Speaker Bio

Neha Kumar

Neha Kumar

Sr Director, Advisory
Neha Kumar is a Senior Director, Advisory in the CIO research group at Gartner, with an expertise in translating research insights into actionable advice. She helps Technology Executives (CIOs, CDOs, CTOs and others) make informed decisions on digital transformation to achieve successful business outcomes.

The key areas where Ms Kumar can be your go-to-expert are IT operating model, democratized digital delivery, fusion teams, talent management, and designing the technology strategy. She also works with clients to help them present their strategy to the board and select metrics to demonstrate the business value of IT.

Before moving to CIO research, Ms Kumar has advised CISOs on presenting cybersecurity to the board, as well as Heads of Infrastructure on their cloud and DevOps strategies.

Before joining advisory, Ms. Kumar worked with Gartner's Research team as a Senior Research Analyst for 3 years, covering a range of topics including DCIM (data center infrastructure management), IT orchestration and automation, and mobile app development platforms.
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Wednesday, 10 May, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM AEST
Case Studies in Agile Talent Management to Develop and Retain Business Technologists

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.

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