Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Web Computing, 2013

Published: 31 July 2013

ID: G00249148

Analyst(s): Gene Phifer


Modern Web techniques, tools and technologies are critical success factors for delivering compelling user experience via websites, portal sites and mobile apps. Staying abreast of innovations in the Web is vital.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Web Components
    • HTTP 2.0
    • Client-Side MVC
    • Cloud UXP Services
    • Server-Side JavaScript
    • Web Real-Time Communications
    • Customer-Centric Web Strategies
    • Event-Driven Web
    • UXPs
    • Mobile Containers
    • Multivariate A/B Testing
    • Portal PaaS
  • At the Peak
    • Lean Portals
    • Public Web APIs
    • Responsive Design
    • Tag Management
    • Context Delivery Architecture
    • Portal Fabric
    • Hybrid Mobile Development
    • Online Channel Optimization
    • Big Data
    • Social Media Metrics
    • Gamification
    • Context-Enriched Services
    • UX Tools
    • Semantic Web
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Portal-less Portals
    • Cloud Office Systems
    • Online Product Recommendation Engine
    • Social Analytics
    • Augmented Reality
    • HTML5
    • Web-Based Office Productivity Suites
    • Cloud Computing
    • Mobile Web Applications
    • Web 3.0
    • Cloud/Web Platforms
    • Content Integration
    • Social Software Suites
    • Web Experience Analytics
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Content Migration
    • Web-Oriented Architecture
    • Web Customer Service Suites
    • Composite Applications
    • Native Mobile Development
    • Web Widgets
    • Consumer Web Mashup Tools
    • Federated Portals Across Vendor Families
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Web Analytics
  • Appendixes
  • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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