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Ellucian has undertaken an epic and difficult journey of transformation over the past five years. The journey to shedding its software vendor past to become a digital service provider is not yet complete, but Ovum sees meaningful progress.


  • Considerable investment in research and development, along with a commitment to delivering long-term client value, is driving Ellucian's product and service lines, its sales and support organization, and even its organizational culture forward in compelling new ways.

Features and Benefits

  • Learn how Ellucian is shedding its software vendor past to become a digital service provider.
  • Learn how a digital service provider can help higher education institutions navigate this period of pervasive disruption.

Key questions answered

  • What kind of technology provider can best help the higher education industry to navigate this period of profound transformation?
  • Why should higher education institutions take a fresh look at Ellucian?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • Higher education needs a different kind of technology provider
  • A change in approach for Ellucian
  • Practical recommendations for the journey ahead


  • Further reading
  • Author

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