Client cases Steppingstone for the digital future of Hogeschool Utrecht

Steppingstone for the digital future of Hogeschool Utrecht

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Hogeschool Utrecht (HU) is a university of applied sciences that provides education to around 35,000 students and professionals. They operate through 22 institutes and 4 knowledge centers in Utrecht en Amersfoort. Due to changes in the role teachers play in higher education, the increase of remote education and other innovations in the field such as personalized learning, HU found itself at the eve of far-reaching digitalization. A digital strategy and roadmap were needed as a first step towards becoming future proof.


Hogeschool Utrecht looked for a partner that understood both IT and education to help build a new digital strategy.

  • How do we build a digital strategy that aligns with our overall strategy?
  • How do we accelerate our digital transformation while optimizing our digital core?
  • How do we (re-)connect with our students and staff to better understand their needs?


Anderson MacGyver helped Hogeschool Utrecht build a digital strategy in collaboration with education and research staff, and several students

  • Facilitate boardroom workshops
  • Build a digital strategy and Operating Model Canvas aligned with the overall HU strategy
  • Create a roadmap for a four-year change program with projects on several domains
  • Define requirements to better facilitate student and staff engagement and for a digital learning environment


Hogeschool Utrecht’s digital future was specified in a digital strategy with support throughout the organization.

  • Positioned  and designed IT organization
  • Clear vision for the future, supported by pragmatic roadmap 
  • Support for digital agenda on boardroom-level
  • Accelerated selection and implementation of new solutions (student engagement & digital learning environment) 
  • Moral compass for strategy execution

Anderson MacGyver has the ability to work closely alongside important stakeholders to create a feasible digital strategy. They are professional, open and transparent.

Eric van den Bos, ICT Director Hogeschool Utrecht
CLIENTHogeschool Utrecht
INDUSTRYPublic, Healthcare, Education & Other
REVENUE€325 million (2019)
WORKFORCE34.406 (2019)

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