Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for the Internet of Things, 2019

Published: 16 July 2019

ID: G00369467

Analyst(s): W. Roy Schulte , Benoit Lheureux , Alfonso Velosa


As part of a digital business strategy, the Internet of Things is blending the physical and digital world, and will transform the way we live and work. This Hype Cycle helps enterprises assess the level of maturity and hype associated with critical IoT building blocks.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • MDM of “Thing” Data
    • Internet of Meat
    • IoT-Enabled Product as a Service
    • Blockchain and IoT
    • Event Broker PaaS (ebPaaS)
    • Infonomics
    • IoT-Enabled Applications
  • At the Peak
    • Edge AI
    • Edge Analytics
    • Indoor Location for People
    • IoT Business Solutions
    • Digital Business Technology Platform
    • Digital Twin
    • IoT Security
    • IoT Services
    • Event Stream Processing
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • IoT Edge Architecture
    • IoT Platform
    • Internet of Things
    • Autonomous Vehicles
    • Building Information Modeling
    • Asset Performance Management
    • IT/OT Alignment
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Managed IoT Connectivity Services
    • IoT Integration
    • Indoor Location for Assets
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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