Gartner Research

Articulating the Business Value of Event-Driven Architecture

Published: 26 May 2017

ID: G00324218

Analyst(s): Aashish Gupta , Anne Thomas


A 2017 Gartner survey revealed that 58% of CEOs define growth as their highest business priority. Event-driven architecture is a key technology approach to delivering this goal. This research allows CIOs to articulate the benefits of EDA and develop a business case to justify EDA investment.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Because CEOs are focused on growth via digital business, CIOs must define an event-centric digital business strategy
  • In order to gain competitive advantage, CIOs must use innovative technologies based on EDA to support digital business transformation
    • Case Study: Monzo Bank
  • CIOs must modernize their application portfolios to support digital business transformation
    • Case Study: Healthcare Firm in the Process of Migration

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