Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Enterprise Architecture, 2019

Published: 29 July 2019

ID: G00369565

Analyst(s): Philip Allega, Jack Santos


Digital disruption’s impact on enterprise architecture means enterprise architects act as internal management consultants, and support planning and delivery of innovative business and operating models. Enterprise architects in leading EA organizations define and shape business and operating models.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • ContinuousNext
    • DigitalOps
    • Business Ecosystem Modeling
    • Continuous Planning
    • Innovation Management
    • Human-Centered Design
  • At the Peak
    • Customer Journey Analytics
    • Security Architecture
    • Business Ecosystems
    • Strategy Realization Office
    • Business Agile
    • Digital Business Technology Platform
    • Digital Ethics
    • Digital Twin
    • Agile Architecture
    • Business Capability Modeling
    • Machine Learning
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • A Digital Business
    • Design Thinking
    • Digital Business Transformation
    • Information Architecture
    • Business Architecture
    • EA Governance
    • Solutions Architecture
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Trendspotting
    • Architecture Roadmaps
    • Digital Optimization
    • EA Frameworks
    • Enterprise Architecture
    • Enterprise Architecture Tools
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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