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The cloud’s vital role in business continuity

Waukesha County Technical College’s Chief Security Officer and CIO Rodney Nobles explains why his institution moved to the cloud, and how the move has paid off.

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How the cloud powers the modern campus

Bryant University’s VP for technology discusses his institution’s cloud migration.

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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.

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Digital Transformation: Where do you start?

Digital transformation is our new blockchain. However, digital transformation can feel somewhat less tangible than other technology ‘hot topics’ but we must start somewhere.

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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.

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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.