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Higher Education Ecosystem 2030: Classic U

Published: 22 November 2019

ID: G00407429

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


Higher education CIOs should use scenario planning when executing their digital strategies. In this scenario, AI impacts work in a sustaining, rather than a disruptive way, and formal credentials remain the prime education currency. CIOs thrive by enabling a platform-driven approach.

Table Of Contents


  • Here Is How Classic U Will Take Shape
  • Students
  • Value Proposition
  • Funding
  • Capabilities
  • Critical Success Factors
    • Action Plan for CIOs

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