Skip to main content

BLOG

BLOG

man running behind burning computer
September 15, 2017

Acknowledging You Have a Problem Is the First Step to Digital Transformation

The first step in making any kind of change, personal, professional or organizational, is acknowledging you have a problem; however, when your organization is in constant motion and in a non-stop, reactive state, it makes recognizing you even have a problem almost impossible. I ran into this exact situation again this morning when the Director […]

Read More
Money
July 6, 2017

The Cost of Digital and Change Avoidance in Higher Education

There are a variety of takeaways from the announcement that DeVry, a for-profit institution, agreed to settle for $100 million with the FTC, but what stands out to me the most has to do with priorities, focus, and organizational structure with higher education. In today’s fast-paced, software-centric world, a $100M is an incredible amount of […]

Read More
Digital Transformation
June 9, 2017

Is “Digital Transformation” a Buzz Term?

Is “digital transformation” a buzz term? The short answer is… “yes, but…” The term has all the signs of being overused. Attend any conference or pick up any leading business magazine, and you’ll run into this term over-and-over again. In addition, most large and small consulting companies are offering ill-defined or vague services around helping […]

Read More
compass rose
June 6, 2017

2 Major Challenges in Pushing Through Digital Change In Your Organization

Two of the biggest challenges in the education and communication of your digital aspirations are… 1) time and 2) credibility. Time – a small team or single change agent cannot realistically transform an organization without the help of leadership and other stakeholders in full, vocal support and even there you still face major challenges. This […]

Read More
phone
May 15, 2017

Blurring The Lines: The Merger of For-Profit and Not-for-Profit in Higher Education, A Technology and Market Driven Event

Over the past several months, there have been multiple announcements within the higher education community that might not have made national headlines, but were still significant enough to indicate a real blurring of the lines between for-profit and traditional, not-for-profit institutions. There are a lot of emotions and opinions on all sides about what this […]

Read More
ABC in chalk on iPad
March 9, 2017

The Digital Challenges Facing Higher Education

At An Unprecedented Time for Higher Education, Software Companies are Failing the Industry A look into the digital challenges facing higher education and what institutions can do about them In 2017, digital disruption has dramatically impacted every business to one degree or another, but this is just the beginning. It’s expected that this disruption will […]

Read More