Partnering with Our Clients Over the Long Term

We believe that any institution, of any size or budget, can become a digital innovator. However, barriers can frustrate leadership or prevent it from making meaningful improvements to the digital experience of students and faculty, and their ultimate success — barriers that include the high cost of and access to digital expertise, due to the outdated operating model of traditional consulting organizations.

Higher Digital engages with each institution as a true long-term partner. We have a revolutionary, SIMPLE, and accessible way for leaders to begin digitally transforming their institutions immediately.

Case Studies

Southern New Hampshire University Selects Higher Digital for Modernization Initiative

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Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) selected Higher Digital to spearhead an ambitious digital transformation initiative, resulting in the creation of SNHU’s Enterprise Service Bus, a platform of shared services. The university also adopted Higher Digital’s Simplified Enterprise Agile™ Framework—(SEA)Change—to build a collaborative process that closed communication gaps and brought teams together.

Read more about these engagements in the SNHU Case Study (pdf).

American University Adopts (SEA)Change to Achieve Agile Digital Transformation

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American University (AU) needed the ability to rapidly deploy its digital transformation initiatives in order to meet the ambitious goals outlined in a new strategic plan. Higher Digital instituted a new agile process that let AU roll out new projects on a continuous basis, while keeping users—from faculty to students to donors—at the center of everything.

Read more about this transformation in the AU Case Study (pdf).

Making a Difference

Transformation Case Study Examples

An East Coast Private Research University

The Challenge

A major private research university located on the East coast came to us because it needed help transforming its graduate recruitment and admissions department. Specifically, it was interested in quickly delivering improvements to both the digital experience and outcomes with prospects.

The Solution

In 3 months, Higher Digital assessed and recommended an organizational alignment and unified digital plan between IT, recruiting, and admissions.

The Results

Within 8 weeks, the university was able to deliver 100% of IT’s committed work, which in turn, delivered system capabilities that enabled it to surpass winter 2018 recruiting and admission goals.

Our Customers

As the chief financial officer of our university, I believe it is essential to match the business needs of our institution with the right technology systems to support our near-term and long-term strategic goals. Higher Digital is a partner that helps simplify and prioritize our technology and business alignment, which allows me to present a complete vision to all the university’s stakeholders.

Pat Heddleston — VP of Business Affairs, University of Mount Union

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