Why CIOs Must Think Like Hackers In The Covid-19 Crisis—And After It

[UCI Professor] Vijay Gurbaxani, Founding Director of the Center for Digital Transformation writes, “The coronavirus’s impact has swept away the barriers to change. At the University of California, Irvine, where I teach, campus leaders announced just two weeks before Spring Quarter began that students would be asked to return to their homes and all classes would be offered online. It took a massive deployment of tech resources. Software platforms, including learning-management systems, live-streaming apps and videoconferencing solutions, were rolled out university-wide. Tech teams and instructional designers worked alongside faculty to migrate courses to the new modality.  In the week of March 30, every class went live.”