Gartner Research

IT Market Clock for Programming Languages, 2014

Published: 01 October 2014

ID: G00267262

Analyst(s): Magnus Revang , Jim Duggan , Maritess Sobejana , Mark Driver

Summary

As programming language technologies move through their market life cycles, commoditization increases and deployment priorities change. IT leaders must assess the maturity and industry support of languages to build deployment road maps, manage skills, plan divestments and manage portfolios.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • What You Need to Know
  • The IT Market Clock
    • Useful Market Life
    • Commoditization
    • Market Life and Commoditization Measures
  • IT Market Clock Recommendation Summary
  • Market Background
    • Changes Since 2013
    • 2014 Selection Process
  • Supplier Landscape
    • Watched but Not Covered in This Market Clock
    • The Long Life of Language Life Cycles
  • Asset Class Profiles: Programming Languages
    • Advantage
    • Choice
    • Cost
    • Replacement
  • Data Sources
    • Gartner Client Inquiry Trends and Vendor Briefings
    • External Data Sources

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