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University Of Washington Deploys Tableau Campus-Wide To Enhance Learning And Drive Data-Centric Culture

SEATTLE, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) today announced that the University of Washington (UW) has chosen Tableau to analyze data from multiple departments across the institution and is also using the data analytics platform in the classroom. While students are discovering the importance of data in enriching their learning experience, university administrators are using Tableau dashboards to find new insights and drive a data-centric culture across the campus.
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The University of Washington selected Tableau after an evaluation that included speaking with industry experts, consulting with peer institutions, and evaluating its ease of use for non-IT users. The university conducted an eight-month pilot program in 2013 that resulted in the development of UW Profiles, a series of dashboards that the UW community can access to explore and understand basic university data, and aggregate that data at any level of the university, campus, school, college or department.

"Our goal with deploying Tableau is a cultural change around data, where people are able to easily get to the data quickly, ask advanced questions, explore, tell stories and derive insights," said Anja Canfield-Budde, Director, Enterprise Data and Analytics, with UW Information Technology. "UW Profiles marks the first time we've produced a set of dashboards to review trends over time, and they're being viewed by the people at the highest levels of the university."

The current UW Profiles provides dashboards on academic data, including major enrollments, student credit hours, degrees awarded and student progress toward degree. Coming iterations will include budgets, revenue and expenditures, undergraduate applications and admissions data.

The UW Profiles project has shown the benefits of using Tableau. Previously, a single developer would take six to eight weeks to develop a single report for stakeholder review. With Tableau that developer can create 25 dashboards in three weeks. "The financial crisis of the past few years has necessitated the need to be more efficient, said Canfield-Budde. "Easily accessing our data helps us to discover new insights, increases efficiencies, and helps us manage and control our spending."

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