Hype Cycle for Media Industry, 2006

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Summary

Although its full impact will play out over a decade, real-time digital distribution is already transforming the landscape for every sector of the media industry. The key to success is in knowing why, when and how to respond to changes in the market for digital media.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • 1.0 What You Need to Know
    • 2.0 The Hype Cycle
    • 3.0 The Priority Matrix
    • 4.0 On the Rise
      • 4.1 Digital Magazines
      • 4.2 Multiplatform Content Delivery
      • 4.3 Rich-Media Search Technologies
      • 4.4 Video Search Technologies
      • 4.5 Podcasting
      • 4.6 Social Communities for News
      • 4.7 Consumer-Generated Media
      • 4.8 Advertising Distribution and Management Software
      • 4.9 AM/FM/TV Datacasting
      • 4.10 HD Optical Disc Players
      • 4.11 TV Ad Targeting Technologies
      • 4.12 Blogging Platforms
      • 4.13 Multichannel Content Distribution Engine
      • 4.14 Digital Publication Software
    • 5.0 At the Peak
      • 5.1 Consumer Content Creation Tools
    • 6.0 Sliding Into the Trough
      • 6.1 Really Simple Syndication
      • 6.2 Broadband Video
      • 6.3 Metadata Standards
      • 6.4 Open IT Standards in the Back Office
      • 6.5 Blogs
      • 6.6 Consumer Digital Rights Management
      • 6.7 Interactive TV Advertising
      • 6.8 High-Definition TV
    • 7.0 Climbing the Slope
      • 7.1 Digital Asset Management
      • 7.2 Mobile Video on Demand
      • 7.3 Streaming Media
    • 8.0 Entering the Plateau
      • 8.1 Instant Messaging
    • 9.0 Appendices
      • 9.1 Previous Iteration of the Hype Cycle
      • 9.2 Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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