Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Business Intelligence and Analytics, 2015

Published: 04 August 2015

ID: G00278140

Analyst(s): Kurt Schlegel


This Hype Cycle helps IT leaders modernize their business intelligence and analytics programs by prioritizing emerging technology investments.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Natural-Language Generation
    • Personal Analytics
    • Context Brokering Platforms
    • Operational Intelligence Platforms
    • Hadoop-Based Data Discovery
    • Graph Analysis
    • Smart Data Discovery
    • Open Data
    • Self-Service Data Preparation
    • Search-Based Data Discovery Tools
  • At the Peak
    • Decision Management
    • Prescriptive Analytics
    • Event Stream Processing
    • Geospatial and Location Intelligence
    • Business Analytics PaaS (baPaaS)
    • Governed Data Discovery
    • Predictive Analytics
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Logical Data Warehouse
    • Natural-Language Question Answering
    • Big Data
    • Mobile BI
    • Business Analytics Services
    • R
    • Text Analytics
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Visual Data Discovery
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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