Category: Presentation

Stanford Data Governance at AIR

by on May 29, 2015 9:40 am
At this year’s AIR Forum, the annual conference of the Association for Institutional Research, Kathryn Flack Potts participated in a panel on data governance in higher education. The panel, organized by Kathy Schmidke Felts of the University of Missouri, also included data governance leaders from Ball State University, the University of California-Irvine, and the University of… Read more Stanford Data Governance at AIR

Stanford Data Stewardship at CAIR

by on November 20, 2014 5:38 pm
Kathryn Flack Potts also talked about Stanford’s data stewardship efforts on November 20, at the California Association for Institutional Research (CAIR).   Thanks to all of the CAIR participants for terrific questions and discussion! Please do reach out and keep the conversation going — it would be terrific for those of us facing these issues in higher… Read more Stanford Data Stewardship at CAIR

Stanford Data Stewardship at Collibra User Conference

by on November 20, 2014 5:30 pm
Matt Hoying talked about building an effective data stewardship organization at Collibra’s West Coast User Conference on November 20.  

"What do data governors do all day?"

by on November 10, 2014 4:45 pm
An informal presentation, at the invitation of a former student: Stay tuned next week for two more installments of Stanford DG/DS’s November 2014 lecture tour!

'Calendar map' released

by on July 30, 2014 4:35 pm
The recently released ‘calendar map’, a joint effort of Stanford University data stewardship and IR&DS, illustrates relationships between annual calendars and other time periods at Stanford, including the fiscal year (9/1-8/31), academic year (9/23-8/22, for AY2013-14), and GFS aid year (10/1-9/30). This and other data stewardship ‘maps’ are available at  

Stanford at MDM/DG Summit

by on July 30, 2014 4:05 pm
On June 18, Kathryn Flack Potts and Matthew Hoying delivered a presentation on Stanford’s data stewardship experiences at the 2014 MDM & Data Governance Summit in San Francisco. Slides: mdmsf14-StanfordUniversity [PDF]

Data Naming Standards

by on July 30, 2014 3:50 pm
A detailed set of naming standards for data elements in BICC-sponsored reporting projects has been approved by the data stewardship steering committee (SUDS-SC) and the BICC steering committee. These standards support the use of official names that serve as unambiguous identifiers of specific entities and data elements. Official names are intended for broad audiences who… Read more Data Naming Standards

SUDS-SPO releases "Award-Agreement Map"

by on July 30, 2014 3:45 pm
The SUDS-SPO group (Stanford University Data Stewardship – Sponsored Projects) has released a graphical overview of relationships among major entities in sponsored projects, including sponsored proposals, sponsored agreements, sponsored awards, and Oracle awards. This and other data stewardship ‘maps’ are available at

Project Independent Data Stewardship in HR

by on August 29, 2012 9:56 am
Stanford Human Resources (HR) has approved the creation of a project independent data stewardship team to provide a renewed focus on the effective management of critical HR institutional data assets.  In addition to the stewardship team, the Policy and Process Committee has accepted the responsibility for the executive aspects of data governance in the HR… Read more Project Independent Data Stewardship in HR

BICC Monthly – DG in 2012 Presentation, 2/13/2012

by on February 12, 2012 7:38 pm
Presentation given on 2/13/2012 to the Stanford BICC: DG at Stanford in 2012