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Renovate, Innovate and Unleash the Power of Digital Business

In today’s digital world, few things are more impactful than applications.  They lay the foundation for innovation, drive engagement and deliver impactful business results. Application leaders have a unique perspective, with a comprehensive view of their enterprise, and an innate understanding of technology and the art of the possible.  Now is the time for application leaders to use their expertise to unleash the power of digital business within their organizations. ​

Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit 2018 features in-depth research and advanced best practices in application strategies, business application management, mobile applications, modern application architecture, application development, integration, and emerging technologies, including cognitive computing and advances in Blockchain.

Join us to experience unbiased, leading-edge research to gain new insights and actionable strategies for creating value, driving digital transformation and delivering competitive advantage.

Our Summit was designed for individuals in the following roles
Roles Include:
  • Application Architects
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Business Architects
  • Technical Architects
Enterprise Architects
Roles Include:
  • Application Strategy Leaders
  • Application Development Leaders
  • Application Integration Leaders
  • Application Portfolio Management
Roles Include:
  • Web Services and Infrastructure Managers
  • IT Leaders involved in cloud and SOA
  • IT Leaders focused on application strategies
  • IT Leaders focused on mobile
IT Executives
Roles Include:
  • Application Portfolio Management
  • Project Management
Portfolio Managers

What You Will Learn

  • Accelerate your application strategy to drive digital business success
  • Prepare and architect for AI, Machine learning, Blockchain, IoT and more
  • Learn how to architect for ongoing agility and flexibility and prepare for an API-powered world
  • Put the latest cloud and mobile strategies to work to engage employees, customers and partners
  • Get the latest research and recommendations for application development, integration and modernization
  • Advance your DevOps, Agile and Bimodal strategies to deliver fast, flexible innovation
  • Understand how to balance risk with innovation, when to invest and when to divest

Features & Benefits

  • Gartner Analyst Sessions: Gartner analysts presenting select research, targeted to your priorities
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-One Meetings*: Sit privately for 30 minutes with a Gartner analyst specializing in a topic you'd like to discuss
  • Analyst-User Roundtables*: Hear how your colleagues from various industries tackle problems similar to yours
  • End-User Case Studies: We invite a number of end users to personally present leading-edge case studies and answer questions
  • Workshops*: Intimate workshops provide an opportunity to drill down on specific "how to" topics in a small group environment
  • Solution Showcase: Exclusive access to over 15 select exhibitors to make informed decisions
  • Group Rate Discount: Maximize your learning by attending as a group and receive a group discount

*Preregistration is required for one-on-ones, workshops and analyst-user roundtables. Space is limited. 

What's Included

*Preregistration is required for one-on-ones, workshops and analyst-user roundtables.

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to your questions here​


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What you will take from the Summit

  • Validate your application strategies and keep up to date with emerging technologies
  • Learn how constantly evolving topics as cloud, mobile and IoT are changing
  • What does the future of apps look like
  • Balance risk with innovation, where to renovate and when to invest and divest
  • Explore new possibilities for your organization

Value in Attending

  • Understand your role as an application leader, and that of the IT organization, as a full partner with ‘the business’ — empowered and expected to lead change and power the digital future
  • Understand the impact/opportunity of emerging technologies such as IoT, AI and blockchain and how they should factor into your app strategy
  • Come for a technology refresh; to hear ‘next generation’ thinking on app strategy, development & lifecycle management, cloud, mobile, analytics, governance and modernization, and more
  • Understand how to balance risk with innovation, which systems to renovate, when to invest and when to divest
  • Network with an impressive gathering of your peers. Benchmark your progress against others in your industry or role
  • Cut through the clutter and hype and gain unbiased advice and guidance from Gartner analysts

Hot Topics

  • Innovating with Agile and Dev/Ops 
  • User Experience Strategies
  • Delivering Pervasive Integration Capabilities
  • Preparing your Applications for Artificial Intelligence 
  • HIP Enabling Technologies
  • Building great App Dev Teams 
  • API Security
  • Architecting a Digital Business Technology Platform 
  • The Future of SOA
  • Serverless Platforms and PaaS

Optimize Your Attendance

  • Admission to all Keynote sessions
  • One (30 minutes) Gartner Analyst One-on-One (sign up will open pre-event)
  • Analyst-User RoundTables
  • Workshops
  • End-User Case Studies
  • Solution Provider Showcase
  • Networking Reception


Direct access to unbiased Gartner expertise from analysts.

Hear from the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Research Community as they share their latest insights and advice. 


Highlighted Speakers for 2018

  • Keith Guttridge
    Keith Guttridge

    Research Director and Conference Chair


  • Yefim Natis
    Yefim Natis

    VP & Gartner Fellow


  • Partha Iyengar
    Partha Iyengar

    VP & Gartner Fellow


2018 Summit Chair

Keith Guttridge
Keith Guttridge

Research Director and Conference Chair

Keith Guttridge is a Research Director in the Application Architecture, Infrastructure and Integration group. His focus for middleware integration technologies is on-premises ESB suites, message-oriented middleware (MOM) and integration platform as a service (iPaaS) for integrating packaged applications such as CRM, ERP and SaaS applications, as well as custom applications such as web and mobile. From an architecture perspective, he focuses on SOA and EDA. He also covers organizational issues for integration, including integration competency centers (ICCs), integration strategy groups (ISGs) and centers of excellence (COEs).

While at Visa Europe, Mr. Guttridge was responsible for the middleware technology strategy and roadmap. He also worked as an integration architect on a large number of high-volume, card processing systems. Prior to that, he worked at IBM, initially as a developer on IBM integration products and finally as a consultant for the full IBM integration suite.


Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Applications

The Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit will help you develop a "short list" of technology and service providers who can meet your particular needs. You'll receive exclusive access to some of the world's leading technology and service providers in a variety of settings.

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Exhibitor Interactions

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Venue & Travel

Mumbai, India


JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar
IA Project Road,
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Andheri
Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400099  India
+91 (0)22 2853 8888

Choose the JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar for luxury beyond compare. Featuring a host of five-star amenities, tastefully appointed, intelligently designed hotel rooms and a first-rate service, our brand new hotel sets the stage for an unforgettable visit to Mumbai, India.  Conveniently located, the hotel is just a short drive from both of Mumbai's airports.
The JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar is offering competitive rates to attendees of Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit being held on 12 - 13 March 2017.

JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar
IA Project Road, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Andheri
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India - 400099