In order to provide the best opportunity for the free exchange of ideas this session is open to delegates from HE and FE institutions only
A number of facilitated small group discussions on the following range of topics.
- AI will reshape the world of work.
Displacement may be offset by job creation, but the workforce's requirement for skills and knowledge will change, possibly very rapidly. How can we, as technology partners, be ready to adapt to the needs of our institutions for rapid curriculum reconfiguration, delivery and certification?
(Sally Bogg, Leeds Beckett University)
- Digital transformation isn't a technical issue, but a cultural one.
How can we, as technology partners, help our institutions understand the organisational change needed to unify the business vision with a digital vision?
(Mike Johnson, Royal Holloway, University of London)
- Digital accessibility
How are we meeting the new regulations and embedding accessibility within everything that we do, and how we can work together as a sector in driving improvements in vendor compliance?
(Deborah Green, ucisa)
- Cyber security
the threat is increasing and the impact can be substantial. What is an affordable response? (James Smith, Birkbeck University of London)MS Teams deployment and adoption: sharing experiences from the front line
(Amanda Niblett, University of East London)
- Feedback for Unit4 Customer Advisory Board.
Unit4 are the largest supplier of finance systems in our sector, and this is an opportunity for clients to discuss feedback that they would like reported to the Unit4 Customer Advisory Board.
(Nick Leake, King’s College London)
- Feedback for Tribal Customer Advisory Board.
Tribal are the largest supplier of student record systems in our sector, and this is an opportunity for clients to discuss feedback that they would like reported to the Tribal Customer Advisory Board.
(John Maher, University of the Highlands and Islands)
- Surveying IT
A discussion about opportunities for ucisa to add more value to the sector (e.g. exploring ways to benchmark IT costs across the sector)
(Paula Vickers, Middlesex University)