the Report Prioritization Group just released an update to the report: Class List By Curriculum Course Section. The report now includes student degree information. Background: Advisers requested the ability to see student “degree information” fields on the report. The report still allows you to filter down to a specific quarter and…

RPG Release: New Filter and Fields on Major Codes

The Report Prioritization Group (RPG) just released new changes to the BI Portal report Major Codes. Change Summary: Based on feedback from the Graduate School and RPG, we updated the Major Codes filters and columns in the following ways: Filter Updates We added a new filter “Degree Level” to the report: The new filter allows…

EDW Customer Survey: The Results Are In

If you participated in the EDW’s Customer Survey, thank you! Understanding how you use the EDW helps us improve our services and enhances our ability to support you now and in the future. Over One Million You queried the EDW over one million times from August 2019 to August 2020. By Popular Demand By far,…

SWS and PWS Release: Support for Pronouns

During the 2020-2021 academic year, UW will introduce a central pronoun option to enable students and other members of the UW community to express what pronouns they go by in their everyday lives. Identity.UW will be central to this implementation by enabling the collection and distribution of pronoun data. Person Web Service (PWS) and Student…

Upcoming SPACE Web Service changes (Schedule Updated)

The Capital and Space Management team is migrating to a new Space Inventory Management System. We are adapting the Space Web Service (SpaceWS) to the source system changes which will result in: Some field type and length changes Some fields will no longer provide any data (We will NOT remove any fields at this time)…

RPG Release: Now Identify “Audits” and “Registrar Drop” in Student Grade Reports

In response to user feedback, the Report Prioritization Group just released enhancements to two BI Portal reports: Student Grade Report by Major Student Grade Report by Curriculum, Course and Section This release is timed to help advisers and faculty support Autumn 2020 grading. Change Summary: This release is intended to help users identify or filter…

UWSDBDataStore Reorg on January 30, 2021

The student database (SDB) will go through a reorganization on January 30, 2021 which will cause changes in the Enterprise Data Warehouse database, UWSDBDataStore. These changes to the objects will be available in the UWSDBDataStore on February 1, 2021. However, data on the new objects will be available as soon as the Data Custodians submit…

Preview available for upcoming EDW server upgrade

On the evening of February 9, 2021, the EDW will be upgrading our user-facing servers (EDWPub.s.uw.edu) to SQL Server 2019. This upgrade will position the EDW to take advantage of modern SQL features, as well as allow for greater flexibility as computing and technology needs evolve.  Impact We believe this upgrade will have minimal impact…

RPG Release: Bug Fix on UG Transcript Course Search by Major

The Report Prioritization Group just released a bug fix on 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…

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