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Gartner: 4 Disruptive Trends Changing the Future of IT

Campus Technology By Dian Schaffhauser

Like volcanic activity creating new islands in the Pacific, the education sector is continually rebuilding itself through the latest disruptions in learning, instructional practices and business models. The same is happening within the IT department, as users — faculty, staff and students — bring new technologies into play.

Recently, IT research firm Gartner held an online talk to share its predictions for disruptive trends that are worth taking into account as IT leaders plan for the future. As Managing VP and Gartner Fellow Daryl Plummer explained, “These trends are going to change the way you think about a lot of things and do a lot of things.” However, the changes will also encompass constructive possibilities, which could turn into new opportunities for savvy CIOs. READ MORE

 

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