Understanding Gartner's Hype Cycles, 2012

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Summary

Hype Cycles and Priority Matrices offer a snapshot of the relative maturity of technologies, IT methodologies and management disciplines. They highlight overhyped areas, estimate how long technologies and trends will take to reach maturity, and help organizations decide when to adopt.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What Is the Hype Cycle?
    • Positioning a Technology on the Hype Cycle
      • On the Rise
      • At the Peak
      • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Climbing the Slope
      • Entering the Plateau
    • Why the Hype Cycle Matters: Traps and Opportunities
    • How to Use the Hype Cycle: Adoption Strategies
    • My Hype Cycle Toolkit
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Other Hype Cycle Fields
      • Maturity Rating
      • Market Penetration
      • Correspondence Between Hype Cycle Fields
    • Hype Cycle Q&A
    • Advanced Hype Cycle Topics
      • Hype Cycle Speed
      • Industry Variations
      • "Double Peak" Hype Cycles
      • Special Hype Cycle Circumstances
  • Recommended Reading
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