John Kost
Guest keynote

John Kost

Distinguished VP Analyst
As a Distinguished Vice President in Government research, John Kost focuses on the ability of government to execute transformation by engaging senior government political and executive leaders in understanding and improving the role of the government CIO, IT governance models, citizen experience management, critical success factors for shared services and centralization, and, for IT executives, in mastering the politics of IT leadership in government. Mr. Kost is internationally renowned for his work in IT governance, government transformation, information technology management and procurement reform.
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Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 09:00 AM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 10:00 AM
Gartner Opening Keynote: Winning in the Turns: Leadership in a Digital Society

It’s been 50 years since the first message was sent over the ARPANET, the forerunner to today’s internet. Technology-enabled connectedness has put IT leaders in a unique position to help design the next 50 years. Gartner will show how CIOs can leverage today’s technology accelerators, ContinuousNext agility, and connected people to turn dilemmas into opportunities. We will present a bold vision for the changing role of the CIO and IT in a digital society with practical advice and inspiration from across the globe.

Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 04:30 PM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 05:15 PM
What “Winning in the Turns” Means for Government

To successfully navigate the ups and downs of the business cycle, government CIOs must plan ahead so that their organization can absorb the impact of lower revenue and emerge stronger when conditions change. This session will provide key insights from the Symposium Opening Keynote to show how public sector technology leaders can optimize strategy, cost, and talent to win in the turns.

Hear it first at Symposium/ITxpo