News and Announcements

  • Office of Data Management and Analytics Services Recruiting a Director of Data Governance

    The Office of Data Management and Analytics Services is currently recruiting a director, data governance. Please help us spread the word and share with anyone who may be interested. Read the full job posting and …

  • Tableau Server Migration Update

    Last year, Tableau workbooks were moved over to the UW System server. Since that move, a redirect has been in place so that those accessing the workbooks using the old URLs were automatically redirected to the workbook on the new server. …

  • InfoAccess Data Authorization Application (IDA) Replacement

    Changes are coming to the platform used to request new data views. The InfoAccess Data Authorization application (IDA) is being replaced due to its age and because it no longer meets security requirements. The new …

  • IT Professionals Conference Features Badger Analytics Presentation Hosted by ODMAS ETL Developers

    Last month’s IT Professionals Conference featured a presentation about Badger Analytics and the modernization of UW-Madison’s analytics environment. The session, hosted by ODMAS ETL developers Sanjana Aleti and Randy Carey, provided a technical look at …

  • Monthly Release Notes Now Published on data.wisc.edu

    New on ODMAS’s website is a section containing release notes. The release notes, including both business intelligence updates and data warehousing updates, can be found by scrolling to the bottom of the homepage or through a link under the Analytics & Reports menu tab. So far, release notes have been …

  • Institutional Data Access and Authorization Standard Issued March 1

    The Institutional Data Access and Authorization Standard was issued March 1.  The procedure takes effect on July 1, 2021 for new systems, application, and institutional data products, while existing systems, application, and institutional data products have until July 1, 2022 …

  • Badger Analytics is live!

    On March 5, Badger Analytics officially went live! The new cloud analytics environment uses the platform Snowflake, and the new data warehouse will eventually replace InfoAccess.   The go-live of Badger Analytics was a huge milestone for the modernization of UW-Madison’s analytics environment. The first release …

  • Online Resources for Understanding UW-Madison’s Analytics Strategy and Badger Analytics

    The Office of Data Management and Analytics Services along with other partner offices around the university are working hard to deliver exciting changes in the world of institutional data and analytics to campus. An analytics …

  • New Tableau Visualization Available

    A new Tableau visualization is now available that allows monitoring of budget-to-actuals at the personnel level for compensation and at the general ledger account level for non-compensation expenses. The People and Stuff Report can be used for viewing …

  • UW–Madison Institutional Data Policy Issued Sept. 1, 2020; Effective Jan. 1, 2021

    UW–Madison now has a formal institutional data policy. The policy takes effect Jan. 1, 2021 and establishes minimum requirements for the management and stewardship of institutional data resources. The policy defines roles and responsibilities for managing data, plans for data identification, documentation, classification, as well as rules for storage and access …

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