Gartner Application Innovation & Business Solutions Summit

16 – 17 June 2022 | Tokyo, Japan

Building a Resilient Enterprise with Composable, Adaptable Applications

The demand for business resilience in a turbulent environment requires responsive, agile applications, innovative software engineering, effective application portfolio management  and better IT-Business collaboration. 

At the conference, the top 5 priorities that applications & software engineering leaders met on included:

  1. Emerging technologies that are driving the future of applications
  2. Composable architecture 
  3. Agile development and DevOps
  4. Application modernization, rationalization and integration strategies
  5. How to improve collaboration between IT and the business

We hope you enjoyed the virtual 2021 Gartner Application Innovation & Business Solution Summit!  If you missed it, be sure to explore what was covered at the conference.

The program for the 2022 Gartner Application Innovation & Business Solutions Summit is underway and we look forward to sharing details soon!


Create a modern, agile applications organization capable of powering innovation and digital transformation.


Compose your business future with an adaptable, resilient application strategy


Explore the technologies and trends shaping the future of enterprise applications and software engineering.

Calling all application and software
engineering leaders

Gartner Application Innovation & Business Solutions Summit was built for application and software engineering leaders looking to craft leading-edge applications, architectures and strategies that enable composable enterprises.

Transform your organization into an intelligent, composable business
  • Develop an application strategy that is modular, composable and resilient. 
  • Modernize your application portfolio while delivering innovation to the business.
  • Drive business outcomes faster by working with non-IT resources. 
  • Advance your organization's cloud strategy.
Develop software engineering strategies that are fit for the future
  • Develop the right skills and team structures for successful software engineering. 
  • Understand the best practices for scaling agile. 
  • Learn how to use automation and other approaches to enable developers.
  • Discover the key steps to creating a successful digital platform. 
  • Explore the best practices for API design, API management and API monetization.
Create a new vision for enterprise architecture
  • Redefine enterprise architecture (EA) and how it adds business value.
  • Architect your organization for adaptability and change. 
  • Build a flexible, adaptive EA team. 
  • Support innovation, transformation and the use of new technologies.
Build agile architectures that continuously adapt and evolve to meet new and evolving business requirements
  • Create an architecture that is flexible enough to both satisfy current demands and adapt to emerging demand. 
  • Develop strong agile architecture, DevOps and cloud-native skills.
  • Optimize and refine application delivery to make it repeatable, effective and efficient.
Craft a pervasive integration strategy that meets the needs of a modern organization
  • Design a future-proof business application integration strategy. 
  • Select the right integration platforms and technologies to support digital business. 
  • Implement a technical API strategy that allows the delivery of more integrations, faster. 
  • Learn how to integrate AI into your organization.
  • Integrate cloud-based and on-premises applications.
Create multidisciplinary digital business teams to ensure successful digital transformation
  • Align strategies between IT and the business. 
  • Create hybrid IT-business “fusion” teams. 
  • Develop a common view of value by establishing shared metrics. 
  • Transition from a project-centric to a product-centric delivery model.
Apply total experience application architecture and design to create the next generation of user experiences

2021 Tracks at a Glance

Attendees had access to over 50 sessions of the latest Gartner research specifically designed to help data & analytics leaders meet the demands of the future. Each track had a particular area of focus that helped deliver what matters most to you and your organization.

Track A

Leadership Strategies For the Future of Business Applications

The demand for business resilience in a post-pandemic environment will translate to an imperative for responsive, agile applications and innovative software engineering. As enterprises transform to their digital futures, the experience of making, buying, and using applications will also transform. This track will help you to pave your unique road to the future of applications.

Track B

Architecture Models and Software Engineering for Composable Applications, and Transformative Technology

To become resilient, enterprises must have an architecture that embraces innovative technologies and implements composable applications, as well as software engineering that is agile and responsive to change. This track provides application leaders with approaches and insights into architecture development and software engineering and updates on innovative technologies to enable resilient enterprise.

Track C

Delivering Next Generation Total Experience

Application leaders must drive better customer and employee value by delivering effortless yet highly compelling experiences across digital channels and new modes of interaction. This track explores best practices and strategies for both internal/employee and external/customer experiences and engagement.

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