Susan Hobson, IT Product Manager, Data Warehouse and BI

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“I am excited about this opportunity and I look forward to working further with the Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence team.” – Susan Hobson

Susan Hobson recently accepted the position of Product Manager for the LITS: Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence team. Her primary role is that of service owner of Emory Business Intelligence (EBI). EBI is a service that provides a business intelligence and analytics platform through an Oracle application (OBIEE) leveraging data from the administrative data warehouse sourced from Compass,OPUS, and other core enterprise applications.

According to Dana Haggas, Director of LITS Enterprise Applications, “With the growing demand for data, project requests for the DW/BI team started rolling in, and we needed to formalize the EBI service owner role to help establish and manage the process to prioritize requests to best meet the needs of the institution. This position also has a responsibility to ensure we work closely with the Data Advisory Committee for adherence to the institutional data management policy.”

Susan spent the last three years as an informatics analyst with the LITS’ data solutions group. Prior to her Emory work, she was in Chicago at the American Joint Replacement Registry, a non-profit associated with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, where she was a senior registry analyst and worked with hospital administrations, orthopaedic surgeons, and IT departments nationwide to acquire hip and knee replacement procedural data for quality improvement benchmarking and tracking implant survivorship.

Susan also worked in market research managing various aspects of projects from study and survey design to data analysis and reporting for public relations, financial, and not-for-profit entities.

A native of New Albany, MS, Susan received her undergraduate degree in exercise science at Ole Miss. She followed with her master’s degree in public health, focused on environmental health at Emory.

Susan loves to mountain bike and hike. She recently completed a trek in the Pisgah National Forest in NC.

“I am excited about this opportunity and I look forward to working further with the Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence team,” said Susan.

You can reach Susan at susan [dot] hobson [at] emory [dot] edu.

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