• IT Enterprise Architecture - EA

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    Covering your biggest priorities: digital business platforms, EA roadmaps, business architecture and more.

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  • IT Enterprise Architecture - EA

    EA & Tech Innovation Leadership in the Digital Age

    View an excerpt of a recent Gartner research report and get a taste of the content you can expect to hear at the summit.

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  • IT Enterprise Architecture - EA

    Are you sinking your EA program without even knowing it?

    Avoid the worst practices in EA and navigate your way to success.

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  • IT Enterprise Architecture - EA

    Q&A with Gartner Analyst Philip Allega

    Philip discusses why the role of EA and technology innovation leaders is changing, what a digital business platform is and why it is crucial for success.

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Mastering Digital Business Platform Complexity

Digital is transforming every part of the organization and enterprise architecture is no exception. Digital business platforms are emerging as the approach to digital innovation combining five interdependent elements - ecosystem, customers, things, IT systems and intelligence.

Enterprise architecture and technology innovation leaders like you are at the forefront of these efforts, providing the skills and competencies needed to support innovation and master the complexities of new digital business platforms.


Gartner Enterprise Architecture & Technology Innovation Summit was designed for individuals in the following roles:
  • Guidance on digital business platform for
EA and technology innovation leaders
Enterprise Architecture
  • How to engage your leaders in delivering
a change in focus from operations to innovation by 2019
  • How to deliver high impact deliverables
that drive investments and execution
Chief Technology Officer
  • Identify top emerging and strategic
    technology trends and implement
    them inside your organization
IT Strategist
  • The impact of emerging and strategic
trends and technologies
  • Create and deliver innovation programmes
that address new technology introduction
IT Innovation Leader

What You Will Learn

  • Become a strategic leader delivering business outcomes
  • Guide the leading edge investments and capabilities
  • Maximize opportunities from disruptive technologies and trends
  • Lead rapid change through people, process and technology
  • Take on a vanguard leadership role in the bimodal business

See what  attendees have said about what they learned at the summit.

Features & Benefits

  • Gartner Analyst Sessions: Gartner analysts presenting select research, targeted to your priorities
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meeting: 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 Studies: We invite a number of end users to personally present leading-edge case studies and answer questions
  • Workshops: Hands-on sessions provide an opportunity to drill down on specific "how to" topics

What's Included

  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meetings
  • Analyst-user roundtables
  • Workshops
  • Solution Showcase
  • Networking reception
  • Agenda planning through Events Navigator

Learn more about pricing and registration.

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to your questions here.


Enterprise Architects: Becoming Technology Innovation Leaders

Our 2017 Gartner Enterprise Architecture & Technology Innovation Summit agenda will feature comprehensive tracks to drill down on your hottest EA topics on the basis of your role, experience level and key focus.


Hot Topics Covered

  • Digital Business Platforms
  • EA Roadmaps
  • Value of EA Business Capabilities
  • Business Architecture
  • Strategic and Emerging Technology Trends
  • Bimodal IT
  • Business Ecosystems
  • Innovation  
  • Advanced Analytics
  • Agile and DevOps
  • Artificial Intelligence
"The event provided a great opportunity to network and learn about the latest trends. The quality of the presentations and the ability to meet analysts and peers allowed for a balanced view of a rapidly changing environment."

- Stephan Waechter, Director of PMO McCormick

"Excellent content: forward-looking, thought-inspiring and relevant."

- Ingo Williams, Vice President, Enterprise Architecture SunTrust

Optimize Your Attendance

You'll be able to add these Gartner exclusives to your agenda:

  • Admission to all keynote sessions
  • Two, 30-minute Gartner analyst one-on-ones
  • Analyst-user roundtables
  • Workshops
  • End-user case studies
  • Solution provider showcase
  • Two receptions
  • Evening entertainment
  • Breakfast, lunch, snacks
  • First-time attendee orientation program

Sign up to be among the first to receive our 2017 Agenda.


Listen to inspirational guest keynote speakers; hear from Gartner-invited end-user case study speakers, real practitioners with real-world knowledge; and learn from Gartner analysts, the foremost experts in their areas of focus. 

Highlighted Speakers

  • Dewitt Jones
    Dewitt Jones

    One of Americas Top Professional Photographers

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  • Marcus Blosch
    Marcus Blosch

    Research VP


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  • Don Scheibenreif
    Don Scheibenreif

    VP Distinguished Analyst


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Meet the solution providers at the forefront of enterprise architecture.

Gartner Enterprise Architecture & Technology Innovation 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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Exhibitor Interactions

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Venue & Travel

Orlando, FL


Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
6000 W. Osceola Parkway
Kissimmee, Florida, United States - 34746


Gartner has reserved a limited block of hotel rooms for attendees of the conference at $217/night (plus tax and resort fee). Please note, this rate is only available for a limited time (hotel cut off is May 4, 2017). To obtain our special Gartner rate, please click here or inform the hotel that you are attending the Gartner Enterprise Architecture & Technology Innovation Summit when making your reservation.
New Reservations/Modifies /Cancels:
Cancellations made within 72 hours of arrival will forfeit one night's room and tax deposit.

Deposit Policy:
A deposit of one-night room and tax must be charged to a credit card for reservations to be guaranteed.
Government Rates:
There are a limited number of government rate rooms available at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center. Please contact the hotel directly to obtain this rate.
These rooms are for U.S. government officials and military travelers that require the federal per diem lodging rate. A valid US Government or Military ID will be required at check-in upon arrival. Government rooms are subject to the cancellation policies outlined above.

Discount Disney Tickets
Please visit our Disney Microsite, which enables attendees, as well as those friends and family members traveling with you, to individually purchase specially priced Disney Meeting & Convention Theme Park Tickets. They’re available for purchase for pre- and post-conference stays, too. Discount only available until 9:00 p.m. EST on May 30, 2017, so book your tickets now!!


Accommodations & Privacy Advisory

Gartner has been made aware that service providers, such as Exhibition Housing Management, have contacted a number of individuals who are attending our conference to offer hotel reservation services and/or sell copies of the confidential attendee list. 
Please note that Gartner has NOT authorized them, or anyone else, to contact attendees on our behalf, nor does Gartner share/sell attendee contact information to anyone. 
Learn more on how to protect yourself from scamming attempts. ​