Service News Category: Enterprise Data Services

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…

ASTRA 2.1 auto-deprovisioning feature now available in the EDW

The Data Platform uses ASTRA to manage access to Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) data. The recent release of ASTRA 2.1 includes a new auto-deprovisioning feature that will monitor and automatically remove access for terminated employees. As of December 7, 2020, the EDW is now using ASTRA 2.1 and taking advantage of its new features. The…

RPG Release: Enhancements to Major Codes Report

The Report Prioritization Group just released two enhancements to the BI Portal report Major Codes. This report helps advisers complete the change of major process, and these updates were designed to make it easier to find the info you need to complete the new Docusign web form: Change of Major Forms This update was requested…

RPG New Visualization Release: Undergraduate Major Comparisons by Quarter

The Report Prioritization Group just released the newest addition to the BI Portal: Undergraduate Major Comparison by Quarter In this news story we explain the purpose and benefits of the new visualization. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to write help@uw.edu and put “BI Portal Report Question: UG Major Comparisons by Quarter” in…

Salary and Wage Expense Bug Fix: Missing Current Fiscal Year

In response to user feedback, the Enterprise Reporting and Analytics team just released an update to resolve a bug in the Salary and Wage Expense Detail report in the BI Portal. Change Summary: A user reported that the “Year” filter was excluding the current Fiscal Year (2021). By default, the report filters by Calendar Year,…

RPG Release: Student Degree Information (Duplication Bug Fix)

In response to user feedback, the Report Prioritization Group just released an update to resolve a bug in the Student Degree Information report the BI Portal. Change Summary: A user let us know that the report was incorrectly duplicating students. We identified the issue and determined that the report was displaying multiple identical rows for…

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…

UWSDBDataStore Reorg on October 24, 2020

The student database (SDB) will go through a reorganization on October 24, 2020 which will cause changes in the Enterprise Data Warehouse database, UWSDBDataStore. These changes to the objects will be available in the UWSDBDataStore on Monday, October 26, 2020. However, data on the new objects will be available as soon as the Data Custodians…

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…

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