Data Cookbook

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Getting Started with Data Cookbook

Creators of Definitions - Standards

Creators of Specifications - Standards

Phase 2: March - July 2018

Continuing to improve the transparency and understanding of the institution's data and analytics

Members include:

OIRAE - Sarah Bauer (functional lead), Ottlie Webb (core team)
IT Process Management - Rhonda Abbott (project manager)
College of Science - Kendal Kosta-Mikel (core team)
College of Agriculture - Abby Snodgrass
Office of the Registrar - Ryan Jones
Enrollment Management Analysis & Reporting - Steve Lipps
Transformation/Physical Facilities - Tonya Yoder, Annalisa Corell, Michelle Kidd
BICC - Kevin Gillenwater (technical lead), Richard Lucas, Ryan Bousman, Zach Yater

Metadata Software

A key component of data governance is an enterprise source of data definitions, standard reports and dashboards. Designed for higher education, Data Cookbook software is this enterprise source for Purdue. It allows the institution to discuss, agree upon, document and share definitions and report specs. Having a well-documented data dictionary and catalog of official, standard reports allows for the efficient use of the abundance of institutional data.

Casual users are able to search using everyday language. The report and dashboard catalog will provide the business purpose, fields contained, owner and sources. This will allow the determination of the appropriate report or dashboard to use.

The new workflow feature will streamline requests for additional standard reports and provide governance around that process. If a new report is needed or a change to a current one, the request is transparent to the community.

Functional Area

Alumni / UD
Financial Aid
Human Resources
Physical Facilities 
Student Life

Functional Data Owner

Steve Lipps
Greg Kapp
Transformation Team
Joel Wenger
Transformation Team
Transformation Team
Stephanie Willis
Kim Rechkemmer
Kylie Edmond
Kevin Maurer

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