Gartner's 2016 Emerging Tech Hype Cycle

Aug 21 2016

The report reveals "three distinct technology trends that are poised to be of the highest priority for organizations facing rapidly accelerating digital business innovation. They are: 1) Transparently immersive experiences 2) The perceptual smart machine age and 3) The platform revolution

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+ Gartner added 16 new technologies to the Hype Cycle, including blockchain, machine learning, general purpose machine intelligence, and smart workspace.

+ The "IoT" touches nearly every category listed but along with "Wearables" has disappeared as its own category after being listed in 2015 chart. 2015 can be found here:

+ Connected Home, IoT Platforms and Blockchain are all nearing the Peak of Inflated Expectations...

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