2018 Hype Cycles: Riding the Innovation Wave, A Gartner Trend Insight Report

Published: 13 August 2018 ID: G00363408


New to Gartner?

Register with us for FREE access to this research document.



Taking advantage of innovations in digital technologies to create new business models, services and experiences remains a priority for many organizations. New waves of innovation build on what has gone before to create new opportunities.

Table of Contents

  • Insight From the Analyst
    • Use Gartner’s Hype Cycles to Drive Your Digital Innovation Initiatives
  • Executive Overview
    • Definition
  • Research Highlights
    • 1 — The Shift From Platforms to Business Ecosystems
      • Related Hype Cycles:
    • 2 — The Increasing Importance of Intelligence
      • Related Hype Cycles:
    • 3 — Digital Security Comes to the Fore
      • Related Hype Cycles:
    • 4 — Creating New Customer Experiences
      • Related Hype Cycles:
    • 5 — Increasing Employee Engagement
      • Related Hype Cycles:
  • Related Priorities
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
© 2018 Gartner, Inc. and/or its Affiliates. All Rights Reserved. Reproduction and distribution of this publication in any form without prior written permission is forbidden. The information contained herein has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable. Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartners research may discuss legal issues related to the information technology business, Gartner does not provide legal advice or services and its research should not be construed or used as such. Gartner shall have no liability for errors, omissions or inadequacies in the information contained herein or for interpretations thereof. The opinions expressed herein are subject to change without notice.

Why Gartner

Gartner delivers the technology-related insight you need to make the right decisions, every day.

Find out more

Call +1 855-515-4486 or contact us

to become a Gartner client.