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Welcome to the Systems, Analytics, and Insights Group


Systems, Analytics & Insights Group (SAIG) is helping the GW Finance Division join the ranks of best-in-class finance organizations worldwide, increasingly leveraging information and technology to deliver better products and services, manage costs, and mitigate risks.

Guiding Principles

SAIG’s team of professionals provides end-to-end business technology solutions and related services across Finance to help its customers improve operational efficiency and enable data-driven decisions across the university.  SAIG staff function on four core guiding principles:

  • Customer Centricity - Service and value to our customers in everything we do;
  • Solution Innovation – Creatively solving business problems by effectively leverage information and technology;
  • Operational Excellence – Infuse excellence in everything we do; and
  • Succinct Communication – Define and articulate problems and analytical solutions in business friendly language

Our approach includes gathering information by understanding our customers' needs; applying intelligence and insight as we review systems architecture, customers' needs, and proposed solutions; and playing a key role in improving current processes and implementing new systems through the Project Management Life Cycle.  In doing this, SAIG is bringing together various systems and processes to create a new competency in Analytics and Insight (A&I) by leveraging underlying Information Systems & Applications such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Business Intelligence (BI), Advanced Analytics (AA) and Data Warehousing (DW). 


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