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No More Duct Tape—How One School Replaced its Aging Business Tech

Naropa University shares why it moved to SaaS and tips for a timely 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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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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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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How to get the most out of your vendor partnerships

Campbell University shares the benefits of collaborating with its vendors.