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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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April 10, 2019

Strategic Architecture in Higher Ed

As part of the next phase of digital transformation, institutions and Information Technology (IT) departments will need to understand their entire architecture and be responsible for overseeing a consistent investment toward improving their digital experience and ecosystem.

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Michael Agnew
March 19, 2019

Why I joined Higher Digital?

The last several days have been full of wonderful congratulatory messages. I appreciate everyone who has reached out and thank you all for your kind words. I’ve been thinking about this move to Higher Digital for several months now…to better leverage my skills and experience to help address the challenges within global higher education.

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Monty Python movie quote: "Ah! I see you have the machine that goes "PING"!
February 25, 2019

Is Ed Tech Hype in Remission? Or Rebalancing?

HIGHER DIGITAL was founded to provide institutions with the methodologies and software services needed to independently and quickly assess, plan, and measure technology strategies across the enterprise, in a completely ground-breaking way.

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August 28, 2018

Higher Digital Goes Global with Privacy Protection

HIGHER DIGITAL turned questions about its personal data practices into an opportunity to improve customer satisfaction and address new GDPR requirements. We created a more transparent Privacy Policy and opt-in process, while removing boilerplate language that was unnecessarily intrusive, and went beyond anything we ever intended to do with customers’ personal data.

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Students in Class
July 23, 2018

7 Strategic Steps to Dramatically Increase Student Engagement and Turn Frustration into Success!

Most of us are deeply engaged with technology. Our expectations are high for what our digital experiences should be, and our frustrations grow if they become complicated, confusing, and unclear. Higher Education, and many of the software solutions that support our institutions, are woefully behind most other industries in providing a cohesive, engaging, and supportive digital experience. This has to change.

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July 16, 2018

Simplifying Digital Transformation in 4 Steps

The hardest part of a successful digital transformation is knowing where to start. Paralysis and inertia are everywhere and can be the proverbial sand in the gears of progress; however, successful transformation always starts with small, simple steps.

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