The UW System Tableau Server provides UW System Administration and participating UW institutions the capability to publish interactive data visualizations to inform and support organizational decision-making.


The following UW institutions/units are participating in the UW System Tableau Server. For more info on what kinds of uses are supported and what participation entails, please review the Memorandum of Understanding pdf .

UW Institution/unit Site Administrator(s)
UW System Administration David Blough, Lixia Qin, Dan Younan
UW-La Crosse Mark Haakenson, Erin Hein, Michelle Sturm
UW-Madison McKinney Austin
UW-Parkside John Standard
UW-Whitewater Rochelle Day

Resources for site administrators are available on the UW System Tableau Server sharepoint site (login required).

Migration Project

In summer 2020, the operation of Tableau Server is migrating from UW-Madison to UW System Administration (UWSA). Existing users at UW-Madison and UW-Whitewater will be able to access the UW-Madison production server throughout the migration until the cutover date. Completion targets and the cutover date will be adjusted as necessary to ensure the smoothest transition possible for existing users.


Project phase Completion target Status as of 9/10/2020
1. Migrate UW-Madison’s test server to UWSA

  • Test IdP proxy
  • Test user provisioning for new sites
Mid-July Completed 7/24/2020
2. Migrate UW-Madison’s dev server to UWSA

  • Test IdP proxy with MFA
  • Test automated user provisioning for new sites
  • Test URL redirects
Early September Almost complete
3. Migrate UW-Madison’s production server to UWSA

  • Configure production server
  • Establish and communicate cutover date & process
Late September Not yet started
Production cutover / “go live” TBD, late September Not yet started
Onboard new Tableau Server site administrators

Create “run book” for future sites

End of October In progress