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The Gartner Higher Education Business Model Scenarios: Digitalization Drives Disruptive Innovation and Changes the Balance

Published: 27 March 2013

ID: G00247129

Analyst(s): Jan-Martin Lowendahl


This research explores the language of digitization versus digitalization and sustaining versus disruptive innovation and applies it to the Gartner higher education business model scenarios to give CIOs tools to improve their impact on their institution's strategy.

Table Of Contents


  • Are You an Analog Leader or a Digital Leader?
  • A Language for Understanding Change: Digitization Versus Digitalization
  • Language for Achieving Change: Sustaining Versus Disruptive Innovation
  • Recapitulating the Gartner Higher Education Business Model Framework
  • Applying Disruptive Innovation Language on the Gartner Higher Education Business Model Framework
  • Sustaining Innovation: From Everybody's U to Only Us U
  • Disruptive Innovation: From Everybody's U to All About U
  • Best of Both: From Everybody's U to Me Not U
  • Staying Put: From Everybody's U to Everybody's U

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