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Coronavirus
March 25, 2020

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.)

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In today’s competitive higher education market, institutions are either gaining market share due to a successful digital strategy and execution or losing ground due to insufficiently prioritised capabilities and/or not making the right impact
February 20, 2020

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.

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January 20, 2020

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.

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Greenwich High Interest
November 26, 2019

CISG-PCMG19 in London a Success!

Higher Digital discovers UK and EU Higher Education Institutions’ challenges and priorities, and what Digital Transformation means to them as first-time conference exhibitor at UCISA’s CISG-PCMG19 conference.

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American University Case Study
October 28, 2019

Case Study: American University
Adopts (SEA)Change

AU adopted Higher Digital’s Simplified Enterprise Agile™ process, also known as (SEA)Change, which provided the training and team optimization to enable a more agile, product-focused approach that involved stakeholders throughout the organization. AU created a product management organization to manage product roadmaps, and embraced a more user-centric approach to developing application interfaces.

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Skills Training Knowledge Learning Competence Ability Education
September 24, 2019

Job Market Disruptions Inspire Institutional Transformation

Higher Education Institutions have an incredible opportunity to increase enrollments and remain viable in today’s uncertain market. The modern workplace is rapidly evolving, so workers need to develop new or enhanced skills—leading to company-subsidized the retraining programs and increasing consumer demand for educational and training programs that help workers change jobs or advance their careers.

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Digital Disruption
August 12, 2019

Introducing Your Enterprise Architect

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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Enterprise Architecture
June 17, 2019

The Skills of an Enterprise Architect

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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