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Unless project portfolios created before the COVID-19 crisis emerged are re-prioritized, colleges and universities will misdirect resources and may weaken their COVID-19 response. Our scorecard template helps colleges and universities re-prioritize project portfolios to sustain the medium-term COVID-19 response.
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As IT organizations pursue small- and large-scale transformations on their campuses, poor stakeholder communication can easily derail good faith efforts to implement, update, or decommission technology. This toolkit will help you identify stakeholders and develop targeted engagement strategies and messaging to drive successful change management.
As campuses continue to operate in our new virtual reality, it is critically important that accessibility is at the forefront of online design and instruction, so that all students can learn effectively. With a lot of progress to be made across the board, the IT Forum has narrowed down the top considerations for institutions looking to make their remote learning environments accessible for all.
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.
Ask these three questions to evaluate your data readiness to respond to COVID-19, across key principles of accessibility, quality, and agility.
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.
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 ’?
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As colleges and universities struggle to set budgets for the upcoming fiscal year because of the uncertainty caused by COVID-19, many are looking for concrete guidance on how to reduce operating costs.
This webconference highlights the top 10 project management challenges, provides some IT Forum project management tactics, and summarizes the next steps in the IT project management functional collaborative.