Wednesday, February 3rd 2021
This week in
Covid 19 and digital transformation: what future for education?
This week’s must read
The impact of the COVID-19 in the higher education sector will have hard-hitting effects on businesses, families, and futures. In this 20-minute podcast, Dan Alfe, Managing Director with Baird Global Investment Banking, and Vanessa Webb, Co-Head of Oliver Wyman’s, discuss the state of higher education pre- and post-COVID19.
This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Oliver Wyman about the Insights for Investors and Parents in Higher Education.
With the Covid crisis, US higher ed IT leaders have been forced to make significant budget cuts from travel bans to hiring freezes to control costs. So is investing in technologies that support digital transformation a good cost management tactic?
As education slowly moves away from the traditional classroom model to a more personalized model, this study explores why and how tutoring is becoming increasingly popular.
Last spring’s confinement due to the unexpected arrival of the Covid19 prompted a historic shutdown of US schools. This year again, the pandemic is now likely to keep many students out of the classroom for an indefinite period of time, amplifying students’ disparities. Is it still acceptable?
With the pandemics, we have to imagine new ways to learn, in particular in remote settings. The article presents a case study on the building of a learning community online. What can we learn from that experience?
This week’s Consulting News
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This week’s media
Education at scale doesn’t have to suck. If you ditch conventional e-learning’s clicky gimmicks, and focus instead on science-backed design principles and powerful human stories, your training can shift from tedious to transformative.
Consulting sourcing tips
In today’s world consultants strive to stay on cutting-edge of knowledge by evolving and enhancing their expertise. Clients get the best out of the consultants but even consultants are benefited by this as they get to build better portfolios and ensure long-term success.
What is the value for a consulting project? Are procurement and business leaders talking the same language? Are we talking about savings? Cost avoidance? Or is it the impact of the project on the business?
Basically, reverse auctions are a type of bidding process where suppliers undercut each other and progressively reduce their price.
Previous Weeks’ issues
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The travel industry is adapting rapidly to the new behaviors of both business and leisure travelers. New sustainable alternatives are appearing, mobility as a service is on the rise.
Smart Medical Devices are shaping up a connected and data-driven healthcare infrastructure with AI and IOMT in the driver’s seat. Join TWIC to explore MedTech 2022.