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STAMFORD, Conn., April 10, 2014

Gartner Announces Enterprise Architecture Summit 2014

June 4-5 at Gaylord National in National Harbor, MD

Details: The Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit – our signature EA event – is the world’s most important gathering of enterprise architects, business strategists and IT innovation teams. The focus on this year’s conference is “Lead Change and Deliver Business Outcomes in Today’s Digital Economy”. In the digital industrial economy, organizations are facing unprecedented disruptions and opportunities – and businesses are looking to enterprise architects for guidance through this profound transformation. As an EA, you will need to rethink and redefine your contribution, role, skills and practices in order to deliver the highest business value and impact.

In addition to compelling Gartner analyst-presented research, the event features EA leaders from renowned organizations including Target, GE Capital, Honda North America, and Cardinal Health who will share real-world scenarios and lessons learned from their own EA implementations. Plus, hear from former Secretary of State and author, Madeleine Albright on becoming a leader in today’s global economy. Business-outcome-driven EA will give you a new perspective and change the way you deliver value to your organization.

Hot topics include:

  • Focusing EA on business outcomes and actionable deliverables in the digital age

  • Driving effective business and IT change within the enterprise

  • Applying EA to capitalize on business and technology disruptions

  • Developing talents and skills for the new generation of architects

  • Integrating EA with governance, risk and compliance initiatives

Keynotes:

*Gartner Opening Keynote: Delivering Business-Outcome-Driven EA in the Digital Business Economy

Betsy Burton, VP Distinguished Analyst

Hung LeHong, VP Distinguished Analyst

Chris Howard, VP Distinguished Analyst

*Guest Keynote: Taking a Leadership Role in Today’s Global Economy with Madeleine Albright

Madeleine Albright, Former Secretary of State

*Gartner Keynote: Business-Outcome-Driven EA Responds to Disruptive and Emerging Trends

David W. Cearley, VP & Gartner Fellow

*Gartner Closing Keynote: Measuring and Monetizing Business Outcomes

Michael Smith, VP Distinguished Analyst

Numerous exhibitors will display the latest EA tools and services at the conference. A listing of current exhibitors is available at https://www.gartner.com/en/conferences/na/enterprise-architecture-us

Join the discussion on Twitter using #GartnerEA.

For complete event details, please visit the Gartner EA Summit Web site at http://www.gartner.com/technology/summits/na/enterprise-architecture/.

Members of the media can register for the event by contacting Janessa Rivera at janessa.rivera@gartner.com.

About Gartner

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. Gartner delivers the technology-related insight necessary for its clients to make the right decisions, every day. From CIOs and senior IT leaders in corporations and government agencies, to business leaders in high-tech and telecom enterprises and professional services firms, to technology investors, Gartner is a valuable partner in more than 14,000 distinct organizations. Through the resources of Gartner Research, Gartner Executive Programs, Gartner Consulting and Gartner Events, Gartner works with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, USA, and has 6,100 associates, including more than 1,460 research analysts and consultants, and clients in 85 countries. For more information, visit www.gartner.com.

About Gartner

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), is the world’s leading research and advisory company and a member of the S&P 500. We equip business leaders with indispensable insights, advice and tools to achieve their mission-critical priorities today and build the successful organizations of tomorrow.

Our unmatched combination of expert-led, practitioner-sourced and data-driven research steers clients toward the right decisions on the issues that matter most. We are a trusted advisor and objective resource for more than 15,000 organizations in more than 100 countries — across all major functions, in every industry and enterprise size.

To learn more about how we help decision makers fuel the future of business, visit gartner.com.

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