Nov 15 2017

How Is Digital Transformation Changing Higher Ed IT?

The world is growing more digital and becoming more technology driven everyday, but how does that translate specifically for colleges and universities? University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign CIO Mark Henderson shared his thoughts on the impact that digital transformation is having on higher education and he addressed, specifically, how he is shaking things up within his own IT department. To learn more about digital transformation and how it's changing the way we work, check out BizTech's full coverage of the CDW Executive Summit.


    • Mark Henderson, CIO, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Video Highlights

  • Students have high expectations when it comes to the technology they expect at their college or university.
  • Higher education should look in unusual places for new and emerging IT talent.
  • Looking at different workloads and spreading some of that work to post-grad or PhD students is one potential solution to bridging the skills gap.