Gartner Research

Agenda Overview for Application Architecture, 2013

Published: 02 January 2013

ID: G00245762

Analyst(s): Ross Altman


Organizations that don't architect their applications to readily leverage cloud, mobile, social and big data will be at a serious business disadvantage by 2016. We help IT executives, architects and development managers understand how to capitalize on these opportunities.

Table Of Contents


  • Intended Audience for Gartner's Application Architecture Research

Key Issues

  • How will cloud, social and mobile computing and big data impact application architecture?
  • What are the best practices for achieving success with EDA?
  • What are the best practices for achieving success with SOA?
  • How will new development approaches impact the application architecture?
  • Which architectural styles best integrate traditional and modern applications?
  • How will open source, open standards and open data help IT deliver cost-effective solutions to business requirements?

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