Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Multienterprise Solutions, 2017

Published: 23 October 2017

ID: G00315237

Analyst(s): Deborah Wilson , William McNeill


The multienterprise solutions market offers an array of emerging and adolescent technologies, applications and networks to build the B2B ecosystem portion of the digital platform. Application leaders and supply chain leaders can use this research to identify options and evaluate suitability.

Table Of Contents


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

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