Will your university still exist in the future

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With the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen universities worldwide having to pivot quickly to transform their education delivery to an online environment, as well as conduct their business operations virtually and remotely. For the universities who embraced digital transformation, they were able to adapt quickly to this new learning environment. Many others were not as successful. Part of the formula for success is for universities and other institutions of higher education to apply digital transformation technologies, processes, and leadership in this “new normal”.

Looking towards the future, how should universities and colleges prepare for survival? dr Jay Liebowitz and his colleagues, some of the leading authorities on the subject worldwide, provide some of the key answers and insights in Digital Transformation for the University of the Future.

Targeted at administrative and faculty staff, and students at institutes of higher learning, the inaugural volume of the new World Scientific book series, Digital Transformation: Accelerating Organizational Intelligence highlights what is needed in for digital transformation in terms of technologies, processes, culture, and leadership considerations.

Digital Transformation for the University of the Future retails for US$98 / £85 (hardcover) and is also available in electronic formats. To order or know more about the book and editor, visit http://www.worldscientific.com/worldscibooks/10.1142/12773.

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About the Editor

dr Jay Liebowitz is the Executive-in-Residence for Public Service at Columbia University’s Data Science Institute, as of September 6, 2022. He is currently a Visiting Professor in the Stillman School of Business and the MS-Business Analytics Capstone & Co-Program Director (External Relations) at Seton Hall University. He previously served as the Distinguished Chair of Applied Business and Finance at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. Before HU, he was the Orkand Endowed Chair of Management and Technology in the Graduate School at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC). He served as a full professor in the Carey Business School at Johns Hopkins University. He was ranked one of the top 10 knowledge management researchers/practitioners out of 11,000 worldwide, and was ranked #2 in KM Strategy worldwide according to the January 2010 Journal of Knowledge Management. At Johns Hopkins University, he was the founding Program Director for the Graduate Certificate in Competitive Intelligence and the Capstone Director of the MS-Information and Telecommunications Systems for Business Program, where he engaged over 30 organizations in industry, government, and not-for- profits in capstone projects.

About World Scientific Publishing Co.

World Scientific Publishing is a leading international independent publisher of books and journals for the scholarly, research and professional communities. World Scientific collaborates with prestigious organizations like the Nobel Foundation and US National Academies Press to bring high quality academic and professional content to researchers and academics worldwide. The company publishes about 600 books and over 140 journals in various fields annually. To find out more about World Scientific, please visit www.worldscientific.com.

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