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Hype Cycle for Education, 2014

Published: 23 July 2014

ID: G00263196

Analyst(s): Jan-Martin Lowendahl


The digitalization of education is gaining momentum. An increasing number of choices face the CIO, and the "Hype Cycle for Education, 2014" offers a concrete example of a "CIO toolbox" of crucial tools for the next five years and beyond.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off The Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Exostructure Strategy
    • Mashware
    • Quantum Computing
    • SaaS SIS
    • Alumni CRM
    • Education Tablet
    • Affective Computing
    • SIS International Data Interoperability Standards
    • BPO
  • At the Peak
    • Citizen Developers
    • Open Microcredentials
    • Open-Source SIS
    • Student Retention CRM
    • Adaptive E-Textbooks
    • Big Data
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • COBIT
    • Enterprise Mobile App Stores
    • Learning Stack
    • Wireless as a Service
    • 802.11ac Wave 1
    • Adaptive Learning
    • MOOC
    • Gamification
    • Digital Preservation of Research Data
    • EA Frameworks
    • Cloud Office Systems
    • ITIL
    • BYOD Strategy
    • Open-Source Middleware Suites
    • Cloud HPC/CaaS
    • Open-Source Financials
    • Mobile Learning Smartphones
    • Social Learning Platform for Education
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Emergency/Mass Notification Services
    • Hosted Virtual Desktops
    • Virtual Environments/Virtual Worlds
    • E-Textbook
    • Mobile-Learning Low-Range/Midrange Handsets
    • SaaS Administration Applications
    • Enterprise Architecture
    • IT Infrastructure Utility
    • Intellectual Property Rights and Royalties Management Software
    • Cloud Email for Staff and Faculty
    • Open-Source Learning Repositories
    • Unified Communications and Collaboration
    • Lecture Capture and Retrieval Tools
  • Entering the Plateau
    • 802.11n
    • Game Consoles as Media Hubs
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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