Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for XML Technologies, 2006

Published: 11 July 2006

ID: G00139199

Analyst(s): Ray Valdes, Ted Friedman , Gene Phifer , Andreas Bitterer, Ray Wagner, L. Frank Kenney, Charles Abrams, Richard G. Harris, Donald Feinberg , Toby Bell, Debra Logan, Rita E. Knox, Roberta Witty , Kimberly Harris-Ferrante, Barry R. Hieb, M.D., Michael Silver, Kurt Schlegel , Wes Rishel, Ant Allan, Mary Knox, David Cearley , Daniel Sholler


The technologies covered in Gartner's 2006 Hype Cycle for XML touch security, analytics, semantics, content, e-commerce, and the Web computing infrastructure. They affect every enterprise in every industry.

Table Of Contents
  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • On the Rise
    • Office Open XML File Formats
    • Modernized e-File (MeF)
    • XML Topic Maps
    • Predictive Model Markup Language
    • Context Inspired Component Architecture (CICA)
    • Service Provisioning Markup Language
  • At the Peak
    • RSS Enterprise
    • Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA)
    • Corporate Semantic Web
    • Extensible Access Control Markup Language
    • Open Document Format for Office Applications (OpenDocument)
    • XForms
    • XKMS
    • XQuery
    • XrML
    • Tax XML
    • HIPAA Claims Attachments
    • ACORD XML Life
    • XML Rendering
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Extensible Stylesheet Language — Formatting Objects (XSL-FO)
    • Web Ontology Language
    • XML Appliances
    • Universal Business Language (UBL)
    • ebXML Messaging Service
    • CCR
    • HL7 V3 Messages
    • Public Semantic Web
    • UDDI
    • ACORD XML For P&C/Surety
    • XBRL
    • XML-Aware Editors
    • ebXML Registry
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Web Services Security Standards
    • Security Assertion Markup Language
    • HL7 CDA R2
    • XML-Enabled Database Management Systems
    • Resource Description Framework
    • Web Services Description Language
    • SOAP
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Really Simple Syndication: Blogs
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • Appendices
    • Previous Iteration of the Hype Cycle
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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