Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Application Architecture, 2018

Published: 10 August 2018

ID: G00338566

Analyst(s): Anne Thomas


Application leaders must adopt new architectural models to support digital business, productivity requirements and modern delivery processes. This report profiles architectural models that can boost your organization's agility and enable competitive advantage.

Table Of Contents
  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Microapps
    • IoT-Enabled Applications
    • Ambient Experiences
    • Continuous Experience
    • Event-Driven Architecture (EDA)
    • Chatbots
  • At the Peak
    • Conversational User Interfaces
    • Agile Architecture
    • Decision Management
    • IMC-Enabled Hyperscale Application Architecture
    • Machine Learning
    • Event Stream Processing
    • In-Process HTAP
    • Mediated APIs
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Point-of-Decision HTAP
    • Cloud-Native Application Architecture
    • Reactive Programming
    • Microservices
    • Mesh App and Service Architecture
    • Public Web APIs
    • Miniservices
  • Climbing the Slope
    • In-Memory Computing
    • Internal APIs
    • Apps
    • Client-Side MVC
    • Private APIs
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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