When I first saw this (thanks for the heads up Kaila) my thoughts turned to the calendar – surely I thought to myself it must be the First of April.

But no – it would appear that this is legitimate. Seems that Gartner have turned their thoughts to what happens in the hype of a new technologuy and have created the following graphs to illustrate the “hype-cycle”;

400px-gartner_hype_cyclesvg.png

Did I mention that I am a little demoralised by the analyst firms?

Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.

2 Comments

Leave a Reply