Gartner Research

Systems of Differentiation and Innovation Require Different Types of Model-Driven Application Platforms

Published: 23 September 2013

ID: G00257992

Analyst(s): Bill Swanton , David Norton, Michele Cantara


This research examines how model-driven applications based on business process management technologies can be used in a Pace-Layered Application Strategy to optimize business performance.

Table Of Contents


  • Revisiting Gartner's Definition of Model-Driven Applications
  • Process-Centric, Model-Driven Applications Require BPM Platforms
  • BPM Platforms Differ in Their Ability to Produce Direct and Indirect Model-Driven Applications
  • What Is a Business Process to a Process-Centric, Model-Driven Application?
  • Two Examples of Process-Centric, Model-Driven Applications
  • How Much Process Change Do Process-Centric, Model-Driven Applications Need to Support?
  • Five Actions to Identify How Process-Centric, Model-Driven Applications Fit Into a Pace-Layered Application Strategy

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