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Brian Kraff


September 22, 2022

People-first Transformation

In this episode, Dionne Curbeam – Deputy CIO at Coppin State University in Baltimore, MD – describes how a “people-first” approach to transformation requires up-front investment but is more sustainable and successful than alternatives.

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September 8, 2022

The Psychology of Transformation

In this episode, Jane Close Conoley, PhD – President of California State University, Long Beach – describes how the personal and “ecological” fundamentals of change are incorporated into the culture, decision making and management methods at CSULB.

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August 24, 2022

Data-driven Transformation

In this episode, Cyndi Cain Fitzgerald – Manager of Business Intelligence Analytics at Antioch University – describes the use of an internal data taxonomy standard within Antioch’s Ellucian Colleague implementation to support Antioch’s transformation from campus-centric structure to school-centric structure.

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August 11, 2022

Taking IT Organizations from Good to Great

In this episode, Joe Gottlieb, President and CTO of Higher Digital, sat down with Jack Suess, Vice President of IT and CIO at the University of Maryland Baltimore Campus, to discuss IT organization transformation through the lens of Jim Collins’ book Good to Great and in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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July 18, 2022

Driving Organizational Engagement to Facilitate Change

Joe Gottlieb, President and CTO of Higher Digital, sat down with Ed Evans, CIO of Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, to discuss the organizational engagement practices necessary to facilitate sustainable change in the digital era.

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July 6, 2022

Transforming the Student Experience Through Evolved Governance, with John Rathje

In this episode, Joe Gottlieb, President and CTO of Higher Digital, sat down with John Rathje, Vice President of Information Services and CIO at Kent State University, to discuss how a continual ‘readiness for change’ mindset combined with mission-driven governance can produce transformational value for the student.

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June 22, 2022

Balancing Complex Forces in The California State University System

In this episode, Joe Gottlieb, President and CTO of Higher Digital, sat down with Michael Berman, CIO of the California State University System, to discuss how large state systems can balance common standards with proactive IT service leadership to achieve digital transformation at scale.

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June 2, 2022

Gamifying Student Engagement, with Shaunak Roy

In this episode, Joe Gottlieb, President and CTO of Higher Digital, sat down with Shaunak Roy, founder and CEO of Yellowdig, to discuss how gamification and social learning technologies are getting higher engagement.

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