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North Coast EduVisory Services LLC monitors technologies, trends and issues that affect higher education institutions and commercial learning organizations

We help you see how specific technologies and the practices they support can change how people complete a degree or certification, or learn to perform their jobs.  

North Coast can help you chart a course toward the digital transformation that matters to your stakeholders.

About North Coast

North Coast EduVisory was founded in 2019 as a “safe place” for senior-level higher educational colleagues to ask questions about emerging technologies and receive personalized reports.  They wanted advice and guidance for selecting the “right” innovation. They wanted to stay away from the hype and the “white noise” that often surrounds new innovations. We were able to help.

Today, North Coast is a research consultancy. We assist stakeholders as they evaluate emerging technologies to support education and training. We specifically monitor trends, issues and technologies that affect how education and training stakeholders engage with new media and technology for future learning and development endeavors.  

We help leaders identify priorities to select and develop programs that showcase innovations, building institutional capacity using innovations such as generative AI, augmented reality and blockchain to address specific opportunities for supporting student success.  

North Coast Offers

We capture market intelligence in a number of different digital publications.   

This brief weekly digest points to recent industry news on emerging tech, and highlights market research and scientific research of relevance. It is available for free.

New Learning Frontier highlights a range of current “emergent” learning technology issues, while providing information, perspectives and links for more detailed reading on selected topics of interest. This is the next generation of “eLearning Roadtrip” and it is available for free, click here.

These reports offering “deep dive” detailed descriptions of new practices emerging from technologies such as generative AI and augmented reality, that have been curated specifically for senior-level decision-makers responsible for “getting things done”. These reports are free, and are available by subscription.

In addition to these publications, North Coast also offers interactive web video conversations with educational decision-makers interested in “thinking differently” about the new world order unleashed by analytics, AI and new media. These conversations are “invitation-only” small group discussions with higher education decision-makers interested in learn more the value emergent advanced technology and techniques such as AI, XR, analytics, and blockchain. Please click here if you are interested in knowing more.


North Coast engagements address:

  • Customized Research Services
  • Executive Briefings
  • Seminars
  • Workshops and Short Courses 

These services help institutional leaders accelerate gaining knowledge and understanding of the possibilities that AI, analytics and new media offer to institutions. 

North Coast's Managing Director, Dr. Ellen Wagner, is available for public speaking and presentations

Please contact [email protected] for more information.

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