Creating a cloud strategy may seem daunting but needs to be pragmatic. Some basic principles and guidelines are a good beginning rather than attempting all-encompassing IT strategies. We offer some guidance.
Applications can be delivered in a multitenant, shared everything by SaaS providers, but applications can also be delivered to run in a PaaS or even an IaaS environment. Application development targeting cloud deployment has nuances which must be understood, and a lift and shift from on-premises to cloud isn't as easy as it sounds.
Cloud integration is a reality for many organizations today. Come and learn about the unique challenges cloud integration brings. How does it differ to regular integration and what new tools and practices should be evaluated in meeting these challenges.
Digital Business is creating unprecedented change to how organizations must deliver software capabilities to meet business goals. Applications 2023 is Gartner's five-year vision of how technology, delivery models and skills have to change for CIOs and application leaders to drive the changes in their organization and ensure success.
Starting from energy market liberalization, the business environment around Nichigas has been seeing disruptive change. Not stopping with the evolution of the system “Kumo no Uchusen,” we are continuing to our challenge for open innovation. While the relevance of the existing business model is being lost in the paradigm shift of the digital age, we have a question “Is the maintenance of the legacy systems useful?” Only top management can make the decision for throwing away the legacy and shifting to the new. In this session, we talk about Nichigas’s challenge toward enterprise growth and change through dramatic digital transformation.
With more than 30 million tourists visiting Japan each year and 2.5 million foreigners currently living here, the need to localize websites and apps is increasing. It is not an easy task but, in this session, we would like to share our experience localizing over 12,000 websites and some handy tips to make your localization project easier.
At Boomi, all our work is based on an unwavering focus on our customers — listening to what they need and building an integration platform that helps them meet their most important business goals. Hear our General Manager for Japan, Chihiro Suzuki share some of our most compelling customer case studies.
In application development which embodies the process of digital transformation, it is necessary to develop in accordance with the features of each of the enterprise fields that require exacting standards and inherently digital fields where priority is given to rapid development. We will explain Hitachi's approach to these fields.
We will introduce the efforts of supply chain system which deliberately reduced the preparation time of test data used in system update project by Delphix and improved project productivity.
No one application platform can support all your application requirements. You must adopt a hybrid application platform (HAP) strategy to support your needs as you develop a technology platform that enables digital business. This session walks through Gartner's HAP capability framework, which provides guide rails to help you identify the capabilities you need and a means to evaluate your current portfolio of application infrastructure.
Advanced analytical techniques that learn from accumulated data and make predictions and guesses, by incorporating them into applications, bring about changes and evolution in various tasks. In this session, we will discuss examples of future applications and how to do it and what to pay attention to while considering actual examples.
Your company had its digital vision and strategy and a host of ideas for optimizing or transforming its business. Now you have to build something! This session is based on interviews with operating digital businesses about how they built their technology platform. What technologies did they select and why? How did they govern the process and leverage existing technology platforms? What would they do differently if they were to start over? We'll also look at some of the trends, principles, and architectural practices that are emerging.
Although Digital Transformation is an urgent requirement, few enterprises are able to realize it. As reported in “Gap in 2025” issued by MITI, we have Japanese specific challenges toward DX. In this session, we reconfirm those challenges and discuss the data strategy that drives DX and consider requirements for Data Platform that supports enterprise’s DX.
NTT DATA Group is expanding globally at a rapid speed.The Key success factor for the management is to realize global IT optimization.To strengthen global governance, Japanese headquarter and the group overseas companies need to work together to challenge the "difference" of cultural and business customs. In this session, we will introduce an ERP integration project utilizing Biz∫ (Biz Integral).
An “unintegrated digital business" is simply an oxymoron. Digitalization does empower organizations to innovate and disrupt, but also entails tackling a daunting array of application, data, APIs, mobile , ecosystems and "things" integration issues. To support these challenges a HIP-based “Integration Business Utility" shared service is becoming a precondition to be in business for organizations of any kind.
● What are the trends that will lead application leaders to shake-up their integration strategy?
● How will application leaders deliver a versatile and cost effective hybrid integration platforms?
● How will application leaders provide best-in-class integration services to the business?
Almost every large enterprise has implemented BI tools but most of them say it doesn’t perfectly meet user’s needs under varied and rapidly changing business. Meanwhile, new BI tools has been introduced by vendors and driving the renewal of BI environment. However, the role of tool is limited to achieve better outcome with BI. This presentation is explaining how to strengthen and renew your BI environment to proceed your application strategy next step.
Explore the top 10 strategic trends over the next five years in application development. We will discuss the influence of each on how IT organizations will build next-generation software solution from the perspectives of people, process and technology considerations. Come learn how you can apply these trends as part of your application development efforts supporting digital transformation.
SAP S/4HANA is SAP’s long-term strategic offering. The company announced that it would prolong mainstream maintenance of SAP ERP 6.0 until at least 2025. CIOs and application leaders looking to transform their existing SAP ERP landscape should use Gartner’s best practices to decide if, when and how they should plan to adopt S/4HANA.
In the face of the 2025 problem now, in order for Japanese companies to gain globally advantage from this competition, it is high time to embark on digital transformation. To realize digital transformation without spending the limited IT resources in upgrading the core system. In this session, we will present two of our clients, Calbee, Inc. and Glee, Inc, and debate, in a panel discussion format, how to deliver it and success.
Along with the momentum of data utilization, the importance of managing master data and data quality is also increasing. However, there are many places to leave to the user of the site, IT can not solve by IT alone. That's why you should not be able to do anything. In this session, in order to solve daily questions about master data, data quality, data linkage, etc., we will do it interactively with a specialist analyst.
As a quicker means to reduce SAP and Oracle software support costs, there is growing interest in third-party support vendors such as Rimini Street. In this session, we point out misunderstandings Japanese companies often have on such third-party support services. Also, the Gartner analyst answers questions from participants about benefits and risks of the third-party support, and the conditions of the enterprises which are possible to shift to the third-party support.
Most organizations are in the early stages of their digital transformation. This strategic trend is reflected in the evolving business requirements, IT practices and technology innovation. Application leaders developing their roadmaps to digital business must study the trends in cloud platform technologies to best utilize their new opportunities and avoid new risks. How will the IoT devices and digital twins; APIs and API marketplaces; microservices and serverless functions; hybrid integration and multicloud services; events and streams; analytics and AI, IaaS and PaaS — support and disrupt your plans, your organization, and your leadership role?
API is no longer just a technology but is a business itself. API now plays a core role to achieve digital platform business model or ecosystem which many Japanese enterprises have embarked on. In this session, points in succeeding digital transformation with API will be discussed.
In this session, we will share compelling IoT use cases and customer references, as well as some recent high-impact Gartner IoT predictions and key findings from our annual survey companies that have implemented IoT. IT Leaders will be able to use the insights and lessons learned from these emerging real-world IoT implementations and predictions to help prioritize their investments in IoT technologies and IT competencies needed to help improve the success of their own IoT projects.
More than 50 research analysts have come together to identify ten trends in applications that are changing the way organizations conduct business. In this session, we'll give an overview of the top ten strategic application trends that are intelligent, integrated and innovative.
Discussion of "agile vs waterfall" is active in Japan, but in the context of corporate transformation (digital transformation) to cope with digital business, it is essential for IT department to adopt agile development. There are various issues for CIOs and IT leaders to promote agile development, but we discuss policies to overcome them.
Monolithic ERP had advantages for integration professionals: The monolith provided one set of data and built-in workflows. But as the business drives toward postmodern ERP, the integration of the new systems are often taken for granted. In this postmodern environment, integration professionals can either be "heros" or "zeros."
* Business application vendors and leaders underestimate the integration challenge.
* The advantages of postmodern ERP are thwarted by a narrow, project-based approach to integration.
* Legacy integration tools and techniques do not support a pervasive approach to integration.
RPA is commonplace in automation of process in enterprise applications to improve process efficiency and effectiveness. However, for digital transformation efforts, AI has the potential to introduce radical change to process redesign. CIOs and application leaders must explore the journey from RPA to AI. There are use cases for both.
Mr.Nishimura explains how to overcome the system aging problem "Cliff of 2025"which was brought up in largely in the DX report of the Ministry of Economy,Trade and Industry. We will also introduce update technology and latest trend from SoftLoad of japan's largest specialty update company.
It is getting important for sustainable growth to create new services and modify functions flexibly using digital technologies. However, it is difficult for many companies with existing systems to realize such things and they are seeking any solutions. This session will provide how to promote digitalization through case studies while it is needed not only solving the issues of existing systems but also improving the business.
The Zensho Group operates more than 9,000 shops and stores of restaurant chains and supermarket chains over the world including Sukiya and Hamazushi as well as a US take-out sushi chain recently acquired via M&A. Since 2007, we have been working group system integration and has started a breakthrough challenge for new innovation looking to 2020 and the future.
In this session, we introduce our challenge toward “Next Zensho” for new digitalization using robots and AI technologies.
We propose "The New Era of Automation". Workato is a cloud-native platform (iPaaS) that is based on "Faster better and more easily" as automation concept. Not only application integration, but also various micro services using API technology can be combined cooperatively in a cross-sectional manner.
We propose that how to build Open Source Data Lake using MongoDB which the de facto standard of NoSQL. And we also propose how to build Data-Driven System and how to make next generation data utilization.
M. Andriessen made a digital revolution declaration in 2011. Meanwhile, IT companies like GAFA have grown rapidly and are shaking various industries. At this seminar, Japanese companies outsourcing 75% of software development will examine how to respond to the rapidly digitalized market.
Due to the big booming of “work style reformation," the digitization of workplace has been changing work style of white collars and knowledge workers drastically. Leaving simple tasks to machines, human beings are required to do complicated tasks in a short time precisely, and it becomes necessary to master advanced workplace technology. In this session, we will focus on the idea of digital dexterity that uses digital technology and explain why this is being sought and how to deploy it.
Artificial intelligence will forever alter app development. Initially, the incorporation of hosted artificial intelligence services will allow development teams to do things with applications that they have not been able to do in the past. This will be followed shortly by app testing and code creation that are driven by artificial intelligence models. This session will explore the impact of artificial intelligence on app development and how development teams need to respond to this opportunity.
Many enterprises embarked challenges for new business such as digital platform business or ecosystem. At the same time they put big focus on transforming or optimizing their business operation. In this session, we discuss how to succeed those initiatives.
Digital twins are a proliferating, high-impact IT innovation that will deliver significant business benefits — such as predictive maintenance of commercial assets — while disrupting existing IT investments — such as application infrastructure, as well as core business applications and data. In this session, we define what digital twins are, and reveal the impact they will have on business and IT.
In 2025, 90% of IT budget is expected to spend for maintaining legacy systems including ERP which hinders digital transformation for Japanese corporations. This session will introduce Microsoft cloud solution to liberate data from legacy systems to realize digital transformation.
"Cliff of 2025": As soon as it is necessary to think about building a "digital management platform", labor force replacement by IoT · block chain correspondence, old ERP review, AI · RPA etc. is also indispensable. We introduce the digital transformation strategy by next generation cloud ERP with case studies.
Although data is most valuable resource in DX era, big challenges exist in analyzing unstructured data especially it is more serious for Japanese text data. In this BRS, we discuss an innovative text analytics technology that allows to utilize advanced AI and challenges in enterprises for unstructured data analysis.
To generate a service innovation, it is necessary for the enterprises to have not only technical perspectives but also people-centered perspectives with a big picture covering all systems. However, current businesses in the enterprises are generally optimized around their organizations and business processes. For this reason, it is very difficult the enterprises to nurture the seeds of the innovations gained from the people-centered 360-degree perspectives. For service innovation by overcoming the current boundaries, what approach should the enterprises take? In this session, we introduce the tips learned from specific case studies.
In this session, we introduce how to build a cloud-native secure application using Microsoft Azure's managed service. Through this case, credit card issuer member site conforming to PCI DSS requirements was deployed on Microsoft Azure.
The time to learn the meaning of words of "Digital Business" and "Digital Transformation" has passed. Now all companies are in need of change to grow. Application leaders must make use of new application strategies and architectures to contribute to the change and growth of their company. "Application strategy to the next stage", It is exactly the time of execution right now. Katayama of the Summit Chair will summarize the Summit.