Build Your Partners Strategies for the Digital Age

The 30 years in the history of the Heisei era which started in 1989 means a transition of enterprise outsourcing strategies in Japan. With these activities in Japanese enterprises, the IT divisions achieved certain outcomes in IT efficiency and cost reduction by adding in-house IT resources and capabilities or utilizing IT outsourcing. However, still many IT divisions are straggling for stronger relationship and improved engagement with partners with compelling challenges of IT resources shortage together with weaken IT functionality.


While quickly changing IT sourcing trends in the digital age, IT utilization for higher business values are being accelerated. You will be increasingly required to find right partners with right procurement ways and realize optimal sourcing partnerships. In this summit, we bring together the outcomes obtained and lessons learned from prior outsourcing experiences and explore the actions IT leaders should take now to build new partners strategies for the digital age.

2019 Agenda


Our main tracks cover the three pillars CIOs and IT executives need to get right to succeed – Technology & Information, leadership and Business Strategy.

Technology & Information
This track provides CIOs and IT executives with clear insights and understanding of the opportunities and risks in adopting emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, blockchain and digital twins to help shape your digital transformation journey and the speed with which you arrive at your destination.
This track challenges the way CIOs and IT executives think about leadership in a digital society, and recommends new approaches for each level of leadership and the enterprise culture as a whole.
Business Strategy
This track provides CIOs and IT executives with business strategy tools and techniques to turn complexity and chaos into real strategy execution initiatives.

Don’t miss these hot topics!

Bimodal Sourcing

Contract Negotiation

Cost Optimization

Building a Cloud Strategy

Vendor Risk Management

Contracting for Cloud Services

Measuring Vendor Performance

Software Asset Management

Procuring Software and SaaS

Software Audits

IT Financial Transparency

Sourcing Digital Business Services

Prepare to be inspired.

Our roster of guest keynotes, experienced practitioners and Gartner experts are the experts in their areas of focus. We're working on finalizing our 2019 agenda and speakers, check back for updates!

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Tokyo Conference Center Shinagawa

Getting Here


Located in the heart of Tokyo, close to Haneda Airport International Terminal, Shinagawa station at Tokaido Shinkansen and corporate offices.