Hype Cycle for Education, 2014

Archived Published: 23 July 2014 ID: G00263196


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The digitalization of education is gaining momentum. An increasing number of choices face the CIO, and the "Hype Cycle for Education, 2014" offers a concrete example of a "CIO toolbox" of crucial tools for the next five years and beyond.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off The Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Exostructure Strategy
      • Mashware
      • Quantum Computing
      • SaaS SIS
      • Alumni CRM
      • Education Tablet
      • Affective Computing
      • SIS International Data Interoperability Standards
      • BPO
    • At the Peak
      • Citizen Developers
      • Open Microcredentials
      • Open-Source SIS
      • Student Retention CRM
      • Adaptive E-Textbooks
      • Big Data
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • COBIT
      • Enterprise Mobile App Stores
      • Learning Stack
      • Wireless as a Service
      • 802.11ac Wave 1
      • Adaptive Learning
      • MOOC
      • Gamification
      • Digital Preservation of Research Data
      • EA Frameworks
      • Cloud Office Systems
      • ITIL
      • BYOD Strategy
      • Open-Source Middleware Suites
      • Cloud HPC/CaaS
      • Open-Source Financials
      • Mobile Learning Smartphones
      • Social Learning Platform for Education
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Emergency/Mass Notification Services
      • Hosted Virtual Desktops
      • Virtual Environments/Virtual Worlds
      • E-Textbook
      • Mobile-Learning Low-Range/Midrange Handsets
      • SaaS Administration Applications
      • Enterprise Architecture
      • IT Infrastructure Utility
      • Intellectual Property Rights and Royalties Management Software
      • Cloud Email for Staff and Faculty
      • Open-Source Learning Repositories
      • Unified Communications and Collaboration
      • Lecture Capture and Retrieval Tools
    • Entering the Plateau
      • 802.11n
      • Game Consoles as Media Hubs
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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