Variations on Hype Quadrants.. no Magic Hype… no, Hype Cycle.. or is it Magic Quadrant?

Gartner introduced their Real (Magic) Quadrant:

gartner real quadrant

Not bad.  But let’s not forget the customers’ prospective. Welcome to the Magik Kvadrant:

magik quadrant

But perhaps most revealing is Phil Fersht’s Painsharing Paradox:

(Cross-posted @ CloudAve » Zoli Erdos)


Magic Quadrant. No. Magik Quadrant. No. Magik Kvadrant. From the Creator of the Enterprise Octopus.

Sam Lawrence, formerly of Jive Software and Enterprise Octopus, most recently Blackbox Republic is baaaack.  Big Time.  Sorry.  I mean Go Big Always.  This time (actually a month ago) he is presenting the Magik Quadrant from a customer prospective.  (Should it not be the Magik Kvadrant?)

magik quadrant

There you have it.  But I can’t steal his entire post: for the explanation, Go Big Always. 🙂

(Cross-posted @ CloudAve)