Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Multienterprise Solutions, 2015

Published: 30 July 2015

ID: G00277268

Analyst(s): Deborah Wilson


The multienterprise solution market offers a rich array of technologies that support digital commerce, cross-enterprise process enablement and the Internet of Things. IT and supply chain leaders can use this research to gauge the business case and maturity level of emerging solutions.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Ubiquitous Independent Logistics Grid
    • End-to-End Supply Chain Risk Management
    • Multienterprise MDM
    • Supply-Chain-Enabled PLM
    • Multienterprise Grid Functionality
    • All-in-One Supply Collaboration Platforms
    • Community Management
  • At the Peak
    • API Marketplaces
    • Application Services Governance
    • Demand Signal Repository
    • Intelligent Business Process Management Suite
    • Portal PaaS
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • SaaS Supply Chain Planning
    • E-Invoicing
    • Procure-to-Pay for Indirect Spending
    • Supply Base Management
    • Supply Chain Planning System of Record
    • Multienterprise Business Process Platform
    • Supplier Quality Management Applications
    • Business Process Networks
    • Global Logistics Visibility
    • Cost-to-Serve Analysis
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Information Hubs for SCE
    • Product Safety and Compliance
    • Integration Brokerage
    • Procurement Networks
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Information Exchanges
    • Supplier Portals
    • Contingent Workforce: Vendor Management Systems
    • Managed File Transfer
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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