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Joe Gottlieb

WELCOME: JOE GOTTLIEB

Higher Digital is pleased to welcome Joe Gottlieb as our new President, joining Wayne Bovier and Colleen Baker on the executive team. Joe's responsibilities include corporate strategy, product portfolio management, marketing, and analytics. Read the Press Release.

Check out Joe's inaugural blog:

Acknowledging You Have a Problem Is the First Step to Digital Transformation

Acknowledging You Have a Problem Is the First Step to Digital Transformation
The first step in making any kind of change, personal, professional or organizational, is acknowledging you have a problem; however, when your organization is in constant motion and in a non-stop, reactive state, it makes recognizing you even have a problem almost impossible. I ran into this exact situation again this morning when the Director ...
15
September
Acknowledging You Have a Problem Is the First Step to Digital Transformation

Acknowledging You Have a Problem Is the First Step to Digital Transformation

The first step in making any kind of change, personal, professional or organizational, is acknowledging you have a problem; however, when your organization is in constant motion and in a non-stop, reactive state, it makes recognizing you even have a problem almost impossible. I ran into this exact situation again this morning when the Director ...

The Cost of Digital and Change Avoidance in Higher Education

The Cost of Digital and Change Avoidance in Higher Education
There are a variety of takeaways from the announcement that DeVry, a for-profit institution, agreed to settle for $100 million with the FTC, but what stands out to me the most has to do with priorities, focus, and organizational structure with higher education. In today’s fast-paced, software-centric world, a $100M is an incredible amount of ...
06
July
The Cost of Digital and Change Avoidance in Higher Education

The Cost of Digital and Change Avoidance in Higher Education

There are a variety of takeaways from the announcement that DeVry, a for-profit institution, agreed to settle for $100 million with the FTC, but what stands out to me the most has to do with priorities, focus, and organizational structure with higher education. In today’s fast-paced, software-centric world, a $100M is an incredible amount of ...

Is “Digital Transformation” a Buzz Term?

Is “Digital Transformation” a Buzz Term?
Is “digital transformation” a buzz term? The short answer is… “yes, but…” The term has all the signs of being overused. Attend any conference or pick up any leading business magazine, and you’ll run into this term over-and-over again. In addition, most large and small consulting companies are offering ill-defined or vague services around helping ...
09
June
Is “Digital Transformation” a Buzz Term?

Is “Digital Transformation” a Buzz Term?

Is “digital transformation” a buzz term? The short answer is… “yes, but…” The term has all the signs of being overused. Attend any conference or pick up any leading business magazine, and you’ll run into this term over-and-over again. In addition, most large and small consulting companies are offering ill-defined or vague services around helping ...

2 Major Challenges in Pushing Through Digital Change In Your Organization

2 Major Challenges in Pushing Through Digital Change In Your Organization
Two of the biggest challenges in the education and communication of your digital aspirations are… 1) time and 2) credibility. Time – a small team or single change agent cannot realistically transform an organization without the help of leadership and other stakeholders in full, vocal support and even there you still face major challenges. This leads ...
06
June
2 Major Challenges in Pushing Through Digital Change In Your Organization

2 Major Challenges in Pushing Through Digital Change In Your Organization

Two of the biggest challenges in the education and communication of your digital aspirations are… 1) time and 2) credibility. Time – a small team or single change agent cannot realistically transform an organization without the help of leadership and other stakeholders in full, vocal support and even there you still face major challenges. This leads ...

Blurring The Lines: The Merger of For-Profit and Not-for-Profit in Higher Education, A Technology and Market Driven Event

Blurring The Lines: The Merger of For-Profit and Not-for-Profit in Higher Education, A Technology and Market Driven Event
Over the past several months, there have been multiple announcements within the higher education community that might not have made national headlines, but were still significant enough to indicate a real blurring of the lines between for-profit and traditional, not-for-profit institutions. There are a lot of emotions and opinions on all sides about what this ...
15
May
Blurring The Lines: The Merger of For-Profit and Not-for-Profit in Higher Education, A Technology and Market Driven Event

Blurring The Lines: The Merger of For-Profit and Not-for-Profit in Higher Education, A Technology and Market Driven Event

Over the past several months, there have been multiple announcements within the higher education community that might not have made national headlines, but were still significant enough to indicate a real blurring of the lines between for-profit and traditional, not-for-profit institutions. There are a lot of emotions and opinions on all sides about what this ...