Associate Director for Strategy & Design at the University of Auckland, New Zealand
James Harper is the Associate Director for Strategy & Design at the University of Auckland, with responsibilities for many of the digital transformation initiatives for legacy systems and services. He is undertaking part-time study towards a law degree, which is an increasingly relevant skill for IT practitioners as new technologies meet entrenched ways of operating.
Examinations are one of the very few functions of a bricks-and-mortar university that have resisted the digital transformation wave and remained largely unchanged for centuries. After a semester of interacting with digitally assisted teaching supported by a rich online learning environment, our students are given a pen and paper with which to conclusively demonstrate the […]