Hype Cycle for Education, 2016

Archived Published: 01 July 2016 ID: G00289614


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The digitalization of education is gaining momentum and moving into execution mode. The CIO faces an increasing number of choices, and this Hype Cycle offers a "CIO toolbox" 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
      • Blockchain in Education
      • Tin Can API
      • Li-Fi
      • Smart Machine Education Applications
      • Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Applications in Education
      • Bluetooth Beacons
      • Robotic Telepresence
      • Exostructure Strategy
      • MOOC Platforms
      • Classroom 3D Printing
      • Affective Computing
    • At the Peak
      • Digital Assessment
      • SaaS SIS
      • Competency-Based Education Platforms
      • Learning Analytics
      • SIS International Data Interoperability Standards
      • Institutional Analytics
      • DevOps
      • Hosted Virtual Desktop Services
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Open Microcredentials
      • Citizen Developers
      • Alumni CRM
      • Adaptive E-Textbooks
      • Big Data in Education
      • Student Retention CRM
      • IDaaS
      • Master Data Management
      • Open-Source SIS
      • Adaptive Learning Platforms
      • Gamification
      • Learning Stack
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Digital Preservation of Research Data
      • Wireless as a Service
      • Integration Brokerage
      • Mobile Learning Smartphones
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Virtual Worlds
      • SaaS Administration Applications
      • Cloud HPC/CaaS
      • E-Textbook
      • BYOD Strategy
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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