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Guess who’s turning 25?

25 year-old photo of three employees

ESD Team Members circa 1992 (from L to R) : Mike Ewanowski, Barbara Anderson, Erika Buchholz The first person was loaded into Emory Shared Data (ESD) on May 11, 1992. For those who don’t remember 1992, here’s some context. George H.W. Bush was president. The newly constructed Georgia Dome opened in September of that year. […]

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Emory Shared Data reimplementation

ESD Team

In early July, after a long “burn-in period,” Phase III of the Emory Shared Data (ESD) project was closed. ESD is the person registry that supports the Emory identity management system. The very first record entered into ESD was on May 11, 1992. “After 22 years, it was time to bring the service into LITS’ […]

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DATAM8R Gets a Three-Dimensional Reward

Photo of a mobile made of cards.

When Barbara Anderson (Integration) got to work last week, she found a surprise from Elizabeth Bell and Erika Buchholz (both of Integration) in her cubicle…an amazing, three-dimensional data model! Barbara was the architect of Emory Shared Data (ESD). Nicknamed “the DATAM8R” (it is on her car license tag), Barbara created the entity relationship diagram as […]

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