Administrative Systems Planning Checklist Infographic

Top of Mind Infographic: Administrative Systems Planning Checklist

Legacy, on-premises administrative systems are approaching their end of life and do not provide the expected user experience. Software vendors have invested heavily in developing higher education cloud products and have delivered or are on track to provide mature, modern cloud software-as-a-service solutions for finance, HCM, and student systems. While it may not be feasible […]

Student Systems 2019 Compendium

Top of Mind: Student Systems 2019 Compendium

As Tambellini concludes its 2020 Student Systems publication series, it is a good time to reflect on the past year and contemplate the future state of student systems. Tambellini’s Student Systems US Higher Education Market Trends and Leaders Report includes the following statistics regarding the student system market. There was an estimated 9 percent decrease […]

Finance, HCM, and Student System Planning in the COVID-19 Era

Top of Mind: Finance, HCM, and Student System Planning in the COVID-19 Era

Where does the move to cloud administrative systems fit into your strategic plan? How has the COVID-19 crisis changed your plans? Will you adopt a cloud administrative system sooner or later? As with all industries, higher education has been experiencing a rapid rate of technological change and has responded in varying degrees. Software vendors have […]

Overview of 2019 Student Selections

Top of Mind: Overview of 2019 Student Selections

With the publication of Tambellini’s twelfth annual 2020 Student Systems US Higher Education Market Share, Trends, and Leaders Report, many institutions benefit from the in-depth view of the student market trends and updates on the 2019 selections across the higher education landscape. The following are a few highlights from the publication. Student selections continued to […]

Vicki Tambellini Reflects on 2019 and Looks Ahead to the New Year

Top of Mind Podcast: Vicki Tambellini Reflects on 2019 and Looks Ahead to the New Year

The Tambellini Group’s President and CEO Vicki Tambellini talks about unforeseen higher education trends in 2019, predictions that came true, and what surprised her in 2019. She also makes predictions for higher education technology in 2020. Highlights include: The number of major projects put on hold by higher education institutions in 2019 Higher education’s adoption […]

Student Success, Continuing the Transformation Journey

Top of Mind: Student Success, Continuing the Transformation Journey

Co-Columnist: Dave Kieffer, Vice President, Research, Large Enterprise Systems, The Tambellini Group Increased and Changing External Pressures Pressures outside an institution’s control—beyond accreditation, compliance, and regulation—continue to expand. Diversification and the shrinking size of student populations, and student expectations for a personalized educational experience (when, where, and how they want to experience learning) are growing […]

My Top 10 Takeaways from EDUCAUSE 2019

Top of Mind: Top 10 Takeaways from EDUCAUSE 2019

The Tambellini Group was in Chicago last week at the annual EDUCAUSE conference. It was such a pleasure to meet with current and prospective Tambellini members. The air was energized and the conversations lively. There were some consistent themes and messages throughout the conference, and I came away with some valuable insights.  Most institutions with […]

The Only Constant is Change

Top of Mind: The Only Constant is Change

In 2015, Lubbock Christian University took on a five-year institutional strategic planning process that our president named Vision 2020. It was a broad look across the university to identify improvement opportunities. Every university employee was involved, and at the conclusion, the overarching theme of the document became “a transformational student experience.” There were many parts […]

Tambellini’s Student System Insights in Higher Education

Top of Mind: Tambellini’s Student System Insights in Higher Education

In June, The Tambellini Group published its highly anticipated 2019 Student Systems U.S. Higher Education Market Share, Trends, and Leaders Report, which focuses on student product trends and adoption and provides details unavailable from any other single source. This is the report’s 11th year in publication, and over the past 10 years, Tambellini has seen […]

Tambellini Cloud Transformation Summit for Higher Ed IT Executives Infographic

Top of Mind: Tambellini Summit Infographic

Word travels fast. You may have already heard that The Tambellini Group is hosting the Tambellini Cloud Transformation Summit—an exclusive event for higher education IT executives—December 4–6 in the greater Boston area. With seating limited to 100 attendees, don’t miss this opportunity to join your colleagues at this 3-day retreat of learning, exploration, inspiration, and […]