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Based on interviews with around 7,000 senior IT executives, Ovum’s ICT Enterprise Insights program answers key questions concerning enterprises’ needs at a country and industry level. This brief focuses on the top findings for the higher education industry.


  • Ovum's 2016/17 ICT Enterprise Insights survey demonstrates how IT will become an enabler of innovation and differentiation in higher education.

Features and Benefits

  • Identifies the IT needs of the higher education industry globally.
  • Analyzes top findings from Ovum's ICT Enterprise Insights program for the higher education industry.

Key questions answered

  • What are the top priorities for IT decision-makers in higher education over the next 18 months?
  • What are the spending plans of higher education institutions?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages


  • Recommendations for institutions
  • Recommendations for vendors

IT will become an enabler of innovation and differentiation in higher education

  • Institutions will increase investments in solutions that fuel differentiation
  • Improving student outcomes starts with data analytics
  • Despite slow adoption, the benefits of cloud-based delivery are increasingly compelling

Ovum's ICT Enterprise Insights Program

  • IT and communications insight by line of business


  • Methodology
  • Author

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