IT leaders face numerous challenges in helping their organizations make increasingly information-based decisions. In these four case studies, teams from four institutions show how valuable it can be when institutions make progress along the analytics and business intelligence (BI) maturity roadmap.
Jelena serves as Assistant Vice President for Business Intelligence and Enterprise Information Services at the George Washington University. . In this role she oversees BI, data governance and data quality, data integration, ERPs and other enterprise systems, mobile, Web Development and Identity access management. She works closely with academic and administrative leadership to promote value of data at the institution.
Built an impressive portfolio of BI solution, dashboards and reports, that today provide timely and reliable access to trusted information necessary for actionable insight by numerous business functions, such as finance, enrollment and retention, registrar, research, development and alumni relations, provost organization, school deans and their financial directors, human resource, diversity and inclusion office, career services, housing, and many, many more. Adoption of these BI solutions resulted in increase in efficiency, significant cost savings, and data-driven decisions making throughout the institution.
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Active member of EDUCASE HE-CDO forum. Governing Board Member of the Washington DC Chief Data Officers group.
-Contribute to recent Campus Technology article “How Agile Project Management Can Benefit IT Initiatives’’
- 2017 Campus Technology Impact Award for GW university Dean’s Dashboard https://campustechnology.com/articles/2017/11/09/streamlining-access-to-complex-data.aspx
- 2015 Innovation Award from the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) for developing the Principal Investigators (PI) Dashboard to help support research at GW. (http://www.nacubo.org/About_NACUBO/Press_Room/2015_Award_Recipients.html)
A frequent speaker and active promoter of business intelligence and data governance in higher-education, participating and presenting in forums such as EDUCASE and HEDW (Higher Education Data Warehousing), Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), MIT Chief Data Officer Symposium and many others.
-Key note speaker at the Informatica World Tour in Virginia (October 2015).
-In spring 2016 interviewed by the SiliconAngleat the Informatica World 2016 on how business intelligence is working at GW to inform admission decisions and student engagement. For a full interview please click here.
Adjunct Instructor, George Washington University, Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Decision Sciences