Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Back-Office Analytic Applications, 2016

Published: 21 July 2016

ID: G00296292

Analyst(s): Kurt Schlegel , Alys Woodward


Back-office analytic applications are rising in popularity as they provide faster deployments and easier maintenance than self-built analytics. This Hype Cycle will help data and analytics leaders prioritize investments by evaluating the impact of a range of analytic applications.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Digital Security
    • Licensing and Entitlement Management
    • Digital Payment Advisor
    • Pricing Analytics
    • Wearable User Interface in Logistics
    • User and Entity Behavior Analytics
    • Geolocation Products and Services
    • NLP for Legal Practices
    • Machine Learning in HCM
    • Mid/Back-Office WFO
    • Talent Science
    • Warehouse Resource Planning and Scheduling
    • Social Media Analytics
  • At the Peak
    • Fraud Analytics
    • Mobile Geofencing in Consumer Research
    • Real-Time Analytics
    • Supply Chain Execution Predictive Analytics
    • IMC-Enabled Packaged ERP Applications for FCPM and SCPM
    • Mobile App Analytics
    • Workforce Planning and Modeling
    • IMC-Enabled Packaged SCP Applications
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Application Portfolio Management
    • Workforce Analytics
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Cost-to-Serve Analysis
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Application Performance Monitoring Suites
    • IAM Managed Services
    • Real-Time SPC Applications
    • Talent Management Suites
    • Contract Life Cycle Management
    • Financial Management Application SaaS
    • Sourcing Optimization
    • Manufacturing Scheduling
  • Entering the Plateau
    • SIEM
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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