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Hype Cycles 2014

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The 2014 Gartner Hype Cycle Special Report evaluates the market promotion and perception of value for over 2,000 technologies, services and trends in over 119 areas. This year, we're also exploring the impact of the megatrends affecting the Hype Cycles and profiles across all research areas. This report tells a story of how technologies, services and strategies evolve from market hype and excitement of value to becoming a mainstream part of business and IT.

VP Distinguished Analyst Betsy Burton discusses the themes and trends which emerged in this year's Hype Cycles.

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Toolkit: My Hype Cycle, 2014

26 September 2014

This Toolkit enables you to access and download more than 2,000 entries from Gartner Hype Cycles published through 23 August 2014. You can search, filter and prioritize based on the detailed information for each entry, as well as automatically generate your own custom Hype Cycle.

Applying Lessons From 20 Years of Hype Cycles to Your Own Innovation and Forecasting Strategies

16 September 2014

With a new wave of technology advancement driving digital business transformation, IT leaders must design their organization's technology tracking and adoption activities to account for four timeless principles of technology progress.

Hype Cycle for Human-Computer Interaction, 2014

13 August 2014

New concepts and systems are being developed to support the notion that machines could be intuitive enough to process user intent rather than just instruction. However, progress in interface technologies does not seem to be enabling those notions, so more innovation is needed to see them through.

Hype Cycle for 3D Printing, 2014

21 July 2014

The market for enterprise and consumer 3D printers and 3D printing is rapidly expanding. Gartner's first Hype Cycle for 3D Printing illuminates the landscape with its opportunities and potential pitfalls.

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