2014 Agenda

Sunday, April 27, 2014

7:00 am to 6:00 pm Lower Lobby Registration and Host Desk
7:30 am to 8:30 am William Penn Foyer Continental Breakfast for Pre-Conference Training Participants
8:30 am to 12:00 pm University Suite Training #1: Dimensional Data Modeling for Analytic Applications – Steve Hoberman
8:30 am to 12:00 pm Ben Franklin I & II Training #2: Power, Politics, Partnership Workshop – Maureen Clarry
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Ben Franklin III – V Buffet Lunch for Pre-conference Training Participants
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm University Suite Training #1: Dimensional Data Modeling for Analytic Applications – Steve Hoberman
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Ben Franklin I & II Training #2: Power, Politics, Partnership Workshop – Maureen Clarry
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm HEDW Board meeting
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm Ben Franklin Ballroom Conference Reception
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Ben Franklin Ballroom Welcome Address – Tom Murphy, Penn’s Vice President for Information Technology and University Chief Information Officer

Monday, April 28, 2014

7:00 am to 6:00 pm Lower Lobby Registration and Host Desk
7:00 am to 9:00 am Ben Franklin Foyer Breakfast
8:00 am to 9:00 am Ben Franklin Ballroom Keynote Address – Nancy Williams, “Business Intelligence Emerging Trends:  Opportunities to Blend the New with the Old to Achieve BI Success”
7:00 am to 5:00 pm Fairmount Suite Exhibitors
 

William Penn

University

Ben Franklin I

Chestnut

9:15 am to 10:15 am Going Agile at University of Toronto, Christine Beckman & Alexandra Agostino, University of Toronto Visualizing data using mapping tools, Laura Diefenderfer, Eastern University The most complicated security they have ever seen: modeling metadata for maintaining fine grained row-level security, William Brickman, Harvard University From Months to Minutes – Data Warehouses at Iowa State, Loyola and the Maine System, Yiorgos Marathias and Robert Silcher, Phytorion; Lynn Miller, Iowa State University
10:15 am to 10:30 am

Morning Break @ Fairmount Suite

10:30 am to 11:30 am “Lead Faculty”; Faculty supported QA in the online classroom, Kimberly Ford, Walden University Journey in the development of a hybrid BI reporting system, Michael Hansen & Jeff Merth, Oregon State University Mizzou Data Source: A collaborative effort between institutional research and IT, Kathy Felts & John Harding, University of Missouri Data Discovery: Big Data for Student Success Featuring Valdosta State University, Brian Haugabrook, Valdosta State University
11:30 am to 12:45 pm

Lunch @ Ben Franklin Ballroom

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Birds of a Feather Gatherings Analytics to support performance based funding initiatives,Natalie Kellner, New Mexico State University Self Service, Agile & Metadata: A roadmap to the implementation of the MS BI toolset, Kristin Kennedy, Arizona State BINGO, Christina Rouse, Incisive Analytics
2:00 pm to 2:45 pm

Networking Break @ Fairmount Suite

2:45 pm to 3:45 pm Case Study: Collaboratively Delivering a Student Retention & Success Model with Agile Style (part 1), Phyllis Wykoff, Mary Brooks, Denise Krallman: Miami (OH) University Analytics – Really?, Suneetha Vaitheswaran, University of Chicago Networking Bingo: Bring a stack of business cards and a sense of adventure to network with your peers. Moving from Reports to Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics: Case Studies and Lessons Learned,Kirby Lunger, Performance Architects
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Case Study: Collaboratively Delivering a Student Retention & Success Model with Agile Style (part 2), Phyllis Wykoff, Mary Brooks, Denise Krallman: Miami (OH) University How did Berkeley’s curriculum project win Oracle’s highest award?You can use the same process., Greg Hamilton, University of California, Berkeley Networking Bingo: Bring a stack of business cards and a sense of adventure to network with your peers. Big Data: What Does it mean to you? Greg McGinn, Technology Dynamics
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

BI Networking Dinners – sign up for local restaurants in Registration area by 12pm

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

7:00 am to 6:00 pm Lower Lobby Registration and Host Desk
7:00 am to 8:00 am Ben Franklin Foyer Breakfast
9:00 am to 4:00 pm Fairmount Suite Exhibitors
 

William Penn

University

Ben Franklin I

Chestnut

8:00 am to 9:00 am Data warehouse QA in an agile environment – a practical approach, Bomani Siwatu, University of Washington University Performance Management, Darren Catalano, University of Maryland A natural alignment: IR and BI support student success, Christina Drum & Mike Ellison, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Data Warehouse Automation – Case Study, Douglas Barrett, WhereScape
9:15 am to 10:15 am Roundtable discussion: Role of BI in medical school cross-mission reporting, Vicki Croddy, Indiana University, School of Medicine Data Governance Technology – A game changer, Ronald Layne, George Washington University A case study update: BI at University of Arizona, Hank Childers, University of Arizona Complement Your Current Data Environment by Creating Interactive, Dynamic Dashboards in Hours (That Execs will Actually Use) Brian Stevens, iDashboards
10:15 am to 10:30 am

Morning Break @ Fairmount Suite

10:30 am to 11:30 am Deliver Business Value via MDM Efforts in Enterprise Analytics: A multi-factor analysis of our practices with two master data scenarios, BK Chen, University of Washington Performance measurement through agile use of BI/Dashboards, Ted Curran, Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business Birds of a Feather Gatherings Why is Data Management So Important? Scott Flory, iData Incorporated
11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Lunch and Business Meeting @ Ben Franklin Ballroom

1:45 pm to 2:45 pm Unleash the power of your meta-data; graph databases, Chris Frederick, University of Notre Dame Adapting strategies in a dynamic environment, Tina Smidt & Ryan Fellers, University of North Texas Is the data vault methodology the best way to structure your university data?, Ed Razon, University of Washington Understanding Data Warehousing: From Architecture To Design To Rollout, Kevin Drury, Velaris
2:45 pm to 3:30 pm

Networking Break @ Fairmount Suite

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm Effective practices for data governance & lessons learned during deployment, August Freda, University of Notre Dame Closing the gap between IT & business; building & delivering BI solutions to enhance user experience, Bart Pietrzak & Pieter Visser, University of Washington Dashboards for Student Success, Sri Sitharaman & Bob Diveley, Columbus State University (GA) 8 Ways Universities are Making an Impact with Data, Shawn Pfaff, Tableau Software
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm Committee/Working Groups Committee/Working Groups Committee/Working Groups Committee/Working Groups

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

7:00 am to 4:00 pm Lower Lobby Registration and Host Desk
7:00 am to 9:00 am Ben Franklin Foyer Continental Breakfast
8:00 am to 9:00 am Ben Franklin Ballroom General Session – Business Intelligence Maturity Model, Hank Childers & Aaron Walz
9:00 am to 3:00 pm Fairmount Suite Exhibitors
 

William Penn

University

Ben Franklin I

Chestnut

9:15 am to 10:15 am A deep dive into portal reporting at Iowa State, Lynn Miller & Kevin DeRoos, Iowa State University Computer aided mapping of textual examination regulations into HEDW applications, Katharina Kroeger, Bodo Rieger & Sonja Schulze, Osnabruck University, Germany Warehouse Analytics – What do you know about your warehouse?, Kevin Joseph, University of Maryland A Walk-through of Academic Analytics’ Data Model, Mike Rohlinger, Academic Analytics
10:15 am to 10:30 am

Morning Break @ Fairmount Suite

10:30 am to 11:30 am Evolving Beyond BI, Rainbow Di Benedetto & Louise Nelson, University of Texas at Austin The value of data documentation when implementing a data warehouse, Alison Weingarten & Jacob Campbell, The New School(NYC) Agile BI: Increasing adoption & delivering value, 10 days at a time, Jelena Roljevic & Margaret Roldan, George Washington University
11:30 am to 12:45 pm
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Ask A Guru: An opportunity to ask those who have gone before for advice, insight and BI/DW predictions. Aaron Walz, Anja Canfield-Budde, Hank Childers, Beth Ladd, Ted Bross, Suneetha Vaitheswaran Getting on the same page: Using the data cookbook to collaborate & communicate definitions, Elizabeth Wallace & Leslie Sine, American Public University System Taking the Drexel DW to another level with IR, Insiyah Jamal, Drexel University
2:00 pm to 2:15 pm

Afternoon Break @ Lower Lobby

2:15 pm to 3:15 pm