The Student is Broke!

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Andrew Bollington looks at the changes in higher education funding that have re-written the rule book , with the full consequences yet to be understood. From next year, as fees of £9,000 become the norm (at least for now), it is the student who will be paying for their higher education, not the government. One thing is for certain – information technology needs to be very closely aligned with the market positioning and financial reality of each and every higher education institution – otherwise IT will be part of the problem for a new generation of “broke students”. If that’s the harsh reality, what is the Future of Technology in Education?

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  • To summarise: 1. We’re on a journey up the stack.
  • The Student is Broke!

    1. 1. Andrew Bollington Chief Operating Officer University of London International Programmes “ The student is broke!” 7 th October 2011
    2. 2. “ Yet this is not an ordinary time. It is a time of national and international crisis, when much that seemed certain no longer seems so.” Monday 3 October 2011
    3. 3. The sector is facing “the most exciting, dramatic and completely terrifying period…for at least 30 years”. Paul Marshall, Chief Executive 1994 Group of smaller research-intensive universities
    4. 4. HEFCE Clip art licensed from the Clip Art Gallery on DiscoverySchool.com Pre-2012 Post-2012
    5. 5. Want Afford Need
    6. 7. Through the lens of your boss Through the lens of the Finance Director Through the lens of the Marketing Director
    7. 8. Through the lens of your boss Through the lens of the Finance Director Through the lens of the Marketing Director
    8. 9. The strategic problem “ Even if the corporate strategy is available, it seldom provides the detailed business information needed to develop a sound IT strategy that enables corporate objectives. The result is misalignment between the business objectives, and what IT actually delivers.” (InfoTech Research)
    9. 10. “ CIOs find themselves in jeopardy more often for what they don’t know and aren’t doing than for the things they are doing.” (InfoTech Research) Knows and knows what he knows Knows but doesn’t know it Doesn’t know but knows that he doesn’t Doesn’t know and doesn’t know that he doesn’t
    10. 11. Spending Flexibility, adaptability Efficiency, Lean Better decisions IT Results Strategy
    11. 12. Through the lens of your boss Through the lens of the Finance Director Through the lens of the Marketing Director
    12. 13. With apologies to the Metropolitan Police Finance Directors
    13. 14. Image: worradmu / FreeDigitalPhotos.net
    14. 15. Loads of money IT Chance of success
    15. 16. Through the lens of your boss Through the lens of the Finance Director Through the lens of the Marketing Director
    16. 17. Area of outstandingly bad mobile reception
    17. 18. Source: Google, October 2011
    18. 20. <ul><li>Everything as a service </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud computing </li></ul><ul><li>Bring your own device </li></ul><ul><li>Lean-management </li></ul><ul><li>Mergers </li></ul><ul><li>Shared infrastructure </li></ul>
    19. 21. <ul><li>Three things to find out when you get home … </li></ul><ul><li>In this period of “crisis”: </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy: What is it that you don’t know and are not doing? </li></ul><ul><li>Finance : Where can you help financially and demonstrate the results? </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing : Is technology part of the picture? </li></ul>

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