Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Multienterprise Solutions, 2016

Published: 04 August 2016

ID: G00290779

Analyst(s): Deborah Wilson , William McNeill


The multienterprise solution market offers an array of technologies that support further business process digitization, ecosystem integration and IoT connections. IT applications and supply chain leaders can use this research to assess the maturity level and value of emerging solutions.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Blockchain/Distributed Ledgers in Supply Chain Execution
    • Ubiquitous Independent Logistics Grid
    • Freelancer Management Systems
    • API Marketplaces
    • News Monitoring
    • Managed Application Services Communities
  • At the Peak
    • B2B Mobile Commerce
    • Multienterprise MDM
    • Community Management
    • Hybrid Integration Platform
    • Multienterprise Grid Functionality
    • All-in-One Supply Collaboration Platforms
    • Demand Signal Repository
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Dynamic Discounting
    • Intelligent Business Process Management Suite
    • IoT Integration
    • Multienterprise Portal PaaS
    • Supply Chain Planning Collaboration
    • E-Invoicing
    • End-to-End Risk Management
    • Supply Base Management
    • Supplier Quality Management Applications
    • Procure-to-Pay Suites
    • Global Logistics Visibility
    • Price Optimization and Management for B2B
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Information Hubs for SCM
    • Digital Commerce SaaS
    • PLM for Retail, Footwear and Apparel
    • Value-Chain-Centric PDM
    • Integration Brokerage
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Information Exchanges
    • Procurement Networks
    • Supplier Portals
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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