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Unleashing Digital Transformation: Insights from 50 Vision for Change Workshops

The delivery of our the 50th Vision for Change workshop prompted us to reflect on the insights from colleagues across the post-16 sector where the workshop served as a vehicle for educators to explore how the current digital landscape must evolve if they are to progress their digital adoption plans. The Workshop Experience Once a […]

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Traits for Future Digital Leaders

What five traits do you imagine digital leaders will need in five years’ time?  That’s the question we asked digital leaders to consider at Digifest 24 as part of the community hub. There was a wide range across the 111 words that people put forward. Perhaps inevitably, it didn’t neatly produce a top five but […]

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The Digital Mindset – Book Debrief

In our book debriefs we’re looking to share recommendations on great books to support the work of digital leaders.  Today we’re looking at Paul Leonardi and Tsedal Neeley’s “The Digital Mindset”. You don’t have to know everything You don’t have to be an expert in all things digital.  That is the key takeaway from Paul […]

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Update your digital strategy to keep ahead

  Along with New Year resolutions, January is an ideal time to ask questions about your digital strategy, such as, does it encourage programme flexibility and how effectively is it promoting carbon reduction? Introduction Digital leaders are innovators and some reading this blog may remember the early days of computer assisted learning. Nowadays, digital is […]

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Digital Gardening

How do you explain digital leadership and culture to people? Especially people who aren’t experts in digital technology or who lack digital confidence? Since joining Jisc’s Advice Team, I’ve regularly found myself coming back to one metaphor when explaining: the work we do the role of digital leadership the nature of digital culture Digital gardening. I’m […]

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Global perspectives on digital leadership, hybrid working and the power of questioning

Gaining insights from a global audience allows Jisc to enlighten our membership on international trends and activities, which can be invaluable for UK members when planning for success. John Sumpter spoke about digital leadership and preparing institutions for a bright future from a UK perspective at a recent EdMedia Conference in New York in June […]

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Connect More 2022

Leading an Effective Digital Organisation Session at Connect More 4th May 2022 Leading an effective digital organisation is a complex and challenging journey that requires a passion for technology and inspiring people from across an organisation. How do you do that? How do you achieve your digital goals? How have others done it? These are […]

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Digifest 2022 Leading an Effective Digital Organisation

Leading an effective digital organisation is a complex and challenging journey that requires a passion for technology and inspiring people from across the organisation. How do you do that? How can these digital goals be achieved? On the 8th March 2022,  John Sumpter, Debbie Baff and Zac Gribble held a round table discussion at #Digifest22 […]