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March 7, 2024

Higher Digital and Ready Education Partner to Accelerate Student Journey Success

Collaborative solutions simplify SaaS adoption for higher education institutions

[McLean, VA] Higher Digital announced today a partnership with Ready Education to offer change management services to higher education leaders looking to migrate and advance student experience solutions to the cloud. Packaged (SEA)changeTM service offerings from Higher Digital provide institutions with a smooth, best practice approach to successful implementations with a greater emphasis on connection, engagement and retention.”

“As institutions explore avenues to maximize student engagement, Higher Digital’s team of experts work in concert with Ready Education and their student success platform. Together, we simplify and increase deployment and adoption success across the enterprise,” explained Wayne Bovier, CEO and co-founder of Higher Digital. “Our experienced change consultants, armed with a purpose-built methodology and data-driven toolset, engage to rapidly understand, benchmark, prioritize, and plan for each institution’s unique culture, process, and technology to drive adoption for Ready Education’s best-in-class student success software.”

“Ready Education and Higher Digital share a common belief that higher education leaders can dramatically improve the student experience using new solutions, modern architectures, and proven change management methods,” commented Jim Brigadier, CEO of Ready Education. “By working with our combined teams, institutional leaders can successfully leverage modern SaaS architectures to improve efficiencies while simultaneously optimizing student expectations and outcomes.”

All disciplines within an institution impact the student experience. Higher Digital and Ready Education bring a data-driven and holistic approach to change, addressing culture, processes, and technology. As leaders recognize the need to simplify SaaS adoption for the Ready Education student experience platforms, Higher Digital service packages deliver a proven methodology that drastically reduces risk and leads to greater success.   

Higher Digital consultants are available to meet with leaders about change management and digital transformation needs at the UCISA Leadership Conference 13-15 March 2024 in Edinburgh, Scotland or the CISOA Technology Summit 18-20 March 2024 in Riverside, California, USA. Learn more about Higher Digital (SEA) change service offerings at

About Ready Education

Trusted by 700+ institutions to build communities and drive retention, Ready Education (“Ready”) provides the app students use every day to be successful. As the leading campus experience platform, Ready equips universities and colleges with customizable solutions that drive success across the student lifecycle and beyond. Ready’s innovative tools automate key processes, streamline communications, and foster meaningful connections for students, staff, alumni, and community partners. For more information, please visit

About Higher Digital

Higher Digital is a digital transformation company that provides consulting, software, and data benchmarking tools to significantly reduce the time and cost for higher education executives to assess, prioritize, and measure their digital strategies. Higher Digital is headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia, and has offices in London, UK and Amsterdam, The Netherlands. For more information, please visit