The ucisa Capability Model and Digital Transformation

In today’s competitive higher education market, institutions are either gaining market share due to a successful digital strategy and execution or losing ground due to insufficiently prioritised capabilities and/or not making the right impact
As part of digital transformation, the business side of your institution and the Information Technology (IT) department will need to fully partner in order to align. Alignment occurs when there is clear understanding of what the institution does or needs to do and how this is addressed by the supporting enterprise architecture.

University of Greenwich Case Study

University of Greenwich
Higher Digital worked with the University of Greenwich to migrate its academic marks from a custom legacy system to a modern digital platform. We worked with them to analyse, plan, execute, and test the migration of seven years of data in less than 12 months, enabling tighter integration and smoother evolution of assessment systems.

CISG-PCMG19 in London a Success!

Higher Digital discovers UK and EU Higher Education Institutions' challenges and priorities, and what Digital Transformation means to them as first-time conference exhibitor at UCISA's CISG-PCMG19 conference.

Case Study: American University
Adopts (SEA)Change

AU adopted Higher Digital’s Simplified Enterprise Agile™ process, also known as (SEA)Change, which provided the training and team optimization to enable a more agile, product-focused approach that involved stakeholders throughout the organization. AU created a product management organization to manage product roadmaps, and embraced a more user-centric approach to developing application interfaces.

Lingk Partnership Announced to Speed Higher Ed Digital Transformation

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Lingk Inc. and Higher Digital partnership will allow higher education CIOs to outsource integration needs. Lingk’s integration-as-a-service “IaaS” includes the Lingk integration platform technology and tools for building and maintaining integrations. Higher Digital brings vendor agnostic advice and expertise in enterprise architecture, strategy, delivery, and execution, to align stakeholders’ goals and create sustainable processes.

Job Market Disruptions Inspire Institutional Transformation

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Higher Education Institutions have an incredible opportunity to increase enrollments and remain viable in today's uncertain market. The modern workplace is rapidly evolving, so workers need to develop new or enhanced skills—leading to company-subsidized the retraining programs and increasing consumer demand for educational and training programs that help workers change jobs or advance their careers.

Michael Agnew on London Panel 30 April

Campus Management
I am thrilled to be participating in Campus Management’s Panel Discussion on Digital Transformation in Higher Education at CampusInsight 2019 London this Tuesday 30 April. Digital Transformation in higher education is a global challenge, and I’m looking forward to sharing my experience with Campus Management’s European customers.

Strategic Architecture in Higher Ed

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As part of the next phase of digital transformation, institutions and Information Technology (IT) departments will need to understand their entire architecture and be responsible for overseeing a consistent investment toward improving their digital experience and ecosystem.

Wayne Bovier to Keynote MECA

Midwest Ellucian Client Association
I’m honored to be the keynote speaker for the Midwest Ellucian Client Association (MECA) conference this October 24th and 25th. I look forward to sharing practical advice and best practices on how any willing institution of any size can tackle digital transformation.

Simplifying Digital Transformation in 4 Steps

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The hardest part of a successful digital transformation is knowing where to start. Paralysis and inertia are everywhere and can be the proverbial sand in the gears of progress; however, successful transformation always starts with small, simple steps.

Institutional Survival Depends on Faculty Success

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The winners of the higher education digital revolution will be the institutions, publishers, and software companies that prioritize effortless faculty engagement with technology. “We’re going to live in an era of people finding their skills irrelevant at age 45, 40, 35.” — Bob Kegan, Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education. Digital disruption is already well […]

Message from our CEO

Happy 2018
On behalf of the board and staff of HIGHER DIGITAL, I would like to wish each one of you a Happy New Year. 2017 was quite an amazing year for us, and we look forward to continuing to build an innovative company that is focused on helping organizations navigate the organizational, operational, and technical challenges […]

Survival of the Digital-est: How Can Institutions Survive Technology Innovation?

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Now is the time to create and implement a bold digital plan to transform your institution to be better able to meet the increasing demand for more cost-effective degrees, certifications and training while improving the digital services being offered. Your institution’s future depends on it. At a time when training and education are becoming even […]

HIGHER DIGITAL Welcomes Five New Advisory Board Members

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HIGHER DIGITALTM Welcomes Five New Advisory Board Members Edtech and Silicon Valley start-up veteran launches consulting firm to help higher education institutions and businesses effectively manage digital transformation. October 16, 2017—Tysons, Va— HIGHER DIGITALTM, a consulting firm that provides expert product management and digital transformation services, announces the first five members of its newly created […]

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

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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 […]

Is “Digital Transformation” a Buzz Term?

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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

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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 […]

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Did you know that digital disruption is happening to every company and industry and most are not addressing the impending competitive pressures and financial risks? As technology and innovation continue to accelerate, you can expect revenue and profit pressures to grow. Are you where you want to be strategically and operationally to handle these market forces?

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