Get help

Where to get help, regardless of your level of expertise.

Find who to talk to, training, sustainable practices, and assurances that you are meeting data security requirements and data governance standards.

Help with finding what you need

Contact an expert

Get help with answers, practical advice, and guidance for all your data related needs using our guided help assistance.

Share some initial information about your question or needs, and we'll direct you to the right place.

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Get training

Learning resources and examples of how data is being used at UW-Madison to help you be successful in your work.

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Data governance checklist

Facilitating campus-wide data-driven decision-making that’s aligned with the UW-Madison priorities.

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Security checklist

Intake analyses, security assessments, risk management, and security control implementation.

Securing your data

Policy document

Policy, procedures, and access and usage standards when it comes to institutional data use.

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Institutional data contacts

Office of Data Management
and Analytics Services

Under the direction of the Chief Data Officer, leading both the UW-Madison institutional analytics and data governance programs.

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Data Stewards

The point person to help get access to institutional data. Data Stewards also help define, implement, and enforce data management policies and procedures within their specific Data Domain.

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What is institutional data?

Information, regardless of medium, generated, collected, stored, maintained, transmitted,
enhanced, or recorded by or for the university to conduct university business.

Learn about Institutional Data