Below are links to a variety of training modules that the Analyst Resource Center has created.
|Lesson Title||Description||What You Will Learn
|What is the WID?||Overview of the Workforce Information Database||In this lesson, you will learn about the history, purpose, deliverables and audience for the WID|
|ARC, WID, LEWIS, and NCSC||The alphabet soup of the WID||In this lesson, you will learn about the different entities that make up the WID structure, policies, and support.|
|National Crosswalk Service Center *||National Crosswalk Service Center *||In this lesson, you will learn about the National Crosswalk Service Center and find out how it is an essential tool in your WID toolkit.|
|Versions of the WID||A look at the different versions of the WID||In this lesson, you will learn about the naming conventions for numbering WID versions, what is contained in each version and what you will find in the current version.|
|What does a DBA need to know?||Important information for new DBAs||In this lesson you will learn learn about important things a new DBA needs to know. This includes database management, Federal requirements, handling of sensitive data, and important questions to ask your analysts and IT staff.|
|Terminology||Understanding the terminology used with the WID||In this lesson you will learn about the terminology used in the WID world and why it is important.|
|Basics of Databases 101||Basics of Databases||In this lesson you will learn about the important facets of managing the WID.|
|Communicating with IT||Important things you need to know when working the IT staff||In this lesson you will learn about some of the most important things you need to discuss with your IT staff.|
|Deeper into the WID||Digging into the WID||In this lesson you will learn more details about the WID data dictionary, WID table structure, development servers vs production servers and updating to new versions of the WID.|
|Who has access to confidential data?||Who has access to confidential information?||In this lesson you will learn about the confidentiality related to the data that goes into the WID, who can have access and how to protect the data|
|Data Visualization||An introduction to data visualization||Formatting data so that it is visually appealing to our end-users is an important way to provide user-friendly experience. In this lesson, you will learn about what data visualization is and some basics to consider in formatting and structure. We will also let you know about tools available to make data visualization easier.|
Looking for training on other topics? Let us know and we will work on providing it. Email us at ARC.DEED@state.mn.us
*The National Crosswalk Service Center was a stand alone unit at the time the training module was created. The duties of the Center have since been rolled into the Analyst Resource Center.