Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Digital Workplace, 2014

Published: 29 July 2014

ID: G00264007

Analyst(s): Matthew Cain , Tom Austin, Mike Gotta


This inaugural digital workplace Hype Cycle pulls together some 50 technologies and disciplines that will have a large impact on how employees get work done. It serves as a guide to the forces driving the transition to a more consumerized, mobile, social and engaged workplace.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • On the Rise
    • Context Brokers
    • Digital Workplace Graph
    • Virtual Personal Assistants
    • Cognitive Computing
    • Cognizant Computing
    • Smart Workspace
    • Bring Your Own Wellness
    • Business Productivity Teams
    • Quantified Self
    • Talent Science
    • Workplace Ethnography
    • Collaborative Decision Making
    • Affective Computing
    • Collaborative Work Management
    • Deep Learning
    • Natural-Language Processing (NLP)
    • Digital Business
    • Neurobusiness
    • Search-Based Data Discovery Tools
    • Unstructured Process
    • Bring Your Own App (BYOA)
    • Emotion Detection/Recognition
  • At the Peak
    • Behavioral or Gestural Analytics
    • Citizen Developers
    • Social Employee Recognition Systems
    • Smart Advisors
    • Intelligent Business Operations
    • Internet of Things
    • Video Search
    • UX Tools
    • Cloud Service Brokerage
    • Crowdsourcing
    • HCM and Social Software
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Content Analytics
    • Enterprise Feedback Management
    • Apps
    • Audio Mining/Speech Analytics
    • Behavioral Economics
    • Personal Cloud
    • Gamification
    • Innovation Management
    • Sentiment Analysis
    • Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing (EFSS)
    • Cloud Office Systems
    • Prediction Markets
    • BYOD
    • Enterprise Social Networking Applications
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Rich Presence
    • Social Profiles
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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