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Seven Lessons from an Accidental CIO

Today’s higher education CIOs are often tasked with leading their institutions’ transformation to a high-performance, data-informed culture. To do so, they must build new competencies around information architecture: identifying the information needs of people across the institution and connecting information to the people who could benefit from it. In this eBook learn about seven practical lessons that will help every higher education CIO build a strong team that can succeed in advancing their organization’s mission and aspirations.

Case Studies

Arcadia University

University Uses Tech to Turn Plans into Progress

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Leading in Turbulent Times

In Search of a Navigation System for This Critical Moment in the History of U.S. Higher Education

Brent D. Ruben, Ph.D. of Rutgers University presents a framework for organizational review, strategy formulation, and change planning during a time of turbulence and disruption, such as we now confront.  The paper focuses on the role information, communication and technology can play as a part of a larger framework of strategy development and organizational renewal.  A catalogue of actionable questions to guide in this work is also presented.

Case Studies

Houston Community College

Success Story Video

Houston Community College talks about their use of the Nuventive Improvement Platform and how it has transformed their use of data and information.

Data Sheets

The Nuventive Improvement Platform

Delivering the capacity today’s aspirational leaders need to build and sustain a culture of data-informed excellence. Download the platform resources to learn more.

Case Studies

The University of South Dakota

Data Drives the Future

Other Resources

Product Requirements Analysis Guide

This checklist is designed to help you determine if the solution you are evaluating is capable of providing a breadth of support for continuous data-informed improvement across an array of initiatives beyond outcomes assessment and program review, including but not limited to student success; strategic planning; diversity, equity, and inclusion; general education; and sustainability.

Data Sheets

Nuventive COVID-19 Response Hub

Achieve, Improve, and Adapt in a COVID-19 World.

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Data-Informed Change

One Decision at a Time

There is a surge in investment in business intelligence (BI) in higher education. Financial pressures continue to mount. Pressure to demonstrate student success also is rising in step with calls for documentation from accrediting bodies, states, parents, students and, more and more, the federal government. The “answer” for many institutions is more and better data. But is this enough? Isn’t data the beginning, not the end?