Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Web and User Interaction Technologies, 2007

Published: 13 July 2007

ID: G00148212

Analyst(s): Stephen Prentice, Nick Jones, Gene Phifer, David Gootzit, Nicholas Gall, David Smith, Charles Abrams, Rita E. Knox, W. Roy Schulte, L. Frank Kenney, Nikos Drakos, Waldir Arevolo De Azevedo Filho, Daniel Sholler, Anthony Bradley, Yefim Natis, David Cearley, Ray Valdes, Benoit Lheureux

Summary

The Web continues to be the centerpiece of enterprise user interface strategies. With the advent of Web 2.0, the Web has taken on a new, more-important complexion. Hype is high; therefore, use this Hype Cycle in conjunction with your enterprise's risk profile to guide technology decisions.

Table Of Contents
  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • On the Rise
    • Portal Ubiquity
    • Web Services Semantic Standards
    • Portal Fabric
    • Web 3.0
    • Web Services Programming Model Standards
    • Social Shopping in E-Commerce
    • Advanced Web Services Security Standards
    • Private Virtual Worlds
    • Second-Generation Portlet Standards
    • Web Services Asynchronous Processing Standards
    • Event-Driven Architecture
    • RIA Platforms
    • Web Platforms
  • At the Peak
    • Public Virtual Worlds
    • WOA: Enterprise REST and POX
    • Rich Client
    • Semantic Hypertext
    • Enterprise Social Software
    • Mashup
    • Federated Portals Across Vendor Families
    • Mobile Web
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • SODA, Composite Applications and ISE
    • Web Services Administration and Provisioning Standards
    • Contextual Personalization
    • Web 2.0
    • B2B Web Services
    • Advanced Web Services
    • Service-Oriented Business Applications
    • RSS Enterprise
    • Federated Portals Within Vendor Families
    • Ajax
    • First-Generation Portlet Standards
    • Basic Web Services Security
    • SOA
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Enterprise Portals
    • Portlets
    • Basic Web Services
  • Appendices
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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