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Banner 9 Upgrade Plan

It has been a few months since Ellucian announced Banner 8 would move to sustained support after 12/31/2018. Have you started your planning process? If not, the end of 2018 is approaching quickly and already Banner 9 resources are difficult to find. Having a good plan will assist you in minimizing the required outside services and maximize the value of the resources when they are needed. In many cases, we …Read More

Changing the Status Quo: Announcing Our New Site

Welcome to our new website! We’ve been working on a new, refreshed and re-designed website for the past few months and it’s finally here. Aside from the updated look, we are pleased to introduce the addition of helpful resources as well as improved usability and functionality of our site. In order to better serve our first-time visitors and long-standing clients alike, we’ve re-designed or added the following features: Our home …Read More

Change is the new normal…

… and understanding exactly what your problems are is not an easy task.  Businesses and organizations are tackling problems on many fronts. Understanding the underlying causes can be extremely difficult. These causes might include processes, technology, personnel, communications – you name it. In reality, your leadership team may be so close to the situation that they can’t see what the true causes of the problems are.  They focus intently and …Read More

How did we get here?

For some organizations, the intended destination is much clearer than the road to get there. Managing siloed business units and attempting to integrate multiple systems in their journey to growth can be precarious at best. They know technology can help them achieve results but not how it should be implemented. For other companies, the road they so carefully conceived has begun to lead them astray. Secondary problems have snowballed and …Read More

Babson Report on OER in US Higher Education

      This article was originally posted at e-Literate The Babson Survey Research Group just released their report on OER usage in US higher education, “Growing the Curriculum: Open Education Resources in U.S. Higher Education”. The report is based on three different surveys among faculty and academic leaders, and it is heavy on attitudinal information – are you aware of OER, do you plan to use OER, what are the reasons to …Read More

Welcome to Delta Initiative

What Makes Delta Initiative Different? In today’s competitive world, too many organizations are shackled by the status quo. Fortunately, Delta Initiative specializes in change. We map out the interconnectivity between an organization’s objectives and technology. But we understand that technology alone cannot address any organization’s core needs. That’s why we work with you and your organization to develop a game plan that incorporates operations, technology, process, personnel and information. We’re …Read More