Enterprise Architecture can Strengthen Business Continuity Plans in the Wake of COVID-19

Enterprise Architecture Fortifies Business Continuity Planning
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed strengths and weaknesses of higher education business continuity planning. All institutions have been impacted, with most likely mired in implementing and revising their business continuity plans. An enterprise architect can help map essential business processes, systems, and services necessary to continue operating and serving students, faculty, and staff.
21
May
Enterprise Architecture Fortifies Business Continuity Planning

Enterprise Architecture can Strengthen Business Continuity Plans in the Wake of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed strengths and weaknesses of higher education business continuity planning. All institutions have been impacted, with most likely mired in implementing and revising their business continuity plans. An enterprise architect can help map essential business processes, systems, and services necessary to continue operating and serving students, faculty, and staff.

Higher Education Needs Data Governance To Support Better Decision-making Informed by Data

Data Governance in Higher Education
The requirement for data-informed decisions extends across the campus, including academic advising for student success; donor selection for advancement fund-raising campaign; energy conservation and facilities utilization programming; budget allocation and expenditure control. However, each of these examples contains a major assumption—that the underlying data are both trustworthy and the highest quality available.
15
April
Data Governance in Higher Education

Higher Education Needs Data Governance To Support Better Decision-making Informed by Data

The requirement for data-informed decisions extends across the campus, including academic advising for student success; donor selection for advancement fund-raising campaign; energy conservation and facilities utilization programming; budget allocation and expenditure control. However, each of these examples contains a major assumption—that the underlying data are both trustworthy and the highest quality available.

Colleges and Universities Face Numerous Challenges Since COVID-19 Disrupted Education this Spring

Coronavirus and Higher Education
The novel coronavirus and the resulting disease COVID-19 have disrupted everything and everyone, both across the U.S. and around the world. The campuses of most higher education institutions have been closed, forcing them to move classes online, requiring crash courses for faculty in emergency online teaching. (Updated and expanded, June 12, 2020.)
25
March
Coronavirus and Higher Education

Colleges and Universities Face Numerous Challenges Since COVID-19 Disrupted Education this Spring

The novel coronavirus and the resulting disease COVID-19 have disrupted everything and everyone, both across the U.S. and around the world. The campuses of most higher education institutions have been closed, forcing them to move classes online, requiring crash courses for faculty in emergency online teaching. (Updated and expanded, June 12, 2020.)

The ucisa UK Higher Education Capability Model and its role in Digital Transformation

The ucisa Capability Model and Digital Transformation
As part of digital transformation, the business side of your institution and the Information Technology (IT) department will need to fully partner in order to align. Alignment occurs when there is clear understanding of what the institution does or needs to do and how this is addressed by the supporting enterprise architecture.
20
February
The ucisa Capability Model and Digital Transformation

The ucisa UK Higher Education Capability Model and its role in Digital Transformation

As part of digital transformation, the business side of your institution and the Information Technology (IT) department will need to fully partner in order to align. Alignment occurs when there is clear understanding of what the institution does or needs to do and how this is addressed by the supporting enterprise architecture.

Higher Digital UK Helps the University of Greenwich with System Migration and Digital Transformation

University of Greenwich Case Study
Higher Digital worked with the University of Greenwich to migrate its academic marks from a custom legacy system to a modern digital platform. We worked with them to analyse, plan, execute, and test the migration of seven years of data in less than 12 months, enabling tighter integration and smoother evolution of assessment systems.
20
January
University of Greenwich Case Study

Higher Digital UK Helps the University of Greenwich with System Migration and Digital Transformation

Higher Digital worked with the University of Greenwich to migrate its academic marks from a custom legacy system to a modern digital platform. We worked with them to analyse, plan, execute, and test the migration of seven years of data in less than 12 months, enabling tighter integration and smoother evolution of assessment systems.