Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Higher Education, 2006

Published: 30 June 2006

ID: G00139174

Analyst(s): Michael Zastrocky, Jan-Martin Lowendahl , Marti Harris


The priority for many higher education institutions is to invest in technologies that will secure institutional data, manage access and preserve privacy. Institutions faced with setting priorities are cautiously investing in new and emerging technologies that provide competitive advantage.

Table Of Contents
  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • On the Rise
    • CobiT
    • Technology-Enabled Classrooms
    • Global Library Digitalization Projects
  • At the Peak
    • ITIL
    • Personally Owned Devices With Campus Network Access
    • Podcasting Learning Content
    • ID and Access Management
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • E-Learning Repositories
    • Peer-to-Peer Entertainment for Students
    • CRM for Enrollment Management
    • Learning Content Management
    • Open-Source E-Learning Applications
    • E-Portfolios
    • Web Services for Administrative Applications
    • RFID Library Materials Management
  • Climbing the Slope
    • IP Video for E-Learning
    • Next-Generation Library Management Systems
    • Internet2/Next Generation Internet
    • 802.11x on Campus
    • Higher Education Enterprise Portals
    • Course Management Systems
  • Appendices
    • Previous Iteration of the Hype Cycle
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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