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Gartner 2015 Hype Cycle: Big Data is Out, Machine Learning is in


Gartner, the leading market and technology research firm, has published its 2015 Hype Cycle Report of Emerging technologies.

Gartner 2015 Hype Cycle

Fig. 1: Gartner 2015 Hype Cycle.

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Gartner 2014 Hype Cycle
Fig. 2: Gartner 2014 Hype Cycle.

What’s the Hype Cycle about?

As technology advances, we all get over-excited about new buzz-words & trends in technology and then disappointed when expectations of results go down. Some of these emerging technologies do make tremendous changes and a huge shift.

The hype cycle gives us an idea of which of these technologies actually survive the market hype and have a potential to become a part of our daily life. The special report on emerging technologies is based on the assessment of maturity, duration for adoption, business benefit and future direction of more than 2,000 technologies, grouped into 112 areas.

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Five regions of Gartner’s Hype cycle: Innovation Trigger(potential technology breakthrough kicks off), Peak of Inflated Expectations(Success stories through early publicity), Trough of Disillusionment( waning interest), Slope of Enlightenment (2nd & 3rd generation products appear) and Plateau of Productivity (Mainstream adoption starts).

By: Bhavya Geethika
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