Gartner Research

Top 10 Strategic Technologies Impacting Higher Education in 2018

Published: 11 January 2018

ID: G00343299

Analyst(s): Magnus Revang , Terri-Lynn Thayer , Robert Yanckello , Jan-Martin Lowendahl , Marty Resnick , Glenda Morgan


Gartner identifies the top 10 strategic technologies relevant to the higher education industry in 2018. This research also highlights the impact on IT organizations, and provides recommendations to higher education CIOs.

Table Of Contents


  • Build a Customized List of Top 10 Technologies for Your Context
  • Assess the Top 10 Strategic Technologies in Education
    • 1. Digital Credentials
    • 2. Predictive Analytics
    • 3. Nudge Tech
    • 4. Next-Generation Security
    • 5. Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Comeback
    • 6. Hybrid Integration Platforms
    • 7. Digital Assessment
    • 8. Blockchain
    • 9. Next-Generation Student Information System
    • 10. Artificial Intelligence Conversational Interface
  • Consider Changes in the Top 10 Strategic Technologies in Higher Education
  • Visualize the Top 10 Strategic Technologies

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