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Gartner Report: Scaling Higher Education and the Journey to Digital Transformation


Scaling Higher Education and the Journey to Digital Transformation
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Learn How to Digitally Scale to Meet the Demands of Students, Faculty, and Staff

Amid growing student populations, higher ed institutions face unprecedented pressure to not only scale IT operations, but also to satisfy the next generation of digital natives.

But with so many different stakeholders, competing priorities, and limited resources, how do IT leaders ensure growth and user expectations are simultaneously accommodated?

This new Gartner report offers a blueprint for success that includes: 

  • A breakdown of the types of digital journeys necessary to scale, among them textbooks, credentialing and assessment
  • A qualitative framework for scaling through both digital optimization and digital transformation 
  • A step-by-step approach to scaling digitally, from extending the reach of the institution through online programs to shifting from credit-hour-based education to competency
  • A plot to visualize an institution’s plausible path to the realization of its full digital potential