The World’s Most
Important Gathering
of CIOs and IT Executives™

11 – 14 November 2019 | Goa, India

Explore the technology, insights and trends shaping the future of IT and business

At Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ 2019, discover a refreshing and imaginative approach that will change the way innovative CIOs and IT executives think about digital leadership, business strategy, information and technology. 

If your key initiatives include transforming organizational culture, improving productivity and efficiency, enhancing customer experience, growing revenue or powering digital transformation, Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo will arm you with the data-driven insights, tools and practical advice needed to deliver a winning strategy.

Technology & Information

Examine the opportunities and risks in adopting emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, blockchain and digital twins to help shape and accelerate your digital transformation journey. 

Leadership

Challenge how you think about leadership in a digital society and discover new approaches for each level of leadership and the enterprise culture as a whole.

Business Strategy

Enterprise business model success requires strategies and tactics to make complex business challenges simpler. Discover business strategy tools and techniques to turn complexity and chaos into real strategy execution initiatives.

The Gartner difference

Gartner is the world’s leading research and advisory company. We equip leaders and their teams in every major business function with the indispensable insights, advice and tools to achieve their mission-critical priorities today and build the successful organizations of tomorrow. Across every industry and enterprise size, Gartner provides the expertise needed to tackle your key initiatives, stay ahead of competition and grow your organization’s value.

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For the real IT players

If you’re a thinker, planner, collaborator and innovator — a change maker who always delivers — then Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ 2019 is the conference for you. It’s the world’s most important gathering of:

  • CIOs who are or want to become progressive thinkers or creative disruptors — who want to lead with confidence and inspire their teams and business stakeholders through transformative business models, new practices and cultures
  • IT executives who are ambitious and outward-looking — who want to be agile and experimental, and are focused on executing on their mission-critical priorities with early technology adoption from the latest industry-specific insights

Topics at a Glance

Our topic-focused agenda covers challenges most critical to CIOs and their leadership teams. Preview some of the featured topics that will be covered at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019.

Business Intelligence and Data Analytics

Success in the digital age depends on your ability to use data. Explore the new strategies, skills, roles and methods to manage, analyze and use data as a tool to make more confident decisions.

Cost Optimization

Examine how organizations, particularly those being disrupted by digital business or under severe economic pressure, can look at cost optimization more holistically and step away from using IT cost cutting as a business growth strategy.

Customer Experience

Customers are more empowered than ever, so for most CEOs, customer experience (CX) management is a top priority. Because competitive differentiation has diminished in most markets, it’s important to discover how to use superior CX as a sustainable differentiator.

Digital Transformation, Platforms and Strategy

Technology and intelligence will be embedded in every aspect of digital business of the future. Discover the steps to achieve digital transformation for your organization, and how to align the physical and digital worlds for employees, partners and customers.

Emerging and Advanced Technologies

Technology is changing everything, and the rate of change will never be this slow again. Explore how to identify and capitalize on the trends that are reshaping every industry and market, including artificial intelligence, blockchain and the Internet of Things.

Innovation

True innovators don’t just innovate. They fundamentally shift the dynamics of their environments. Learn how to engage with disruption to shape organizational dynamics, strategic planning, investment priorities and technologies, and drive the future of business.

Leadership

CIOs can help business leaders understand the role information and technology should play in strategic planning. Learn how to position IT opportunities and threats not as an afterthought but at the heart of your organization’s core leadership strategy.

Work, People and Culture

Leadership and culture are critical to your organization’s success. Explore how to develop a change-ready culture and empower your team with the right combination of skills, competencies and experience.

Security and Risk

The dominant responsibility of security organizations is information-centric security, but this focus fails to account for the technology used by other areas of the business. Explore how to expand IT security to encompass all cyberphysical needs across your organization.

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