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Events Archive

U-M Analytics & BI Meeting on the Learning Analytics Project - Friday, June 3, 2016

ITS is creating a Learning Analytics Research dataset  in partnership with the Office of Digital Education & Innovation. The dataset will include student bio/demo data and student enrollment term data.  Glenn Auerbach and Kris Steinhoff spoke about the project.

U-M Analytics and BI Meeting - Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Topic: Data Visualization Best Practices

U-M Analytics and BI Meeting - Monday, October 5, 2015

Topic: BusinessObjects Upgrade to BI4

U-M Analytics and BI Meeting - Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Topic: Unizin, Canvas and Learning Analytics at Michigan

U-M Tableau Users Group - Thursday, June 18, 2015

U-M Analytics and BI Meeting - Wednesday, April 15, 2015

U-M Tableau Users Group Meeting - Wednesday, January 21, 2015

  • Recording (47 minutes) includes:
    • Demo: Ross School Development and Alumni Relation. Rodger Devine, Ross School of Business
    • Best Practices for Data Blending (starts at 15:40 minutes). Dave Berrie and Tom Cook, UMHS.
  • Jason Pasinetti also presented (15 minutes) on Using R with Tableau.

U-M Analytics and BI Meeting - Wednesday, October 29, 2014

  • Recording includes:
    • Basics in Big Data with Hadoop. Brock Palen, College of Engineering
    • BusinessObjects conference summary (starts at 22:10 minutes). Laura Bollettino, ITS, and Deb Lennington, Ross School of Business
    • Visual Analytics: Turning Data into Actionable Information (starts at 43:42 minutes). Patrick Franklin & Matthew Pickus, Office of University Development

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U-M Tableau Users Group Meeting - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

  • Introduction, 8 minutes. Jonathan Greenberg (UMHS), Fusen Li (ITS)
  • Presentation, 46 minutes. Rob Levine (Tableau)
  • Round Table, 25 minutes. Skip to 46:50 minutes for discussion of 2014 Tableau Customer Conference in Seattle.

Tableau in Action at U-M - Monday, May 19, 2014


  • Presentation #1, 27 minutes. Heather Hampton and Marcella Brighton, Ford School of Public Policy
  • Presentation #2, 27 minutes. Chris Allan, Institute for Social Research
  • Presentation #3, 32 minutes. John Gonzalez, Rackham Graduate School

Tableau at U-M - Monday, March 17, 2014

  • Recording (1:13) includes:
    • Analyzing Marketing Effort Results with Tableau. Kevin Riegle, Office of University Development
    • Use of Tableau as an analysis tool in regards to Marketing Efforts and Annual Giving. Patrick Franklin, Office of University Development
    • Tableau presentation by Rodger Devine, Ross School of Business