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As higher education’s leading analyst, advisory, and research firm, Tambellini Group experts are uniquely poised to understand—and help you solve—your institution’s toughest challenges. As a client, you’ll benefit from:

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Tambellini goes beyond market research. They lend CIOs credibility when they can bring that kind of information [market expertise] to the table.

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Addressing Your Institution’s Most Pressing Challenges

Through our research and experience, we’ve identified the top 10 priorities facing institutions—and how to tackle them—so you can become more resilient, sustainable, and innovative. Working with Tambellini experts and your institutional stakeholders, you’ll make the right critical strategic decisions to prepare for and respond to current and future challenges. 

A Tailored Approach for Better Results

While every institution is looking to address similar challenges, the process by which to get there varies. Our approach is tailored to your institution so you can prioritize and execute on efforts that will help you more quickly reach your goals wherever you are on your modernization journey.

Planning & Strategy

  • Modernization
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  • Change Management
  • Data Governance
  • Analytics and more

Research & Selection

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  • Finance Systems
  • Student Systems
  • Generative AI and more

Execution & Completion

  • Contract Review
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Partner Evaluation
  • Partner Selection
  • Project Support and more

A Holistic Modernization Framework

While Tambellini analysts and resources consult with institutions that have a specific technology need, we also aid institutions looking for a more holistic approach to their modernization efforts with our Future Campus framework and tools. Explore how our strategic, three-part framework can help your institution prioritize efforts and overcome obstacles across campus to continue to propel your institution forward.

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Michael Bisson: Vice President of Student Product Strategy at Workday
Michael Bisson
Vice President, Student Product Strategy
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Michael joined Workday in 2013 seeding the Student project team and contributing to its initial architecture and design. Michael led the Product Management team as they designed the core student product and facilitated a three-year customer design partner program. Today, Michael leads the Product Strategy team responsible for determining market fit, competitive market intelligence, and overall product direction. Prior to joining Workday, Michael worked 16 years at Peoplesoft and Oracle in support of the Campus Solutions product in Product Management, Development, and Support. Michael has committed his professional career to the improvement of higher education management through the design and development of Student Information Systems.

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