Gartner's Hype Cycle Special Report for 2011



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The 2011 Gartner Hype Cycle Special Report evaluates the maturity of more than 1,900 technologies and trends in 89 areas. New this year are application services and outsourcing, cloud application infrastructure services, cloud security, privacy and smart cities.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • The Hype Cycle Graphic
    • The Priority Matrix Graphic
    • Using Hype Cycles in Strategic Planning
    • 2011 Technology and Application Hype Cycles
    • 2011 Information and IT Services Hype Cycles
    • 2011 Industry Hype Cycles
  • Recommended Reading
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