Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Web Computing, 2014

Published: 23 July 2014

ID: G00263878

Analyst(s): Gene Phifer


Web technology is critical to digital business. Understanding this evolution, and when technologies are ready for adoption by your enterprise, will help you lead your organization to unprecedented success.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Context Brokers
    • Web Components
    • Web-Scale Architecture
    • Semantic Annotators
    • HTTP 2.0
    • JavaScript Everywhere
    • Cloud UXP Services
    • Cloud Citizen Integrator Services
    • Event-Driven Web
    • Ensemble Interactions
    • Mobile Containers
    • Server-Side JavaScript
  • At the Peak
    • Client-Side MVC
    • Customer-Centric Web Technologies
    • UXPs
    • Web Real-Time Communications
    • Multivariate and A/B Testing
    • Portal PaaS
    • Portal Fabric
    • Tag Management
    • Context Delivery Architecture
    • Hybrid Mobile Development
    • Lean Portals
    • Public Web APIs
    • Social Media Analytics
    • Responsive Design
    • Context-Enriched Services
    • Multichannel Customer Analytics
    • UX Tools
    • Methodological UX Design
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Big Data
    • Gamification
    • Augmented Reality
    • Semantic Web
    • Social Analytics
    • Cloud Office Systems
    • Cloud Computing
    • HTML5
    • Mobile Web Apps
    • Website Experience Analytics
    • Cloud/Web Platforms
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Content Integration
    • CSS Suites
    • Portal-Less Portals
    • Content Migration
    • Web-Oriented Architecture
    • Native Mobile Development
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Web Widgets
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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