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Keynote Sessions

Typically presented by non-Gartner industry leaders, these plenary sessions are designed to be entertaining and thought-provoking.


Gartner Opening Keynote: The Myths, Magic, and Madness of Application Strategy in the Digital Age

21 July, 2014 (09:30 - 10:15)

Many opportunities for success in the digital age require working through a lot of new technologies, architectures and assumptions. A key to success for application leaders is to separate myths from reality and navigate through some of the biggest changes of their careers. This keynote examines the vision, myths and practical realities of surviving in the digital age.

Welcome to the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit 2014

21 July, 2014 (10:15 - 10:30)

Industry Panel Discussion

21 July, 2014 (10:30 - 11:00)

Guest Keynote: How Adaptable and Flexible Are Our Brains? The Impact of Modern Technology

21 July, 2014 (17:00 - 17:45)

Professor Peter Schofield is Executive Director & CEO at NeuRA - Neuroscience Research Australia - one of the largest independent centres of research on the brain in Australia. The institute aims to accelerate discovery and translate this knowledge to improving health and reducing the burden of brain and nervous system disease. Prof Schofield will explore the issues associated with brain function, memory and neuroplasticity. The human brain once thought fixed and hardwired is proving to be highly adaptable and flexible. In today’s digital age, how might we harness neuroplasticity to improve health outcomes? Equally, is modern technology altering the way in which our brains work? These questions are important now but will feature even more so in the future. Harnessing neuroplasticity is thus critical for the healthy development and use of our brains and a key issue for the changing environment in which we live.

Guest Keynote: How to Create a Powerful Workplace Culture

22 July, 2014 (15:15 - 16:00)

"Every organization has a culture, but not all of them are powerful. A powerful culture literally propels performance in an organization. If the culture is not powerful, it will become misaligned with your business strategy and become a genuine risk to your organization. Corporate Anthropologist and author Michael Henderson will demonstrate how to create a powerful workplace culture to drive performance and reduce the risk your culture can pose to your business.

Gartner Closing Keynote: What To Do On Monday — Your Key Takeaways and Action Plan

22 July, 2014 (16:00 - 16:45)

During these 2 days, you will have assembled lots of key information – but what next? How do you put this wealth of information and advice into good use when you get back into the office on Monday morning? This panel is designed to take you through the key takeaways from the event, so that you are perfectly placed to make the optimum project and priority decisions for your organization.

Closing Remarks

22 July, 2014 (16:45 - 17:00)

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