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Tools and Analytics for Decision Support

D2I develops analytical tools, including interactive visualizations and reports, to empower strategic decisions. D2I also provides decision support for university leaders and stakeholders through specialty research analytics, including predictive modeling and forecasting.

Campus Support

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Insights Service

D2I manages the service to help the UT community find existing and new reports.



D2I manages the campus Tableau Enterprise account including the servers and licenses that enable desktop producers to create and publish visualizations for viewing and interacting with data.

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D2I manages Alation, the campus metadata management tool. Alation is a catalog of data sources and documentation such as glossaries, articles, and policies that support the informed use of data. Users can cross-reference definitions, flag quality issues, and crowdsource knowledge about campus data assets.

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The Data Hub

The Data Hub is UT’s foundation for data integration and management.

Legacy Data Services

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D2I operates the essential Legacy Data Services until they can be planned, migrated, and tested over several years to the Data Hub via an orderly migration and retirement plan in coordination with business process owners and users.

D2I is also partnering on multiple projects to develop a set of reusable campus services.

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Organizational Hierarchy

Universities have complex structures and systems. The org hierarchy service will help accurately crosswalk multiple types of UT data among data sources to enable integrated analytics. This service will be essential for D2I Analytics work and useful to others as well.

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Role-Based Access

D2I is working with UT partners to plan for a new campus RBA service that can simplify and enable policy-compliant access to UT reports. This is in the earliest stages of planning.