Future of the OPM. Four Scenarios Later.

Hundreds of industry experts assessed the likelihood and expressed their preferences about the future of the OPM model.

Advanced Technology – February 2019

VR adoption gathering momentum in defence training. U.S. government drafts national AI strategy to catch up with China and others. 11 new universities join university blockchain initiative.

Global Giants – February 2019

Amazon is set to train students across 1000 U.S. high schools in computer science education. Tencent continues its push into online education. Google invests $1 million in online tutoring startup.

Content and Publishing Giants – 2019 Outlook

Pearson partners with Microsoft and IBM Watson for AI capabilities. Wiley Education Services acquires OPM provider, The Learning House, for $200 Million.

Technology Giants – 2019 Outlook

Facebook launches its education site. Tencent invests $300m into Yuanfudau. Apple continues hardware push for education.

Advanced Technology – November 2019

AI, VR/AR technologies find increasing traction in defence sector. Institute of Ethical Artificial Intelligence in Education (IEAIED) in the UK is set to examine and address data privacy concerns for AI in education.

Global Giants – November 2019

Tech giants move further into education delivery with free courses. Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) aims to become a mega-university. Udacity hunts for a sustainable business model.

Advanced Technology – October 2019

AI adoption to flourish in China’s afterschool market. Massachusetts Institute of Technology makes $1 billion investment to setup new AI college.

Global Giants – October 2019

Three of the top universities impress in endowment returns. LinkedIn marches ahead for global talent platform dominance. Apple integrates university student ID cards into Wallet.

Advanced Technology – September 2019

Growing number of cyberattacks on EdTech companies and institutions. Kidsense launches automatic speech recognition technology targeted for the benefit of children. VR acceptance on the rise.

Global Giants – September 2019

Giant universities in U.S. to close mega donor campaigns. Regular universities struggle financially. Facebook launches more education initiatives in coding, robotics and VR.