Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Business Process Management, 2011

Published: 25 July 2011

ID: G00214214

Analyst(s): John Dixon, Teresa Jones


Our 2011 Hype Cycle shows that business process management is a core discipline for business success, continues to deliver significant tangible benefits and is here to stay. New technologies and disciplines continue to attract hype and demonstrate the health of BPM.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
    • BPM Hype and Reality
    • New Hype Cycle Entries Added for 2011
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Subject-Oriented BPM (S-BPM)
    • Enterprise-Class Agile Development
    • Cloud Business Rule Management (BRM) Services
    • Case Management
    • Process Registry and Repository
    • Social Network Analysis for BPM
    • Event-Driven BPM
    • Intelligent Business Operations
    • BPA for the Masses
    • Social BPM
    • BPM Certification
    • BPM Methodology Toolbox
    • Dynamic BPM
    • Business Service Repository
    • Multienterprise Business Process Platform
    • Optimization and Simulation
  • At the Peak
    • BPM Platform as a Service (bpmPaaS)
    • Cloud-Enabled BPM Platforms
    • Agile Development for BPM
    • Automated Business Process Discovery
    • Complex-Event Processing
    • Enterprisewide Metadata Repositories
    • Process Templates
    • Business Process Networks
    • BPMS-Enabled BPO
    • Business Process Management in C&SI
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Business Process Management Suites
    • Business Process Management as a Discipline
    • Business Rule Management Systems
    • Business Process Competency Center
    • BPM Standards
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Business Activity Monitoring
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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