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Data Analytics Webinar Series

University colleagues—specifically business analysts and administrators—interested in exploring the possibilities for managing data are invited to attend the Data Analytics Webinar Series. Hosted by Northwestern Information Technology in partnership with the Office of Institutional Research, Administration and Planning, each one-hour presentation highlights a data management solution for harnessing data and revealing new insights.

Contact Data Management and Analytics to be notified of future Data Analytics Series events, discuss presenting at a future webinar, or gain access to recorded webinars. Webinars are available to Northwestern faculty and staff and should not be redistributed.

If you are interested in engaging with like-minded peers, register for one or more of the following webinars.

2021 Presentations

Practical Applications for Parameter Actions and Maps in Tableau Desktop

April 6, 2021
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
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This presentation will demonstrate the use of two tools in Tableau, which were developed by the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) to support portfolio balancing across staff and office occupancy tracking during the return to work period. The Constituency Assignment and Assessment tool incorporates visualization to compare multiple scenarios; the second overlays a PDF of the floor plan with seating assignments and schedule data from Smartsheet.


Past Presentations

COVID-19 Dashboards - January 26, 2021

This presentation provided an overview of two COVID-19 dashboards—the University dashboard (referred to as the COVID-19 Dashboard) and the unit dashboard (referred to as the COVID-19 Unit Dashboard). Both dashboards are available to authorized users, with varying levels of access that depends on the security for which each user has been approved. View the presentation. (NetID authentication required.)


How Demographics Are Represented in University Systems - November 10, 2020

This session provided an overview of the various ways in which University systems capture demographic data and how these data are represented. Attendees also discussed the impacts of federal reporting requirements. View the presentation. (NetID authentication required.)


Last Updated: 5 April 2021

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