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Despite widespread appetite for digital-first, data-driven workflows, many institutions remain trapped in analog processes. Read our Roadmap to learn how college and university CIOs can help their campus embrace emerging technologies and meaningful digital innovation.
As the coronavirus crisis continues to unfold, campuses are beginning to anticipate that many employees may have to remain in remote working situations for an extended period. See some of EAB’s top resources for addressing the challenges and alleviating the pain points common to remote work. We hope to continue updating this resource center in the weeks ahead.
As university leaders strive to build organisations with greater technological dexterity, many have taken the critical first step of creating a digital strategy. A digital strategy should be a dynamic document, evolving over time and prompting the adoption of new tools and ways of working in responding to student and staff needs. Of course, that’s often easier said than done. To ensure your entire campus community is involved in and guided by your digital strategy, you must build a common framework for understanding digital tools and concepts—also known as digital literacy.
Here at EAB, we are closely monitoring the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak as it develops. Read our experts' latest take on the situation and how it's impacting K-12 schools.
Our self-assessment focuses on your organization’s maturity across 10 core components and provides a framework for initiating discussions and identifying improvement opportunities to kick-start digital transformation efforts at your campus.
For digital transformation success, start with a digital strategy that advances the university mission
The shift to widespread virtual instruction and operations in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic underscores that digital transformation is no longer a luxury but a necessity for business continuity. Institutional leaders who had not made necessary investments find themselves asking: where do I begin, and do I need a ‘digital strategy ’?
EAB sits down with the University of Exeter’s Chief Information and Digital Officer to discuss digital transformation
The coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated that digital transformation (DX) is no longer a luxury, but a foundational investment for the higher education sector. To further unpack this new reality, we recently sat down (virtually) with Alan Hill, Chief Information and Digital Officer at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom, who shared his insights on balancing immediate IT needs in response to the pandemic with longer-term digital priorities.
Leaders across campus—and sometimes IT staff themselves—are often reluctant to part with older, less efficient technologies and applications. This executive brief compiles best practice research to help IT leaders leverage data and principled tactics to mitigate risks, eliminate legacy and redundant technologies, and recoup valuable IT costs and resources.
Communicating the importance of embracing technology to non-technical stakeholders is a growing challenge for IT leaders—but also an opportunity to gain support for a digital strategy that unites the institution’s various silos. Discover two ready-made resources for kick-starting digital transformation conversations on campus.
Bringing a digital strategy to life: expert advice from the University of Greenwich’s Director of Information and Library Services
It’s one thing to acknowledge the need for digital innovation and digital dexterity in response to student expectations and business continuity challenges—and another thing to bring those ideas to fruition. Digital strategies can be really helpful in this regard, aligning campus stakeholders around a shared vision for a digital university.