December 3 – HEDW Social/Networking Hour

HEDW is pleased to announce our next Social/Networking Hour on December 3 at 4:30pm Eastern time.  Join your colleagues to discuss current topics, share information, and learn how other institutions are solving issues.  Please register in advance by signing up here.  Hope to see you there!

October 29    4 pm PST- HEDW Virtual Happy Hour

The HEDW Board is offering this opportunity to discuss items of interest and how HEDW can help you in your job.

PLEASE NOTE: the time is Pacific.

Click here to register for  the session:

Oct 20/22 – Building World Class Dashboards

HEDW is pleased to announce a special online workshop “Building World Class Dashboards” presented by Steve Wexler exclusively for HEDW members!  This workshop will consist of two 4 hour sessions scheduled to accommodate multiple time zones.

Learn how to build world-class business dashboards from the author of the best-selling book The Big Book of Dashboards.  This workshop is for anyone tasked with building or overseeing the development of business dashboards, and is applicable to anyone who needs to help others better understand data to make informed decisions. The workshop will appeal to all levels in the organization, from data analysts to C-Suite executives.

Workshop attendees will receive a copy of The Big Book of Dashboards!

Workshop Dates (You will need to attend both sessions!):

       Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:00 am-3:00 pm EST (8:00 am-noon PST)


       Thursday, October 22, 2020 11:00 am-3:00 pm EST (8:00 am-noon PST)

Cost:      $400 per person (this is a 20% savings for HEDW members!)

Topics include:

  • Introduction and fundamentals of data visualization
  • Data representation and visualization types
  • Engagement through personalization
  • Data visualization best practices and dashboard design
  • Thinking critically about data
  • Art vs. infographic vs. business dashboard
  • Dealing with the real world
  • And more!

This online training event will combine state-of-the-art video conferencing, hands-on exercises, polling, chat, white-boarding, and other features to keep you engaged while you learn, practice, and get your dashboard design and implementation questions answered.

This workshop will held online using the Zoom platform.  You will need a computer and a good internet connection.

Learn more and register here.

Please Note: This event will be limited to 40 attendees.  In the event that the minimum attendance of 15 is not met, the event will be canceled, a full refund will be given and the event will be rescheduled for a future date

October 6    4 pm EST- Birds of a Feather Conversation- Open conversation

The HEDW Board is proud to host a new series of sessions to allow community members to voice and open topics for discussion.

Click here to register for  the session:

August  12    4 pm EST- Birds of a Feather Conversation- Preparing Next Gen Staff

In this session, we are interested in hearing how your hiring practices keep up with the technologies you introduce, and how you prepare the next generation of business intelligence/ data warehousing professionals to enter your institution! Are you looking at switching the skill sets, introducing cloud and its support requirements, or just how to onboard new folks to your infrastructure and processes?

Click this link to register