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Hype Cycle for ICT in India, 2016

Published: 06 July 2016

ID: G00290215

Analyst(s): Pankaj Prasad , Santhosh Rao


This Hype Cycle presents a snapshot of the technologies that CIOs in Indian enterprises should consider when transitioning to digital businesses. The technologies included directly affect new revenue opportunities and productivity improvements by optimizing existing processes and investments.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • DevOps
    • Crowdsourcing
    • Bimodal IT
  • At the Peak
    • Rapid Mobile App Development
    • Cloud Service Brokerage
    • Smart City Framework
    • 4G
    • Internet of Things
    • Software-Defined Data Center
    • Enterprise Mobility Management
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • DRaaS
    • Digital Commerce Platforms
    • Solid-State Arrays
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
    • Mobile Money
    • Big Data in India
    • Infrastructure as a Service
    • Personalization Engines
    • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
    • Social Analytics
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Integrated Systems: Infrastructure
    • Software as a Service
    • ITIL
    • Unified Communications and Collaboration
  • Entering the Plateau
    • BYOD
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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