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2018 Hype Cycles: Riding the Innovation Wave, A Gartner Trend Insight Report

Published: 13 August 2018

ID: G00363408

Analyst(s): Marcus Blosch


Taking advantage of innovations in digital technologies to create new business models, services and experiences remains a priority for many organizations. New waves of innovation build on what has gone before to create new opportunities.

Table Of Contents
  • Opportunities and Challenges
  • What You Need to Know

Insight From the Analyst

  • Use Gartner’s Hype Cycles to Drive Your Digital Innovation Initiatives

Executive Overview

  • Definition

Research Highlights

  • 1 — The Shift From Platforms to Business Ecosystems
    • Related Hype Cycles:
  • 2 — The Increasing Importance of Intelligence
    • Related Hype Cycles:
  • 3 — Digital Security Comes to the Fore
    • Related Hype Cycles:
  • 4 — Creating New Customer Experiences
    • Related Hype Cycles:
  • 5 — Increasing Employee Engagement
    • Related Hype Cycles:

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