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JISC CETIS Informal Horizon Scan 2011

The 2011 edition of the JISC CETIS Informal Horizon Scan is available for download. This is the third time JISC CETIS has produced such a document, which is essentially a write-up of thoughts and discussion-points from members of CETIS rather … Continue reading

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Technology Forecasting Literature Review

The JISC Observatory Literature Scan is now available for download. This report is a summary of technology themes extracted from the major technology forecasting publications from business and other sectors that could conceivably be relevant to the UK higher education … Continue reading

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Which ICT-based innovations are potentially disruptive to current models of higher education?

What is Disruptive Innovation? A disruptive innovation is an innovation that disrupts an existing market. The term was coined by Clayton Christensen as “disruptive technology” in 1995. Christensen claimed that: generally, disruptive innovations were technologically straightforward, consisting of off-the-shelf components … Continue reading

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