Supposing you’re a business leader and supposing you’re trying to make an intelligent decision about prioritizing your AI adoption plans. It’s likely that like many of us the first thing you’d reach for would be one of Gartner’s many hype cycle or magic quadrant analyses.
What you might not know is that you now need an expert just to guide you through the expert literature. There has been such a proliferation of hype cycles and magic quadrants that you could easily be looking in the wrong place.
The hype cycle is definitely opinion-based, but I think it’s a useful look at the relative maturity of different segments of an industry or technology cluster. Do read the whole thing, though, as these things aren’t perfect.