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Accelerate your application priorities, leveraging agile, DevOps, APIs, and microservices.

Optimize Applications. Transform the Business. Drive Growth.
Build an applications organization with the agility and flexibility to support today’s digital business demands. Empower your entire enterprise to address digital business opportunities and use leading technologies to create and deploy business critical solutions.

See a sampling of the companies that attended last year.

Our summit was designed for individuals in the following roles
Leaders focused on:
  • Application Development
  • Application Strategy
  • Application Integration
  • Application Infrastructure
  • User Experience Design
  • CTO
  • IT Operations
Application/IT Leaders
Roles Include:
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Application Architects
  • Chief Architects
  • Information Architects
  • Solution Architects
  • Business Architects
  • Technical Architects
Senior Architects
Leaders focused on:
  • Customer Experience Management
  • CRM Technologies & Platforms
  • Customer Service
  • Customer Data
  • Business Analysis
  • Digital Commerce
Customer Experience

What You Will Learn

  • How to guide the business as it embraces new technologies and capabilities
  • Fresh insights on how to craft an application strategy built to last
  • Leading edge best practices for application architecture, development and integration
  • Design UX to attract and engage users
  • How applications can support and improve customer experience, a key driver of differentiation
  • Advance mobile and API strategies
  • Create agile, flexible, versatile architectures
  • Strengthen governance and cloud security
  • Advance your SOA and PaaS strategies

See what attendees have said about what they learned

What's Included

*Pre-registration is required

Frequently Asked Questions

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The 2018 agenda is currently being crafted to meet the priorities that keep you up at night.
Check out materials from last year's conference for a glimpse of the content you can expect to see:

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Hot Topics

  • DevOps, Agile and Lean IT
  • Machine Learning
  • Microservices
  • Event-Driven Architecture
  • Legacy System Modernization
  • Aligning IT to Business Strategy
  • Development to Support Superior CX, UX, EX
  • Organizational Change Leadership
  • CX for Internal and External Customers

2017 Conference Tracks

10 conference tracks organized into four recommended programs targeting your role or focus area.

Application Leadership Program
  • Track A: Leadership in the Age of Digital Business

Application Strategy & Innovation Program
  • Track B: Application Strategy
  • Track C: Application Innovation

Application Architecture, Development & Integration Program
  • Track D: Application Architecture
  • Track E: Application Development
  • Track F: Application Integration

CX Strategy & Technology Program
  • Track G: Customer Strategy
  • Track H: Customer Data and Analytics
  • Track I: Designing the Multichannel CX
  • Track J: CX Technology Foundation

View last year's track descriptions

Highlights from 2017

Image Nearly 2,000 professionals got a comprehensive view of the latest application strategies, heard insights from recently-published Gartner research, benchmarked progress with peers and interacted with Gartner analysts!

View the top takeaways from last year's summit.

“This is the only event that provides me with neutral (no bias to providers) view of the trending strategies and also challenge the traditional way of strategizing applications for tomorrow. Love it!”

- Sree Ravela, Sr. Manager, Application Development and Integration Bridgestone Americas

"Very comprehensive event. Provided a balance of where IT is at present and where it needs to be positioned in the emerging digital space"

- Roberto Alex Romano, Web Development Supervisor Baptist Health South Florida


Seeking inspiration? Hear from powerful guest keynotes and Gartner analysts for the motivation to innovate.

Highlighted Speakers

  • Gene Phifer
    Gene Phifer

    VP Distinguished Analyst and Conference Chair


  • Carol Rozwell
    Carol Rozwell

    VP Distinguished Analyst


  • Daryl Plummer
    Daryl Plummer

    VP & Gartner Fellow


What We Hear About Our Speakers

“Analyst one-on-ones are a must. Gartner analysts have some of the best views on upcoming technology trends and the product suites for the specific use cases you are looking for.”

- Kumar Sundararaman, Director, IT Application Technology Equinix, Inc.

"This was amazing! 1:1 with Gartner analysts were especially helpful - gave me good ideas of what to work on first when back in the office."

- John Coate, Netops Manager WA State


Meet the Solution Providers that will help drive your digital transformation

The Gartner Application Strategies & Solutions Summit will help you find solutions for your most pressing technology needs through exclusive access to some of the world's leading providers in a variety of settings.

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Venue & Travel

Las Vegas, Nevada



Caesars Palace
3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV, United States - 89109


Please note: Gartner will be reserving a limited block of rooms at Caesars Palace at a discounted rate. Please check back for updates as they become available and the room block opens in July 2018.

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