Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for the Future of Money, 2014

Published: 06 August 2014

ID: G00263518

Analyst(s): David Furlonger

Summary

The focus of this Hype Cycle is the evolution of currencies, associated payment mechanisms, business models and enabling technologies to create new commercial ecosystems.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
    • The Main Considerations of the Future of Money
    • New on the Hype Cycle
    • Major Changes
    • Name Changes
    • Who Can Benefit From This Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Quantum Money
    • MintChip
    • Money and Payment Clouds
    • PIVAS — Tracking and Negotiation
    • IP Money
    • Customer Co-development Products and Services Banking
    • Infonomics
    • Member Incentives for Wellness for U.S. Healthcare Payers
    • Mobile Digital Payment Advisor
  • At the Peak
    • Social Capital
    • Gift Economies
    • Green Money
    • Peer-to-Peer Foreign Exchange Marketplace
    • Cryptocurrencies
    • Gaming Tokens as Money
    • Gamification in Banking
    • Mobile Lending
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Collaborative Commerce
    • Digital Currencies
    • Retail Digital Coupons
    • Bandwidth as Currency
    • Behavioral Economics
    • Loyalty Point Marketplaces
    • Digital Wallet Solutions
    • Alternative Card Networks
    • Carbon Credits
    • Social Network Payment System
    • Micropatronage and Crowdfunding
    • Bank Digital Safety Deposit Boxes
    • Time Banks
    • Virtual Worlds
    • Digital Barter Exchanges
  • Climbing the Slope
    • PIVAS — Reward and Loyalty
    • Biometric Payment Systems
    • Physical Complementary Currencies
    • Tokenization
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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