Insights

  • November 15, 2019

    The Seven Roles of Research Commons

    Forecasting Trends

    In this post, we break down the seven types of research commons found at academic libraries today, and give our best advice for how to establish yours.

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  • November 6, 2019

    Why and How to Conduct Post-Occupancy Evaluations on Your Spaces

    Achieving Impact

    Many universities would benefit from a more data-driven approach to higher education building design. Learn how to implement a post-occupancy evaluation.

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  • October 21, 2019

    6 Strategies to Make Your Innovation Lab Successful

    Advising Leaders

    Advancing innovation and entrepreneurship are top priorities in higher education in 2019. Discover the 6 best practices of starting an innovation lab.

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  • October 9, 2019

    Is Your Org Chart Holding You Back? Here’s How to Bring It Into the 21st Century

    Advising Leaders

    Higher education is evolving but org charts haven't kept up. Follow these guiding principles of organizational design to ensure your institution adapts.

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  • September 30, 2019

    Four Key Factors to Ensure Your University Welcome Center Reflects Your Mission

    Designing Experiences

    Discover how higher education institutions can design their welcome center space to emotionally impact their prospective students and alumni.

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  • September 26, 2019

    How To Get Aligned and Take Action Improving Student Experience

    Designing Experiences

    In higher education student experience impacts applicants, graduation rates, and alumni relations. Follow this guide to assess and enhance your strategy.

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  • September 26, 2019

    Experience Design Tool: Improving the Student Journey from Applicant to Alum

    Designing Experiences

    Colleges and universities need to analyze and improve their student experience. Use this tool to map your student journey and optimize touchpoints.

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  • September 26, 2019

    Planning Tool: Connecting Education Spaces, Services, and Staffing

    Designing Experiences

    Learn how to use this tool for planning educational facilities by applying an integrated approach to redesigning learning spaces, services, and staffing.

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  • September 26, 2019

    Design Tool: Instructional Technology Service Model

    Designing Experiences

    This guide helps academic institutions define a vision, state organizational and service goals, describe user and staff pain points, and identify service offerings.

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  • September 17, 2019

    Managing Workplace Noise with Mobility and Norms

    Designing Experiences

    Learn how to create policies and procedures relating to noise management in the workplace that allow both concentration and collaboration.

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