Avivah Litan

Avivah Litan

Distinguished VP Analyst
Avivah Litan is a Vice President and Distinguished Analyst in Gartner Research. Ms. Litan is currently managing the Gartner research agenda for blockchain, as part of the newly formed ITL Application Innovation team covering blockchain, AI and IoT. Ms. Litan covers blockchain innovation, technology, use cases, market dynamics and market participants. She has a strong background in many aspects of cybersecurity and fraud, including the integration of AI with these domains that are useful in her blockchain coverage and work in the Application Innovation team.
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Tuesday, 12 November, 2019 09:30 AM|Tuesday, 12 November, 2019 10:30 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, 12 November, 2019 03:15 PM|Tuesday, 12 November, 2019 04:00 PM
Ask the Expert: Blockchain Unraveled

Application leaders and organizations struggle to understand what blockchain technology is, and whether they can benefit from using it. This session will focus on definitions of blockchain and its components. It will also interactively review Gartner decision trees that attendees can use to determine when and under which circumstances blockchain applies to their various use cases.

Wednesday, 13 November, 2019 02:45 PM|Wednesday, 13 November, 2019 03:30 PM
Transform Your Digital Business by Combining Blockchain With IoT Networks

Integrating blockchain and IoT enables business ecosystem stakeholders to generate new revenue streams, cut costs, and improve customer trust. Conversely, this integration introduces new complexity and risks into organizational systems and processes. This session will use architectural frameworks and case studies to guide application leaders on how to optimally design integrated systems.

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