Gartner introduced their Real (Magic) Quadrant:
Not bad. But let’s not forget the customers’ prospective. Welcome to the Magik Kvadrant:
But perhaps most revealing is Phil Fersht’s Painsharing Paradox:
Enough of this quadrants, squres, cubes… let’s hype up some cycles. Superseding the Gartner version, here’s the Wailgum Hype Cycle:
Not bad. Still a bit complex. I prefer the the simplified, geekified, scobleized, oprahized, too-oh-ized version:
There’s more. But it’s coffee tea-time for me. Happy 1st!