Hype Cycle for E-Commerce, 2012

Archived Published: 26 July 2012 ID: G00227312


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Enterprises depend on e-commerce to drive revenue growth, and are investing prudently to meet this objective. This Hype Cycle helps enterprises evaluate the suitability of various e-commerce technology capabilities hyped in the market and understand their business value.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
      • About the Hype Cycle
      • Using the Hype Cycle
      • E-Commerce Foundational Components
      • Web Customer Experience
      • Marketing
      • Sales
      • Service
      • Mobile
      • Social CRM
      • New to the Hype Cycle
      • Name Changes on the Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
      • General Observations on the Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Mobile Fraud Detection
      • Web Real-Time Communications
      • Persona Management
      • Social Co-browsing
      • Augmented Reality Applications
      • Customer-Centric Web Strategies
      • Cross-Channel Analytics
      • MDM and Social Data
      • Context-Enriched Content
      • User Experience Platforms
      • Social CRM: Social Feedback Management
      • Transactional Ad Units
      • E-Services
      • Context Delivery Architecture
      • Customer Experience Management
    • At the Peak
      • Campaign Management SaaS
      • Customer Interaction Hub
      • E-Commerce in India
      • Social Coupons
      • Content Analytics
      • Context-Enriched Services
      • Mobile Web Applications
      • Social CRM: Social Marketing
      • E-Invoicing
      • Mobile Coupons
      • Price Optimization
      • Social Analytics
      • Social Commerce
      • E-Commerce in China
      • Online Advertising Data Exchanges
      • Predictive Campaign Analytics
      • Social CRM: Community Peer-to-Peer Support
      • Virtual Assistants
      • Loyalty Marketing
      • Multichannel Campaign Management
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Enterprise Feedback Management
      • Group Buying
      • Social Shopping Sites
      • MDM for Multichannel Commerce
      • Application Performance Monitoring
      • Open-Source E-Commerce Software
      • Event-Triggered Marketing
      • Fraud Detection
      • Configure, Price, Quote Application Suites
      • Knowledge Management for Customer Self-Service
      • Integration Brokerage
      • Cloud/Web Platforms
      • Personal Subscriptions
      • Customer-Centric Merchandising
      • Customer Profitability Management
      • MDM of Product Data Solutions
      • Online Product Recommendation Engines
      • MDM of Customer Data Solutions
      • Distributed Order Management
      • E-Commerce SaaS
      • Email Marketing
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Campaign Segmentation
      • Consumer Web Mashups
      • E-Coupons
      • Mobile Advertising
      • Consumer-Generated Media
      • QR/Color Code
      • Mobile Social Networks
      • Consumer Digital Rights Management
      • Virtual Environments for Consumer Sales
      • Web and Application Hosting
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Web Analytics
      • Mobile Search
      • Campaign Tracking and Measurement
      • Community Reviews
      • Mobile Application Development Platforms
      • Podcasting
      • Sales Order Management
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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