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April 18, 2024

Retiring Technical Debt and Reducing Risk

Blog author: Fred Rocha, Senior Consultant (previously Chief Information Technology Officer for Coast Community College District) We are all familiar with the concept of financial debt; the state of owing money to someone. For many, this is an uncomfortable feeling. Many of us strive to be debt-free and feel a great sense of relief when […]

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April 11, 2024

What’s Possible When the Provost Owns Transformation?

In this episode of TRANSFORMED, Dr. Tamara Brown, Provost and SVP of Academic Affairs at the University of Texas, Arlington– explains why she firmly believes anything is possible when a provost owns transformation, guiding the entire institution towards alignment in support of leadership’s vision for the academic mission. Experiment, and fail if necessary, but learn through […]

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April 4, 2024

Higher Digital Launches Software Design Partner Program Enabling Strategic Portfolio Management for Higher Education

[McLean, VA] Higher Digital announces the launch of the (SEA)results® Design Partner Program to help higher ed institutions solve specific challenges related to prioritization and strategic portfolio management, regardless of their location, size, structure, or funding. Higher education institutions have seen an increase in external and internal challenges in managing their growing technology portfolio while […]

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March 28, 2024

Changing the Institutional Business Model for a Post-pandemic World

In this episode of TRANSFORMED, Dr. Ann Marie Klotz, Vice President for Development, Enrollment and Student Success at Naropa University – shares the transformation journey of Naropa University with our host, Joe Gottlieb, as she discusses the shift in the institution’s business model through and beyond the pandemic. Key points include embracing change as higher […]

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March 27, 2024

Higher Digital Adds Global Marketing Expert, Hilary Longo, to Management Team

[McLean, VA] Higher Digital announces that Hilary Longo has joined the management team as Vice President of Marketing for the company worldwide. With extensive experience at high tech companies in growth mode, Ms. Longo brings deep understanding of integrated marketing planning and execution to serve Higher Digital’s target audience of higher education leaders, including presidents, […]

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March 14, 2024

Transitioning Online Education from External OPM to Internal Core Competency

In this episode of TRANSFORMED, Dr. Maléka Ingram, Executive Dean of the Online Campus at Adler University – walks us through the journey Adler University took, working with two different external teams to develop and manage the online education program in the early years, with initial positive results but also growing negative impacts. By learning from those […]

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March 12, 2024

“Decustomization” Is a Four-Letter Word

Every college or university has an ERP (SIS, HR, Fin) of some sort or another.  Whether it be a commercial product, one that is consortially developed, completely homegrown, or a combination of components, the ERP is essential to the day-to-day operations of the institution as well as its long-term planning efforts.  For decades, institutions have […]

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A diverse group of students demonstrating the results of simplifying SaaS adoption, gather outside a university building, looking at a laptop and each other
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 […]

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