IT Solutions Blog

How to prevent your university course from crash and burn

by Mark Britton 19 July 2019

There’s never enough hours in the day.

Topics: data insights, higher-education, student information systems, IT strategy, information technology strategy, student journey

Is your university software ready for Generation C?

by Mark Britton 4 July 2019

Millennials are so last year. There’s a new generation hitting the social scene – Generation C. However, quite unlike most demographic cohorts, this one does not fall into a particular age demographic. Instead, it’s a term used to describe a new generation of people who have one thing in common: they’re digital natives and exceptionally tech-savvy. Furthermore, anybody can join the Generation C community, as long as they are digitally connected and a follower of Web 2.0.

Topics: CRM, microsoft dynamics 365, higher-education, student information systems

Why intellectual property should be a key factor in IT procurement decisions for universities

by Mark Britton 11 March 2019

Faced with the many different pressures that an increasingly interconnected world relying on data and digital systems involves, it’s no wonder that today’s universities are facing many IT challenges.

With this in mind, any system needs to be fit for purpose to deal with these increasing demands, and the capability to adapt to those of the future. And this is precisely why universities investing in what they believe to be the latest in technology need to be aware of the issues surrounding intellectual property (IP).

Topics: higher-education

Why universities need a technology compass to navigate the student journey

by Mark Britton 17 January 2019

The Education Strategy Forum’s Trends Report is out and, as many of our customers are within the higher education sphere, we’ve been incredibly interested to read the latest survey findings.

Topics: higher-education, student information systems

Your Guide to Student Information System Software for Higher Education Institutes

by Mark Britton 2 January 2019

Who’d have thought we’d live in a time when some universities are rumoured to be close to bankruptcy? With growing competition within the UK’s Higher Education sector, demand continues to grow for robust and feature-rich student information systems that can help attract and retain increasingly fastidious students.

Topics: higher-education, student information systems

Univertisty diversity: why higher education institutions are missing a trick with the diversity dilemma

by Mark Britton 26 October 2018

Diversity within the world of education is a hot topic right now and will most probably continue to be for the foreseeable future.

Topics: higher-education

The university recruitment and admissions process – how to get it right

by Mark Britton 25 October 2018

Changes to higher education funding are forcing universities to compete in a cut-throat global market where competition levels show now sign of letting up anytime soon.

Topics: Digital Transformation, microsoft dynamics 365, higher-education

Dealing with university drop-out rates in the digital era

by Mark Britton 5 October 2018

Universities are facing a drop-out dilemma.

Topics: digital disruption, higher-education

Why customer loyalty is one of the most valuable lessons in higher education right now

by Mark Britton 21 June 2018

Building customer loyalty isn’t easy, but it’s widely accepted that it can be an extremely rewarding experience for both the organisations involved and the customers themselves.

Topics: Microsoft Dynamics CRM, microsoft dynamics 365, higher-education