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February 22, 2024

Higher Digital Joins CollegeBuys Program to Simplify Procurement

Agreement speeds access to Higher Digital’s expert consulting and change management services for California Community Colleges 

[McLean, VA] Higher Digital announces today that community college administrators and change agents throughout the California Community College system can directly access consulting and strategic change management services for higher education. Higher Digital’s established and proven methodology, (SEA)change™, purpose-built for higher education, is now readily available through the Foundation for California Community Colleges’ (FoundationCCC) CollegeBuys program and can help system leaders successfully initiate and complete transformation projects, such as Enterprise Resource Planning and Student Information System modernization.  

“Thanks to Higher Digital’s five-year agreement with FoundationCCC, members now have the opportunity to use the streamlined and effective CollegeBuys procurement process to collaborate with our team of higher education experts,” stated Wayne Bovier, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Higher Digital. “This partnership is synergistic: CollegeBuys serves as a trusted procurement platform for higher education leaders, while Higher Digital’s (SEA)change™ methodology provides a validated approach to achieving successful outcomes in change management and digital transformation projects.” 

CollegeBuys, a cooperative purchasing program, leverages the procurement power of the California Community Colleges to offer vital services and products to public and private institutions. Higher Digital services available through CollegeBuys include organizational change management, ERP modernization, system integration, staffing, and user experience services specific to higher education environments.  Some Higher Digital clients within the California Community College community share their thoughts about working with the team :

“Higher Digital has been a valuable partner, bringing top-notch expertise that has consistently elevated the outcomes of our projects. I am delighted to see other California Community Colleges may be able to leverage their services via this master agreement with the Foundation for California Community Colleges.”  

Dr. Jory Hadsell, Vice Chancellor and Chief Technology Officer, Foothill-De Anza Community College District 

Embracing change management is essential for us to succeed, grow, and adapt effectively to evolving business landscapes. Change management is like a winter storm – you need to learn to dance in the rain. Higher Digital is providing extra cover through the storm, helping colleges move more quickly and reduce risk through the process. 

Gary Moser, Vice Chancellor of IT & Chief Information Officer, Kern Community College District 

Speak to Higher Digital experts about your school’s change management and digital transformation needs in booth 402 at the CISOA Technology Forum March 18-21, 2024, in Riverside, California. To request a meeting in advance, select your preferred time slot.