As technology evolves, so, too, does its ability to transform higher education--here are a few trends to look for in 2020, like this futuristic city landscape.

4 changes on the horizon for higher education technology


As technology evolves, so, too, does its ability to transform higher education--here are a few trends to look for in 2020

Higher education is in the political spotlight as elections loom. With a declining position of public support, institutions need to be smarter, more agile, and more effective in order to survive – let alone thrive – in this new decade.

Technology is a critical component to helping these institutions provide more effective services that deliver improved outcomes at a lower cost, but decision makers are becoming more discerning when it comes to choosing solutions. This will lead to some interesting changes in 2020 and beyond.

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