Eduventures Releases Report on the Technology Landscape for Higher Education

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Leading research and advisory firm helps leaders navigate and understand the implications of the new technology landscape and its impact on the future of higher education

Analyzing the Transformation of Higher Education

This report provides a foundation for our commitment to provide comprehensive coverage of the higher ed technology market

Eduventures, Inc., the leading research and advisory firm that is focused exclusively on analyzing the forces that are transforming higher education, today announced the release of new research, The Next-Generation Higher Education Technology Landscape. Available today, this report is the first of an ongoing body of research that can help institutions in the selection and adoption of technology as a strategic enabler.

Technology is changing the way higher education operates at every level. Institutions have to adapt to evolving expectations around engagement, delivery, and learning outcomes. To thrive amid this transformation, colleges and universities will leverage technology to change the way education is delivered. In this report, Eduventures provides a baseline assessment of the current technology landscape and outlines the forces that will impact technology decisions in the future.

According to Tony Friscia, president and CEO of Eduventures, “Technology considerations in higher ed continue to increase in complexity. Given current and future requirements, sophisticated tools like online platforms, next generation learning management systems, CRM, Big Data, and digitally mediated instruction are no longer just nice-to-haves. Even schools with limited resources have to invest in and manage new technology initiatives in order to remain competitive. Going forward, the use of technology will affect every facet of operations including recruiting and student retention, learning (traditional and online), alumni relations and fundraising. This report provides a foundation for our commitment to provide comprehensive coverage of the higher ed technology market. ”

For higher education institutions:
Eduventures has been serving the higher education market for 20 years and witnessed a seismic shift that has academic leaders and policymakers re-evaluating traditional business models. Higher education institutions are becoming more judicious and strategic about purchasing technology that can deliver a differentiated experience to students and faculty. Our coverage of higher education technology will provide a roadmap and set of best practices to help them strategically leverage technology for every aspect of their business and will become an essential part of a technology playbook. Research topics include:

  • The new higher education technology landscape
  • Factors impacting the adoption of education technology
  • Vendor ratings, best practices and ROI studies
  • Advice to help institutions manage the disruption of emerging trends

For the technology vendor community:
Our higher education technology research helps vendors understand buying behavior while identifying how and where technology offerings fit into this rapidly growing market segment. Our research will provide a deep understanding of the higher education landscape and our skilled analyst team will work closely with your product and marketing teams to maximize your efforts. Deliverables include:

  • Segmented buyer needs and behaviors
  • Competitive landscape by segment
  • Feedback on product strategies
  • Messaging strategy and execution

About Eduventures
Eduventures is the leading research and advisory firm that is focused exclusively on analyzing the forces that are transforming higher education. Building on twenty years of success in working with education leaders, Eduventures provides forward-looking and actionable research based on proprietary market data, and advisory services that support both strategic and operational decision-making. Our recommendations and personalized support enable clients to understand the top traits of leaders in critical disciplines and to evaluate the opportunities presented by new technologies. For more information about Eduventure’s research, practice areas and team, visit us at http://www.eduventures.com.

Members of press who would like to receive a copy of the Eduventures Deep Dive report, Next Generation Higher Education Technology Landscape Report, can contact Ellen Slaby at eslaby(at)eduventures(dot)com.

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