Purpose

The central purpose of the Information Centre at the University of Aberdeen is to create and foster a data culture by undertaking the following:

  • Delivering the Data Platform as per the Roadmap agreed by the Data & Business Intelligence Project Board
  • Supporting and maintaining the Data Platform
  • Advocating for the Data Platform
  • Implementing and maintaining Data Governance

Organisation

The Information Centre is a permanent virtual team, currently consisting of membership from Planning, DDIS, Library Services, and Student Records. This membership will expand as future phases of the Data & Business Intelligence Project moves into new subject areas.

The Information Centre is headed by the Head of Data & Business Intelligence within the Directorate of Planning, who reports to the Data & Business Intelligence Project Board through the Director of Planning.

Functions

  • Data & Analytics Programme Management
  • Data & Analytics Vendor Management
  • Data & Analytics Standards
  • Governance: Data, Process, Programme
  • Subject Area Delivery in the Data & Business Intelligence Project
  • Minor Enhancements
  • Solution Support & Maintenance
  • Data Analysis, Insights & Innovation
  • Training & Tutoring

Deliverables

  • Data Integration (ETL)
  • Data Warehouse
  • Reports & Dashboards

Contact

The Information Centre can be contacted via email at informationcentre@abdn.ac.uk.

Who can access Power BI Dashboards?

Power BI Dashboards will initially be limited to:

  • Senior Management Team​
  • Heads of School​
  • Directors​
  • School Administration Managers​
  • Deans of Education, Research and Student Recruitment​