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The Second Year of ChatGPT: Two Things to Watch 

Just over one year ago, OpenAI introduced ChatGPT, a tool that harnesses artificial intelligence (AI) to engage in human-like conversations—answering questions, composing emails, and coding. Since its introduction, this tool has generated considerable attention for its impressive achievements, including passing law, business, and medical school exams, and tackling complex programming queries. Likewise, ChatGPT has also ... The Second Year of ChatGPT: Two Things to Watch   Read More
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How Artificial Intelligence Might Accelerate the Convergence of Edtech Systems

The potential transformation of education through technology is a recurring topic among scholars, university staff, and companies. Many predicted that technologies such as learning management systems, massive open online courses (MOOCs), and open educational resources (OER) would significantly impact how institutions delivered student education. Similarly, many commentators have speculated on how artificial intelligence might impact education. ... How Artificial Intelligence Might Accelerate the Convergence of Edtech Systems  Read More

Generative AI – Towards Operational Efficiency in Non-Student Facing Functions

Overheard recently at an edtech conference, “The most positive thing to come out of the advancements in generative AI in higher ed is that we don’t have to hear about the great potential for blockchain as much.” Certainly, generative AI has already made positive contributions to higher ed, but the point is that talk is ... Generative AI – Towards Operational Efficiency in Non-Student Facing Functions  Read More

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Breaking the Mold: A Fresh Perspective on Forecasting Technology Implementation Trends

We all love making predictions. They help us deal with uncertainty, which has undoubtedly come into sharp focus over the past year. The issue with forecasting, however, is that they are often wrong—some spectacularly so. And those involving higher education technology are no exception: just remember those projections about the supposed disruptive power of massive ... Breaking the Mold: A Fresh Perspective on Forecasting Technology Implementation Trends  Read More

Top IT Projects Shaping HigherEd in 2024

Since the publication of this post, we have received questions about how we conducted our research. To create our Top 10, we scanned the content of 81 IT Project websites from North America and Europe. We did not look at institution websites for separate projects like:  We only looked at current projects listed in the ... Top IT Projects Shaping HigherEd in 2024  Read More

Uncovering the Key Patterns in Technology Adoption in Two-Year Colleges 

A recent article in Inside Higher Ed shed light on the challenges institutional leaders at two-year institutions face in adopting technology, specifically technology that supports online learning. The authors discuss how these leaders try to overcome financial constraints, staffing issues, and procurement issues to meet the increased demand for quality online learning at their institutions.   ... Uncovering the Key Patterns in Technology Adoption in Two-Year Colleges   Read More