Created in preparation for the panel presentation on "Data Visualization Tools used in Higher Education" (CUPA Conference 2016): A panel of CUPA colleagues will showcase the progress made using a variety of software tools to improve the deliveray of data to campus audiences, making dat more useful, accessible, and easily understood. The panel will show case the advantages and limitations of each tool, and will highlight before and after examples of data reporting for a variety of purposed.
Panel Presentations include:
1. University of Waterloo - How Waterloo uses Tableau Server for data visualization
2. Brock University - How Brock uses a single license of Tableau Desktop for data visualization
3. York University - How York uses R for data visualization
The Council on University Planning and Analysis (CUPA) provides leadership on matters related to universities’ planning and analysis functions.
Joyce Bott is the Interim Manager in the Office of Institutional Analysis and Planning at Brock University.
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FTE Course Enrollment Report
Retention and Graduation:
Performance Metrics Dashboard:
Support Data for Annual Budget Report:
Using Survey Data to Answer Other Data Requests:
Data Security - If you only have Tableau Desktop and do not have Tableau Server or Tableau Cloud (which requires people to authenticate and have assigned permissions for what they can access), you are limited to sharing dashboards and data visualizations in the following ways:
Brock University just launched Office 365 Enterprise for all staff and faculty, which includes the Power BI service. Power BI integrates nicely with SharePoint and makes it relatively easy to publish to internal SharePoint pages.
Tableau will continue to be used for Brock's public dashboards. Power BI will be use for Brock's internal dashboards which require more security.
Pro's of Power BI Desktop: