Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for IT in GCC, 2017

Published: 20 July 2017

ID: G00328004

Analyst(s): Naveen Mishra , Santhosh Rao


The Hype Cycle for IT in GCC presents a snapshot of technologies that CIOs should consider. The technologies included have direct impact on revenue generation, efficiency and/or quality improvement opportunities.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Artificial General Intelligence
    • Enterprise Virtual Care Platform
    • Omnichannel Apps
    • IoT-Enabled ERP
  • At the Peak
    • Consumer-Grade Wearables for Digital Care Delivery
    • Energy Water Nexus
    • Digital Experience Platforms
    • Digital Business Consulting Services
    • Internet of Things
    • Smart Transportation
    • Blockchain
    • Digital Commerce Platforms in GCC
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Integrated Systems: Hyperconvergence
    • Smart City Framework — GCC
    • Field Mobility
    • Open Microcredentials
    • Cloud Office
    • Private Cloud Computing
    • Production Surveillance Systems
    • Stand-Alone Telemedicine Solutions
    • Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Postmodern ERP Support
    • IT Infrastructure Monitoring
    • Cloud Security Assessments
    • Biometric Authentication Methods
    • Privileged Access Management
    • Unified Communications and Collaboration
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Identity Governance and Administration
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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