Hype Cycle for Software as a Service, 2014

Archived Published: 29 July 2014 ID: G00263837


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This Hype Cycle represents an aggregate of different software service markets and will help organizations discern the relative maturity and progression of various software-as-a-service applications, with implications for business model architecture and buying dynamics.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
      • Definition of SaaS
    • The Priority Matrix
    • On the Rise
      • SaaS Platform Security Management
      • Cloud Application Discovery
      • Cloud MDM Hub Services
      • Specialist Cloud Service Brokerages
      • Customization Brokerage
      • Cloud ERP for the Public Sector
    • At the Peak
      • Business Analytics PaaS (baPaaS)
      • Cloud Security Standards
      • Sales Performance Management SaaS
      • Disaster Recovery Service-Level Management
      • Cloud ERP for Large Enterprises
      • Cloud-Based PLM Applications
      • Cloud Service Brokerage
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • bpmPaaS
      • Data Quality Software as a Service
      • SaaS Supply Chain Planning
      • Cloud-Based CEC
      • Cloud Office Systems
      • Configure, Price, Quote Application Suites
      • MRM SaaS
      • SaaS Archiving of Messaging Data
      • Public Cloud ERP for Small or Midsize Businesses
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Enterprise Cloud Email
      • HRMS via SaaS
      • E-Commerce SaaS
      • Financial Management Applications SaaS
      • SaaS Administration Applications
      • Software-as-a-Service Supply Chain Execution
      • Sales Force Automation SaaS
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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