Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s (WisDOT’s) Enterprise Data Services (EDS) Section is responsible for coordinating data management and governance activities across the agency. The previous WisDOT Data Inventory\Catalog research project completed by the Institute for Physical Infrastructure and Transportation (IPIT) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) focused on finding digital datasets and pertinent information about those datasets throughout WisDOT. From the analysis and variety of the results it is clear that WisDOT needs to establish enterprise-wide data governance and data cataloging which will harmonize data sources, properly control access, document ownership, and create both technical and descriptive information about the who, what, where, when, and why of enterprise data.
This project builds upon past efforts around data governance and data cataloging at WisDOT with the ultimate goal being the establishment and implementation of enterprise-wide data governance.

Project Details


Start Date
July 1, 2022

End Date
June 30, 2023

Focus Areas
Data Analytics, Modeling and Simulation

Wi Department of Transportation

Research Centers
Institute for Physical Infrastructure and Transportation (IPIT)

Principal Investigator

Graettinger, Andrew J
Professor, Associate Dean for Research

Co-Principal Investigator

Li, Yang
Research Associate