Insights

  • April 9, 2021

    Five Ways to Increase Student Success

    Designing Experiences

    How can colleges and universities increase the success of their students? In this post, brightspot and Double Line define student success, identify common tech challenges you might be facing behind the scenes, and identify five evidence-based strategies to increase success.

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  • March 26, 2021

    6 Prompts to Guide Your Student Service Redesign

    Designing Experiences

    Students expect a cohesive, seamless, and personalized experience at every interaction they have online and in person. By answering six straightforward questions: Why, What, How, Who, Where, and When, you can develop a cohesive vision and plan for your student service redesign.

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  • March 23, 2021

    Rethink the Staff Workplace

    Designing Experiences

    As libraries make their public­-facing spaces more people-­focused and mobile tech makes big us/them service desks obsolete, it’s important to ensure that staff have creativity­-enhancing spaces of their own along with the work processes, tools, and training to be effective.

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  • March 10, 2021

    Searching for College With a Disability

    Advising Leaders

    In order to make true progress on equity and inclusion, higher education must consider and address the unique challenges of underrepresented students, including students with physical disabilities. Three youths share their insights to help institutions better understand the perspective of those searching for a college with a disability, and the unique challenges they face.

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  • February 24, 2021

    10 Ways to Redesign Your Student Experience Post-COVID

    Designing Experiences

    Affordable access. Engaging learning. Holistic student support. Diverse, inclusive communities. Equitable spaces. In this post, we share 10 ways to redesign your student experience to emerge from this crisis stronger than before.

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  • February 22, 2021

    Now Hiring: Project Freelancing & Consulting

    brightspot Culture

    brightspot is now hiring Project Freelancers & Consultants. Read on to learn more about where we're looking for help, and how to apply.

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  • February 22, 2021

    Now Hiring: Strategist

    brightspot Culture

    brightspot is looking for a new a Strategist! Read on to learn more about the position and how to apply.

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  • February 10, 2021

    Joining forces: brightspot and Buro Happold

    brightspot Culture

    Building on a decade of growth and success, brightspot and the global engineering and consulting firm Buro Happold are joining forces.

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  • January 25, 2021

    The Flexible Workplace

    Designing Experiences

    In this post, learn about the different types of flexibility in the workplace – flexible working, flexible organizations, flexible spaces, and flexible services – and understand what’s driving the need for flexibility, identify how different organizations are providing it, and understand their results.

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  • December 22, 2020

    How to Set Up a Flexible Workplace Program at Your College or University

    Designing Experiences

    More flexible working is coming to your institution and you need to be ready. This post will take you through how to set up a flexible workplace where people can choose where, when, and how to work.

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