Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Multienterprise Solutions, 2013

Published: 28 August 2013

ID: G00251889

Analyst(s): Deborah Wilson , Andrew White , Benoit Lheureux


E-commerce and supply chain specialists, integration managers, application architects and other IT business leaders supporting multienterprise business process and connectivity can use this research to understand the multienterprise solutions market.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
    • Key Multienterprise Solution Attribute Profiles
    • Packaged, Process-Specific Solution Profiles
    • Popular Multienterprise Solution Configurations
    • Supplemental Multienterprise Technology Analyses
    • The Foundational Concept Profile
  • The Priority Matrix
  • On the Rise
    • Ubiquitous Independent Logistics Grid
    • All-in-One Supply Collaboration Platforms
    • Multienterprise MDM
    • API Marketplaces
    • CSB-Enabled Multienterprise Processes
    • Multienterprise Grid
    • Cloud Managed File Transfer Services
    • Integrated Business Planning/Stages 4 and 5 S&OP
  • At the Peak
    • Application Services Governance
    • Intelligent Business Process Management Suite
    • E-Invoicing
    • Multienterprise Business Process Platform
    • Application PaaS (aPaaS)
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Business Process Networks
    • Multiple-Workstream Solutions
    • Supplier Quality Management Applications
    • Supplier Information Management
    • Global Logistics Visibility
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Integration Brokerage
    • Supplier Portals
    • Product Cost and Life Cycle Management
    • Procurement Networks
    • Business Process Hubs
    • Services E-Procurement: Vendor Management Systems
    • Information Exchanges and Global Data Synchronization
  • Entering the Plateau
    • B2B Gateway Software
    • Single Workstream Solutions
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
    • Glossary

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