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Predictions for the Higher Education 'Business Model' Landscape in 2025 and Beyond Will Help CIOs Plan Now

Published: 02 April 2014

ID: G00262153

Analyst(s): Jan-Martin Lowendahl


Using alternate future scenarios to visualize and concretize future options is a proven method for informing institutional strategy. Gartner has developed four business model scenarios, and predicts winning and losing higher education models through 2025 and beyond, compared with 2014.

Table Of Contents


  • 2014 Balance of Higher Education Institutions Is Heavily Weighted Toward Everybody's U
  • 2025 Balance of Higher Education Institutions Sees Rapid Growth in All About U
  • Balance of Higher Education Institutions Beyond 2025 Sees Dominance of All About U
  • Today's Higher Education CIOs Must Have the Long View for Future Success
    • Only Us U
    • Everybody's U
    • Me, Not U
    • All About U
  • The Bottom Line

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