The Role of an Enterprise Architect in an SIS Project

Driving SIS Replacement through Enterprise Architecture
As part of their digital transformation strategy, many institutions are currently either considering or executing a Student Information System (SIS) migration or reimplementation (i.e. an SIS project)—even during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Enterprise Architect (EA) plays a key role in making the decision between a migration and reimplementation.  Additionally, the EA will play a key ...
18
November
Driving SIS Replacement through Enterprise Architecture

The Role of an Enterprise Architect in an SIS Project

As part of their digital transformation strategy, many institutions are currently either considering or executing a Student Information System (SIS) migration or reimplementation (i.e. an SIS project)—even during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Enterprise Architect (EA) plays a key role in making the decision between a migration and reimplementation.  Additionally, the EA will play a key ...

Enterprise Architecture can Strengthen Business Continuity Plans in the Wake of COVID-19

Enterprise Architecture Fortifies Business Continuity Planning
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed strengths and weaknesses of higher education business continuity planning. All institutions have been impacted, with most likely mired in implementing and revising their business continuity plans. An enterprise architect can help map essential business processes, systems, and services necessary to continue operating and serving students, faculty, and staff.
21
May
Enterprise Architecture Fortifies Business Continuity Planning

Enterprise Architecture can Strengthen Business Continuity Plans in the Wake of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed strengths and weaknesses of higher education business continuity planning. All institutions have been impacted, with most likely mired in implementing and revising their business continuity plans. An enterprise architect can help map essential business processes, systems, and services necessary to continue operating and serving students, faculty, and staff.

Southern New Hampshire University Selects Higher Digital for Modernization Initiative

SNHU Case Study Released
Southern New Hampshire University—one of the fastest growing universities in the nation—needed to integrate the disparate components of a newly modernized IT stack and better align IT and executive leadership. 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.
18
September
SNHU Case Study Released

Southern New Hampshire University Selects Higher Digital for Modernization Initiative

Southern New Hampshire University—one of the fastest growing universities in the nation—needed to integrate the disparate components of a newly modernized IT stack and better align IT and executive leadership. 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.

Getting Started with an EA at Your Institution

Introducing Your Enterprise Architect
Your decision to hire an Enterprise Architect or bring one on as a consultant means that your institution is ready to think of IT as providing business value rather than as an organization that simply keeps the lights on for the institution.
12
August
Introducing Your Enterprise Architect

Getting Started with an EA at Your Institution

Your decision to hire an Enterprise Architect or bring one on as a consultant means that your institution is ready to think of IT as providing business value rather than as an organization that simply keeps the lights on for the institution.

The Case for Strategic Architecture in Higher Education

The Skills of an Enterprise Architect
Part 2: The Skills of an Enterprise Architect – in which we explore the skills that one should look for in an Enterprise Architect.  They have a wide swath of responsibilities, goals, and authority, depending on the institution’s requirements as well as the basic skills and interests of the person who is filling that role.
17
June
The Skills of an Enterprise Architect

The Case for Strategic Architecture in Higher Education

Part 2: The Skills of an Enterprise Architect – in which we explore the skills that one should look for in an Enterprise Architect.  They have a wide swath of responsibilities, goals, and authority, depending on the institution’s requirements as well as the basic skills and interests of the person who is filling that role.