Background and History
the Gilfus Education Group is the world’s leading independent strategy, research, and advisory firm for education and training institutions, organizations and businesses. The team partners with today’s organizational and industry leaders to develop effective and lasting improvements and provides independent advisory, strategic consulting, technical implementation, and industry research services to educational institutions, eLearning organizations, industry investors, and the educational companies that serve them.
As an independent management and technical consulting organization that Gilfus Education Group together a team of highly skilled industry professionals that foster global education and training innovation. The team partners with today’s organizational and industry leaders to develop effective and lasting improvements to education and provides independent consulting, technical implementation, and industry research services to educational institutions, industry investors, and the educational companies that serve them.
Founded in 1997, the Gilfus Education Group is located in the heart of our nations capital in Washington, D.C. just 3 blocks from the White House. Many Gilfus Education Group consultants and Gilfus Advisors have experience working directly at a higher education institution or a high performing eLearning organization.
Founded by a modern day father of eLearning the Gilfus Education Group is committed to offering the best service possible to our clients and to delivering appropriate, timely, and robust solutions. The members of the Gilfus Education Group have a decided advantage over many other firms: having been full-time practitioners in the management and support of information technology. The group has years of experience on the front lines of technology, working with faculty, students and administrators on a daily basis, keeping abreast of the latest changes in pedagogy and management, carefully choosing projects from the vast array of today’s technological possibilities.
Since 1997, the Gilfus Education Group team has served thousands of universities, colleges, schools, academic content providers, Fortune 100/500/100 companies, and technology companies in meeting their mission, critical, planning, and technology needs.
the Gilfus Education Group draws upon the skills and experience of its innovative staff and the Gilfus Advisor network to create technology strategies and develop software as a service (SaaS) products designed to help universities be more productive and successful.
Our group consists of individuals of the highest caliber talent and experience in educational research, strategy, planning, and technical implementation services.
We provide non-biased approaches to:
- Education Planning, Policy, Process and Compliancy
- Strategic Enrollment Management
- Institutional and Organization Re-Alignments
- IT Assessments, evaluations and vendor selections.
- The Social web and its impact on Educational Institutions
- Enterprise Resource Planning and Student Information Systems
- LMS Assessments, Evaluations and Vendor Selections
- Community, Portal and Identity Management Technologies
- New Media, Content Independence, Management and federated Object Repositories
- Commercial and Open Source Implementations
- Standards based Systems Integration and Customization Services
- Business re-engineering and Market Positioning
With a foundation of more than a decade of unparalleled experience and success leading the eLearning industry, the Gilfus Education Group brings to every project unmatched capabilities and personalized focus in order to achieve outstanding results. The team focuses on fulfilling educational planning and the eLearning, Portal, Content, Infrastructure, and Technology needs of R1 institutions, state systems, community colleges, virtual high schools, K12, commercial, and government clients across the world. Based in Washington, DC, the firm is led by one of the most respected and innovative executives in the education industry.