Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Content Management, 2014

Published: 24 July 2014

ID: G00260444

Analyst(s): Hanns Koehler-Kruener , Gavin Tay


This Hype Cycle reflects the content management market's emphasis on pursuing innovation and flexibility, while continuing to meet demand for governance of systems of record. New technologies, and new uses for old ones, are combining to advance, or even leapfrog, organizations' current tools.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • File Analysis
    • Proactive Search
    • Enterprise Social Graph
    • Search-Based Data Discovery Tools
    • Easy Content Management
  • At the Peak
    • Automatic Content Recognition
    • Context-Enriched Content
    • Process Style: Adaptive Case Management
    • Social Media Records Management
    • Collaborative Authoring Tools
    • Information Capabilities Framework
    • Natural-Language Question Answering
    • Video Search
    • Case Management Frameworks
    • Social Content
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Content Analytics
    • Enterprise Taxonomy and Ontology Management
    • Enterprise Video Content Management
    • Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing (EFSS)
    • Social Analytics
    • Cloud Office Systems
    • Text Analytics
    • Open-Source Content Management
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Content Integration
    • Content Migration
    • Enterprise Information Archiving
    • Process Style: Content Collaboration
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Federated Search
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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