A News Update on the Metrics Database and Roll Out Meetings

Dear All,

Here’s the latest news on the roll out of latest and greatest version of the Metrics Database –

The Metrics Database will be available to all staff on-line Tuesday, October 29th with some terrific new features including –

  • Links between the metrics dbase and the people dbase and other authoritative sources so that we have super robust data entry, 
  • Single entry for multi-year events (good bye requiring an entry for each FY!)
  • streamlined data entry,
  • super enhanced sorting, filtering and searching
  • A new on-screen subtotaling feature for real-time quick count answers
  • Expanded reporting options – show me all my metrics with the push of a button!
  • A direct link to Open Sky to upload your talks and posters


We’ve got Metrics Dbase and OpenSky introduction sessions planned for next week on both sides of town.  Contact Cindy Worster at ext. 1101 or cmw@ucar.edu if you would like to receive a Meeting Maker invitation or just show up or dial in to our Ready Talk session.   Here are the details -

Title: Metrics and OpenSky roll-out mtg (northside) Location: FLA-2111 Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

For Tuesday’s Ready Talk-

Step 1 - Call 866.740.1260  and enter Access Code: 4971112

Step 2: Login to the Web to see the Dbase in action at https://cc.readytalk.com/r/h5pz2cytvvdd&eom  


Title: Metrics and OpenSky roll-out mtg (south side) Location: ML Directors Conf Rm on mezzanine Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Time: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

For Wednesday’s Ready Talk-

Step 1 - Call 866.740.1260  and enter Access Code: 4971112

Step 2: Login to the Web to see the Dbase in action at https://cc.readytalk.com/r/5aape4ncr6hz&eom

In the past week, we've been working with a talented team of testers from the Metrics Mavens –

Amy Knack (HAO), Bonnie Slagel (NESL), Cindy Worster (NCARDIR), Jennifer Phillips, (LIB), Ligea Ferraro (UCPDIR), Marcia Killingsworth (CISL), Patti Kidd (EOL), Tammy Kepple (EOL) and Yvonne Mondragon (UCARPRES)

They have done a tremendous job of testing, helping us find and fix the bugs,  and we really appreciate their great work!

Please encourage your colleagues to attend the roll meetings and let us know if you’d like us to come and provide training/orientations for your staff, we’d be happy to schedule a time that works for you. 


Helen Moshak, David Vance (Dbase Developer!) and Cindy Worster

Will this event be webcast to the public by NCAR|UCAR?: 
Announcement Timing: 
October 25, 2013 to October 30, 2013