Application Strategy and Governance

Join us and benefit from:
  • Develop pervasive integration capabilities
  • Implement a hybrid integration platform (HIP)
  • Understand when microservcies are appropriate, and when they are not
  • Understand the impact of advancing/ emerging technologies on your application strategy
  • Create an application organization with the agility and flexibility to support today’s digital business demands
Application Strategy and Governance coverage at this conference

Application leaders need to effectively manage and lead their application organizations. This requires strategies that increase the value and effectiveness of a portfolio of applications. Organizations can no longer succeed by operating traditionally, but must shift toward multiple governance, delivery and operating models to propel digital business.


At Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit, we dive into developing, cultivating and executing on strong application strategies. Join us for three days full of insights to help you move your applications organization into the next era of digital business.

Application Strategy and Governance sessions include
  • Turbocharge Your API Strategy via the Digital Integration Hub
  • Roundtable: API Security — Balancing Openness With Protection
  • Amplify Digital Dynamism Through an Integration Business Utility Strategy
  • Choose the Right Digital Commerce Architectural Approach for Business Success
  • Stay Relevant and Effective With the Top Application Architecture and Development Skills
  • How to Create an API Center of Excellence to Increase API Quality, Consistency and Usage
  • Technical Insights: MASA, an Agile Architecture With Integrated Apps, APIs and Multigrained Services
Top 5 Application Strategy and Governance Challenges Answered

Q: How do application organizations change to meet the needs of digital business?
A: Application leaders need to lead the organizational change required to make the transition to digital delivery. Agile methods bring the need to shift to a product-oriented view of software and a dramatic cultural change that emphasizes high-performing, self-managed teams.


Q: How do you manage the shift from traditional projects to building platforms and products for digital business?
A: Utilize a product-centric approach to managing work, keeping a clear focus on the internal or external customer and directing the development to deliver value to them. In additional, include Agile principles and apply them at scale.


Q: How can you take advantage of APIs to build platforms and ecosystems for the execution of digital strategies?
A: Treat your APIs as products through full life cycle API management. This enables organizations to derive the most value from their APIs and can foster an ecosystem of developers who embed them in established and new applications.


Q: How can rationalization and modernizations transform the application portfolio to a digital business platform?
A: Assess the business value and technological fitness of your application portfolio to identify and prioritize the obstacles. Plan and technologies; investing in resilience; and making data and functions available through APIs.


Q: How can Gartner's Pace-Layered Application Strategy provide insights for your digital strategy?
A: Gartner’s Pace-Layered Application Strategy provides a framework that enables IT to respond to differentiated business needs. It provides a common, business-oriented language to define and communicate the application strategy.


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