What is Digital Transformation?
Digital Transformation is the cultural, organizational and operational change of an institution, implemented through the smart and progressive integration of digital technologies into all organization processes, functions and levels.
Digital transformation at UTEC
The experience and planning acquired are the basis for the Digital Transformation model. From day one, we have been analyzing, experimenting and optimizing strategies and actions that allow us to integrate digital technologies into the internal processes of the University.
2013State of the art Global study of the use of digital situations in universities and governments.
2014University’s Academic Management System Moodle virtual learning environment.
2015Creation of the Digital Projects Unit, offering digital, education and management solutions.
2016Consolidation of the University’s Digital Educational Ecosystem. Virtual environment, videoconferences, web apps.
2018Open Digital Education MOOC (Massive Online Open Courses) program and digital media. Launch of learning data analytics solution.
2019Creation of the Applied Technologies area and launch of UTEC’s 2021-2025 Strategic Plan process.
2020Co-creation of UTEC’s Digital Technology Framework and redefinition of the overall role of digital technologies.
During the pandemic, and with the collaboration of the Arizona State University’s Design School, we initiated the process that featured the participation and contribution of the entire student community on the role of digital technologies at UTEC.
Feedback and conclusions were complemented by two international transformation frameworks.
Digital Transformation Model at UTEC
Defining what can be automated and accelerated based on the analysis of data, processes and institutional priorities.
Each one of these stages should be integrated in all university processes and must be led by the members of the institution. This is the main challenge of the Digital Transformation Center at UTEC.