Managing Activity Insight
Via User Group
Managing Activity Insight Via User Group
History/Context of Cornell Implementation
User Group Membership
How the User Group Works
Examples of Value of User Group Management
Cornell Implementation
• College Officers Group project
• Steering Committee (subset of COG)
• 2007-2008
Participating Colleges/Schools
2007 School of Hotel Administration
2008 College of Architecture, Art and Planning
2008 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
2008 Johnson Graduate School of Management
2008 School of Industrial and Labor Relations
2009 College of Engineering
2011 College of Veterinary Medicine
Diversity vs. Unity
• Various colleges and schools for a reason!
• Therefore, customizations by college
Extension Work
Various Accrediting Bodies
Multiple Reporting Agencies
Unique Fields of Study
Individual dean reporting preferences
Diversity Continued
• Taking advantage of Activity Insight data for:
• Vivo
• College web sites
• Course evaluations
User Group Membership – More Diversity!!
AAP: Sarah Albrecht – Planning and Research Associate
CALS: George Spisak – Research Support Specialist
Dianna Burger – Finance Manager
ENG: L.D. “Mike” Hammer – Applications Programmer
Dawn McWilliams – Marketing and Communications
Don Friedricksen – Applications Programmer
ILR: Theresa Woodhouse – Assistant to the Dean
Dan Elswit – Database Administrator
User Group Membership (Continued)
JGSM: Sarah Miller – Planning and Research Associate
SHA: Lauren Koskinen – Planning and Research Associate
Janeen Oshaben – Academic Administrative Assistant
VET: Gwen Isham – Administrative Manager (Dean’s Office)
Cathy French – Applications Programmer
VIVO: Kathy Chiang – Librarian
Deborah Schmidle – Research Aide (Library)
Diversity Brings Unity
• Diverse roles gives broad range of perspectives
• In depth knowledge base in areas of expertise
• Limited need to escalate issues to COG
How it Works
Monthly meetings
Confluence site
Close partnership with our Solution Specialist
Examples of User Group “Wins”
• Implementation of Data Feeds (courses, grants, HR)
• Sponsored Projects Tracking
• Sabbatical Leave & Eligibility Tracking