2006 – University of Illinois

April 2-4, 2006

Over 160 participants, from 78 different institutions, attended this year’s meeting of the Higher Education Data Warehousing (HEDW) Forum. This year’s success is due to those participants and our presenters. A word of thanks to our 23 presenters, co-presenters, key note speakers and panelists whose experiences in Data Warehousing are a great value to this forum.

Presentations List

Opening Remarks
Dr. Richard H Herman, Chancellor, University of Illinois

Know Your Customers
Mr. Aaron Walz, University of Illinois

Panel Discussion: Who are the Data Warehouse Consumers and How Do We Serve Them?
Ora Fish, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Vicky Shaffer, Virginia Tech
Aaron Walz, University of Illinois

Student Data Marts and Official Data – It’s All in the Business Rules
Mr. Joachim Knop, George Washington University
Mr. Michael Wolf, George Washington University
Ms. Kristen Beekman, George Washington University

Key Note: Business Intelligence Maturity Model
Mr. Wayne Eckerson, Director of Research at TDWI

Involving Institutional Researchers and other Power Users when Building Your Warehouse
Dr. Carol Livingstone, University of Illinois
Mr. Aaron Walz, University of Illinois

Measuring the Usage of Your Data Warehouse
Mr. Michael Wonderlich, University of Illinois

Cornell’s Approach to Supporting the Data Warehouse
Mr. Jeff Christen

Data vs. Tool Instruction: An Overview of Penn State’s Data Warehouse Training Model
Ms. Vicki Hoffman, Pennsylvania State University

Panel Discussion: Measuring Performance in Higher Education
Ms. Cathy Lester, University of Texas, Austin
Ms. Kristi Fisher, University of Texas, Austin
Mr. Dennis Hengstler, University of California, Berkley

Building a Reporting Solution to Support Quality and Institutional Effectiveness
Ms. Kay Schnur, University of Wisconsin, Stout
Mr. John Van Weeren, Datatel

Engaging the Academic Community in a Higher Education BI Project
Ms. Cathy Lester, University of Texas, Austin
Ms. Kristi Fisher, University of Texas, Austin

Build the Data Warehouse and They Will Come…Or Will They?
Mr. Matthew Swift, Virginia Tech

Leveraging BI Technology and Analytics at Towson University through iStrategy
Mr. Phil Adams, Towson University
Mr. Mark Max, iStrategy

Data Models for a Financial Aid Data Mart
Dr. Ronald Allan, Georgetown University

Challenges of Implementing a Vendor Provided Reporting Solution
Mr. Patrick Miller, University of Notre Dame

Steering Team Framework: Case Study at The University of Illinois
Ms. Linda Bair, University of Illinois