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Disruptive technologies are changing how the University of Minnesota views IT

Published: 24 January 2013

ID: G00249477

Analyst(s): Dave Aron , Mark McDonald


Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and e-learning are disruptive technologies bringing permanent change to the higher education landscape. The University of Minnesota’s decentralized IT organization is revamping its governance process to rapidly meet the challenge and keep the university competitive.

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Case study

  • E-learning changes the higher education business model
  • Using governance to prioritize IT’s mission and improve collaboration
  • Technology is changing the university

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