Data Management at UW: Hub and Spokes (Panel)

Presentation Summary

Lizabeth (Betsy) Wilson, University of Washington Data Management Committee members

The Data Management Committee (DMC) is the policy and standards body for information management at the University of Washington. On the DMC, appointed data custodians and trustees for the University’s main data domains, author foundational policies, such as the UW Institutional Data Management Standard, define and enforce data access controls for enterprise systems, including the Enterprise Data Warehouse, and publish binding guidelines on data management practices and decisions. This panel introduces the breadth of functions at this much decentralized institution through the eyes of representative committee members. Up close and personal, DMC members will demonstrate DMC policies at work for them, including: the Dean of Libraries and Committee Chair will describe the roles and responsibilities of data management at UW and leadership of bi-weekly committee meetings; the Office of Planning and Budgeting will attest to the importance of metadata management and institutional definitions in creating enterprise reports, the Financial Management Office will bear witness to the impact of expanded access to financial data across the entire University; the Associate Vice President for Human Resources will illustrate how guidelines on the use of Home Address information safeguards privacy while providing necessary data for emergency procedures; the Registrar will attest to the relevance of the Social Security Number standard in student source systems, the Chief Information Security Office and Office of Public Records will speak to the alignment with other policies including security and record retention. Live in Seattle, this is an opportunity to hear first-hand from this nationally recognized committee. Panel provides excellent follow-on to talk “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Data! A constitutional democracy approach to data governance at the UW” (Bill Yock) with plenty of opportunity for questions.

Presentation Speaker(s)

Lizabeth Wilson

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