Higher Education

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Go Beyond Student Lifecycle Management

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Boost Student Satisfaction with Higher Education Software

Higher education institutions are under increasing pressure to transform. Students have come to expect better value for money, intuitive student apps, and full support throughout their journey.

But at the same time, study habits are changing and the student population is becoming more diverse. And with increased competition due to globalization and alternative learning models, universities need to look at new ways of increasing student engagement and improving student retention.

Top Trends in Higher Education

Find out more about all itelligence events on student apps and student information systems for higher education.

Boost your Marketing Strategies

Today, more and more higher education institutions operate like B2C businesses. Find out how a cutting-edge strategy used by leading brands and the latest higher education software can help you improve recruitment and student engagement, so you can soar in the digital age.

Businesses need to change the way they think and act and become intelligent. Speed is essential.

User Experience and Student Apps

Today`s students are more techy-savvy than ever before. They expect innovative services, flexibility, and information on demand on any device. Universities need to take a mobile-first approach with higher education software, offering student apps as well as an intuitive user experience.

Employee Engagement

Introduce higher education HR software to support the full hire-to-retire process including the higher education specific areas of multiple employment and complex remuneration. Universities can increase staff engagement whilst retaining and growing existing talent.

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Finance Transformation

Combine financial processes with automated, real-time analytics, and translate them into forward-looking business insight across the organisation. Our higher education software creates an intelligent digital core with a single financial data source for transactions, analytics and planning.

Key Business Processes in Higher Education

Student Administration

The key to becoming a “Smart University” is to integrate and manage the entire student lifecycle – from prospect to alumnus. By communicating, collaborating, and supporting students throughout their journey, you can improve student satisfaction and strengthen student success.


SAP provides a full suite of analytics solutions that can turn this data into real insight. Take advantage of in-depth data analysis, predictions, and processing of complex events, and combine data from a variety of sources into a single integrated platform.

Student Commerce

With a single platform for commerce, universities can reach students on all channels and promote their offerings. Online shops enable students and prospects to browse products or services on any device. They can enroll in online courses or purchase branded merchandise or course materials.

Workforce Management

As more and more millenials enter the workforce, staff and university faculties are becoming more demanding. To increase internal efficiency universities need to provide all employees, from academic staff to administration, with access to advanced technology and mobile self-service tools.

Education Competence Center can assist higher education institutions with student lifecycle management best practices.

We Are Your Experts for Higher Education

Having supported over 30 major higher learning institutions across the globe, NTT DATA Business Solutions has a deep understanding of the industry’s current trends and challenges.

Thanks to our Education Competence Center, we can draw on a specialist team of experts, dedicated to supporting digital transformation in higher education. They help you leverage SAP solutions and find the best solutions for your needs – so you can deliver exceptional student experiences.

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SAP Solutions for Higher Education

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Meeting the Growing Demands of Higher Education Students

The rising expectations from students to get better value and full support throughout their student lifecycle journey, the expectation of lifelong learning and growing competition create a tremendous challenge for higher education institutes every day.

With one of NTT DATA Business Solutions best practice ERP solution it.educationBP based on SAP S/4HANA the implementation takes place fast, secure, risk mitigated and you get the best service afterwards.

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Make the Most of Your HR Processes

it.data guardian maps and combines all relevant data elements to assure quality and validate master data across decentralized systems – from payroll to telephone systems. By doing so, the solution improves SAP HR data quality and creates a solid foundation for a broad range of HR activities.

Useful Insights into Higher Education

The Intelligent Enterprise for Higher Education

To establish superior student and faculty engagements, the university must become intelligent, which also means to become resilient, able to adapt, run efficiently and drive long-term growth.

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The Future of Education Is Digital

As students become increasingly empowered and demanding, universities have to get smarter and digitize. To help them through this transformation, we support leading higher education institutions with strategic consulting, customized software, and our own dedicated Education Competence Center.

Marc van den Berk, Manager for Customer Engagement and Commerce Solutions, Western Europe, NTT DATA Business Solutions BV

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Our specialist team of experts can help you leverage higher education software from SAP and find the best solutions for your needs – so you can deliver exceptional people & student experiences.

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