Develop skills and a more robust understanding of accessing, using, and sharing data at UW-Madison

Including training for the most often used data tools, examples of the tools in use, and deeper understanding of data practices.

Training on data tools

Each tool often at used at UW-Madison may have its own documentation and training materials.  There are also communities of practice to crowdsource an answer.

Everyday data tools

There are many tools used to access and analyze data to gain insights. These are some of the most common ones used at UW-Madison.

  • Badger Analytics
  • InfoAccess
  • Lumen
  • Student Information System (SIS)
  • Tableau
  • RADAR, Repository of Administrative Dashboards and Reports
  • UW Business Intelligence (UWBI, OBIEE, OAS)
  • WISPER, Wisconsin Proposal Electronic Routing
  • WISER: formerly known as WISDM (or Wisconsin Data Mart)
  • SAS
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Access
  • Oracle SQL Developer

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Data integration tools

These may involve using custom applications or integration code to allow systems to exchange data, seek to deploy, or enhance IT systems to support and streamline business processes.

  • Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services (data integrations)
  • API Developer Portal (Apigee)
  • Mid-Point (Creating and managing groups and user accounts)
  • Grouper (Automate changes to access privileges as a person’s role changes.)

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General questions

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Data Stewards

The point person to help get access to the institutional data you need to use.

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What is institutional data?

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Folks who frequently use, access, and share data at UW-Madison.

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