Digital Transformation in Academic Libraries
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Dx: Digital Transformation of Higher Education | EDUCAUSE

Dx: Digital Transformation of Higher Education | EDUCAUSE | Digital Transformation in Academic Libraries | Scoop.it
Digital transformation (Dx) is a cultural, workforce, and technological shift. Technology trends and changes are enabling new architectures and intera
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Digital Transformation: What Is It? | EDUCAUSE

Digital Transformation: What Is It? | EDUCAUSE | Digital Transformation in Academic Libraries | Scoop.it
As in other industries, four elements are driving digital transformation in education: customer experience, competitiveness, profitability, and agilit
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Systems Thinking Part 1: Philosophy

Systems Thinking Part 1: Philosophy | Digital Transformation in Academic Libraries | Scoop.it
Students in my faculty of environmental studies are often presented with romantic ideas of interconnectedness, interdisciplinary approaches to their work and working within a worldview that counters traditional analytical and reductionist science. Unfortunately, instead of rigorously looking at what is wrong with traditional scientific approaches in their work, fixing i
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Systems Thinking Part 2: Methodology

Systems Thinking Part 2: Methodology | Digital Transformation in Academic Libraries | Scoop.it
Once you understand the philosophy of systems theory then it is time to move on to find a methodology for using that philosophy. There are so many methods in systems theory. It can be used for busi...
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Report from the 2018 EDUCAUSE Task Force on Digital Transformation | EDUCAUSE

Report from the 2018 EDUCAUSE Task Force on Digital Transformation | EDUCAUSE | Digital Transformation in Academic Libraries | Scoop.it
In 2018, EDUCAUSE convened a group of nine IT leaders to discuss what digital transformation (Dx) means to higher education IT and to consider what ED
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Systems Thinking Part 3: Practice

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I used to love it when people would ask me “what do you take at school?” and I would proudly say “environmental science!” because I really feel good doing work about environmental issues. But now, as I’ve fallen further and further into the academic rabbit hole… my answer has becom
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Sharing Thoughts Requires Thinking

Sharing Thoughts Requires Thinking | Digital Transformation in Academic Libraries | Scoop.it

"Quite often we see people talking to each other like Dilbert and his boss in this cartoon. It might be a consultant telling why a new philosophy is good, or it might be the boss explaining to the employees why this new thing must now be implemented.

     Paragraphs of potential meaning are boiled down to phrases of hollow words about nothing – is it then so strange that the implementation fails? What was its purpose in the first place? How could anyone identify a success if it happened?

      I see the Soft Systems Methodology as exactly a means to ensuring this accommodation – by exchanging thoughts in a problem analysis context the participants will not only outline possible solutions, they will also get to understand the needs and considerations of their peers."

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Esta Lessing, CBAP®'s curator insight, December 29, 2013 11:00 PM

Soft Systems Methodology has been around for many decades but why do so few Business Analysts apply this?