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Scaling Higher Education — The Journey to Digital Transformation Goes Through Enablement and Optimization

Published: 05 August 2019

ID: G00389437

Analyst(s): Jan-Martin Lowendahl


An increasing need for a highly educated workforce, fueled by population growth and new technologies, requires higher education to scale for growth. Higher education CIOs can enable scale by implementing a digital approach and process through optimization, enablement and transformation.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Make the Journey to Scale
    • From Buying LPs to Renting Streams
    • The Many Potential Digital Journeys in Education
    • Assessing After the Fact to Adaptive Formative Assessment
  • Plot a Path to Your Institution’s Digital Potential
    • From Paper to Approaching the Institution’s Digital Potential
    • Recommendations

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