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Data Cookbook Naming Convention for UW Business Intelligence


In the creation of definitions, specifications, workflows, functional areas, data sources, data systems, tags, and groups; the UWBI Central Team has defined the following requirements for ease of use.

Process Considerations

  • The ability to create, edit, and assign is based on your role as an Editor/Admin assigned within Data Cookbook.

Naming Conventions

Definitions (Created by an Editor)  Term (Institution 5 letter Identifier)
  • Example: Student Records (UWGBY)

Specification (Created by an Editor): Specification (Institution 5 letter Identifier)
  • Example: Addresses (UWGBY)

Workflow (Created by Central UWBI Team): Institution 5 letter Identifier – Workflow Name
  • Example: UWSA – Specification Approval

Functional Areas (Created by Central UWBI Team): Parent: Institution 5 letter Identifier
  • Example: UWMIL

Children: Functional Area (Institution 5 letter Identifier)
  • Example: Admissions (UWMIL)

Data Source (Created by Central UWBI Team):
  • TBD

Data Systems (Created by Central UWBI Team): Institution 5 letter Identifier – Data System Name
  • Example: UWSA - EPM

Tag (Created by an Editor): N/A Groups (Created by Central UWBI Team): Institution 5 letter Identifier – Group Name
  • Examples:
    • UWSA – HR Workforce Subject Matter Expert
    • UWSA – HR Definition Reviewer
    • UWSA – HR Management Reviewer
    • UWGBY - HR Workforce Subject Matter Expert
    • UWGBY - HR Definition Reviewer
    • UWGBY - HR Management Reviewer

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Keywords:BI, UWBI   Doc ID:110929
Owner:Christie S.Group:UW–Shared Services
Created:2021-05-20 13:34 CDTUpdated:2021-10-13 13:20 CDT
Sites:UW–Shared Services
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