It’s time for my annual look at Gartner’s hype cycle, where I pick out the technology trends that interested me and how they’ve played out in Silicon Valley and outside it. I love looking at this analysis first and foremost because it adds perspective to the often subjective opinion of leading edge tech that we … Continue reading The Gartner hype cycle: a personal take
For the past few years I’ve taken a look at Gartner's Emerging Technologies Hype Cycle as a way of following what products and technologies make it out of the Silicon Valley bubble and into the real world. It’s an interesting yet in some way humbling exercise to see what products that we think are the … Continue reading Gartner’s emerging technology hype cycle – 2017 edition
I always like looking at Gartner’s annual Hype Cycle analysis, out at the end of summer. The complete name is the Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies which implies that to make it on this chart means a technology has garnered enough awareness to be noticed. The best way to leave is to gain mass adoption, … Continue reading Gartner’s emerging technology hype cycle – updated for 2016!
Update: the 2016 edition is here! It’s the end of summer and Gartner has released it’s annual Hype Cycle chart, where products climb up from the Trigger of Innovation to Peak of Inflated Expectations, also known as Hype, down the slippery slope to the Trough of Disillusionment and slowly up to the Plateau of Productivity, … Continue reading The distance between hype and adoption, 2015 edition
Updated 2015 Gartner hype post here. It’s Friday and in honor of upcoming weekend instead of writing about technology products I humbly present Gartner’s newest hype chart. I certainly agree with them that “The Internet of Things” is at the very pinnacle of hype, with wearables right there next to them but slipping into the … Continue reading Beware the Hype