My buddy, Tom Wailgum, who writes for CIO.com, truly understands Gartner's periodic Hype Cycle report. In fact, he betters the Gartner approach by throwing in all the technologies (and some people) about which we really care.
Adding fuel to the flames of improvement, Tom brings in gossip and dirt as well. Yes, he knows the enterprise!
In the spirit of broadening all our perspectives, here's the new Wailgum Hype Cycle for 2010: