Hype drives much of what we do, buy, follow, and the way we live. It’s all Hype!
I was recently inspired to dive deeper into some of the Gartner research and am now a huge fan of the Gartner Hype Cycles. They continue to present some fantastic data and information on many aspects of the world around us. One of the most difficult spaces to follow, gather and come up with some sense of undertanding is undoubtedly technology.
Here is where they shine, providing some perspective in the often frenzied emerging tech space.
Have a look at this slide share as an example of what they http://www.slideshare.net/msproject/gartner-top-10-2012
No this is not an advertisment for them – just a fan of their research.