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Introducing Visual Strategic Planning Using Four Higher Education 'Business Model' Scenarios and Strategic Technology Maps

Published: 02 April 2014

ID: G00260393

Analyst(s): Jan-Martin Lowendahl


Using alternate future scenarios to visualize and concretize future options is a proven method for informing institutional strategy. Using the four business model scenarios, higher education CIOs can evaluate their implications for IT investment priorities through Strategic Technology Maps.

Table Of Contents


  • The Gartner Higher Education Business Model Scenarios
    • Scalability of the Educational Experience
    • Perceived Quality of the Educational Experience
  • Defining the Contestants
  • The Next Step: Visualizing Technologies Aligned to Each Scenario
  • Bottom Line

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