In this episode, Joe Gottlieb and Wayne Bovier discuss digital transformation and how it can help generate value for higher ed institutions. Throughout their conversation, they leverage a recent McKinsey article, “How do you measure success in digital? Five metrics for CEOs.”
The murder of George Floyd happened on May 25th. Since that time many companies have published statements condemning the incident and calling for change. It was hard to avoid publishing a quick response, but we know full well the hazard of being reactive.
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.
The ucisa20 Leadership Conference in Manchester UK that had been scheduled for this week has been postponed. It is now scheduled to take place on 4th – 6th January 2021.
Higher Digital, the leading digital strategic advisor to higher education institutions, is proud to announce the selection of its founder and CEO, Wayne Bovier, in the 2020 Mindshare class, an exclusive group of CEOs of the most promising high-tech companies in the Washington metropolitan area.
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.
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.
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.