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Renovate, Innovate and Unleash the Power of Digital Business

In today’s digital world, few things are more impactful than applications.  They lay the foundation for innovation, drive engagement and deliver impactful business results. Application leaders have a unique perspective, with a comprehensive view of their enterprise, and an innate understanding of technology and the art of the possible.  Now is the time for application leaders to use their expertise to unleash the power of digital business within their organizations. ​

Hear the latest tactics and best practices across applications, take a look ahead at Chatbots, Cognitive Computing and advances in Blockchain, Cloud, Mobile and IoT.

Join us to experience unbiased, leading-edge research to gain new insights and actionable strategies for creating value, driving digital transformation and delivering competitive advantage.

Our Summit was designed for individuals in the following roles
Roles Include:
  • Information Architects
  • Solution Architects
  • Application Architects
  • Business Architects
  • Technical Architects
Enterprise Architects
Roles Include:
  • Application Architecture
  • Application Development
  • Application Integration Leaders
  • Application Portfolio Management
Roles Include:
  • Web Services and Infrastructure Managers
  • IT Leaders involved in cloud and SOA
  • IT Leaders focused on application strategies
  • IT Leaders focused on mobile
IT Executives
Roles Include:
  • Application Portfolio Management
  • Project Management
Portfolio Managers

What You Will Learn

  • Modernize and renovate core IT systems
  • Advance your mobile and API strategies
  • Architect for speed and agility
  • Deliver game–changing business analytics
  • Design experiences that engage users
  • Strengthen governance and cloud security
  • Leverage the Web to support innovation
  • Bridge the legacy integration gap
  • Prepare for the Internet of things
  • Lead digital business transformation

Features & Benefits

  • Gartner Analyst SessionsGartner analysts presenting select research, targeted to your priorities
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meetings*: Sit privately for 30 minutes with a Gartner analyst specializing in a topic you'd like to discuss
  • Analyst-User Roundtables*: Hear how your colleagues from various industries tackle problems similar to yours
  • End-User Case StudiesWe invite a number of end users to personally present leading-edge case studies and answer questions
  • Workshops*: Intimate workshops provide an opportunity to drill down on specific "how to" topics in a small group environment
  • Solution Showcase: Exclusive access to over 15 select exhibitors to make informed decisions
  • Group Rate Discount: Maximize your learning by attending as a group and receive a group discount

*Preregistration is required for one-on-ones, workshops and analyst-user roundtables. Space is limited. 

What's Included

*Preregistration is required for one-on-ones, workshops and analyst-user roundtables.


Our 2017 agenda is focused on your Mission Critical Priorities; covering a range of hot topics and key issues based on your role and experience. Giving you all you need to Renovate, Innovate and Unleash the Power of Digital Business within your organization. 

2017 Hot Topics

  • Blockchain
  • Chatbots
  • Innovating with Agile
  • Microservices: The Future of SOA and PaaS
  • Reinventing Applications for the Digital World
  • Legacy System Transformation
  • The Postmodern ERP Landscape
  • DevOps
  • API Management
  • Integrating End-to-End IoT Projects
  • Renovating the Application Portfolio to Support Digital Business
  • Selecting Your Next Cloud Platform
  • Preparing for a World Beyond Apps
  • Delivering a Great User Experience Development in the Era of Cognitive Computing
  • Event-Driven Application Strategies
  • Mobile Application Development

2017 Agenda Tracks

  • A: Application Strategy: Creating the Digital Business Foundation
  • B: Application Architecture: Modernizing for Agility and Scale
  • C: Application Development: Cultivating Rigor and Fearless Innovation
  • D: Integration Building a Pervasive Competency

With a spotlight on:
  • Internet of Things​
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Customer Experience
  • Cloud
  • The API Economy 

View full track descriptions  or download the agenda tracks summary

Value in Attending

  • Understand your role as an application leader, and that of the IT organization, as a full partner with ‘the business’ — empowered and expected to lead change and power the digital future
  • Understand the impact/opportunity of emerging technologies such as IoT, AI and blockchain and how they should factor into your app strategy
  • Come for a technology refresh; to hear ‘next generation’ thinking on app strategy, development & lifecycle management, cloud, mobile, analytics, governance and modernization, and more
  • Understand how to balance risk with innovation, which systems to renovate, when to invest and when to divest
  • Network with an impressive gathering of your peers. Benchmark your progress against others in your industry or role
  • Cut through the clutter and hype and gain unbiased advice and guidance from Gartner analysts


Direct access to unbiased Gartner expertise from over 18 analysts.

Hear from the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Research Community as they share their latest insights and advice. 

Download the Analyst Guide

Book a private consultation with the Gartner Analyst of your choice - Bookings open from 23 June.

Highlighted Speakers


Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Applications

The Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit will help you develop a "short list" of technology and service providers who can meet your particular needs. You'll receive exclusive access to some of the world's leading technology and service providers in a variety of settings.

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Venue & Travel

Sydney, Australia


The Hilton Sydney is located right in the heart of the Sydney CBD on George Street, close to shopping, entertainment and corporate offices. Just 30 minutes from Sydney International and Domestic airports and only 50m from Town Hall Station, Hilton Sydney is ideally located for business or leisure.

Hilton Sydney Hotel
488 George Street
Sydney, Australia - NSW 2000


The Hilton Sydney is offering very competitive rates to attendees from 20 - 27 July at this Gartner Summit. Room rates are $306AUD (room only rate). A credit card is required to secure your booking and prepayment of one night is required. In order to book please click here to be taken to Hilton Sydney’s dedicated booking page. Bookings must be made before 12 July or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first. For any queries about hotel bookings please contact Helena Bang at the Hilton Sydney on +61 2 9265 6048 or Helena.bang@Hilton.com

Travel Information

The car park for the Hilton Hotel is owned and managed by Secure Parking and is located on Pitt St. Due to one way road systems on George Street, please note that car access to Sydney Hilton is via Pitt Street only. Please program 255 Pitt Street if using a car navigational device. Hilton Valet Parking is available ($68 for 24 hours) or enter the car park directly at casual parking rates.

Hilton Valet Parking is $79.00 for 24 hours and self-parking (special discounted rate) at $55.40 for 24 hours.

MONDAY – FRIDAY (casual hourly rates)

  • 0 min – 30 min $8.00
  • 30 min – 1 hour $29.00
  • 1 hour – 2 hours $68.00
  • 2 hours – 3 hours $79.00
  • 3+ hours $84.00 

Getting to the Hilton Sydney hotel from Sydney International AirportBy TaxiFrom Sydney Airport, taxis are available to take you directly to the Hilton Sydney hotel. The journey normally takes around 30 minutes and costs approximately $45-$50. By CarEnter Sydney via the Eastern Distributor, take the William Street exit and travel along William Street into Park Street, turn right into Pitt Street. The Hilton Sydney hotel driveway, valet parking and car park are located 50 meters on the left side of Pitt Street. Please program 255 Pitt Street if using a car navigational device. There is a secure underground car park located at Hilton Sydney.By TrainAs an environmentally friendly hotel with a focus on sustainability we recommend you take the Train for direct, convenient access to the hotel from the airport and most other locations. There is a Train Station located at both the Sydney Domestic and International Airports with a direct line to the city. Exit the train at Town Hall Station and the Hilton Sydney hotel is located adjacent to the Victoria Galleries, entry via Pitt Street or George Street, Travelling time is around 25 minutes and costs approximately $15 per person each way. By BusFrom Sydney Domestic and International Airports a shuttle bus is available in front of the Arrivals Hall. The cost is approximately $16-$18 per person each way. Advance booking is not required, however for a shuttle bus transfer from Hilton Sydney to the airport pre-booking is required.

Alternatively for local travel within Sydney to the Hilton hotel, the Transport NSW webpage offers useful information and a travel planner — 131500.com.au

Please Note

Due to George Street construction by NSW Government, travel times and routes may alter prior to your attendance at the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit. For further information on the George St construction please visit the NSW Government website.