Yearly Archives: 2010

SEMM Forum 2010 Notes 6

By | December 4, 2010

Tweet Getting Human Online: Making Your Voice Stand Out on the Social Web Howard Kang, Ignition Officer BlueFuego Inc Explosive growth of the web and the information available to people anytime, anywhere – 40,000% growth in 10 years Accessibility to well known people have radically decreased with the use of social media Communication is fast… Read More »

SEMM Forum 2010 Notes 5

By | December 4, 2010

Tweet The Path from High School to Higher Ed: Insights into Student Decision Making Suzanne Tyson – President – Studentawards Inc – Free service for students to find scholarships that are suited to them.  Over 1.8 million students have registered over 13 years. Ran a survey of over 2500 high school students … Students… Read More »

SEMM Forum 2010 Notes 4

By | December 3, 2010

Tweet Career Services and Retention: The Academic Connection Tony Botelho – SFU First semester is key to address career and academic goals with students because 2 out of 3 students say the most important reason for attending post secondary is to prepare for a specific job or career or to get a good job. Look… Read More »

SEMM Forum 2010 Notes 3

By | December 2, 2010

Tweet A Framework for Retention – Dr Jim Black Integrated Retention – use a matrix – student risk vs experience risk (factors can be controlled or influenced but not both) Address institutional risk factor – high exp/low student institutional & individual action required – high exp/high student no intervention required – low exp/low student individual… Read More »

SEMM Forum 2010 Notes 2

By | December 2, 2010

Tweet Branding and Recruitment: Two Sides of the Coin Mary Dila Brainstorm Strategy Group Discussion on “what is a brand” example of the Nike swoosh – in itself is not a brand many definitions – needs to fit with the parameters of your institution – gurus talk and write about an “emotional response” to an… Read More »

SEMM Forum 2010 Notes 1

By | November 29, 2010

Tweet Strategic Enrolment Marketing and Management Forum 2010 I attended this forum last Monday November 22, 2010 and decided to blog my notes.  Hope you find them helpful.  Leo Innovations in Enrolment Management – Dr Jim Black, President and CEO of SEM WORKS Being Strategic – referenced book The Fifth Discipline (reality to vision) –… Read More »

Are we the reason it is so hard to express EA’s value?

By | October 27, 2010

Tweet I was on a biweekly EA2010 conference call today and got pretty frustrated with the discussion.  There are some really amazing people like Brenda Michelson and Aleks Buterman on the call that get it and recognize that the value of Enterprise Architecture is what you make it in each organization. Then there are others… Read More »

Time Flies When You are Having Fun

By | September 13, 2010

Tweet Over the past month, I hit a couple of career milestones.  On August 31, 2010, I completed my 18th year of service at British Columbia Institute of Technology. On Sept 4, 2010, I completed 3 years as the Manager, Business Application Services and Enterprise Architecture in the Information Technology Services department at BCIT.  I… Read More »

Do you need to create an As-Is State?

By | August 22, 2010

Tweet I just saw a post by Adrian Grigoriu responding to Gartner’s Philip Allega’s post Applying EA to Your Life .  Within the post about how EA might be able to help plan our lives, Philip then brings up an regular EA debate “Do you start with the Current State?”  Actually, Philip says don’t do… Read More »