We are 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.

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Delivering Human Expertise at the Speed of Technology

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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 health 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


Getting Started with an EA at Your Institution

Your decision to hire an Enterprise Architect or bring one on as a consultant means that your institution is ready to think of IT as providing business value rather than as an organization that simply keeps the lights on for the institution.

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The Case for Strategic Architecture in Higher Education

Part 2: The Skills of an Enterprise Architect – in which we explore the skills that one should look for in an Enterprise Architect.  They have a wide swath of responsibilities, goals, and authority, depending on the institution’s requirements as well as the basic skills and interests of the person who is filling that role.

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ICE Consortium Chooses Higher Digital’s (SEA)RESULTS Assessment Tool

Higher Digital, the leading digital strategic advisor to higher education institutions, today announced that the Independent College Enterprise (ICE) selected (SEA)RESULTS®, a digital transformation assessment tool. (SEA)RESULTS will allow ICE-member schools to independently benchmark technology and best practices against similar institutions to identify possible gaps.

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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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