Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Gartner's 2014 Hype Cycle - Digital Business Technologies

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The main focus of Gartner's 2014 hype cycle is digital business technologies and there are 2,000 technologies, in 119 areas, to choose from. New Hype Cycles this year include Digital Workplace, Connected Homes, Enterprise Mobile Security, 3D Printing and Smart Machines.

Gartner's 2014 Hype Cycle
Gartner’s road map to digital business includes 6 models:

  • analog
  • web
  • e-business
  • digital marketing
  • digital business
  • autonomous

The focus is on the last three on the list.

  • Digital Marketing tech includes: Software-Defined Anything; Volumetric and Holographic Displays; Neurobusiness; Data Science; Prescriptive Analytics; Complex Event Processing; Big Data; In-Memory DBMS; Content Analytics; Hybrid Cloud Computing; Gamification; Augmented Reality; Cloud Computing; NFC; Virtual Reality; Gesture Control; In-Memory Analytics; Activity Streams; Speech Recognition.
  • Digital Business tech includes: Bioacoustic Sensing; Digital Security; Smart Workspace; Connected Home; 3D Bioprinting Systems; Affective Computing; Speech-to-Speech Translation; Internet of Things; Cryptocurrencies; Wearable User Interfaces; Consumer 3D Printing; Machine-to-Machine Communication Services; Mobile Health Monitoring; Enterprise 3D Printing; 3D Scanners; Consumer Telematics.
  • Autonomous stage tech include:   Virtual Personal Assistants; Human Augmentation; Brain-Computer Interface; Quantum Computing; Smart Robots; Biochips; Smart Advisors; Autonomous Vehicles; Natural-Language Question Answering.