Challenges of higher education –

Higher education is now facing many challenges that are causing significant change in the administration.   Universities are now having to focus more on student retention and at the same time keep growing competitively in the drive for student recruitment, it’s fair to say universities are going through a demanding time.

Students are now expecting more from educational institutions, with the increase of fees and the commitment they need to make. Potential students want to consider their options carefully to make sure they are getting the best value in preparing them for the world after graduation.

Therefore the focus on student satisfaction has become more prominent. It’s essential for the administration to give students the right support from enrolment to graduation, throughout all the processes and requirements that need to be actioned and followed. The correct tools required to do this are essential, in helping to maintain a smooth flow of activity and handle the amount of tasks at once.

With our solution you can innovate and support all study related processes – from online registration, course schedules, virtual learning, exam grades, and self-service access for students and faculty members.   Keeping you ahead of the competition. also runs on SAP HANA which makes it future ready. can help making a significant contribution to student success and student retention:

  • By helping you to individualize the learning experience
  • By using data and models to predict student progress and performance, and the ability to act on that information
  • By using simplified, role based applications that work on any device
  • By giving real-time insight into student performance

What challenges have you noticed in the administration of higher education? provides simple, modern, and innovative applications to allow you to deliver services to students to help them learn, graduate, and succeed.Please get in touch with us to continue the conversation.

By Tom Saeys, Higher Education Solution Architect, Global Solutions Team.

Tom Saeys
Tom Saeys
Solution Director Innovations Technologies

Tom Saeys is Solution Director at the Innovations Technologies team at NTT DATA Business Solutions. He is responsible for the Blockchain development and strategy at NTT DATA Business Solutions. As a member of the Education Competence Center at NTT DATA Business Solutions BNL, he leverages the solution as a global standardized template. Tom has over 15 years of experience in SAP higher education and a natural interest in new developments and evolutions in technology. He combines this with a broad network in and outside SAP, so he is always up to date with the latest trends and innovations.

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