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Hype Cycle for Content Management, 2015

Published: 17 July 2015

ID: G00274692

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


This Hype Cycle reflects the content management market's pursuit of smarter content approaches, while still needing to meet demands for security, governance and systems of record. Smart machine technologies supplement mature capabilities and can potentially leapfrog current deployments.

Table Of Contents


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

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