What will quantum computing mean for higher education?

What will quantum computing mean for higher education?

Reported by Inside Higher Ed, IBM has already created their commercial quantum computing prototype in the IBM Q System One, promising a future where big data calculations can be conducted thousands of times faster than today, among other technological innovations.

What does this mean in the short term for our computer science, business analytics, and engineering degree programs? Do we need to start considering a dedicated quantum computing program of its own?

The takeaway? How can we stay on top of this quickly evolving field so our institutions can be the first to capitalize on the market trends it helps create?

May you continue to fight the good enrollment growth fight at your institution today, and we’ll see you again tomorrow.

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Eric Olsen

Eric brings more than a decade of award-winning creative brand development, marketing analytics and higher education experience to Helix Education. Eric is a graduate of Bradley University and earned his MBA at Lewis University.