Hype Cycle for Education, 2009

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Summary

The priority for education institutions in 2009 is to balance their continued focus on organizational efficiency with the uptake of innovative technologies that improve personal productivity. IT is driving change in many ways, but the CIO is not always in the driver's seat.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • BPO — Education
      • Quantum Computing
      • SIS International Data Interoperability Standards
      • Open-Source Higher Education SIS
      • E-Textbook
      • Cloud HPC/CaaS in Higher Education
      • Digital Preservation of Research Data
      • User-Centric Identity Frameworks
      • CobiT — Education
      • Social Learning Platform
      • Mobile-Learning Low-Range/Midrange Handsets
      • Mobile-Learning Smartphone
    • At the Peak
      • Open-Source Higher Education Financials
      • Lecture Capture and Retrieval Tools
      • Web-Based Office Productivity Suites
      • Virtual Environments/Virtual Worlds — Higher Education
      • Hosted Virtual Desktops
      • Unified Communications and Collaboration
      • Global Library Digitization Projects
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Mashups — Higher Education
      • ITIL — Education
      • E-Learning Repositories
      • Hosted PC Virtualization Software
      • 802.11n
      • Organization-Centric IAM — Education
      • Emergency Notification/Mass Notification Software
      • Open-Source Higher Education Portals
      • SaaS Administration Applications for Education
      • Cloud E-Mail for Higher Education
      • IT Infrastructure Utility
      • E-Portfolios
      • Podcasting Learning Content
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Social Networking in Education
      • Tablet PC
      • Digital Rights Management — Higher Education
      • Wikis
      • CRM for Enrollment Management
      • Federated Identity Management
      • Open-Source E-Learning Applications
      • Grid Computing — Higher Education
      • Web and Application Hosting
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Web Services for Administrative Applications
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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