Getting Help

Use the contact information listed to obtain expert help with your data and reporting questions.

Demos and other media, including recordings from the popular lunch and learn series are available.

Demos and Media


Enterprise Analytics

OTDI operates a number of systems to provide capabilities for university areas to store abd share data as well as allowing data analysts to bring additional datasets into the system for deep, cross-functional analytics. This includes the Reporting and Analytics Environment (RAE), as well as the Student Operational Data Store (Student ODS).

Systems and topics:

  • Reporting and Analytics Environment (RAE)
  • Student ODS
  • Data Lake
  • Data Warehouse

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Data Visualization

Tableau Server is the premier tool offered by OTDI to data analysts creating visualizations and insights into their area’s datasets. In addition, OTDI supports a limited usage Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services environment.

Systems and topics:

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Tableau Server
  • Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services
  • OSU Public Tableau Dashboards
  • OSU Tableau Project Leaders

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Data Governance

Data governance is a core component of OTDI’s efforts to support the teaching, research, service, and patient care missions of the university. This includes management of the data governance program, as well as key governance systems like Collibra.

Systems and topics:

  • Data Governance
  • Data Governance Council
  • Data Domains
  • Data Stewards
  • Collibra

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Help for Workday Reporting and Historical Data 

Contact information for reporting leads and business area representatives is available in the Administrative Resource Center to help with your data and Workday reporting needs. Log in to the ARC with your Ohio State credentials.