Phase I launched the Innovation Task Force in November 2010. Participants came together during the very first ITF Showcase to evaluate ideas and came up with six initiatives.
The creation of a strategic sourcing program called iBuy has helped GW save millions of dollars by consolidating the procurement process
Champion: Dave Lawlor
International Study Abroad
GW has enhanced study abroad opportunities for its students, advancing our priority to develop a global perspective.
Champion: Donna Scarboro
GW has allowed employees and even students telecommuting opportunities to improve work-life balance and optimize the use of limited space on the Foggy Bottom campus.
Champion: Mary Wallace
Internal Temp Agency
The GW Temp Agency reduces costs associated with hiring temporary services through third parties and improves the quality of work provided by temporary agents.
Champion: Tanya Bell
Leased Space Reduction
Significant gains can be realized by reducing the amount of space GW leases from third parties.
Champion: Alicia Knight
This initiative creates a number of hybridized courses which combine traditional on-campus class meetings and online learning activities into a single course.
Champion: Steve Ehrmann