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Discussion Guide: Is It Time to Replace Your Aging Technology?

In the move to increasingly remote operations, teaching, and learning, higher education leaders are recognizing the need to replace aging technology with cloud-based solutions. Are you ready for a technology replacement? Download this discussion guide for questions every higher ed tech leader should ask as they consider their digital transformation strategy.


Establishing a Culture of Change for Student System Transformation

Digital transformation is a top priority for many institutions, and establishing a culture of change for transformation is equally important. To stay competitive, institutions need to not only modernize the student system but consider students as part of the change management strategy. Watch now to learn: Why it’s important to engage students in digital transformation […]

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Modernization Time: What Will Your Transition Strategy Be?

Most higher education institutions are operating finance, human resources, and student systems that are nearing 20 years old if not older. With legacy applications patched together as is typical in most colleges and universities, leaders recognize the challenge in keeping pace with changing student expectations and delivering on the value of higher education. Institutions looking […]


Visualize Public Data, Drive Insights with Tableau

Who should watch this webinar: Anyone in the public sector seeking to be more data-driven and efficient. Attendees will learn how a state government used Tableau to develop a fuller picture for economic indicators using data ingested from public sources, including OpenTable reservation data, U.S. Census Bureau retail sales data, and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics […]


Accelerate Ohio

The Avaap Accelerate program offers an Ohio-centered approach to the adoption of Workday that creates a value chain effect from the college campus to the community it serves, across the state, and eventually around the world. Government, non-profit, public sector, and higher education institutions benefit from collaboration and value from like-minded organizations while decreasing costs.


Students as Stakeholders for Success

A key element to any change initiative is stakeholder engagement to mitigate risk and improve the likelihood of success. While transformations in higher education often focus on faculty and staff, students are also impacted and often overlooked as part of the change management process. Now more than ever, today’s students are diverse digital natives. Some […]


WATCH: Workday Transformation: Success at Joliet Junior College

Joliet Junior College CIO Jim Serr discusses the community college’s investment in innovation with its deployment of Workday. Serr speaks on how the college built the business case for Workday and managed the impact of change throughout the deployment. He also shares the realized benefits of modernization for the college and how other institutions can […]