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Internet of Things Tops Big Data as Most Hyped Technology

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by Angela Guess Earlier this month, Gartner announced, “The journey to digital business is the key theme of Gartner, Inc.’s ‘Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2014.’ As the Gartner Hype Cycle celebrates its 20th year, Gartner said that as enterprises set out on the journey to becoming digital businesses, identifying and employing the right technologies…

Where is Big Data in the Hype Cycle?

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by Angela Guess Mike Wheatley of Silicon Angle recently wrote that the Gartner hype cycle “kicks off with the ‘trigger’ phase, a stage of rabid excitement about a new technology that leads to huge public interest. This morphs into phase two, a ‘peak of inflated expectations’, before tumbling into a steep decline as people learn that…

Moving Past the Hype Cycle to Practical Big Data Applications

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by Angela Guess Ron Kasabian of GigaOM reports, “As 2013 kicked off Gartner analyst Svetlana Sicular noted in her blog that big data is sliding down into the Trough of Disillusionment, a steep cliff in the Gartner Hype Cycle that follows the Peak of Inflated Expectations. (If you’re not familiar with the Gartner hype cycle, check out…

Cloud Computing: Heeding the Hype Cycle

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by Angela Guess Louis Columbus of Forbes recently reported on the hype cycle for Cloud Computing. He writes, “Enterprises are beginning to change their buying behaviors based on the deployment speed, economics and customization that cloud-based technologies provide.  Gartner cautions however that enterprises are far from abandoning their on-premise models and applications entirely for the cloud. Based…