Gartner Opening Keynote: Amplify Your Impact
Speakers: Andy Rowsell-Jones, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner
Christie Struckman, VP Analyst, Gartner
Gabriela Vogel, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner
- CIOs face challenges as executives and as the heads of IT. Gartner Opening Keynote focused on helping CIOs produce material returns and drive value throughout their organization.
Featured Session: Gartner’s Growth Survey Reveals 3 Potent Catalysts
Speaker: Dave Aron, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner
- This session was 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.
Featured Session: Digital Products Will Transform Your Enterprise … and IT
Speaker: Brian Prentice, VP Analyst, Gartner
- 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. Attendees learnt how this product journey can transform the whole enterprise and IT.
Featured Session: Changing Funding Models and Driving Digital Success
Speaker: 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.