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The George Washington University

The George Washington University boasts more than 25,000 students engaged in dozens of academic disciplines, spread across three campuses.

“We want to capitalize on opportunities -- to uncover insights and turn them into actionable intelligence for enhancing value to students, faculty and the community.”

—Jelena Roljevic, Assistant Vice President of Business Intelligence Services, Division of Information Technology

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Business Need

Provide access to trusted information across academic and administrative functions for actionable insights and fact based decision making in support of student retention, enrollment trends, financial performance and staffing

Reduce operating cost of labor intensive manual data acquisition

Support regulatory requirements

Minimize risk

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Challenges

Departments required real-time or near real-time data access for operational reporting

Inconsistent data quality and a lack of transparency reduced credibility of the analytics environment

Time-consuming, manual cloud and on-prem data management processes took resources from more strategic activities and increased operating costs

Insight discovery was interrupted by data spread across multiple ERP applications and spreadsheets

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Solutions & Results

Institutionalized Business Intelligence and Data Governance

Introduced a variety of dashboards for actionable insight including: travel and expense, missing grades, general ledger, financial trends and enrollment

Accelerated time to insight discovery by replacing manual integration with pre-built connectivity and friendly data management interfaces

Reduced operational overhead by accelerating report compilation time by as much as 100 person-hours

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Products & Services

Informatica PowerCenter

The industry's only fully integrated, end-to-end, agile data integration platform.

Informatica Data Quality

Transforms the way your business works by instilling trust in data at all times.

Informatica Cloud

A family of cloud data integration solutions specifically designed to help SaaS application and platform customers integrate cloud-based data with the data residing in on-premise databases and systems or between cloud applications.

Informatica Global Customer Support

Designed to provide your organization with the support you need, where and how you need it.

Success Stories

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Tsinghua University

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Illinois State University

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Education Elements

A personalized learning platform.