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Hype Cycle for Enterprise Information Management, 2013

Published: 09 August 2013

ID: G00252712

Analyst(s): Debra Logan, Andrew White


To drive business value from an enterprise information management initiative, organizations must emphasize vision, key roles, metrics and governance. Because technology issues are secondary, this year's Hype Cycle for EIM focuses primarily on the most critical elements of the discipline.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off The Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Information Valuation and Infonomics
    • Chief Data Officer
    • Quantified Self
    • Reference Data Management
    • Data Science
    • Information Governance Organizational Structures
    • Information Impact on EA
    • MDM and Social Data
    • MDM Professional Services
    • Multivector MDM Solutions
    • Enterprise Information Management Programs
  • At the Peak
    • Information Capabilities Framework
    • Information Semantic Services
    • Logical Data Warehouse
    • Big Data
    • Enterprise Metadata Management
    • Information Governance
    • Enterprise Information Architecture
    • Multidomain MDM Solutions
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Enterprise Taxonomy and Ontology Management
    • Entity Resolution and Analysis
    • Master Data Management
    • Information Stewardship
    • MDM of Product Data
    • MDM of Customer Data
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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