Lead a Workplace Revolution

A revolution is occurring in today’s workplace.  Every business is becoming a digital business.  Democratization and consumerization are rapidly changing when, where and, most importantly, how people work.  A unique opportunity exists for organizations to satisfy a digitally savvy workforce and, in the process, accelerate employee engagement, productivity and agility.

The Digital Workplace Summit is designed for individuals in the following roles
Roles Include:
  • Technical Architect
  • Business Architect
  • Information Architect
  • Solution Architect
  • Information Architect
  • Chief Architect
  • Portfolio Management
Enterprise Architecture
Roles include:
  • Workforce Effectiveness
  • Employee Engagement
  • Digital Workplace
  • IT Director
  • Head of Digital Innovation
  • Infrastructure & Operations
  • BI & Analytics
IT Executives
Roles include:
  • Digital Workplace
  • Knowledge Management
  • Workforce Effectiveness
  • Governance
  • IT Strategy & Operations
IT Strategy
Roles include:
  • Social Collaboration
  • Content Management
  • Web/Portal Innovation
  • UX Design
  • Business Applications Management
  • Director of Business Applications

What You Will Learn

  • Create a compelling digital workplace transformation
  • Creating flexible computing environments
  • Improving user experience design to leveraging social collaboration tools, mobile apps and wearable devices
  • Latest recommendations for creating or expanding your digital workplace strategy and taking employee engagement to a new level.

See what  attendees have said about what they learned

Frequently Asked Questions

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We're preparing our 2017 agenda which will feature comprehensive tracks to drill down on your hottest workplace topics based on your role, experience level and key focus.

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2016 Tracks

Track A: Moving beyond Strategy to Business Value
The Digital Workplace is a strategy that will affect the way that an organization does business. This track will investigate how to move beyond the theory to identifying business value, measuring where you are now and helping you to take the next practical steps on the path to a Digital Workplace revolution.

Track B: Architecting the Digital Workplace
A successful Digital Workplace Revolution will require organizations to renovate their workplace architecture, optimize investments in content management, portals, collaboration, search, and social software, and exploit emerging technologies to support new ways of working.

Track C: Empowering the Digital Worker
The value and success of unified communication systems, knowledge management and collaboration initiatives, and even the physical spaces we work in, will depend on an understanding of our workers' goals, behavior and context. This track will look at what it takes to create a digital workplace that engages and empowers workers to do their best.

Track D: Transforming the Organization
Digital workplaces involve managing cultural transformation not just technology This track will examine how digital workplace leaders, HR and business leaders can work together across the organization to assess cultural readiness, plan for organizational change and evaluate employee experience as they move towards a digital future.   

2016 Hot Topics

  • Collaboration for Agility and Innovation
  • Digital Workplace Execution Strategies
  • Desktop Virtualization
  • Architecting the Digital Workplace
  • Smart Machines, AI and Cognitive Computing
  • Enterprise Content Management
  • Shifting Search to the Cloud
  • Restarting Knowledge Management
  • Transforming the Employee Experience
  • Unified Communications
"Relevant, productive and insightful. The best decision I made all year."

- Michael Rice, Director Planning & Strategy Fidelity Investments

"The event is perfectly organized, speakers cover different and important areas of the IT industry and business. Some topics covered are really cutting-edge."

- Maksym Palamarenko, Development Consultant SoftServe Inc

"The diversity of the analysts and the expertise they have on their topics. The logistics and organization of Gartner was excellent."

- Lynn McDonald, IT Lead Johnson & Johnson

"A very personal event with an unbiased view of the portal and collaboration landscape."

- Oliver Elstob Unilever

"Workshops and roundtables wihich allow access to Gartner analysts and peers trying to solve the same problem."

- Angela Taylor, ICT Project Manager Leicestershire County Council

Optimize Your Attendance

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

  • Admission to all Keynote sessions
  • Gartner Analyst One-on-Ones
  • Analyst User RoundTables
  • Workshops
  • End-User Case Studies
  • Solution Provider Showcase
  • Networking Reception
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks


Listen to inspirational guest keynote speakers, hear from Gartner-invited end-user case study speakers – real practitioners with read-world knowledge, and learn from Gartner analysts – the foremost experts in their areas of focus.

Conference Chair

  • Hanns Köhler-Krüner
    Hanns Köhler-Krüner

    Conference Chair & Research VP


Watch Hanns Köhler-Krüner speak on the 2016 Summit


Meet the Solution Providers at the Forefront of Digital Workplace technologies

The Gartner Digital Workplace 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

London, UK


Park Plaza Westminster
200 Westminster Bridge Road
London, United Kingdom - SE1 7UT


A limited number of rooms have been held at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel for attendees of The Digital Workplace Summit. There are two special promotional Gartner rates available:
Superior Room - £195 per night (Includes Breakfast)
Studio Room- £225 per night (Includes Breakfast)
Please note that these rates are based on single occupancy and excludes VAT.
In order to secure accommodation at the preferred rate please click on the link below.
Alternatively, you can either e-mail your request to gartnerconference@pphe.com or call the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge in-house reservations office on +44 844 415 6780, quoting the promotion code GART10
Reservation Office opening times are:
Monday to Friday between 08:00 - 19:00 (London Time)
Saturday between 09:00 - 17:30 (London Time

Park Plaza County Hall
1 Addington Street
London, United Kingdom

Accommodations & Privacy Advisory

Gartner has been made aware that service providers, such as Exhibition Housing Management, have contacted a number of individuals who are attending our conference to offer hotel reservation services and/or sell copies of the confidential attendee list.  

Please note that Gartner has NOT authorized them, or anyone else, to contact attendees on our behalf, nor does Gartner share/sell attendee contact information to anyone.  

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