A new era is about to begin. There is a need for infrastructure strategy for the New World which is not an extension so far. It is assumed to be digital, mode 2, cloud.
In this session, we describe the next generation infrastructure strategy, IT organization and people’s way of thinking to accelerate preparation for disruption.
Some of the organizations have started to challenge the IoT in any industry in Japan. They and the new challenger would chose better approach to move forward efficiently. This session focus important IoT trend and give ideal and reality through use cases.
Many companies are engaged in digital business initiatives in Japan but are facing a variety of challenges. Breaking down these walls not only helps to advance their digitalization but also opens a wider range of new initiatives for the future. In this session, we will provide recommendations for Japanese technology leaders who will advance digital business with the results of user survey in Japan.
I&O leaders must evolve strategies to provide an agile infrastructure for the business to enable global reach, solve business issues like latency, customer experience, and compliance, while providing the flexibility to enter new markets quickly, anywhere, anytime. This must embrace traditional compute, emerging trends in edge computing, IoT, AI/ML and the ever-changing cloud marketplace. I&O leaders themselves must also evolve the skills, processes and roles to support this brave new world.
In the rapidly changing era, the importance of switching from the old mindset to the new one in all companies and organizations has never been higher. With the current mindset, no matter how much new technology you introduce you cannot hope to succeed, you will not be able to promote a digital strategy that matches the times. On the contrary, companies that incorporate flexible thinking into companies and organizations and mature while taking time will increase the possibility of surviving and succeeding from now. In this session, we will organize the mindset that will be necessary in future times, and make recommendations on new guidelines that companies and organizations should adopt.
As I&O leaders, CIO's and CTO's struggle with maintaining existing operations, while adapting to the increasing introduction of new technologies by business leaders, they rarely have time to look beyond short planning horizons. This session is designed to look at emerging trends in both business and technology, and discuss their potential impact on IT; to enable IT leaders to get ahead of the curve.
Enterprises are on a journey to digital business, and an expansion of their application portfolios. I&O leaders need to modernize for existing applications while adding support for agile development, rapid and real-time scaling, and low-latency analytics. Infrastructures of the future will span enterprise data centers, cloud and the edge – enabled and managed by I&O.
Cloud will become must for propelling digital. There are an increasing number of user companies trying to “drive by themselves” the real cloud. On the other hand, many companies still cannot take the first step.
In this session, we will update the latest trend of the cloud, and summarize the idea to take the first step for driving cloud and make recommendations for Japanese users.
As applications are developed natively on clouds, requirements of infrastructure are drastically changing. This session will explain the impact of new cloud-native technologies and propose the direction of new services that vendors and system integrators should aim for.
Digital business will drive a convergence of physical and digital, changing the shape of infrastructure and creating new business moments. Immersive, IoT Technology and augmented reality will push real-time decision-making and intelligence closer to the people and things at the edge. Cloud computing changed infrastructure and operations — edge computing is the next wave of change.
Serverless computing is an emerging software architectural pattern that promises to eliminate the need for some key infrastructure and operations activities. This session will explain how serverless is different from other technologies and offer best practices on how CIOs and I&O leader's can mobilize their teams to support this technology.
Gaps of DevOps adoption between overseas and Japan is spreading. However, companies which adopt DevOps are gradually being appeared in Japan. In this session, we will discuss the steps of adopting and introducing DevOps to accelerate their business by IT with real case studies.
I&O leaders must act quickly and decisively to create a strategy that's agile, scalable and responsive to the needs of digital business. Automated, scalable and agile I&O technologies will need to replace a fragile, complex and static I&O environment. In this continuously disruptive environment, I&O leaders will have to keep pace with business objectives, by rethinking their approach toward people, process and technology. Come learn not just how to survive this environment, but how to thrive.
DevOps can greatly enhance a business but many organizations struggle to get started, and then find it difficult to balance speed and risk. Changes are required in culture, process, technology and skills. This session helps you determine the right goals, skills, responsibilities, technologies and priorities to ensure your DevOps architect delivers business value, while managing costs and risks.
Join to learn what future IT operations management teams need to prepare for, where most are at today, and how to get future-ready.
The stage of RPA's efforts at user companies is shifting from the discussion "whether RPA should be used or not" to "how to utilize and expand RPA.” However, expanding the coverage of RPA in the company has pros and cons. For rooting RPA in companies and getting benefits while controlling risks, clarify the challenges to be addressed with case studies in this session.
End-user computing will evolve future. New digital technologies such as AR/VR, wearable, AI, chatbot have a power to change the application scene in the business. Under such a circumstance, it will be necessary for enterprises to overcome the conventional barriers on end user computing and develop their next strategies with increased sensitivity by 2025. In this session, we summarize important trends user enterprise should watch for end user computing and propose next actions for user enterprises.
As the use of cloud, mobile and adoption of new service architectures accelerate, IT infrastructure and applications become more complex and traditional IT monitoring methods and tools are no longer functioned. In this session, we will address questions related to the steps of planning the IT monitoring strategy in the new era.
Most of all IT division stands important role for IoT initiative in your organization. However, activities of IT division need further contribution in some cases. This Q&A session focuses on how to lead IoT initiatives for leaders.
With the government lead “Working Style Reforms” initiatives and the desire to make the work more efficient, the number of enterprises are trying to leverage the power of files. But in the market, too many choices of products and services. In this session, Gartner provide the insights for leveraging the power of files; from file servers to the document management tools.
As an I&O leader it is important to stay apprised of the trends in mobile technology, understand which of these technologies that can help the organization and potentially fuel the digital business transformation or improve current state as well as build the roadmap for the future. In this session, we will explore the top ten mobile technologies for the next three years and their potential impact on organizations.
In Japan, IoT, AI, and robots are considered as core technologies that lead to solve nationwide issues such as working population decline, aging, economic decline. Momentum of using smart robots that increases flexibility and autonomy supported by AI is also increasing. Various proof-of-concept and demonstration experiments have been proceeding, but at the same time, excessive expectation and inadequate AI are causing disillusion and discontinued of adoption. In this “Mode 2” technology, instead of seeking a short-term return on investment, it is important to learn from experience in the concept of strategic investment, and accumulate “small success” step by step.
Most of all organization is facing to shift new infrastructure of networking, such as Campus and Data center LAN planning and operation, internet connectivity and security, phone and smartphone migration, WAN and internet mixing. This Q&A session focuses on these area for IT leaders who want to know how to start to new way.
Enterprises clinging to IT monitoring just to understand the health of IT resources will be tomorrow's digital business losers. The simple truth is that IT monitoring will increasingly become a critical element in an organization's overall digital business service delivery strategy. Attend this session if you want to not only survive, but to thrive with the rapid pace of change occurring on the path toward an increasingly digital future.
DaaS distributes the virtualized desktop environment on the host provided by the vendor to corporate users on demand (known as cloud-based workplace service). Enterprise expected it for an alternative to on-premises VDI, as a means to reduce the burden on the operation of the IT department and to provide a more flexible environment tailored to the business. In this session, we will discuss the expectations and the reality for DaaS.
The trends of hyperconvergence still continue to change along with the technologies for the infrastructure in the next era. With its increased adoption in Japan, enterprises have expectation for the hyperconvergence advantages, on the other hand, enterprises are forced to renovate their existing on-premises systems and choose what to abandon and what to use to improve the value as digital core. In this session, we discuss actions and important issues for the future of the on-premises system to advance the initiative of hyperconvergence.
The gap between IT department and line of businesses is deep and hard to fill. However, in order to promote the power of files in the digital age, it is necessary to fill this gap. So how should we proceed? In this session, discussion is advanced while seeking remarks of participating members.
Endpoint technology is evolving at a rapid pace, Infrastructure and Operations teams must master core activities such as migrating to Windows 10, managing a more diverse set of platforms and embrace SaaS while still taking transformational steps such as supporting wearable devices for mixed reality and immersive experiences, employee-owned devices and the creation of more flexible workspaces for workers. This session will outline strategies to modernize endpoint computing to create tools and processes that can meet these challenges and support these technologies and the innovations that will follow them.
The future of mainframes is becoming extremely uncertain, and enterprises are forced to make major decisions for the coming decade. In this session, we will answer various questions from user enterprises using mainframe.
Although expectations from blockchains are still high, it is also true that voices pessimistic about the future gradually increase. It is becoming hard to see what is true as the market is confused. Companies need to first understand the current state and future of blockchains first and establish their own strategies. In this session, we talk about the truth of the blockchain in Japan.
Gartner's Magic Quadrant provides standards for market analysis and assessment to support user enterprises in selecting vendors and services. In this session, we propose the critical points to select them as well as provide an overview of market conditions and of vendor’s activities based on Magic Quadrant for the enterprises in Japan.
After decades of owning and managing data centers, today's enterprise must grapple with the issues of how to support older applications, while at the same time embracing cloud services, edge environments, IoT and the march toward a digital economy. This session focuses on how enterprises are solving these problems; building an a distributed, global infrastructure and minimizing risk along the way.
Digital World is based on infrastructures where any kind of things, people and asset are connected and technology would accelerate fusion of real and virtual world. Digital twin will come from the trend and it will contribute to our intelligent innovation. Technology leader of organization need to know it is an opportunity to finally select what to bring now and what to leave next.
If simple tasks become increasingly IT oriented and replace AI, humans will be required to work more. As a result, the time spent on business meetings will increase more and more, and the significance of the meeting will become more important than ever before. In this session, we will discuss about the efficiency of the business meetings, the measures to raise the value, the new meeting image etc. from several viewpoints by various technologies and practices.
Employee communications is experiencing a renaissance as leadership teams rediscover the value of meaningful engagement with its workforce. Modern and well-planned communication efforts put the employee at the center and design the communication experience to optimize personal value with business and cultural objectives. This session provides a strategic framework with a mix of use-case examples that highlight technology options.
Artificial intelligence, automation, IoT and myriad other technologies, along with substantial demographic and societal change will have a substantial impact on how work gets done over the next six years. This presentation will focus on one year — 2025 — and forecast the most substantial changes in how we work and offer guidance on the best ways to prepare for, and exploit these significant transformations.
Many talk about it, but few have an operating continuous improvement program that produces tangible results and a sufficient return on investment. At the end of this session, you'll better understand the elements of a continuous improvement program that is scalable, repeatable and how it can be customized to the needs of your organization.
The impact of AI-enabled software and hardware machines on society and the workplace depends on the trajectories of strong, uncertain forces. We explore four scenarios for the future of work and offer advice to leaders on how to manage the machine-human workforce in each. We also advise leaders on what medium term investments will prepare them and their organizations for the future of work.
IT infrastructure and operations groups have traditionally organized around technology or functional silos. Learn how enterprises are organizing to successfully cope with the much more dynamic requirements inherent with digital business and support for DevOps.
You can get the hints and tips for planning and running the innovation workshop in this session. There are many comments that there is less new ideas with “innovation.” Innovations are not born in just one workshop. Innovations are not created the same way as before. Through this workshop, the attendee will get some insights to run the workshop in your organizations.