Last week Gartner published its (27) emerging technologies, highlights and predictions report. According to this report Green IT, Cloud computing, Social computing, Video telepresence, will reach, as you can see, the plateau of Hype within the next two to five years.
Here are the Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2008
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Jackie Fenn discusses Gartner's Hype Cycles for 2008 with Gartner Research VP Jeff Comport this podcast.
more Gartner's Press release (11-August-2008)