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Digital Transformation: Managing the People

When it comes to digital transformation, any higher-ed CIO will tell you: Managing the technology is easy; managing the people is hard. How can institutions successfully lead a digital transformation?

To find out, The Chronicle brings together a panel of CIOs and leaders in higher ed to discuss how colleges can successfully achieve the steps toward digital transformation, even as weary employees face burnout and fatigue.

  • How can leadership motivate teams to work toward established goals?
  • How can teams create a culture of communication and transparency?
  • What can leaders do to better understand cultural barriers toward change that exist on campus?

Ian Wilhelm, assistant managing editor, The Chronicle


  • Sherri Braxton, senior director for digital innovation, Bowdoin College
  • Michael Cato, senior vice president and chief information officer, Bowdoin College
  • Sasi Pillay, chief information officer, Washington State University
  • David Weil, chief information officer, Ithaca College

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  • Dan Alig, chief information officer, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • Jennifer Sparrow, senior manager for higher-ed business development, AWS

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