News and Announcements

  • 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. This dashboard can be used for viewing budget to …

  • 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 …

  • InfoAccess Production Server Migration on July 11, 2020

    The database administrators and the InfoAccess data warehouse team are working on upgrades to the data warehouse environment. As part of routine efforts to maintain the technology infrastructure, the database is being migrated to new Exadata servers.  The next …

  • ODMAS helps navigate challenges of grade advising during the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic

    The COVID-19 pandemic presented UW–Madison with unprecedented challenges in the delivery of courses and its other essential services supporting faculty, staff and students.  The Office of Data Management and Analytics Services (ODMAS) supported the Office of the Registrar …

  • Convert queries by July 1, 2020 to use new academic structure data views 

    Academic Planning and Institutional Research (APIR) and the Office of the Registrar have been working to create a ‘single source of truth’ for the university’s academic structure. The academic structure is being used in the Guide, Lumen …

  • Changes to Data Views in InfoAccess to take Effect on April 30, 2020

    Changes to clarify and improve the reporting of student race/ethnicity could impact you in the coming months.   On April 30, 2020, the following fields will be removed from nine InfoAccess data views:  The decision to remove …

  • Data Governance Updates Announced

    The Office of Data Management and Analytics Services continues to make progress on the formalization and implementation of data governance on UW–Madison’s campus. Recent significant developments include: Revisions have been made to the Data Governance …

  • Guiding Principles for Use of Learning Analytics

    Guiding principles for the use of data for learning analytics, developed by the Learning Analytics Data Use Subcommittee of the Data Stewardship Council, have been approved. View the newly approved guiding principles.

  • Guiding Principles for Use of Data for Learning Analytics

    Newly approved guiding principles for use of data for learning analytics are available at https://data.wisc.edu/wp-content/uploads/APPROVED-LADUS-Guiding-Principles-May-2019.pdf.

  • Final UWRAP release is now live

    Final UWRAP release is now live! A crosswalk of Query Library reports to completed new solutions is available at http://data.wisc.edu/query-library-crosswalk

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