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Papers, Post-its, and Pedometers: Why Modernization Is About More than Just Technology

Getting the most out of IT investments requires corresponding changes in how things are done. Too often, that half of the equation is overlooked – and modernization becomes a zero-sum game.

White Paper
Course correction: Helping students find and follow a path to success

Overwhelmed by choosing a major and fulfilling degree requirements, students share how guided pathways reforms and technology tools are helping them succeed.

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Change management doesn’t end at go-live

Once the project is completed, the work isn’t over. Change management is a continuing process.

Success Story
New student recruitment system supports postgraduate program growth

NUI Galway streamlines the application process with Ellucian CRM Recruit, delivering an improved experience for staff and students.

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Change management: The crucial role of engagement

Getting all the right people together for a project is only half the battle. For effective change management, you must keep everyone engaged.

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The importance of alignment in change management

Looking to make a change at your institution? You’ll need support and alignment to make it work.

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Change management isn't a checklist—it's about adoption

Change in higher ed is inevitable—but how an institution tackles those changes can make all the difference

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Change leadership: Communications best practices

Properly and effectively communicating change in higher education is critical. You’re not just dealing with employees—you’re dealing with people who are emotionally invested with their workplace and its culture. And an ineffective communication strategy in this environment can be disastrous. Here’s how to do it right.   
 

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What do students think about degrees and credentials?

A college student majoring in IT explains why he chose to pursue a college degree, what he thinks about credentials, and why lifelong learning is important to his career goals.