Higher Education

Supporting Strategic Goals Through Organizational Changes

Strengthening The Business Model Today’s changing and complex operating environment poses a challenge for many institutions in the higher education and nonprofit industries. Organizations in these industries typically have limited...

What is research density? Why calculate it?

Adapting metrics to show mission progress In today’s environment, organizations of every shape and size are being pushed to leverage data, optimize operations, and improve against metrics. The challenge for mission-driven organizations,...

Capital Asset Management—Six Best Practices and Pitfalls to Avoid During the Pandemic

Done right, capital asset management provides and sustains dependable and accurate cost and depreciation information used by management for external audit, financial and regulatory reporting, cost reimbursement, internal controls...

Key Takeaways from Salesforce.org Education Summit

After attending Salesforce Education Summit, I came away energized and excited about the future of the platform. It is impressive to see the amazing work that has been done by schools and universities from all over the world....

Four Steps for Effective Vendor Management

Vendor Data Management for Optimal Procurement Performance Effective vendor data management is foundational to an efficient procurement process. It drives savings through strategic sourcing, vendor discounts, efficient cash...

How to Tackle the Absence of Effective Sponsorship

When undergoing a transformational change initiative, having an active and visible executive sponsor is critical for project success. An executive sponsor is the owner of a change initiative and typically an executive or senior...

Transforming Academic Advising to Increase Student Support

The University of Baltimore (UBalt) enlisted Attain Partners to implement Salesforce’s Advisor Link and reimagine student services for the institution. This digital transformation dramatically increased engagement between UBalt...

Critical Financial Measurements for Strategic Planning

Financial Review and Planning is Key to Ensuring Strategic Plan Success The act of strategic planning is critical to ensure that institutions can effectively execute against their mission, and that operational activities are correctly...

Ensuring Procurement Activities Best Serve Your Institution

When structured efficiently, the procurement lifecycle can be leveraged to improve cashflow, minimize operational expenses, and maintain positive customer relations. Unfortunately, procurement activities often reflect historical...

Formstack Based Application Template

Attain Partners has joined Formstack to develop an Admissions Application Template designed to accelerate your Salesforce Admissions Connect implementation. Your Admission Application can be the first interaction a potential student...