The recent cyber attacks on major Australian Universities have other institutions across the country preparing for similar events. ANU hit the headlines earlier this month, and now ACU has become the latest institute to suffer a breach when staff fell victim to a phishing scam. Both of these incidents have amplified the need for universities to … Continue reading Cyber attacks affecting universities globally – Are you prepared?
This article was written by the Harvard Business Review and sponsored by Strativity. All credit goes to Harvard Business Review and Strativity. Change Endurance Is the New Competitive Advantage Change is no longer the exception to the rule. It is the new rule. You can’t expect to be a high-impact leader in your organization if … Continue reading Business Change: From Disruptor to Differentiator
This article was written by the Harvard Business Review and sponsored by Strativity. All credit goes to Harvard Business Review and Strativity. Five Strategies for Successful Customer-Centric Execution The race to stay relevant to customers in this fast-changing business environment is becoming even more intense. Customer centricity is on every organization’s top strategic agenda. Yet, … Continue reading Making Customer-Centric Strategies Take Hold
Just before Christmas, the Coalition announced a freeze on funding for the Commonwealth grants scheme, which covers the cost of higher education. That will force universities to find “band-aid” solutions to cover their costs this year. An estimated 10,000 university spaces will go unfunded this year because of the recent federal government budget cuts. (Universities … Continue reading Insights into the university funding cuts: How to stay ahead of the competition
Universities are facing growing pressures to be spending money effectively and to be delivering good outcomes. Following the government’s recent $2.2 billion cuts in university funding, signalling the end of a demand-driven system, now more than ever, universities are having to reduce inefficiency, maximise revenue and drive agile improvement in the face of change. The … Continue reading Australian Catholic University l 2020 Strategic Plan
All organisations need people that enjoy their work and feel like they are a part of the organisation. Job satisfaction and engagement are integral to individual and organisational success. Engagement is the emotional and intellectual commitment a person brings to an organisation or activity. Employee opinion surveys are tools used to assess employees perceptions of … Continue reading University of Southern Queensland : Employment Engagement Surveys
Higher education has seen success following its digital transformation, with students, staff and employees being able to access organisational services from wherever they are using browser-based tools Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) offers employees and corporations countless benefits from increased efficiency to controlled costs on provisioning a mobile workforce and student body. However the complexity … Continue reading The impacts of BYOD on University IT service strategy
With the latest budget release focused on tackling youth unemployment in Australia, the issue is finally being put under the microscope. But funding is just the start, there needs to be a focus on linking schools, universities and employers together. Another question that looms is how many affected young people are actually attempting to find … Continue reading Investing in our Youth: 10 Ways to Reduce Youth Unemployment