Workgroup Issues Recommendations on How to Develop the Campus Data Warehouse Operations

In March, the UC Davis Institutional Research Workgroup issued a report offering several recommendations on how to develop the campus Data Warehouse operations and outlining other campus efforts to more effectively develop, coordinate, and provide greater access to campus institutional data. This report was developed at the request of the Institutional Research Policy Committee. In the report, the workgroup noted that the campus appetite for new institutional data sets continues to grow, which further emphasizes the need for an overall plan for organizing and improving access to institutional data on campus. Among other recommendations, near-term priorities were identified for the Data Warehouse, including developing a new integrated graduate students database with emphasis on financial support; and providing a specified number of retrieval tools, beyond pre-defined reports, to take the place of Hyperion Analyzer (