Kimihiko Iijima is Senior Director in Gartner Research. Mr. Iijima's research focus is currently on application architecture (e.g., service-oriented architecture, microservices, event-driven architecture) and application infrastructure technologies, such as application platform, aPaaS and application integration suites, iPaaS, API management and IoT integration.
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Iijima built his career as a system engineer, project manager, IT infrastructure designer/architect and enterprise management technology standard designer at the corporate level and project level, in the heterogeneous distributed environment, including legacy environment.
Infrastructure Architect, Technology Standard Development
Hitachi Zosen Systems (HZS)
Cloud Computing (retired)
Integration Architecture and Platforms (retired)
Software Engineering Technologies
Application and Product Portfolio Governance (retired)
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Doshisha University
1Application architecture strategy and selection (Service Oriented Architecture, Microservices)
2Application platform strategy and technology selection (including aPaaS, IoT)
3Application integration strategy and technology selection (including iPaaS, IoT)
4API management strategy (API economy) and technology selection.
5Modernizing legacy applications into bimodal applications or postmodern ERP