Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Web Computing, 2015

Published: 27 July 2015

ID: G00277686

Analyst(s): Gene Phifer


Web technology is key for the flip to digital business that most enterprises have yet to tackle. Employing the right Web technology at the right time is critical not only within IT solutions, but also in the new product and service strategies of future digital businesses.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Web Notifications
    • Ambient Experiences
    • Continuous Experience
    • Web Components
    • JavaScript Everywhere
    • Semantic Annotators
    • High-Performance JavaScript
  • At the Peak
    • Cloud UXP Services
    • HTTP/2
    • Web-Scale Application Architecture
    • WebGL
    • Cloud Citizen Integrator Services (iSaaS)
    • Microservices
    • UXPs
    • Server-Side JavaScript
    • Tag Management
    • Web Real-Time Communications
    • Cloud Office
    • Event-Driven Web
    • Public Web APIs
    • Portal PaaS
    • UX Tools
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Context-Enriched Services
    • Lean Portals
    • Client-Side MVC
    • Methodological UX Design
    • Multivariate and A/B Testing
    • Responsive Design
    • Semantic Web
    • Cloud Computing
    • Social Analytics
    • Mobile Web Apps
    • Website Experience Analytics
  • Climbing the Slope
    • HTML5
    • Cloud/Web Platforms
    • Hybrid Mobile Development
    • Content Migration
    • Portal-Less Portals
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Web-Oriented Architecture
    • Native Mobile Development
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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