Roadmap to Partnership & Renewal

Year at a Glance - The Data Mine Corporate Partners Program
Figure 1. Year at a Glance - The Data Mine Corporate Partners Program

1. Schedule a call with our Corporate Partners team

Discovery and learning are what we are all about. Whether this is your first introduction to The Data Mine or you are a dear friend, we look forward to collaborating with you. The purpose of this 25-minute call is to understand your data-driven challenges and get your questions answered.


Schedule time with us or email us at [email protected]

2. Onboarding Checklist

Project Descriptions for academic year 2024-25 are required by April 15, 2024. Review Project Description Guidelines for instructions, requirements, and examples.

Sponsorship Acknowledgments, Addendums, NDAs, and IP Agreements for academic year 2024-25 are required by April 30, 2024. Review Legal and Funding to download this year’s sponsor acknowledgment and for sample NDA/IP Agreements.

Summer Planning Meetings for academic year 2024-25 are required to begin by May 31, 2024. Schedule meeting series with your Data Mine contact using our Calendly Home Page.

Project Charters for academic year 2024-25 are required by June 30, 2024. Review Project Charter Guidelines for instructions, requirements, and examples.

Data Sharing for academic year 2024-25 is required by July 31, 2024. Review Technical Resources for instructions on our three modes of sharing data: Purdue’s Compute Resources (Anvil), Virtual Desktop, or sending Laptops.

Develop a Student Engagement Strategy before term starts on August 19, 2024. Review Mentor Best Practices for considerations on how to best work with students and young professionals.

Become familiar with The Data Mine Logistics before term starts on August 19, 2024. Review Logistics and learn about Microsoft Team platforms, email lists, rosters, NDA signing, data sharing, meeting time blocking, and Anvil access.

3. Renewal

We look forward to building lasting relationships with you, our Corporate Partners, and fostering a deep connection over years of partnering together. The renewal process for the next academic year (August - May) starts in January, but please note that we are delighted to discuss additional projects at any time.

We strive to build a welcoming environment to execute our mission - Data Science for All. Our Corporate Partners are a vital part of this. Thank you for partnering with The Data Mine!

Questions?

Check out our FAQ page or email us at [email protected].