Last month, the Data Governance team within the Office of Technology and Digital Innovation (OTDI) launched a new initiative to standardize institutional definitions, partnering with colleagues across the university and medical center.
The group is now collecting feedback on definitions developed for their first batch of terms, which fell under the “student” umbrella: undergraduate, graduate, professional, non-degree and non-credit students.
We use words like “student” and “employee” every day, but did you know that we don’t have standard definitions for these terms across the university and medical center? The Data Governance team is launching an initiative to standardize institutional definitions and is seeking assistance from colleagues across the university and medical center.
The webpages for Data Services information managed by the OTDI Data and Analytics team, have been reorganized into the OTDI Offerings webspace. You can now use it.osu.edu/data as a starting point for learning more about the Data Services toolset and other related information.
In September, Lynne Sanbe and CK Bhatia will join The Ohio State University as Chief Applications Officer and Chief Data Integrations Officer. Lynne joins Ohio State from Temple University, where she has served as Associate Vice President of Information Technology Services, Applications, and Data since 2007. CK joins the university from Farm-Credit Mid-America, a financial services company where he served as the Chief Data Officer.
Reporting users have shared that sporadic data is missing from Tableau reports using the “ [CERTIFIED] Workday FIN Mart - Journal Line Detail ” Tableau data source. This data source is powered by journal line related datasets flowing into the Reporting and Analytics Environment (RAE) from Workday. T he reload/update of the journal lines data in the RAE is expected to be complete by August 24, 2022.
The OTDI Tableau team is pleased to announce the launch of our first training, Tableau Server Fundamentals. This live, 45-minute zoom webinar is intended for anyone who accesses Tableau reports on the university’s server. At the end of training, attendees will learn how to navigate Tableau Server as well as how to set up subscriptions to regularly monitor data, create and save report parameters, and share data. This class will not cover how to create reports. See the full article for registration details.
All attendees must have a Tableau Server ID to participate. See the full article for steps on how to check your status as well as how to register for a session.
Last week, the Data and Analytics Team published a new dashboard to help data analysts better understand which datasets they have access to within the Reporting and Analytics Environment (RAE).
This new “RAE User Domain Access” dashboard displays a user’s name, login, and the list of domains and equivalent security groups to which they belong within the RAE. This membership governs the types of data available to them for querying.
In the fifth and final part of the three-year look back at Tableau series, we'll revisit the prior posts shared in the series and take a moment to see where the Tableau service is today at Ohio State and where it's headed. Read more .
In the fifth and final part of the three-year look back at Tableau series, we'll revisit the prior posts shared in the series and take a moment to see where the Tableau service is today at Ohio State and where it's headed.