Gartner’s 2015 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies: Autonomous Cars In, Big Data Out In Gartner Hype Cycle

Gartner’s 2015 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies Identifies the Computing Innovations That Organizations Should Monitor.

2015 Hype Cycle Special Report Illustrates the Market Excitement, Maturity and Benefit of More Than 2,000 Technologies

The journey to digital business continues as the key theme of Gartner, Inc.’s “Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2015.” New to the Hype Cycle this year is the emergence of technologies that support what Gartner defines as digital humanism — the notion that people are the central focus in the manifestation ofdigital businesses and digital workplaces.

The Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies report is the longest-running annual Hype Cycle, providing a cross-industry perspective on the technologies and trends that business strategists, chief innovation officers, R&D leaders, entrepreneurs, global market developers and emerging-technology teams should consider in developing emerging-technology portfolios.

“The Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies is the broadest aggregate Gartner Hype Cycle, featuring technologies that are the focus of attention because of particularly high levels of interest, and those that Gartner believes have the potential for significant impact,” said Betsy Burton, vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner. “This year, we encourage CIOs and other IT leaders to dedicate time and energy focused on innovation, rather than just incremental business advancement, while also gaining inspiration by scanning beyond the bounds of their industry.”

Major changes in the 2015 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies (see Figure 1) include the placement ofautonomous vehicles, which have shifted from pre-peak to peak of the Hype Cycle. While autonomous vehicles are still embryonic, this movement still represents a significant advancement, with all major automotive companies putting autonomous vehicles on their near-term roadmaps. Similarly, the growing momentum (from post-trigger to pre-peak) in connected-home solutions has introduced entirely new solutions and platforms enabled by new technology providers and existing manufacturers.

Figure 1. Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2015

Source: Gartner (August 2015)

“As enterprises continue the journey to becoming digital businesses, identifying and employing the right technologies at the right time will be critical,” said Ms. Burton. “As we have set out on the Gartner roadmap to digital business, there are six progressive business era models that enterprises can identify with today and to which they can aspire in the future. However, since the Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies is purposely focused on more emerging technologies, it mostly supports the last three of these stages: Digital Marketing, Digital Business and Autonomous.”

Digital Marketing (Stage 4): The digital marketing stage sees the emergence of the Nexus of Forces (mobile, social, cloud and information). Enterprises in this stage focus on new and more sophisticated ways to reach consumers, who are more willing to participate in marketing efforts to gain greater social connection, or product and service value. Enterprises that are seeking to reach this stage should consider the following technologies on the Hype Cycle: Gesture Control, Hybrid Cloud Computing, Internet of Things (IoT), Machine Learning, People-Literate Technology, Speech-to-Speech Translation. 

Digital Business (Stage 5): Digital business is the first post-nexus stage on the roadmap and focuses on the convergence of people, business and things. The IoT and the concept of blurring the physical and virtual worlds are strong concepts in this stage. Physical assets become digitalized and become equal actors in the business value chain alongside already-digital entities, such as systems and apps. Enterprises seeking to go past the Nexus of Forces technologies to become a digital business should look to these additional technologies: 3D Bioprinting for Life Science R&D, 3D Bioprinting Systems for Organ Transplant, Human Augmentation, Affective Computing, Augmented Reality, Bioacoustics Sensing, Biochips, Brain-Computer Interface, Citizen Data Science, Connected Home, Cryptocurrencies, Cryptocurrency Exchange, Digital Dexterity, Digital Security, Enterprise 3D Printing, Smart Robots, Smart Advisors, Gesture Control, IoT, IoT Platform, Machine Learning, Micro Data Centers, Natural-Language Question Answering, Neurobusiness, People-Literate Technology, Quantum Computing, Software-Defined Security, Speech-to-Speech Translation, Virtual Reality, Volumetric and Holographic Displays, and Wearables. 

Autonomous (Stage 6): Autonomous represents the final post-nexus stage. This stage is defined by an enterprise’s ability to leverage technologies that provide humanlike or human-replacing capabilities. Using autonomous vehicles to move people or products and using cognitive systems to recommend a potential structure for an answer to an email, write texts or answer customer questions are all examples that mark the autonomous stage. Enterprises seeking to reach this stage to gain competitiveness should consider these technologies on the Hype Cycle: Autonomous Vehicles, Bioacoustic Sensing, Biochips, Brain-Computer Interface, Digital Dexterity, Human Augmentation, Machine Learning, Neurobusiness, People-Literate Technology, Quantum Computing, Smart Advisors, Smart Dust, Smart Robots, Virtual Personal Assistants, Virtual Reality, and Volumetric and Holographic Displays. 

“Although we have categorized each of the technologies on the Hype Cycle into one of the digital business stages, enterprises should not limit themselves to these technology groupings,” said Ms. Burton. “Many early adopters have embraced quite advanced technologies, for example, autonomous vehicles or smart advisors, while they continue to improve nexus-related areas, such as mobile apps.”

#Infographie : Les applis mobiles, premier investissement des entreprises en marketing digital – Maddyness

#Infographie : Les applis mobiles, premier investissement des entreprises en marketing digital – Maddyness.

La dernière étude réalisée par Val­tech et Adobe auprès de plus de 300 directeurs et responsables marketing dresse un état des lieux des logiques d’investissements et des grands enjeux du marketing digital en 2015. Retour sur l’infographie qui dessine les tendances digitales de ces derniers mois.


Depuis quatre ans, Valtech et Adobe cherchent à retranscrire les préoccupations et les attentes des directions marketing, tout en identifiant les postes d’investissement des prochains mois dans un baromètre du marketing digital. Autant d’informations nécessaires pour dresser le panorama d’un écosystème qui évolue rapidement.

L’enquête, menée auprès plus de 300 directeurs et responsables marketing d’entreprises de toutes tailles confirme une tendance forte : les applications mobiles constituent le premier poste d’investissement devant l’e-commerce, le brand et content management, le social media et le data marketing. Autre information : la part du marketing digital gagne 3% entre 2014 et 2015 dans le budget marketing global.

Côté indicateurs, les clics semblent (pour 181 d’entre eux) importer plus que le nombre de visites (169) ou encore la conversion (155). Les initiatives mobiles mises en place concernent pour 41 des répondants le responsive design, les applications mobiles (32) et les sites mobile (27). Quant au parcours cross canal, il sera principalement optimisé grâce à des e-mailings performants et à des sms qualitatifs, principaux leviers d’acquisition, devant la publicité et le SEO.

Qui tient les rênes de l’investissement en marketing digital ? Le marketing se hisse à la première place du classement (50%) devant le digital (35%) et l’IT (15%).  La data récoltée est quant à elle majoritairement utilisée pour améliorer la connaissance client, pour mieux cibler et segmenter son audience et enfin pour mieux personnaliser ses communications.

« Ce baromètre confirme nos observations sur le terrain : la complexification croissante du digital s’accompagne d’une volonté de plus en plus importante de la part des marques de mieux le comprendre et de l’intégrer à leur stratégie globale. L’augmentation du ROI des stratégies digitales, et notamment des stratégies mobiles, nous renseigne quant à l’évolution des budgets marketing globaux en faveur du digital », développe Christophe Marée, Directeur Marketing Digital chez Adobe.

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Les résultats complets de cette étude sont disponibles sur le site de Valtech

Aislelabs Engage: analyser le comportement des consommateurs dans le magasin physique et au sein des sites et applications (Instore retargeting via mobile)

Le regargeting en magasin fait décoller le marché du marketing mobile-%post_id%.


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Les acteurs de l’ad tech et les marketeurs commencent à réaliser l’importance du marketing digital in-store et surtout du lien qu’il est nécessaire de faire entre le magasin physique et les applications et sites mobiles, un maillon encore faible de la chaîne malgré son importance. Un exemple très récent de cette prise de conscience est le partenariat que la plateforme de publicité programmatique SiteScout vient de signer avec AisleLabs, un spécialiste du retargeting in-store.

Le retargeting in-store est une façon un peu grossière d’appeler le retargeting qui permet aux annonceurs de communiquer avec leurs clients et prospects pendant et après qu’ils soient passés dans le magasin.

L’outil Aislelabs Engage permet d’analyser à la fois le comportement des consommateurs dans le magasin physique et au sein des sites et applications en ligne. Se servant des technologies Wifi, GPS et notamment iBeacon – qui identifie où l’internaute se trouve dans le magasin au rayon près – AisleLabs permet aux marketeurs d’envoyer des messages personnalisés à ces cibles. L’outil fournit une analyse sur les profils des visiteurs, segmentés en fonction de leurs différents comportements de recherche et d’achat.

Suite à ce partenariat, un commerçant utilisant Aislelabs Engage avec son application mobile, par exemple, pourra mieux comprendre le comportement de son client dans le magasin et utiliser la plateforme RTB de SiteScout pour le recibler sur Internet, dans son smartphone ou tablette, ou sur les réseaux sociaux comme Facebook.

« Notre vision a toujours été de connecter le comportement du consommateur en ligne et dans le monde physique. A travers cette nouvelle offre avec SiteScout, nous sommes encore plus près de rendre cette idée réalité. Le concept de recibler les visiteurs d’un magasin physique, une fois qu’ils sont en ligne, vient combler une lacune dans le marché », affirme Nick Koudas, co-fondateur et CEO d’AisleLabs.

– See more at: http://www.ad-exchange.fr/le-regargeting-en-magasin-fait-decoller-le-marche-du-marketing-mobile-15307/#sthash.70bzHHFf.dpuf

Publicité : Internet a dépassé la télévision pour la première fois (USA)

Publicité : Internet a dépassé la télévision pour la première fois.

Les dépenses publicitaires réalisées sur Internet ont dépassé pour la première fois, en 2013, les investissements des annonceurs sur la télévision. Ce record n’est cependant pas mondial et porte en effet exclusivement sur le marché américain.

Ainsi selon l’IAB, qui regroupe les industriels de la publicité en ligne, la pub sur Internet a représenté 42,8 milliards de dollars de revenus en 2013, aux Etats-Unis. Plus donc que la publicité sur le petit écran (40,1 milliards $).

Croissance molle en Europe 

Hors mobile, le segment du « display » est celui pour qui la croissance a été la plus forte (30%) à 12,8 milliards de dollars. En taille, le marché de la recherche sponsorisée, en croissance plus modérée (+9%), reste néanmoins le plus important (18,4 milliards $).

Si en Europe, la croissance du marché de la publicité en ligne est au ralenti (+3% en France), de l’autre côté de l’Atlantique, les recettes publicitaires ont augmenté de 17% l’année dernière. Une augmentation à laquelle la publicité sur mobile a largement contribué à hauteur de 7,1 milliards de dollars (+110% par rapport à 2012).

« L’information selon laquelle l’interactif a dépassé en performances la diffusion TV ne devrait pas être une surprise » assure le directeur de l’IAB, Randall Rothenberg. Selon lui, ces chiffres ne font que souligner la puissance des écrans numérique pour atteindre et engager les audiences

The Digital Industrial Economy by Peter Sondergaard (Gartner)

The Digital Industrial Economy.

Peter Sondergaard 
Research Director 
 25 years at Gartner
 29 years IT Industr

The digital world is upon us. Every budget is an IT budget. Every company is a technology company. Every business leader is becoming a digital leader. Every person is becoming a technology company.

Welcome to the Digital Industrial Economy.

If you’ve already attended Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in South Africa, Japan, US, India or Australia this week, you’ll recognize these opening remarks from our analyst keynote. And judging by the literally hundreds of CIOs I have spoke to over the past few weeks at these events, we’ve captured the attention, mood, hopes and, quite frankly, many of the fears of our attendees.

One of the questions we address directly in our opening keynote is about “digital” itself. Basically, what is it?

First, it’s not digitization. That is about zeros and ones. Digitalization is about something much, much more. Something altogether bigger and fundamentally more important. It’s about the transformation of your business.

Digital business applies unprecedented combinations of new technologies to generate revenue and value. It starts with digital assets and capabilities.

For business, it means digital products, services and customer experiences conducted through digital channels from the front office all the way through the value chain. For governments, it means digital services to constituents, more transparency and higher mission effectiveness

Digitalization exposes every part of your business and its operations to the Nexus of Forces (where cloud, mobile, information and social technologies meet) and the Internet of Everything. It is how you reach customers and constituents, how you run your physical plant and how you generate revenues or deliver services.

No matter what business or service you deliver today, digitalization is changing it. The changes we see in media and digital marketing are just the beginning. If you work in agriculture, mining or manufacturing, digitalization means a new opportunity for you as well. If you deliver public services, digitalization allows you to better engage with your constituents where they are in the moment.

And the way your business runs, your internal operations, are changing too as digitalization is becoming pervasive inside organizations, shortening time cycles. For example, to a chief marketing officer, what happens with a customer in the moment can make all the difference. S/he can commission a successful mobile app-driven campaign that sees payback in a matter of weeks. That’s the time it takes a typical IT organization to just gather requirements.

We are seeing the cost for the basic hardware building blocks of the Digital Industrial Economy, such as sensors, radios, and microprocessors are plummeting. In 2009, 0.9B sensors and 1.6B personal devices — so roughly 2.5B “things” — were connected. But by 2020, that will grow to become 30B “things”. In fact, by 2020 all products costing more than $100 should have sensorsembedded, even if you don’t know what to use them for.

Digitalization will change the way we all think about technology and, after talking to CIOs at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo across four continents in the last few weeks, it will fundamentally change the way we need to lead our organizations to be successful in this new digital world.

Peter Sondergaard is a senior vice president in Gartner, where he is the global head of Gartner Research. Mr. Sondergaard is responsible for people management and the direction of the global research organization, which includes Semiconductors, IT Infrastructure and Operations, Communications, Software and Services Management, Business of IT, Research Operations Management, and IT provider and end-user organizational roles. 

Video Is the Next Frontier for Social Advertisers – eMarketer

Video Is the Next Frontier for Social Advertisers – eMarketer.

Digital video viewing is mainstream, and eMarketer estimates that 182.5 million people [≈ population of Brazil, nation] in the US, or 75% of all internet users, will view digital videos this year, and video advertising spending will increase by more than 40% in 2013 as well.

Video viewership and social sharing are closely intertwined; for example, an April 2013 blinkx survey conducted by Harris Interactive found that more than 40% of social network users watch TV or online video and simultaneously discuss content with their friends&mdashthe percentage was even higher among respondents ages 18 to 34, 14% of whom said they “always/often” do so.

Despite the connection between social network users and video content, social video advertising is still nascent. According to “Demystified: Video Advertising on Social Networks,” an August 2013 study from Mixpo, 8.5% of agency executives said they were underperforming on social video advertising, and none of the respondents said they were experts in the medium, according to the report.

Advertisers’ admitted lack of sophistication doesn’t mean they aren’t testing and experimenting. According to the Mixpo report, nearly 70% of agency executives planned to advertise on YouTube in 2014, while nearly one-quarter expect to run video ads on Twitter and about one in seven on LinkedIn. Though video advertising as Mixpo defines it doesn’t yet exist on Facebook, Instagram or Vine, nearly half of respondents to the survey said they would work video ads into their Facebook marketing mix if given the opportunity.

For social network users, identifying paid advertising and owned content marketing is often a blurry line. Mixpo’s definition of video advertising excludes branded video posts on social sites, but it doesn’t denote whether it refers to sponsored video posts, which are likely to be the types of paid video ads that will first find their way into Facebook, Instagram and Vine, given the networks’ respective user interfaces (and opportunities in mobile). Notably, Unisphere Research found in an August 2013 survey that nearly 60% of marketers would like to increase their video content in social networks&mdashmore than any other content category.

Social network advertising is unique because it requires marketers to fit in context with content rather than standing out from what the user is viewing, as a television or digital video programming advertisement is designed to do. As a result, sponsored video content may in turn be the most suitable way for advertisers to integrate and ingratiate themselves within social network users’ information feeds.


Read more at http://www.emarketer.com/Article/Video-Next-Frontier-Social-Advertisers/1010382#BDfOIFG2Z44luV88.99

Display, Mobile Key Drivers of Western European Digital Ad Spending Growth – eMarketer

Display, Mobile Key Drivers of Western European Digital Ad Spending Growth – eMarketer.

Investment in digital ads more mature in Germany, France

Digital advertising has evolved at different speeds in the leading Western European nations. Germany, the largest Continental market, is more mature than France in this respect, and both are more advanced than Italy and Spain, according to a new eMarketer report, “Western Europe Digital Ad Spending: Display and Mobile Remain Key Drivers of Regional Growth.”

eMarketer expects investment in digital ads to rise steadily in all EU-5 nations through 2017, but the relative rankings of these countries will remain unchanged. Germany, for example, will account for an estimated 19.9% of regional spending in 2013 and 19.1% in 2017. France will claim 9.9% of digital ad investments this year. Italy and Spain will continue to lag in share, thanks chiefly to the severe economic difficulties both countries are suffering.

In Germany, growth in digital ad spending is expected to peak in 2013, while France should see its most dramatic gains next year. In Italy and Spain, by contrast, the economic turmoil of recent years has severely hindered the development of digital advertising. Growth rates in both countries, which reflect those markets’ relative immaturity, are still climbing and are projected to begin falling only after 2015.

In most of Western Europe’s major ad markets, expenditure on search ads is diminishing as a share of total digital ad investments, while display advertising is increasing—and helping fuel digital ad spending growth. The popularity of video ads among both consumers and advertisers is a major driver of display’s growth in the region.

Thanks to surging levels of mobile usage, including smartphone ownership, mobile ad spending is rising more rapidly than any other category of digital ad spending in major Western European markets—and driving gains in the digital ad market overall. This is still a very young industry; in 2013, mobile internet ads will account for less than 9% of total digital ad outlays in France and Germany, for example, and less than 6% in Spain. By 2017, though, an estimated 36.5% of all digital ad spending in Spain will go to the mobile internet.

With respect to investments in the mobile web, Germany will place second (behind the UK) in terms of mobile internet ad spending in 2013, with outlays of $436 million [≈ 2008 presidential election contributions to John McCain], and its share of the regional total will rise dramatically, from 12.2% this year to an estimated 18.4% in 2017. France, Italy and Spain will also grow their proportions during the period, but none will represent even 10% of the regional market in 2017.

Read more at http://www.emarketer.com/Article/Display-Mobile-Key-Drivers-of-Western-European-Digital-Ad-Spending-Growth/1010371#zUcC1E1QcGe2zwwg.99