Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Business Process Management, 2008

Published: 09 July 2008

ID: G00159215

Analyst(s): Yvonne Genovese , Benoit Lheureux , Janelle Hill , Marc Kerremans, David Norton , Mike Blechar, Mark R. Gilbert, Karen M. Shegda, W. Roy Schulte , Michele Cantara, Yefim Natis , Bill Gassman, David McCoy , Elise Olding


BPM has entered a second wave of hype, this time with increased focused on the management discipline in addition to the technology. Our analysis shows which aspects of BPM offer the highest value in the shortest time frame, and which are still maturing.

Table Of Contents
  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • On the Rise
    • Business Process Platform
    • Agile Development for BPM
    • BPMS-Enabled SaaS
    • BPMS-Enabled BPO
    • Complex-Event Processing
    • Business Rule Management Within Business Process Management
    • Business Rule Management Systems
    • Metadata Repositories
  • At the Peak
    • Business Process Management as a Discipline
    • Business Process Networks
    • Business Process Management for C&SI
    • Model Driven Architectures
    • Business Process Management Suites
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Business Activity Monitoring
  • Climbing the Slope
    • SOA
    • Enterprise Content Management Suites
    • Business Process Analysis
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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