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    2016 CIO-Agenda: A Germany and DACH Region Perspective

    CIOs are in line with their global peers in embracing their companies’ digital journey, but play a less strategic role in their organization.

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The Must Attend Event for CIOs & Senior IT executives in the DACH region

The role of the CIO is changing and success depends on their ability to innovate, strategize and collaborate to accelerate business growth. Gartner CIO & IT Executive Summit 2016 equips your CIO clients for the “new normal”, where business leaders influence technology decisions and CIOs increasingly influence business decisions by leveraging innovative technology solutions.  

Gartner CIO & IT Executive Summit is specifically designed for:
  • Corporate-wide CIOs
  • Business unit CIOs
  • Senior IT Executives reporting into the CIO
Senior IT Executives

What You Will Learn

  • Learn from the proven practices and market insight of your CIO peers
  • Team up with leaders who understand your challenges in workshops focused on your most critical priorities
  • Broaden your perspective by exchanging ideas with thought leaders from Gartner and the industry
  • Transform your CIO role with new leadership skills and organizational behaviors
  • Explore the issues that are top-of-mind for your CEO and business counterparts
  • Assemble the resources you need to build and transform IT capabilities
  • Move your organization forward through future-facing technologies, applications and approaches

What's Included

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Lead With Impact: Connect. Orchestrate. Influence.
This exclusive event is created with direct input from more than 2,800 top CIOs. Explore the most critical business, technology and leadership strategies relevant to today's CIOs and engage with hundreds of your CIO peers in the DACH region.

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Track Overview

​Examine the key issues that are shaping the leadership of today’s CIOs. Learn to look beyond your IT organization to Influence, Orchestrate and Connect with our three tracks:
  • Track 1: Influence Strategic Culture and People Leadership
  • Track 2: Orchestrate to create Value Leadership
  • Track 3: Connect with Information and Technology Leadership

Hot Topics

  • Develop Digital business and digital skills,
  • Enable business transformation through Industrie 4.0,
  • Stimulate an innovation culture
  • Support government through a digital agenda
  • Drive Digital Security across the entire organization

What take-aways can CIO & IT Executives expect?

  • How to shift the focus of their role from directive to collaborative
  • Techniques for planning and managing a changing workforce
  • Practical approaches for financial management
  • when faced with increased demand for digital services
  • New methods for renewing the IT organization and maturing it’s capabilities
  • Strategies for establishing trusted partnerships and mitigating digital risks 

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Optimize Your Attendance

You'll be able to add these Gartner exclusives to your agenda:

  • Admission to all Keynote sessions
  • 30 min Gartner Analyst One-on-Ones
  • Workshops
  • Peer networking breakfasts, lunches and receptions
  • Spotlight Sessions
  • Peer Connect Meetups
  • Agenda planning through Events Navigator

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Listen to inspirational guest keynote speakers and learn from Gartner analysts – the foremost experts in their areas of focus. Meet the analysts onsite

Highlighted Speakers


Featured Speakers

End User Case Study Speakers

Gartner Analysts


Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of IT

The Gartner CIO & IT Executive 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

Munich, Germany


Westin Grand München
Arabellastrasse 6
München, Germany - 81925


Rooms can be booked at a special rate of €179 inclusive of VAT but includes breakfast and WIFI via


A Note About Accomodations

Gartner has been made aware that a service provider called Exhibition Housing Management has contacted a number of individuals who are attending our conference to offer hotel reservation services. Exhibition Housing Management does not represent Gartner, nor have we authorized them to contact attendees on our behalf. 
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