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The Gartner Hype Cycle

The Gartner Hype Cycle

Source: Wikipedia; Not Boring

The Gartner Hype Cycle was created by Gartner to explain the adoption and maturity of technologies and applications and how they are relevant for businesses to solve problems and exploit new opportunities.

The new technologies and applications evolve over time through the following 5 stages:

1. Technology Trigger
2. Peak of Inflated Expectations
3. Trough of Disillusionment
4. Slope of Enlightenment
5. Plateau of Productivity

Each year, Gartner places the new and emerging technologies on the cycle.

To see where we are in the Gartner Hype Cycle right now, go to the following link:

To see previous Gartner Hype Cycles, check out this link:

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