Hype Cycle for Application Services, 2015

Archived Published: 16 July 2015 ID: G00272312


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This Hype Cycle focuses on a full array of application services (whether in-house or outsourced, or through cloud-sourced, crowdsourced or other hybrid models). Sourcing executives can proactively discern their options based on maturity level, risk and user advice on the timing of adoption.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Cognitive-Enabled Services (Smart-Machine-Enabled Services)
      • Information Valuation and Infonomics
      • Application Services Communities
      • Big Data and ERP
      • Intelligent-Process Autonomic Services (Smart-Machine-Enabled Services)
      • Crowdsourcing of Microwork
      • Unvetted Crowdsourced Community
      • Vetted Crowdsourced Community
    • At the Peak
      • Digital Business Consulting Services
      • Microservices
      • Outsourcers and SIs as CSBs
      • Prescriptive Analytics
      • Business Process as a Service (BPaaS)
      • Adaptable Automation (Smart-Machine-Enabled Services)
      • Crowdtesting
      • Enterprise-Class Agile Development
      • Agile Project Management
      • DevOps
      • Predictive Analytics
      • Machine Learning
      • Application Portfolio Management
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • IT/OT Convergence
      • Big Data
      • Application Testing Services
      • Business Analytics Services
      • Cloud Computing
      • Multisourcing Service Integrator
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Knowledge Services
      • Application Modernization Services
      • Marketing and Customer Management Consulting
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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