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


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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