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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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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.   
 

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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.

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Change leadership: What makes higher ed different?

Here’s a fundamentally important question: What makes change leadership for higher education different from the corporate world? Understanding what makes higher education tick—and what makes it different—vastly improves the likelihood that any change will be successful.

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Maximizing student success with intelligent course recommendations

How machine learning can recommend courses that students will succeed in and keep them on track to graduation.