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.”
Assistant Vice President of Business Intelligence Services, Division of Information Technology
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
Support regulatory requirements
Reduce operating cost of labor intensive manual data acquisition
Departments required real-time or near real-time data access for operational reporting
Time-consuming, manual cloud and on-prem data management processes took resources from more strategic activities and increased operating costs
Inconsistent data quality and a lack of transparency reduced credibility of the analytics environment
Insight discovery was interrupted by data spread across multiple ERP applications and spreadsheets
Solutions & Results
Institutionalized Business Intelligence and Data Governance
Accelerated time to insight discovery by replacing manual integration with pre-built connectivity and friendly data management interfaces
Introduced a variety of dashboards for actionable insight including: travel and expense, missing grades, general ledger, financial trends and enrollment
Reduced operational overhead by accelerating report compilation time by as much as 100 person-hours
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.