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Gain more insights into CIO strategies, leadership skills growth and technology at Gartner CIO Leadership Forum 2023 in Sydney, Australia.

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Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 07:15 AM - 07:00 PM AEST

Registration and Information

Registration and Information hours for the day.

Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 07:30 AM - 09:00 AM AEST

Networking Breakfast

Join other attendees for breakfast before the day's sessions.

Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM AEST

Gartner Keynote: Amplify Your Impact

Gabriela Vogel, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Christie Struckman, VP Analyst, Gartner

CIOs face challenges as executives and as the heads of IT. Join us for the Gartner Opening Keynote in which we'll focus on helping CIOs produce material returns and drive value throughout their organization.

Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM AEST

Refreshment Break

Join us for refreshments in a brief break between sessions.

Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM AEST

Changing Funding Models and Driving Digital Success

Shailesh Muvera, Sr Principal, Advisory, Gartner

While CFOs struggle to appropriately fund digital investments using rigid project-based funding models, CIOs can engage with them by actively involving finance throughout the initiative’s maturation. A productive and successful collaboration with CFOs requires more than a collegial relationship, CIOs must evolve how digital initiatives are funded and show the impact of digital initiatives on both business outcomes and corporate financial performance.

Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM AEST

Digital Products Will Transform Your Enterprise … and IT

CIOs have been steadily increasing their digital product know-how, starting with employee-facing digital products and customer-facing channels/portals. It's now time to go further. Revenue-generating and venture-building digital products are forcing a convergence in all parts of the organization. This is not a solo IT journey. Learn how this product journey will transform the whole enterprise and IT, and be prepared to chart your course.

Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM AEST

Gartner’s 2023 Growth Survey Reveals 3 Potent Catalysts

Dave Aron, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will be the first showing of the results of Gartner's growth survey, based on responses from approximately 200 CxOs globally, about how they are planning to grow. Moreover, the role of IT/digital in that growth.

Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM AEST

Research Discussion: Built for Speed -- The Corporate Center as Accelerator of Fusion Teams

Andrea Cuadros, Sr Principal, Advisory, Gartner

Neha Kumar, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

Enterprises that succeed in scaling fusion teams deliver new digital capabilities faster while simultaneously achieving greater efficiency. But they also approach Agile as a wide-ranging new way of working, rather than just a software engineering methodology. This highly-interactive, discussion-based session will show how CIOs have helped their C-Suite peers pivot the culture of corporate functions (IT, HR, Finance, Procurement, Legal, etc.) toward agile ways of working, in support of fusion teams.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM AEST

How to Shift Executive Mindsets

Dave Aron, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The digital-era challenges industrial-era mindsets about change (from risk to opportunity), organizational structure (from hierarchical to flattened/fluid/matrixed), performance management (from stack ranking to 360 feedback), culture (for heroes to collaborators) and more. This session discusses how CIOs can advance the executive mindset to accelerate the realization of growth and value from digital investments.

Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM AEST

The Secrets to Unlock the Power of Human-Centric Leadership for CIOs

Graham Waller, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Employees demand leaders take a more human approach, leading with greater authenticity, empathy and adaptivity. CIOs must develop their courage, commitment and confidence, and adopt a more human-centric approach to leadership to elevate their people.

Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM AEST

Technology Executives Panel

In this panel is moderated by a Gartner expert, technology executives will share their thought leadership on some of the most important business related challenges faced by leaders today.

Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM AEST

Technology Executives Panel

In this panel is moderated by a Gartner expert, technology executives will share their thought leadership on some of the most important business related challenges faced by leaders today.

Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM AEST

Technology Executives Panel

In this panel is moderated by a Gartner expert, technology executives will share their thought leadership on some of the most important business related challenges faced by leaders today.

Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 02:15 PM AEST

Networking Lunch

Join other attendees for lunch and take advantage of the opportunity to network and catch up on the day's activities so far.

Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM AEST

Adaptive Governance Principles for the Era of Fusion Teams

Andrea Cuadros, Sr Principal, Advisory, Gartner

Using an empirical, quantitative analysis of more than 1,200 teams, we have distilled a set of actionable, adaptive governance principles that must inform the governance styles for fusion teams that blend IT and business technologists.

Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM AEST

Use Cyber Value Metrics to Manage Security Aligned to Your Business

Richard Addiscott, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Gartner is benchmarking 16 cybersecurity value metrics to enable peer comparisons at the board level. Use these metrics to measure and manage security budget and business value delivery. This changes how organizations measure, report and invest in security from the budget to the board.

Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM AEST

CIO Opportunities for Sustainability Leadership: Case Study Profiles

Andrea Cuadros, Sr Principal, Advisory, Gartner

CEOs are asking CIOs to contribute to enterprise sustainability goals, which are growing in visibility, both by leading the IT function and playing a stewardship role at the enterprise level. This session will give you practical steps (drawn from case studies of leading CIOs) to make a difference in sustainability by helping with assessment, measurement and emerging technology evaluation.

Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 04:15 PM - 04:45 PM AEST

Refreshment Break

Join us for refreshments in a brief break between sessions.

Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 04:45 PM - 05:30 PM AEST

Guest Keynote

More information to come soon.

Tuesday, 09 May, 2023 / 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM AEST

Special Event Reception

More information to follow.

Wednesday, 10 May, 2023 / 07:00 AM - 07:00 PM AEST

Registration and Information

Registration and information hours for the day.

Wednesday, 10 May, 2023 / 07:30 AM - 09:00 AM AEST

Networking Breakfast

Join other attendees for breakfast before the day's sessions.

Wednesday, 10 May, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM AEST

Guest Keynote

More information to come soon.

Wednesday, 10 May, 2023 / 09:45 AM - 10:15 AM AEST

Refreshment Break

Join us for refreshments in a brief break between sessions.

Wednesday, 10 May, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM AEST

CIO Value Propositions for C-Suite Partners

Christie Struckman, VP Analyst, Gartner

The CIO role must provide new forms of executive leadership value to all CxOs. This session will guide CIOs to construct value propositions for each of their peers so they can create and deliver the maximum business impact and advance their ambitions.

Wednesday, 10 May, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM AEST

Digital Platforms for the Era of Fusion Teams: Real-World CIO Examples

Neil Osmond, Distinguished VP, Advisory, Gartner

CIOs must ensure that fusion teams can seamlessly access the capabilities required to build architecturally sound and secure solutions. Join this session to understand how leading CIOs at Chevron, NIKE and others have modernized platforms to support the work of technologists within and outside of IT.

Wednesday, 10 May, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM AEST

Ten Techniques to Attract Unconventional Talent

Lily Mok, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

Our 2023 CIO Survey identifies multiple unconventional approaches to working with key digital talent. Learn about effective techniques for finding and leveraging these sources to shrink your talent gaps.

Wednesday, 10 May, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM AEST

Workshop: Gamifying Cybersecurity — A Day in the Life of a Cybercriminal

Richard Addiscott, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This interactive “gamified” workshop is designed to actively involve senior leaders, board members, and business stakeholders to boost their awareness of cybersecurity by flipping their perspectives by looking through the lens of the attacker’s point of view. This workshop also serves as an approach to identifying potential gaps and actions required to bolster the security efforts of the enterprise.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Wednesday, 10 May, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM AEST

How Do You Create Strategy When the World Is Constantly Changing?

Andy Rowsell-Jones, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Strategy defines our path to success. But faced with the impacts of climate change, the pandemic, geopolitical tensions, inflationary pressure and recession, identifying and navigating the right path can be difficult. This session will provide CIOs with the steps they need to create an IT strategy that is both resilient to change and flexible to cope with disruption.

Wednesday, 10 May, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM AEST

4 Tactics to Extend Your Influence

Christie Struckman, VP Analyst, Gartner

CIOs spend much of their day influencing others – peers, bosses, employees, vendors – to do the right things for the organization. Or to stop doing the wrong things. But a well-articulated argument, bolstered with data, is not as impactful as one would like it to be. Learn the four tactics that are easy to use and surprisingly impactful at influencing others.

Wednesday, 10 May, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM AEST

We Just Crafted a Compelling IT EVP, Now What?

Lily Mok, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

Much effort has gone into redefining and identifying the IT EVP to be more human-centric and attract and retain IT Talent. Now it is time to bring these EVP attributes to life. Living these attributes is essential for building a diverse and inclusive workforce. This session will show examples of how organizations develop and deliver a compelling EVP to retain and attract top talent in the rapidly changing work world.

Wednesday, 10 May, 2023 / 12:15 PM - 01:45 PM AEST

Networking Lunch

Join other attendees for lunch and take advantage of the opportunity to network and catch up on the day's activities so far.

Wednesday, 10 May, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM AEST

Case Studies in Agile Talent Management to Develop and Retain Business Technologists

Neha Kumar, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

Despite their critical value to digital strategies, business technologists continue to suffer from low levels of engagement and recognition. Progressive CIOs and CHROs are instilling greater role fluidity and flexibility in assignments for all technologists, within IT and beyond. This session features practical examples of how to leverage digital badges, internal gig marketplaces and other innovative tactics to recognize, motivate and develop staff with critical digital skills.

Wednesday, 10 May, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM AEST

Outcome-Driven Leadership Is About Outcomes

Christie Struckman, VP Analyst, Gartner

CIO’s opportunities and responsibilities are expanding, with a greater focus on delivering business outcomes. CIOs need to orchestrate peers, partners and the IT organization toward the business objectives. With a small, but powerful set of practices, CIOs will be the outcome-driven leader the organization needs.

Wednesday, 10 May, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM AEST

Customer Experience Was the First Big Thing — Customer Value Proposition Is the Next

Are great customer experiences enough these days? Since all enterprises are good at CX, what differentiates an enterprise in front of its customers? Customers want better products and offers, in addition to a great CX. So, why is it that many enterprises only focus their digital efforts on improving CX? This session helps CIOs and digital leaders expand beyond CX and into the next big focus area — building compelling value propositions of products and offers.

Wednesday, 10 May, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM AEST

Power Employee Performance and Productivity With Human-Centric Work

Graham Waller, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The pandemic experience and dynamic talent market has reset work norms, while often distracting leaders from the fundamentals of productivity. This session will provide CIOs clarity of the human-centric work practices that make IT employees more productive and high-performing.

Wednesday, 10 May, 2023 / 03:15 PM - 03:45 PM AEST

Lessons Learned from CIOs Implementing “Products”

Neil Osmond, Distinguished VP, Advisory, Gartner

Many CIOs and IT leaders want to organize around “products,” or fit business and IT resources together into a new organizational model and operating structures defined as products (or value streams or capabilities). This session will use real world examples from CIOs who have been on this journey to share lessons learned and pitfalls on:

-Assessing operating model readiness

-Defining and piloting product teams

-Transforming IT resources and processes to run ‘products’ at broader scale

Wednesday, 10 May, 2023 / 03:15 PM - 03:45 PM AEST

Strategic Workforce Planning in the Age of Disruption

Lily Mok, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

The economic uncertainty, heightened competition for tech talent and emerging changes in the employee-employer relationship are driving an urgent need for CIOs to build talent intelligence that informs the design of the future workforce. Join this session to learn about how you can get ahead with an agile, data-driven approach to strategic workforce planning that enables an adaptable workforce to deliver on your mission critical priorities.

Wednesday, 10 May, 2023 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM AEST

Refreshment Break

Join us for refreshments in a brief break between sessions.

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