EDUCAUSE Week Updates

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Higher Digital Announces Partnerships, Partner Program

Higher Digital announced partnerships with the Distance Education Accreditation Commission (DEAC) and Integration-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider Lingk. Read about our independent, vendor-agnostic and client-focused approach to partnerships.

First Case Studies Released

Read how Higher Digital helped Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) and American University (AU) tackle digital transormation by building agile, collaborative processes. We can help you assess your current situation and enable you to quickly and cost-effectively transform to successfully navigate challenge and change, as these success stories and scenarios demonstrate.

New Product Info Sheets

We recently published product brochres describing our (SEA)RESULTS® Digital Transformation Assessment and our just-released (SEA)RESULTS® Security Assessment.

Higher Digital is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company, committed to partnering with our client institutions for the long-term. We help them achieve digital transformation more quickly and cost-effectively than they could using traditional methods.


Delivering Human Expertise at the Speed of Technology

Take our FREE Digital Transformation Assessment and get immediate feedback on your digital health.


Our Approach

Why? We believe that to thrive amid accelerating technology innovation, successful institutions must tightly align leadership, academics and technology to meet the speed of students.

What? We deliver global industry expertise through technology that dramatically reduces the time and cost required for education executives to assess, plan and measure their digital strategies.

How? We offer an innovative service and the digital expertise to empower leaders to take control of their digital experience.

We provide the following digital transformation and consulting expertise in the following critical areas for institutions and higher education leaders, who are looking to improve their digital services and experiences:

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We help you SIMPLIFY your digital strategy and execution.

Check It Out and See Immediate Value.

  1. Take our free 15-minute digital transformation assessment.
  2. Benchmark your institution across the industry.
  3. Gain immediate, expert insight into your operations, organization and technology.
  4. Become an annual partner and get unlimited user access to a full assessment, a strategic plan, internal benchmarking (delta report), and more…


How We Do It

We gather input from stakeholders across your institution, using questions tailored to their roles. We then apply decades of experience combined with broad domain expertise via our proprietary algorithm – resulting in an assessment of your institution’s organizational, operational, and technical health, along with insights into how well you benchmark against institutions of similar size or type.

We then provide actionable advice detailing in simple steps how to improve your performance in each of these areas – using your assessment to gauge areas of improvement as well as those in need of continued attention – and refine your plans and strategies accordingly. We will guide you along this journey, providing independent and agnostic feedback on best practices, quarterly or as needed.

We can also work with you to implement and then measure your plan. You can track your own internal progress, while also comparing how you’re faring across the industry. We can optionally provide additional advice customized to your unique needs – via consulting either designed to improve general performance and processes, or directed at specific pain points within your organization.

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What Do Clients Say?

Our Clients


Lingk and Higher Digital Announce Partnership to Accelerate Digital Transformation for Higher Education

Lingk Inc. and Higher Digital partnership will allow higher education CIOs to outsource integration needs. Lingk’s integration-as-a-service “IaaS” includes the Lingk integration platform technology and tools for building and maintaining integrations. Higher Digital brings vendor agnostic advice and expertise in enterprise architecture, strategy, delivery, and execution, to align stakeholders’ goals and create sustainable processes.

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Higher Digital and Distance Education Accrediting Commission Partner to Help Colleges and Universities Assess and Improve Distance Learning Programs

Higher Digital today announced a strategic partnership with the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) to co-develop the (SEA)RESULTS® Distance Education Accreditation Assessment, providing DEAC members and Higher Digital clients with affordable access to expertise on establishing and maintaining high quality distance education programs in the face of constant technology innovation and change.

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Higher Digital Releases (SEA)RESULTS® Security to Assess and Simplify Higher Ed Information Security Programs

Higher Digital announced the release of (SEA)RESULTS® Security, a new tool in its digital transformation assessment suite for colleges and universities that establishes institutions’ security baselines for measuring continuous improvements against, while identifying strengths and opportunities for managing cybersecurity risks.

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Let us know how we can help you today!

Did you know that digital disruption is happening to every company and industry and most are not addressing the impending competitive pressures and financial risks? As technology and innovation continue to accelerate, you can expect revenue and profit pressures to grow. Are you where you want to be strategically and operationally to handle these market forces?


Where To Find Us

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