Wataru Katsurashima

Wataru Katsurashima

Sr Director Analyst
Wataru Katsurashima is a Sr Director, Analyst for Technology and Service Provider Product Manager research. Mr Katsurashima is focused on cloud-native infrastructure (containers, Kubernetes), public cloud IaaS, infrastructure modernization with software (virtualization, software-defined, hyper-converged), and cloud management. Mr. Katsurashima's research also provides insight to product managers in diverse technology spaces including software segments.
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Thursday, 23 April, 2020 08:15 AM|Thursday, 23 April, 2020 08:45 AM
Shift From Project Management to Product Management: Three Points the CIO Needs to Know (*Japanese only)

To accelerate digital transformation, organizations are required to continuously evolve services, and product management is becoming more important. However, in Japan, a shift from project management to product management has not progressed. This session will explain the product management functions and values that CIOs and leaders need to understand, and Gartner’s product management framework.

Thursday, 23 April, 2020 03:30 PM|Thursday, 23 April, 2020 04:15 PM
Ask the Expert: How Should Vendors and System Integrators Change in Cloud-Native Era

As applications are developed natively on clouds, infrastructure requirements are changing drastically. Given this change, infrastructure-related products that vendors should develop and infrastructure-related services that system integrators should provide are now at a major turning point. This Q&A session focuses on how to develop strategies and operating structure and where to start the transformation, while highlighting key technology trends for leaders from vendors/system integrators. (Expected audience: vendors and system integrators)

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