Hype Cycle for the Programmable Economy, 2015

Archived Published: 23 July 2015 ID: G00278135

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The programmable economy, enabled by a combination of "smart" technologies and distributed computational resources evolving from the blockchain, represents a massive transformation of global economic systems. Business and IT leaders, as well as policymakers, must begin preparing now.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • DAO (Distributed Autonomous Organizations)
      • Quantum Money
      • The Programmable Economy
      • Smart Assets
      • Virtual Personal Assistants
      • Programmable Business Model
      • Smart Contracts
      • Metacoin Platforms
      • Digital Payment Advisor
      • Things as Customers
      • Sidechains
      • Digital Currency Regulation
      • Blockchain/Distributed Ledgers
      • Information Valuation and Infonomics
      • API-Enabled Ecosystems
      • Wearables
      • Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet
      • IoT Platform
      • Biochips
      • Wearable Banking Apps
    • At the Peak
      • IP Money
      • Quantified Self
      • Internet of Things
      • Cryptocurrencies
      • Altcoins
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Digital Commodity Exchanges
      • Collaborative Commerce
      • Apps
      • Digital Wallets
      • Bandwidth as Currency
      • Digital Currencies
      • Green Money
      • Behavioral Economics
      • Bitcoin
      • Crowdfunding
      • Cryptocurrency Exchange
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Gaming Tokens
      • Complementary Currency
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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