Daryl Plummer
Gartner Keynote

Daryl Plummer

Distinguished VP Analyst
Daryl Plummer is VP, Distinguished Analyst & Gartner Fellow. His research focuses on the strategic issues of cloud computing, digital disruption, and the unfolding of the future through predictions, trends and evolving digital business cycles.
Mr. Plummer is a Chief of Research in the Technology & Service Providers Organization, where he helps oversee research across the four roles of General Manager, Product Managers, Product Marketers, and Tech CEOs. In this role, he is responsible for the advancement of research and the promotion of same to solve the critical problems of, and answer the key questions for, tech providers from engineers all the way up to and including the CEO and board of directors.
Daryl is also Chief of Research for Cloud computing and a primary analyst covering multiple strategic Cloud topics. He focuses his research on the broad cloud service market, including market trends, forecasts, the cloud vendor landscape and cloud sourcing scenarios. He tracks different cloud usage cases, including public cloud, private cloud and hybrid cloud scenarios and is the originator of the topic of Distributed Cloud Computing. Covering cloud strategy and evolution requires one to see how end user scenarios are evolving in the context of technology and service provider strategies that are producing cloud innovations at an ever-increasing speed. Mr. Plummer provides a perspective on the key phenomena which will drive the largest segments of change.
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Tuesday, 30 November, 2021 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM IST
(12:30 AM - 01:15 AM EST)
Gartner Opening Keynote: Where Next: Technology Leadership in a World Disrupted

Where we work, where we consume goods and services, where innovation happens, where business value is generated — it all has changed. This raises the question — where next? Gartner shares how you as a CIO and technology executive must lead when your frame of reference, or the “where” of everything, has shifted and disruption and uncertainty continue. This means you must reach beyond what you know today and completely rethink the roles of people, data and technology when creating value for tomorrow.

Thursday, 02 December, 2021 / 03:45 PM - 04:15 PM IST
(05:15 AM - 05:45 AM EST)
Signature Series: Gartner’s Top Strategic Predictions for 2022 and Beyond — Leveraging What We Have Learned

After a year of uncertainty, "impact" will be the watchword of 2022 as companies try to show stronger value and greater flexibility in recovery. Those who emerged ready to apply what was learned toward mining the next innovation will enjoy the calm after the storm.

Hear it first at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™