Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Enterprise Architecture, 2014

Published: 22 July 2014

ID: G00261507

Analyst(s): Betsy Burton , Philip Allega


This year's EA Hype Cycle focuses on three views of the disruptive technologies and business models that EA practitioners should track, and the practices and tools that enable organizations to apply EA to lead response and deliver targeted business outcomes.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
    • With Greater EA Success Comes Greater Responsibility
    • Key Gartner Positions for 2014
  • The Hype Cycle
    • Highlights of the 2014 Hype Cycle
    • Disruptive Threats and Opportunities
    • EA Discipline Trends: The Evolution Continues
    • The Big Disconnect: EA Hype Is Behind Market Hype
  • The Priority Matrix
  • On the Rise
    • Virtual Personal Assistants
    • Big Change
    • Business Ecosystem Modeling
    • Gamification in IT Operations
    • Crowdfunding
    • Internet of Things Impact on EA
    • Software-Defined Anything
    • EA Consultancies
    • Retail 3D Printing
    • DevOps
    • Social Media Strategic Impact on EA
    • Digital Business
    • Mobile Impact on EA
  • At the Peak
    • Big Data Impact on EA
    • EA Governance
    • Mobile Customer Service Applications
    • Predictive Analytics
    • Risk Management and EA
    • EA Certification
    • EA Road Maps
    • IT/OT Impact on EA
    • Smart Advisors
    • Business Capability Modeling
    • iBeacons and Bluetooth Beacons
    • Enterprise Business Architecture
    • Enterprise Information Architecture
    • Internet of Things
    • Logical Data Warehouse
    • Social Network Analysis
    • Third-Party Risk Management
    • Cloud Computing Impact on EA
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Big Data
    • Hybrid Cloud Computing
    • Enterprise Solutions Architecture
    • Gamification
    • Social Analytics
    • EA Frameworks
    • Cloud Computing
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Enterprise 3D Printing
    • Enterprise Architecture Tools
    • Blended Enterprise Architecture Approach
    • Enterprise Architecture
    • EA Assurance
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Mobile Device Management
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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