Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Content Management, 2013

Published: 30 July 2013

ID: G00251417

Analyst(s): Hanns Koehler-Kruener , Gavin Tay


Content management reveals a dichotomy between hyped features and a need to consider legacy technology, while hyped technologies from other areas are being used. IT leaders should use this Hype Cycle to identify technologies with the greatest benefits and understand the risks.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off The Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • File Analysis
    • Automatic Content Recognition
    • Context-Enriched Content
    • Search-Based Data Discovery Tools
    • Social Media Records Management
  • At the Peak
    • Collaborative Authoring Tools
    • Information Capabilities Framework
    • Video Search
    • Natural-Language Question Answering
    • Online Channel Optimization
    • Enterprise Metadata Management
    • Enterprise Video Content Management
    • Case Management Frameworks
    • Social Content
    • Content Analytics
    • Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing (EFSS)
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Enterprise Taxonomy and Ontology Management
    • Cloud Office Systems
    • Social Analytics
    • HTML5
    • Text Analytics
    • Open-Source Content Management
    • Content Integration
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Content Migration
    • Process Style: Content Collaboration
    • Enterprise Information Archiving
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Federated Search
    • Records Management
    • Mobile Search
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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