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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM JST

Gartner Opening Keynote: Make the Difference

Tsuneo Fujiwara, VP Analyst, Gartner

Tatsuya Ichishi, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Kaoru Yano, Director Analyst, Gartner

CIOs are leading in a world that is deglobalizing, economically disrupted and facing a greater range of threats than ever before. The executive challenge is how to turn these risks into business opportunities while dealing with significant uncertainty and resource constraints. Join us for the Gartner Opening Keynote in which we’ll focus on some of the most important ways in which CIOs and IT executives can use information and technology in new and emerging ways to lead and make a difference for their enterprises.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 10:35 AM - 11:20 AM JST

Guest Keynote: Mazda’s Approach to Business Structure Reform - People-IT Co-creation of New Values -

Akira Marumoto, President and CEO, Mazda Motor Corporation,

Mazda, which succeeded in the world’s only mass production of rotary engines, has been committed to manufacturing (Monotsukuri) and unique technology developments. Being a relatively small-scale company with limited resources, Mazda has been seeking the most efficient development and production methods, and has long invested in Mazda Digital Innovation to improve the Monotsukuri process.
With our cross-organizational business reform progressing, employees’ awareness has changed as well as their operations, and each individual has grown, becoming able to take innovative actions for the reform utilizing digital technologies. In this presentation, new values created by people-IT collaboration, the progress of the business structure reform, and future prospects of the Monotsukuri company are introduced.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 11:35 AM - 12:05 PM JST

[Luncheon] Bengo4: What's Happening Now at Sites Where DX is Failing

Taishi Nakajima, , Bengo4.com, Inc.

Since around 2018, the term digital transformation has received increasing attention. Furthermore, the spread of COVID-19 has increased the need for business digitalization.
This is an irreversible change that has traditionally occurred and requires a strategy that is based on digital in both with-corona and after-corona.
On the other hand, despite the fact that digitalization is a major theme for companies, there are often issues with progress within companies.
This session refers to the angles from which the promotion of digitalization should be implemented.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 11:35 AM - 12:05 PM JST

[Luncheon] Denodo: data-driven decision-making - building a logical data fabric

Naomi Nakayama, Senior Sales Director, Denodo Technologies

Now that digital transformation and business transformation through the use of data are increasingly required, data-driven decision-making that collects, integrates, and utilizes data quickly and efficiently is necessary for competitive advantage and differentiation. In this presentation, we will introduce an overview of the logical data fabric, which enables data-driven decision-making by quickly "collecting, connecting, and organizing" a wide variety of data scattered inside and outside the company, along with domestic and overseas examples. .

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 11:35 AM - 12:05 PM JST

[Luncheon] NTT-TX: Privileged accounts are the most important target for cyberattacks

Akio Ogawa, Manager, NTT TechnoCross Corporation

With the acceleration of DX, the spread of the cloud, and the spread of remote work, the number of accounts is exploding and expanding.
Privileged accounts(IDs) are key to data, making them a prime target for cyberattacks. If the privileged ID is taken, there is a risk of a serious security incident. In the hybrid era, "ID" becomes a new boundary, and Privileged Access Management, which is a hub of security, is important as a foundation for supporting zero trust.
In this session, we will explain the PAM that companies should prioritize and how to proceed with the implementation of Zero Trust.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM JST

Google: Google Recommendations for "Collaboration" in the Era of Hybrid Work

Hiroyuki Koike, Managing Director, Customer Engineering, Japan, Google Cloud Japan

With employees working in offices and remotely, the need for productivity improvement is shifting from traditional information sharing (file attachments via e-mail and individual work) to real-time collaboration (creation of an environment where the latest data can be constantly updated). In this session, we will introduce how to share information in real-time and improve productivity by showing examples of how to work at Google, where high productivity is required.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM JST

TCS: Approach to Achieve Cyber-Resilience for Digital Transformation (DX)

Yukinori Harada, , Tata Consultancy Services Japan, Ltd.

Cyber-attacks targeting DX transformations are increasing & resulting in ruinous impact on businesses. There is an acute shortage of IT security resources. Reinforcing "Cyber Resilience" to secure from Cyber Attacks or reduce the damage to the minimum of an attack is must.
TCS will introduce on the approach of Cyber Resilience using trends & case studies & also about effective distribution of IT limited resources among various IT service line.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM JST

破壊的なサイバー攻撃からビジネスを守るサイバーレジリエンス

Toshio Ibe, Principal Security Business Architect, VMware K.K

サイバー攻撃の全てを防御することが困難と言われるなか、ランサムウェアのようにビジネス活動の継続に深刻な影響を与える事例が増加し、企業運営の視点からのセキュリティ対策が求められています。 サイバーレジリエンスが求められる背景に加え、これまでの防御策を積み重ねではなく、内部侵入に備え、内部拡散の早期検知や確実なシステムの回復を包括したセキュリティ対応のベストプラクティスを紹介します。

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM JST

Fujitsu: Fujitsu Technology Driving Sustainable Transformation of Business and Society

Vivek Mahajan, Corporate Executive Officer, SEVP, CTO, FUJITSU LIMITED

Climate change, geopolitical issues, and digital disruptions all have a profound impact on business, environmental, social and economic sustainability. In this session, we will introduce how technical innovations from Fujitsu can contribute to creating more sustainable business and society.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 12:30 PM - 01:00 PM JST

SoftRoad: Coming soon!

Hideki Niiduma, Director, SALES, SoftRoad Co., Ltd.

Atsushi Ishikawa, , PERSOL CAREER CO., LTD.

Coming soon!

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 01:20 PM - 01:50 PM JST

CIOs Must Address the Long Term Business Impact of Geopolitical Tensions

Brian Prentice, VP Analyst, Gartner

Geopolitics in today's uncertain world also impacts the value creation of IT departments. In this session, we will focus on multinational enterprises and explain actions CIOs can take in preparation for mitigating geopolitical risks to their enterprises in order to remain resilient. Areas of focus include enterprise architecture, corporate structure and forward-looking view of geopolitical risks.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 01:20 PM - 01:50 PM JST

Expect the Unexpected: Cost Optimization in Uncertain Times

Chris Ganly, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

The pandemic has given way to extremely volatile economic conditions led by inflation and European conflict. What are the best practices to continue to optimize IT cost in the face of such uncertainty?

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 01:20 PM - 01:50 PM JST

Key Privacy/Security Trends in Data Utilization 2022

Yuichi Isoda, VP Analyst, Gartner

With the full enforcement of Japan's revised Personal Information Protection Law and the rise of new related technologies, it is imperative for companies to evolve their data privacy and security initiatives to a new stage. In this session, we will discuss the key privacy and security trends to keep in mind when utilizing data.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 01:20 PM - 01:50 PM JST

Mindset 2023 to Acquire for a New Era

Tadaaki Mataga, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Companies need to acquire a new mindset to prepare for the new era (New World) that will come in and beyond 2030. In this session, we will explain the mindset for survival in the coming era.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 01:20 PM - 01:50 PM JST

Signature Series: Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2023

Takeshi Ikeda, VP Analyst, Gartner

Strategic technology trends have significant disruptive potential and set the stage for innovation over the next five years. Enterprises must examine the business impact of these trends and adjust business operations appropriately or risk losing competitive advantage to those who do. These are trends that IT cannot afford to ignore as they deal with the uncertainty driven by global change.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 01:20 PM - 02:05 PM JST

Consulting Clinics+ : Talent Reskilling and Organizational Change Are Foundational for Digital Transformations and Sustaining Continuous Improvements

Tomoaki Sugimoto, Sr Managing Partner, Gartner

Digital transformations require more than technology capabilities. In this session, we will explore how talent reskilling/sourcing and organizational change will work as KSF of digital transformations to achieve an organization’s digital ambitions. In particular, without establishing a solid pool of digital talent and organization mindset shift, sustaining continuous improvements will be difficult to achieve. Examples and lessons from a large Japanese entity undergoing a significant digital transformation will be shared to reinforce key observations.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 02:05 PM - 02:50 PM JST

[Boardroom] TCS:How to Overcome the IT Talent shortage? Discussion on Global Resource

Tetsuya Nakamura, Chief Digital Innovation Officer & Senior Vice President, Tata Consultancy Services Japan, Ltd.

Coming soon!

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 02:05 PM - 02:50 PM JST

[Boardroom] Fujitsu: Steps We Should Take for the Sustainability Transformation

Ichiro Aoyagi, Corporate Executive Officer, SVP, Vice Head of Uvance Business Unit, FUJITSU LIMITED

Fujitsu Boardroom Session Abstract Coming Soon.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 02:10 PM - 02:40 PM JST

Autify:Lead Your Company to Success: A Next-Gen Strategy to Rapidly Develop & Deliver

Ryo Chikazawa, CEO & Co-Founder, Autify, Inc.

How can businesses and engineers collaborate to develop services faster, deliver at a higher quality, and succeed?
In a rapidly changing market, many organizations struggle to create and implement strategic development to maintain a high level of competitiveness and agility. This is because strategies include technological, human, and analytical perspectives, all of which are complex.
In this session, I propose the ideal development strategy CXOs should promote by exploring leading companies' strategies and best practices.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 02:10 PM - 02:40 PM JST

KDDI: To Overcome the Three Dilemmas of DX

Akihito Fujii, Executive Officer, Solution Business Planning Division, Solution Business Sector, KDDI Corporation, and President and Representative Director, KDDI Digital Divergence Holdings Corporation., KDDI CORPORATION

Most of the DX of Japanese companies remains at Digitization, and they are still halfway to the business model transformation (new value creation and customer experience creation) using digital technology, which is the original meaning of DX.
To accelerate DX, we need to overcome three dilemmas.
In this session, we will introduce KDDI's efforts and discuss how companies in the Japanese market should acquire digital capabilities such as cloud computing and agile development, which are essential for advancing DX, to create continuous value.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 02:10 PM - 02:40 PM JST

Rimini Street: Transformation During Disruption: A Smart Path

Yorio Wakisaka, General Manager, Nihon Rimini Street KK

Economic uncertainty and geo-political turbulence can paralyze organizations during the very time they need to invest in innovative IT. These same organizations often find that vendor-driven product roadmaps can stifle rather than aid growth. Learn how savvy leaders are successfully adjusting their business and IT priorities, reinvesting budgets to drive growth, and taking a smart path to business transformation during times of great disruption.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 02:10 PM - 02:40 PM JST

KOBELCO SYSTEMS: How to Survive in an Era Where the Future is Difficult to Predict

Nobuo Hayashi, Manager, Kobelco Systems Corporation

Today's business environment is constantly changing, as customer needs diversify and business models innovate, making it difficult to predict the future.
In an era in which companies are forced to constantly change, it is becoming more and more important to have a system infrastructure that does not become a hindrance.
While many companies are aware of the need to revamp their systems in anticipation of change, they are still unable to take the necessary steps.
In this session, we will introduce the method of system construction with successful examples.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 02:10 PM - 02:40 PM JST

Zendesk: Solution Provider Session Title Coming Soon

Ken Tominaga, Regional Vice President, Zendesk K.K.

Zendesk Abstract Coming Soon

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 02:55 PM - 04:25 PM JST

Workshop: Be Prepared for Ransomware by Optimizing Your Investment Posture Now

Kazunori Kumakura, Executive Partner, Gartner

Toru Asada, VP Service Delivery, Gartner

There are investments you should be making today to prepare against any future ransomware attacks. In this workshop, participants will use the Gartner risk optimization model for evaluating investment decisions related to ransomware and develop approaches specific to their organization. The model can be utilized across a variety of use cases.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 02:55 PM - 04:25 PM JST

Workshop: How to Measure and Improve Data and Analytics Maturity

Yoshifumi Ozawa, Executive Partner, Gartner

To accelerate digital business, it is crucial to extract business value from data and analytics. To solve the challenges faced, key priorities must be set while assessing the overall picture. In this workshop, after reaffirming business goals, we will measure the current maturity level objectively using Gartner's framework and find clues to reach out to stakeholders.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 03:10 PM - 03:25 PM JST

[Theater] Google: Chrome Browser management and security best practice

Ken Mouri, Chrome Enterprise, Browser specialist, Google LLC

In a cloud-native way of working, it is extremely important to balance browser utilization and governance.
In this session, the Chrome browser specialist will introduce solutions that ensure productivity, security, and governance of Chrome browser.

Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 03:10 PM - 03:25 PM JST

[Theater] Solace: Improve Business Agility with Event-Driven Architecture

Tomo Yamaguchi, Sales Director, APJ, Japan, Solace

Is your organization prepared with the skills and technologies to support event-driven design?
Join us to learn why and how to leverage event-driven architecture to modernize legacy applications and deploy next-gen integration, giving you a better real-time insight as well as helping your digital transformation with applications in other clouds and on-premises environments.
• How EDA can drive transformation to a real-time event-driven business
• EDA simplicity of architecture, cost-saving, resilience and scalability
• Key steps for adopting EDA
• Case studies across industries

Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 03:25 PM - 04:10 PM JST

Ask the Expert: Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2023

Takeshi Ikeda, VP Analyst, Gartner

A follow up from the Signature Series presentation “Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2023". Bring your questions to this interactive session and take a deeper dive into these trends including — which will have the greatest potential impact to your organization.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 03:25 PM - 04:10 PM JST

Roundtable: Considering the Challenges and Direction of IT Global Governance in Japanese Enterprises

Shinji Hasejima, GVP, Gartner

Regardless of the industry, IT and digital execution managers who are promoting global expansion will gather to discuss and exchange opinions on this theme.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 03:40 PM - 04:10 PM JST

IT Department Value and Business Value of IT Describing Various Kinds of KPIs

Hiroyuki Katayama, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) are key metrics necessary to evaluate people, organizations, activities, and investment initiatives objectively. This session introduces how to describe the value of the IT department and the business value of IT initiatives using various kinds of KPIs.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 03:40 PM - 04:10 PM JST

Future of Manufacturing IT: Winning Formula to Product Servitization

Kristian Steenstrup, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Manufacturers are becoming software service companies through product servitization. IT is creating new SaaS-based revenue streams with technologies like IoT, edge, AI and digital twins. Instead of selling capital intensive assets, your company can now sell “as-a-service” subscription offerings. See how manufacturers have successfully evolved their product offering.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 03:40 PM - 04:10 PM JST

Signature Series: CIO and Technology Executive Agenda for 2023

Tsuneo Fujiwara, VP Analyst, Gartner

During these uncertain and challenging times, leading CIOs radically reframe their organization’s value proposition and how their technology departments create value. They reposition the organization as a force multiplier. This year’s CIO and technology executive agenda explores the leadership actions necessary to close I&T execution gaps by leveraging a decentralized an distributed delivery approach.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 03:40 PM - 04:10 PM JST

Top Trends Shaping the Future of Applications

Koji Motoyoshi, VP Analyst, Gartner

To deliver on digital transformation, your organization needs applications that can be assembled, reassembled and extended. This will allow you to innovate and adapt to the changing needs of your business. To do this, organizations need to evolve from their current state of inflexible, monolithic applications toward a portfolio that is more modular and adaptable to business change. This presentation will cover the top technology trends in enterprise applications that will enable this transformation.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 03:40 PM - 04:10 PM JST

Web3 and Digital Tokens: What Japanese Organizations Need to Know

Masaki Suzuki, VP Analyst, Gartner

Web3 and digital token trends have become a hot topic to which Japanese organizations should know and react. In this session, Gartner explains the technology foundation, expected future and how to respond to the trends.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM JST

Darktrace: Turning the tables on cyber-attackers with a continuous AI loop approach to security

Tony Jarvis, DIRECTOR OF ENTERPRISE SECURITY, Darktrace

In the face of skyrocketing cyber risk, detecting and responding to attacks is no longer enough. Organizations must take proactive steps to prevent threats before they happen, and harden their systems against attacks. Here, Darktrace present an ambitious new vision for security, with core engines powering AI technologies to prevent, detect, respond, and ultimately heal from threats. Together, these engines combine to strengthen organizations’ security posture in a virtuous AI feedback ‘loop’ to provides powerful end-to-end, bespoke, and self-learning solutions unique to each organization.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM JST

Google: Pushing Security Forward

Kenichi Suzuki, Head of Chrome Enterprise, Google LLC

Anytime/anywhere productivity isn’t just possible, it’s popular and growing thanks to shifting social norms and cloud-first business strategies. As a result, a better and healthier work/life balance finally feels attainable. In this presentation, learn how Chrome Enterprise is evolving to provide new levels of proactive protection that compliment today’s need for flexibility.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM JST

組織の壁を超えた新しい働き方の実現方法

Tetsushi Ito, DIRECTOR, PRODUCT MARKETING, Salesforce Japan, Slack Marketing

リモートワークを組み合わせたハイブリッドな働き方が増えるなか、新しい働き方を推進する企業が増えています。本セッションでは、「Digital HQ (会社を動かすデジタル中枢)」というキーワードでハイブリッドな働き方を支えるSlackより、オープンコミュニケーションが生み出すビジネス的価値について具体事例を交えて解説いたします。

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM JST

Workato: How Data-Driven Companies Scale Hyper Automation in Enterprise

Hiroyuki Suzuki, Automation Evangelist, Japan Founder, Workato K.K.

How are leading digital companies "leveraging data" and "automating business process workflow" to improve the total experience (TX) of digital workers? In this session, we will share how they are approaching business process automation across departments and organizations by opening up data in monolithic applications, enabling appropriate governance, and responding to data changes. We will also discuss the business value of the Fusion team's implementation results.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM JST

Contract Negotiation Clinic: Oracle

Tsuyoshi Ebina, VP Analyst, Gartner

CIOs often find negotiating with Oracle a challenge. This clinic will help you to navigate the key trends, protect against issues and manage costs by addressing how to negotiate the best possible Oracle contract, how to uncover hidden costs and audit risks, and how to maximize leverage during your Oracle negotiations.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 05:15 PM - 06:00 PM JST

Ask the Expert: CIO and Technology Executive Agenda for 2023

Tsuneo Fujiwara, VP Analyst, Gartner

A follow up from the Signature Series presentation “CIO and Technology Executive Agenda for 2023."

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 05:15 PM - 06:00 PM JST

IT Function Subsidiaries - Roles of IT Function Subsidiaries, Communication With Parent Company

Yasuo Ueki, Executive Partner, Gartner

We invite the Executive Management of IT subsidiaries and IT function companies to gather, discuss and exchange opinions on highly common themes.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 05:15 PM - 06:00 PM JST

Manufacturing Industry - Issues in Renovating Core Manufacturing Systems

Yoshihito Sano, Executive Partner, Gartner

We invite IT and digital execution managers from the manufacturing industry to gather and discuss and exchange opinions on highly common themes.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 05:20 PM - 05:50 PM JST

CIO’s Guide to Quantum Computing

Tadaaki Mataga, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Quantum computing leverages quantum physics in a vacuum colder than interstellar space and has the potential to solve some of the world's most challenging problems. CIOs have been inundated with quantum computing hype, but what to believe? Are you behind? Should we start now or wait? This session addresses how CIOs should assess quantum computing opportunities within their organizations. It will focus on quantum use cases both near and long term.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 05:20 PM - 05:50 PM JST

CIOs' Top Leadership Actions to Accelerate Digital Business

Alfred Sim, Director, Advisory, Gartner

The value and related use of technology is expanding across the enterprise demanding a more democratized approach to technology leadership. CIOs need to shift their focus from operating IT to achieving critical business outcomes requiring technology leadership. CIOs need to focus on promoting C-suite digital dexterity, equipping and enabling business technologists, and supporting/creating generative relationships with strategic technology partners.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 05:20 PM - 05:50 PM JST

Advancing Digital Dexterity Across Executive Leadership

Brian Gagnon, Managing Vice President, Gartner

As enterprises accelerate and expand digitalization, technology leadership has become the accountability of all CXOs. This presentation will give CIOs practical approaches to establish programs to assess and elevate the digital dexterity of business leaders.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 05:20 PM - 05:50 PM JST

Future of Applications: How to Make Applications Business Agile?

Kimihiko Iijima, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Applications are required to be much more agile and business relevant, as more business changes keep coming more frequently and more significantly. It creates such trends that more enterprises tend to jump into microservices, but many of them do not have clear pictures of the future of applications. In this session, we discuss key considerations about future applications to build for change.

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Monday, 31 October, 2022 / 05:20 PM - 05:50 PM JST

Talent Beyond Your Teams — A Talent Ecosystem Approach

Andy Rowsell-Jones, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

IT talent shortage has consistently been identified as the biggest inhibitor to digital business progress. Contrary to the traditional linear talent recruitment and management approach, CIOs should treat talent as flow assets (networks of capabilities evolving and exchanging value in the flow of work), orchestrate internal talent and leverage external talent through a marketplace/ecosystem approach.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM JST

Cloud Computing Trend 2023

Tadaaki Mataga, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Many companies have begun to take a step from discussion to practice about the cloud. However, many are just extensions of traditional on-premises. Meanwhile, hyperscaler technology is trying to make New World even more realistic. In this session, we will sort out rapidly changing cloud trends and give advice to users.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM JST

CX Prescription: You Need More Soul Mates

Kensuke Kawabe, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

In order to drive CX for growth, you need to be collaborative with multiple departments to consistently deliver newly added value in response to recent social turmoil, changing market conditions, and diversifying customer needs by applying evolving technologies. This session will explain how IT leaders participating in CX projects should behave, as well as CX trends.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM JST

Develop New Fighting Style for Security

Yuichi Isoda, VP Analyst, Gartner

In order to continue to tackle the challenges of security in the face of growing threats and rapid changes in the digital environment, it is necessary to change the old style and develop a new fighting style. This session will cover some of the key challenges for IT and security leaders and provide recommendations.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM JST

Signature Series: Gartner’s Top Strategic Predictions for 2023 and Beyond — Seizing Uncertainty

Hiroyuki Katayama, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The future is always uncertain. But the idea that “uncertainty brings opportunity” is almost a universal constant. And now is the time to seize opportunities. This presentation covers ten predictions of the future that represent opportunity — or threat. CIOs tech providers and business leaders will need to decide which while acting swiftly.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM JST

Where Is the CIO Role Going?

Andy Rowsell-Jones, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The role and responsibilities of the CIO continue to evolve. Gartner has identified several important archetypes for the CIO role all CIOs should understand. CIOs can learn from leading CIOs and take charge in order to increase value and impact for their enterprise.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM JST

Roundtable: Retail Industry - Improvement and Reform of Customer Experience

Takeshi Kitajima, Executive Partner, Gartner

We invite IT and digital execution managers from the retail industry to gather, discuss and exchange opinions on highly common themes.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM JST

Roundtable: Employee Value Proposal —Aiming to Acquire Human Resources and Improve Retention Rate

Yoshifumi Ozawa, Executive Partner, Gartner

Regardless of the industry, IT and digital execution managers will gather to discuss and exchange opinions on this theme.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM JST

Workshop: How to Deal With the Shortage of Data and Analytics Talent

Yasuo Ueki, Executive Partner, Gartner

The efforts of data and analytics are indispensable for solving digital business problems, but many companies are facing the challenge of building human resources and systems to fulfill the role. This workshop will introduce examples of efforts to tackle the challenges and discuss how to acquire and develop human resources for data and analytics.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM JST

Techtouch: What is the technology to bring your DX Vision become a reality

Soushi Nishino, Vice President, Sales​, Techtouch, Inc.

Many companies are trying to realize "data-driven management".
For data-driven management, it is necessary to realize business operations as intended by management.
But, DX promotion often fails to make progress.

In this session, we will introduce "Techtouch®," a technology to realize DX.
The session will explain how to establish digital operations by connecting management and business sites, with examples that are implementing leading-edge DX.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM JST

Zscaler: The One True Zero for Accelerating Business Value

Hiroaki Fukatani, Chief Information Security Officer – Japan, Zscaler Japan

In the IT field of enterprise, which supports the foundation of business, there are many cases where the correct design is not done in accordance with the true zero trust architecture due to the many theories about "zero-trust". This includes networking, security, and applications. The transition needs to take into account the network, security, applications (including cloud computing), endpoints, and security operations (SOC). This presentation will discuss the value proposition and leadership that can be achieved with the right design and deployment for Zero Trust.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM JST

SAP: What should be changed about ERP to strengthen competitiveness

Shinichi Oda, , SAP Japan Co., Ltd.

With Japan's GDP growth rate stagnating and concerns about the future increasing, how should Japanese companies regain and further strengthen their competitiveness in the world?
In order to strengthen competitiveness, we will introduce the points, including examples of SAP itself, about the architecture necessary for business process transformation and data-driven management, and the system and governance for transformation projects.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM JST

ServiceNow: Drive human-centric transformation with automation by digital platform

Tomohiro Hara, Area Vice President Solution Consulting, ServiceNow Japan G.K.

Today, it is essential to think how to design and build IT platforms to enable users, both customers and employees, to experience value. This human-centric approach can simplify the relationship between business and users, and also systems and users, for higher productivity, time to focus on value-added tasks, and improved operational throughput. In this session, more detail will be presented with case studies.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM JST

Serverworks: Solution Provider Session Title Coming Soon

Ryo Ooishi, Founder&CEO, Serverworks Co., Ltd.

Masafumi Kabayama, General Manager, Digital Division, Alpen Co., Ltd

Serverwork Abstract Coming Soon

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 10:20 AM - 11:05 AM JST

[Boardroom] Google: What is necessary for companies to lead green growth ?

Coby Kobayashi, Head of Google Workspace New Business Sales, Google Cloud Japan

DescriptionJoin this facilitated discussion with your peers and separate fact from fiction when it comes to changing today's work habits, end user device requirements, security risks and how we can help meet sustainability goals. Discuss whether legacy is the dirty word everyone tells you or a necessary requirement for realising your budget potential. Explore what a roadmap from today to tomorrow entails and make sure you are ready to make the smart transitions to keep your business ahead.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 11:05 AM - 11:50 AM JST

Roundtable: How to Improve Employee IT Literacy?

Junichi Masukawa, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Regardless of the industry, IT and digital execution managers will gather to discuss and exchange opinions on this theme.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 11:10 AM - 11:40 AM JST

Choose the Optimal Corporate Structure to Drive Digital Reglobalization in a New Market

Tsuneo Fujiwara, VP Analyst, Gartner

During times of geopolitical tensions and the emergence of multipolarity, executive leaders are challenged to decide which markets to enter, and how to operate in those markets. A quick assessment providing a forward-looking view of operational risks helps in choosing the optimal corporate structure to drive growth and digital business reglobalization.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 11:10 AM - 11:40 AM JST

Gartner's CIO Playbook for Dealing With a Recession

Chris Ganly, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

Economic downturns represent considerable challenges for CIOs and IT functions. This session will lay out Gartner's playbook on how CIOs should proactively respond and prepare for periods of economic uncertainty, by managing three key components: spend management, digital investment and talent.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 11:10 AM - 11:40 AM JST

Geopolitical Impact on Software and Cloud Contract Negotiation

Tsuyoshi Ebina, VP Analyst, Gartner

Geopolitical risks, such as fluctuations in exchange rates and prices, the secrecy of intellectual property and information by countries, and restrictions on the movement of people, have a significant impact on software and cloud contract prices, data protection provisions, and professional services. This session explores ways to address these impacts.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 11:10 AM - 11:40 AM JST

Japan CDO Agenda: Lead the Organizational Consensus-Building and Be the Center of Excellence to Achieve Business Value.

Tatsuya Ichishi, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The unique culture of Japanese companies is troubling CDOs (Chief Data Officers) who must lead new initiatives in their organizations. This session will explain the priorities and action plans for handling the unique situation of Japanese organizational culture with the results of the Gartner Global CDO Survey.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 11:10 AM - 11:40 AM JST

Signature Series: Flourishing in the Rejuvenated Work and Talent Landscape

Alvaro Mello, VP, Advisory, Gartner

The way we work and treat tech talent has gone back to its roots — human-centricity. Progressive CIOs must continuously renew ways of working and reinvigorate approaches to talent to match the pace of market change. This session will cover the latest trends and emerging leading practices.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM JST

[Luncheon] JFE Systems: Meitetsu talks about Biz Transformation Challenge through DX

Tomohiro Kabeya, Manager, NAGOYA RAILROAD CO., LTD.

Yoshibumi Kirihara, General Manager, Sales Dept, Solution Business Div, Business Solution & Software Unit, JFE Systems, Inc.

Nagoya Railroad, which operates railroad and real estate businesses mainly in the Chubu region, has been promoting a two-year business process reform project since July 2019 to improve operational efficiency.
Since then, the company has been implementing a flurry of measures to respond to major changes in the business.
In this presentation, he will talk about his DX efforts in construction and purchasing inventory management in the railroad division, which was the core of the business process reform project, as well as the effects on the business and the secret to the success of the project.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM JST

[Luncheon] Splunk: Build a Foundation of Security and Resilience

Ken Nomura, Area Vice President, Japan Country Manager, Splunk Services Japan

Cybersecurity measures are an unavoidable priority for corporate leaders to address throughout their organizations. Moreover, with the rapid development of the digital society and geopolitical risks, the environment surrounding companies is becoming increasingly uncertain. In this session, we will introduce the next-generation unified security and observability platform to both strengthen security and resilience of the entire organization and accelerate DX promotion, with cutting-edge case studies from Japan and overseas.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 12:50 PM - 01:35 PM JST

Guest Keynote: Top-line, Bottom-line, Green-line. How unified DX strategy helps you meet three management imperatives

Hirofumi Suzuki, President and Representative Director, SAP Japan,

Achieving Top-line, Bottom-line, and Green-line goals are universal management imperatives for today’s enterprise.
Introduce SAP unified strategy and efforts to help you run and drive initiatives.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 01:55 PM - 02:25 PM JST

Pendo: PLG as a new revenue source and 'IT Health Check' from product data

Kiyo Takayama, Country Manager, Pendo.io Japan

Abstract Coming Soon

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 01:55 PM - 02:25 PM JST

NEC: How AI can revolutionize your business

Ryohei Fujimaki, CEO & Founder, dotData, Inc.

Just as smartphones drastically changed lifestyles, AI is starting to transform businesses. A number of organizations have been able to utilize AI in their businesses and make a significant contribution to business outcomes.
This presentation will feature the CEO of dotData, Inc., the world's first developer of AI that fully automates data science processes. We will introduce the current and essence of AI from the past to the present and into the future with specific examples of contributions to business outcomes.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 01:55 PM - 02:25 PM JST

Monday.com: How to drive digital transformation and build an agile organization

Koji Watanabe, Japan Country Manager monday.com, monday.com

Every year presents various unpredictable opportunities and challenges - but now more than ever, with the market ever-changing, organizations need to regularly drive innovations at speed and DX.
Join our session, as we discuss how organizations can create successful outcomes for their customers and business in the times of change and ambiguity. We’ll discuss how to create better alignment, increased transparency and improved engagement within your teams.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 02:35 PM - 05:35 PM JST

Research Discussion for CIOs: Democratized Delivery by Design--Adaptive Governance Principles for Fusion Teams

Yoshi Matsumoto, Distinguished VP, Advisory, Gartner

Over two-thirds of CEOs want more technology work done within business areas. Enterprises increasingly rely on multidisciplinary fusion teams to digitalize business capabilities, experiences, products or services. This highly interactive session features new data and case studies of how CIOs have adapted governance and risk management practices to equip and empower fusion teams, and avoid downsides.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 02:50 PM - 03:05 PM JST

[Theater] Google: Secure and flexible IT management with ChromeOS

Soushi Yamamoto, Customer Engineer, Google Japan

ChromeOS is an OS that incorporates powerful security features designed and developed by Google with an eye on the cloud era.
It is designed so that anyone can easily perform secure and flexible IT management based on zero trust.
In this session, a Chrome Enterprise customer engineer will explain the technical points with ChromeOS demo.

Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 02:50 PM - 03:05 PM JST

[Theater] LumApps: Digital communication governance with multiple providers

Masako Matsushita, Marketing manager, LumApps KK

Shigeru Watanabe, , LumApps KK

The remote work is now becoming established, information sharing way within the company has also changed.
The small chats and consultations that used to happen naturally in the company every day are no longer possible under remote work. Under such circumstances, there is growing interest in internal digital communication for maintaining a sense of belonging, engaging and motivation among employees. In this session, we will introduce how internal communication should be in an organizational environment where various applications and tools are used in a complex IT environment.

Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 03:15 PM - 04:00 PM JST

Ask the Expert: Gartner's Top Strategic Predictions for 2023 and Beyond: Seizing Uncertainty

Hiroyuki Katayama, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

A follow-up from the Signature Series presentation “Gartner's Top Strategic Predictions for 2023 and Beyond: Seizing Uncertainty". Bring your questions to this interactive session and take a deeper dive into these predictions including the ones you feel will have the greatest potential impact to your organization or industry.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 03:15 PM - 04:00 PM JST

Roundtable: How Should the Information System Department Change in the Age of DX?

Shinichi Kondo, Executive Partner, Gartner

As DX initiatives progress, the breadth and depth of IT/digital scope expands, and the importance of the information system department increases. In this session, we will discuss and learn about how the information system department should change, such as people, systems, cost/investment management, roles, management/business relationships, and operations.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 03:25 PM - 03:55 PM JST

Building Technology Talent Beyond IT: Principles for New Talent Management

Brian Gagnon, Managing Vice President, Gartner

Technologists outside of IT are at higher risk of attrition than other employees, including IT staff. These technologists need new and better opportunities to develop and grow in their careers. Join this session to learn how to transform technology management to support an workforce of technologists.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 03:25 PM - 03:55 PM JST

Digital Business in Japan: Current State and the Future

Masaki Suzuki, VP Analyst, Gartner

With the solid tailwind for digital business Initiatives, most organizations in Japan are tackling the obstacles to beat them. In this session, Gartner describes the current state of the Japanese organization in the journey and suggests the direction to move faster.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 03:25 PM - 03:55 PM JST

Future of Work: Foreseeable Changes Enterprises in Japan Should Take

Alfred Sim, Director, Advisory, Gartner

The pandemic has brought about a significant change in the way we worked today. With remote/hybrid work, enterprises have implemented plenty of tools to assist communication and collaboration in the virtual space. However, work and management culture need to be looked at as well. This session will explain the best practices and take a peek into how Japanese enterprises are handling the change in the way we worked.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 03:25 PM - 03:55 PM JST

Insider Risk: Redefine New Threat and Redesign New Strategy

Kaoru Yano, Director Analyst, Gartner

Insider threat is one of the serious security risk that comes with enterprise DX related activity. New technology brings new threat and this is about a time to redefine current insider risk management strategy . This session will cover new approach for the insider threat and how to protect sensitive data.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 03:25 PM - 03:55 PM JST

Reinvent Your EVP to Survive and Thrive Through the IT Talent Crisis

Neha Kumar, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

Significant demand for technology talent, unprecedented turnover and aggressive compensation increases are reshaping the IT job market, making it difficult to attract and retain IT talent. Employees and candidates’ views of work and the workplace are transforming. Considering that many organizations do not consciously articulate EVP strategies at the enterprise level, the pressure and responsibility are on CIOs, in partnership with HR, to address the technology talent risks. Join this session to learn about how to create and deliver against a human-centric EVP for IT to attract talent, improve engagement and retention.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 03:25 PM - 04:10 PM JST

Consulting Clinics+ : What is the Approach to New Business Creation in the Era of Every Employee as Digital Creators?

Atsuyuki Takahashi, Expert Partner, Practice, Gartner

Shunya Kitaguchi, Sr Director Consulting, Gartner

Ryuichi Toda, Associate Director Consulting, Gartner

DX/digital business initiatives are rapidly being executed in various companies, and the number of cases in which companies are engaged in idea exploration is rapidly increasing as well. While there is a strong sense of urgency to address issues such as the full-scale entry of big technology vendors into their markets and the need to secure new sources of revenue amid the continuing impact of COVID-19, there is a strong sense that innovation organizations and business units responsible for creating new businesses lack foresight and a broad understanding of enabling technology. Many companies are unsure of how to formulate business creations or once established, how to control various points such as process gates, outputs, and decision criteria. In this session, we will explain the concept of the approach for creating new businesses regardless of maturity level, and how to proceed with business idea creation in tactical terms.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 04:05 PM - 04:50 PM JST

[Boardroom] NEC: The Current State of AI and Business Utilization

Ryohei Fujimaki, CEO & Founder, dotData, Inc.

In this session, dotData, Inc., the first company to develop and provide AI that fully automates data science processes, will discuss with the participants the obstacles to maximizing business results using AI and the solutions, including customer examples.
・Why is it difficult to analyze data that can be used for business decision making and business execution?
・Are customer initiatives that are achieving business results through the use of AI effective at your business?

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 04:15 PM - 04:45 PM JST

Elasticsearch: New CIO's priority - What We Expect from Observability

Yuji Yamaga, Area Vice President & Country Manager, Elastic Japan, Elastic Japan K.K.

As many companies move to hybrid cloud environments and infrastructure, and the applications become increasingly distributed, building observability to visualize vast amounts of data and logs in real-time, identify problems, and take action to resolve them is the top CIO's priority. This will support the realization of security measures and a quality digital experience. This presentation will introduce a new approach to visualizing the entire IT assets and converting them into business value in the digital society.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 04:15 PM - 04:45 PM JST

Trend Micro: Deep Insights into Cyber Risk Management based on the latest Trends in Cyber Attacks

Tomohiro Iida, Director of Trend Micro Cyber Security Institute, Public Sector Business Director, Trend Micro Incorporated

94.3 billion -.This is the total number of threats we have detected from all over the world in 2021. Approximately 3,000 threats per day continue to grow and sophistication, leading to the suspension of business activities, downsizing, and withdrawal of companies.
In this session, we will analyze the trends in current cyberattacks based on original data by our researchers. Then we will explain what organization cyber risk management should like from the perspective of geopolitical risks and supply chain risks with thinking how to protect an organization from the risks of cyber threats in mind.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 04:15 PM - 04:45 PM JST

Fujitsu: 5-Themes to Achieve Sustainable Manufacturing with Fujitsu's Best Practices

Yuuki Yamamoto, Head of Sustainable Manufacturing, Uvance Unit, FUJITSU LIMITED

The manufacturing industry is required to provide products and services in a stable manner while responding to various changes or risks. To react on these requirements it is necessary to make data-driven decision. In addition, initiatives within entire supply chain is essential to address issues such as food loss, industrial waste, and strengthening resilience. Based on its in-house practices and co-creation project with customers, Fujitsu has set five themes to resolve these issues. The practices to realize sustainable manufacturing will be presented in this session.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 04:15 PM - 04:45 PM JST

Red Hat: "First Agile Development" Challenge: Rebuilding Critical Systems with Agile

Takahiro Hisasue, Associate Principal Consultant/Agile Coach, Red Hat Japan K.K.

Overview of DX Promotion Efforts at Optage
-Barriers to Agile Development as Experienced by a Scrum Master (Systems Division)
-Barriers to Agile Development Experienced by Product Owners (Sales Division)

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 04:50 PM - 05:50 PM JST

Contract Negotiation Clinic: Microsoft

Ryuichi Tsuchiya, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The complexity of Microsoft's licensing models, with the number of options and use rights to be considered, creates challenges for effective negotiations of Microsoft Enterprise Agreement contracts and renewals. This clinic will guide customers to understand these complexities and plan an effective negotiation strategy.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 05:05 PM - 05:35 PM JST

How to Extract Value From Digital Ecosystems

Brian Prentice, VP Analyst, Gartner

Enterprises are learning how to reap the benefits of participating in various digital ecosystems, many of which are dominated by digital dragons. Join the session to learn practical examples and tactics you can use to extract value out of being an ecosystem participant.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 05:05 PM - 05:35 PM JST

Key Points of Creating an Application Development Organization That Realizes Agility

Harutoshi Katayama, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

In Japan, the number of organizations that try to create application development organizations to realize agility is increasing. Those organizations should recognize that there are always problems faced by most organizations face. This session discusses those problems and shares some hints that help improve those problems.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 05:05 PM - 05:35 PM JST

Maverick* Research: Tales from the Metaverse

Tadaaki Mataga, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The Metaverse opens up many opportunities for Technology Innovation leaders but also opens up many questions that need to be raised and answered (as much as possible).

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 05:05 PM - 05:35 PM JST

CIO Experience Guest speaker session: Organizations that Develop DX Talent - Fostering a Culture of Individuality and Challenge

Yuki Shingu, President and Chief Executive Officer, Future Architect, Inc./Board Director, IT Consulting & Services, Future Corporation,

As the pandemic has exposed many underlying social issues, Japanese firms are under pressure to change. While innovation-driven DX is expected to be the key to unlock the future and full-scale investment is accelerating, skilled human resources are in short supply. In order for a company to grow, it is critical to secure and develop a diverse workforce and create an environment in which each employee can maximize his or her personal strengths. This session will highlight the importance of flexible work styles based on her own experience of leaving work to care for family, and will present a system to create a culture that encourages employees to continuously learn and challenge themselves by supporting innovation and growth, and to enable them to build careers autonomously.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 05:05 PM - 05:35 PM JST

How Sovereign Data Strategies Will Impact You and Your Organization

Tatsuya Ichishi, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

China has a data strategy. The EU has a data strategy. There is a U.S. Federal Data Strategy. Even the U.K. has a Data Strategy. What does this mean for you? What are the issues to avoid and opportunities to exploit? This exploratory session will highlight the good, the bad, and the vagaries of these evolving sovereign data strategies.

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Tuesday, 01 November, 2022 / 05:05 PM - 05:50 PM JST

Ask the Expert: Flourishing in the Rejuvenated Work and Talent Landscape

Alvaro Mello, VP, Advisory, Gartner

Join us for an opportunity to engage more deeply in the themes and concepts presented in the Signature Series session: “Flourishing in the Rejuvenated Work and Talent Landscape.”

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM JST

5 Steps for Dynamic Management of Globalization Risks in Uncertain Times

Tsuneo Fujiwara, VP Analyst, Gartner

Major geopolitical, economic and technical shifts are altering the assumptions underpinning enterprises’ globalized expansion. As such deglobalization increases, CIOs and other leaders should use Gartner’s framework to assess the likely impacts and create adaptive strategies to proactively minimize risk.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM JST

AI Strategy — From Plan to Execution

Tadaaki Mataga, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

AI will make or break industries and companies over the next decade. Executive leaders should develop a formal AI strategy document that can help identify use cases, quantify benefits and risks, align business and technology teams, and change organizational competencies to support AI. In this session, the IT leaders will learn about the foundational elements of an AI strategy and craft a strategy document to harness its potential.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM JST

The Essence of Technology in the Age of Connected World

Takeshi Ikeda, VP Analyst, Gartner

In this chaotic global environment, new business challenges using technology have already begun around the world and are already making a splash in the marketplace. However, many of the technologies that support the realization of these technologies are not ready yet to deliver high value in a short period of time. In this session, technology leaders will learn about the technologies that need attention in the age of the connected world and what they need to keep in mind when implementing them.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM JST

The Future of Data and Analytics: Reengineering the Decision 2025

Hideaki Horiuchi, Managing Vice President, Gartner

Data and Analytics keep expanding. The next big step for D&A is in moving from "decision support" to completely "reengineering decision making". Decisions are becoming more connected, more contextual, and more continuous, and this complexity needs to be mastered. How can you make decision-making a competitive differentiator?

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM JST

Security Metrics for Your Board: The Gartner Cybersecurity Value Benchmark

Yuichi Isoda, VP Analyst, Gartner

Gartner has developed and vetted a prioritized list of metrics to describe the value of your cybersecurity program to satisfy the most challenging audiences including your board, CFO, COO, customers, partners and regulators. And we are building a global benchmark for each.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM JST

Roundtable: Build a Fusion Team and Improve Your Organization's Digital Dexterity

Masayuki Otomo, Executive Partner, Gartner

Regardless of the industry, IT and digital execution managers will gather to discuss and exchange opinions on the possible ways to build a fusion team and improve their organization's digital dexterity.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM JST

Roundtable: Financial Industry/Government-Affiliated Institutions — Measures to Protect Personal and Confidential Information

Takeshi Kitajima, Executive Partner, Gartner

We invite IT and digital execution managers from the Financial industry/government-affiliated institutions to gather and discuss and exchange opinions on highly common themes.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM JST

Workshop: Transform Yourself as a CIO in 2022

Shinji Hasejima, GVP, Gartner

CIOs are playing an increasingly important leadership role in digital transformation as part of the management team. CIOs must not only deal with the firm's traditional IT-related issues, but also overhaul the IT operating model for DX and advance the alignment of business and IT strategies. This workshop reviews and discusses what are the leadership demands of CIOs, what kind of CIO one should aim to be and how to go about transforming oneself.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 09:50 AM - 10:20 AM JST

Hitachi: DX of Business through Design and Engineering

Arya Barirani, CMO, GlobalLogic Inc.(A Hitachi Group Company)

Digital Engineering is a DX approach leveraging design thinking and agile development. Today market demands have transformed fast-evolving, more efficient and profitable models, thus speedy response to changes with new services becomes critical. Empowered by GlobalLogic’s expertise and global co-creation experiences, Hitachi now offers speedy and flexible digital engineering services, experience design practices, and unlocks access to global talent in Japan. This session introduces the capabilities of GlobalLogic, GlobalLogic Japan and demonstrates how digital systems will empower businesses.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 09:50 AM - 10:20 AM JST

How should CIOs and IT executives deal with cyber attack as a management issue?

Hideo Nishi, Senior Team Director, Box Consulting, Customer Success, K.K. Box Japan

Ransomware continues to cause damage and information leaks due to insider or inadvertent mistakes. In order to safely and effectively utilize corporate information assets such as data and contents for DX acceleration and competitiveness enhancement, it is necessary to take measures to protect contents themselves, which are what should be protected.
In this session, we will explain the concept and specific approaches to "content security" beyond zero-trust, which CIO and IT Executive should know, with case study.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 09:50 AM - 10:20 AM JST

NTT DATA Global Services: Coming soon!

Tetsuya Hiwatashi, Ⅾirector, NTT DATA Global services Corporation

Yuka Okoshi, Technology Architect, QUNIE CORPORATION

Coming soon!

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 09:50 AM - 10:20 AM JST

WalkMe: Redesigning EX to increase engagement

Satoru Nakagawa, Director, Sales Div. 1, WalkMe K.K.

An increasing number of companies rapidly introduce multiple new business applications now. This has, however, highlighted issues with business systems in the workplace, such as low employee satisfaction and lack of utilization. This session will introduce how a Digital Adaptation Platform help organizations analyze system adoption levels and improve user experience.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 09:50 AM - 10:20 AM JST

Cisco: Cybersecurity Strategy to Keep Pace with Evolving World for our own Business

Shigeru Kimura, Security Evangelist/ Technical Architect, Global Security Sales Organization (GSSO), Cisco Systems G.K.

In recent years, the industrial and social conditions have been undergoing unprecedented speed changes and increasing in complexity.
Cisco’s Evangelist will sort out these backgrounds and their impact on the IT environment in the global era, and then introduce actual examples of the important steps and processes that Cisco has been working on in the supply chain for successful business and in the security strategies for its internal global IT.
You will learn from concrete examples of zero trust implementation, along with the latest trends to consider from security incidents within Cisco.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 10:40 AM - 11:25 AM JST

Guest Keynote: SPACETAINMENT - Why do we make space a travel destination for humanity? -

Kaho Sakakibara, Co-Founder and CEO, SPACETAINMENT PTE. LTD.,

We will introduce the vision of SPACETAINMENT, making space a travel destination for humanity, and the reason why we are pursuing this vision.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM JST

[Luncheon] ailys: Necessity of Decision Making AI for Business

Masatoki Fujii, , ailys Japan Inc.

With the advent of no-code tools such as Auto ML (machine learning automation), business transformation through machine learning data analysis is gradually expanding, but the current situation is that it is still progressing only in some major companies.
Although the model development process was automated by Auto ML, the reason is that it is difficult to actually utilize the output for business.
The purpose of utilizing AI in business is to "optimize decision making".
In this session, we will introduce new AI technology for linking company data to decision making.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM JST

[Luncheon] Ricksoft:The Global Trend of EA and What Japanese Companies Should Do

Daisuke Tsuji, Section Manager, Ricksoft Co., Ltd.

"Enterprise agility" is a new concept in Japan but is popular with global companies across many industries.

Through agile methodology, companies change their approaches to work, organizational structures and systems to keep up with fast-moving markets, evolving work styles and employee mindsets.

We will present some global examples of enterprise agility transformation efforts utilizing SAFe, the most widely-adopted framework, and our own experiences with agile.

Finally, we will suggest ways for Japanese companies to start their own agile transformation.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM JST

[Luncheon] SailPoint Technologies: Digital Infrastructure Protecting the Cloud

Yutaka Fujimoto, SailPoint Technologies Inc. Vice President and Country Manager, Japan, SailPoint Technologies Japan

For enterprises the pandemic has made to shift to the cloud system environments and cybersecurity measures an urgent priority. However, ID management tends to be an afterthought for the management team and IT departments to address. In this session, SailPoint will introduce the latest ID management incorporating AI, which is essential for promoting DX while minimizing business risks, and the future ideal form of ID management.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 12:35 PM - 01:05 PM JST

Attributes of the World's Top Performing Fusion Teams

Alfred Sim, Director, Advisory, Gartner

What do the best fusion teams have in common? Gartner's 2022 Fusion Teams Survey has identfied how the best fusion teams work, set goals, manage interdependencies and make decisions. Join this session to understand how CIOs can set fusions teams up for success.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 12:35 PM - 01:05 PM JST

Elements That Data-Driven Organizations Must Have in Balance

Tatsuya Ichishi, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

DX or Data and Analytics leaders in Japanese organizations usually want to be data-driven and wonder how they can achieve this ideal. And while they know it's not easy, they often don't have a clear idea of what they need to learn. In this session, we will try to understand the essence of data-driven and the characteristics of organizations that practice it, and what is essential to achieve it. Then, we will discuss strategies and concrete measures to acquire each of them.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 12:35 PM - 01:05 PM JST

Improve Digital Performance With Objective KPI Benchmarks

Hiroyuki Katayama, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This session analyzes the state of digital strategy execution using data from over 1,500 Execution Scorecard KPI benchmark submissions. Get objective data to inform progress across three areas: strategic digital priorities, operating model and digital platform. Learn what differentiates top performers and choose from five common performance improvement journeys to increase business value.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 12:35 PM - 01:05 PM JST

Product Management Leadership Best Practices to Drive Digital Business

Wataru Katsurashima, VP Analyst, Gartner

Digital business requires continuously evolving a service as a "product" rather than as a "project." For that, the adoption of "product management" is essential. This session will explain the product management leadership best practices and Japanese case studies that CIOs should understand.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 12:35 PM - 01:05 PM JST

Signature Series: CEO Concerns 2022-23 -- Implications and Actions for CIOs

Yoshi Matsumoto, Distinguished VP, Advisory, Gartner

Now in its second decade, Gartner’s global CEO survey uncovers business leader priority changes that will redirect the use of technology in the business. Momentous events are reshaping the business world; this session will explain some of the domino consequences for CIOs.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 12:35 PM - 01:05 PM JST

Unprecedented Change Fatigue Is Lurking — Don't Let It Spoil Your Team and Business

Alvaro Mello, VP, Advisory, Gartner

Accelerated digital transformation is causing unprecedented levels of change fatigue. According to our research, it will only get worse. Under this scenario, your team's performance and business goals are at stake. In this session you will learn how to anticipate to it and minimize change fatigue.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 12:35 PM - 01:20 PM JST

Roundtable: Development of Digital Human Resources in the Information System Department

Morihiro Kushida, Executive Partner, Gartner

Regardless of the industry, IT and digital execution managers will gather to discuss and exchange opinions on the development of digital human resources in the information system department.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 12:35 PM - 01:35 PM JST

Contract Negotiation Clinic: SAP

Akimasa Nakao, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

As SAP continues to shift its business to the cloud, the complexity of negotiating with SAP only continues to increase. SAP customers have many strategic options, licensing models and risks to consider. This interactive clinic will provide you with indispensable insight to enable smarter decisions and stronger performance on your organizations upcoming SAP negotiations.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 01:25 PM - 01:55 PM JST

Fortinet: DX Cyber Security Strategy in the Hybrid Era

Hiroaki Komeno, Director of Marketing, Fortinet Japan G.K.

Wave of digital evolutions like the mobile workforce, cloud, OT and metaverse, has become too bigger, faster, and more complex to predict. For the competitive DX, it’s necessary to find changes and take challenges with agility and flexibility in the evolving digital.
But unpredictable change drives unpredictable cybersecurity risks. To make employees focus on X, it’s necessary to shift to a cybersecurity strategy organically evolves, not a patching hole. Fortinet, a global leader of cyber security, will introduce the "Security Fabric" as a cyber security strategy highly required for your DX.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 01:25 PM - 01:55 PM JST

TCS:ESG disclosure is urgently required -Approach to HighQuality & Timely Management​

Hidetaka Kojima, ANALYTICS & INSIGHTS TECHNOLOGY LEADER, Tata Consultancy Services Japan, Ltd.

Recently, ESG investment, which emphasizes companies that consider ESG, is attracting attention all over the world. This investment is growing rapidly in Japan as well, many companies are believed to be actively promoting ESG information disclosure. ​

However, Many companies are struggling to manage and disclose non-financial information in a wide range of areas, such as dealing with environmental issues, in high-quality and timely manner.​

In this session, considering the current situation and challenges, We will present the approach to ESG data management with specific case studies.​

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 01:25 PM - 01:55 PM JST

Zoom: Reimagine the Communications Platform by The Connected Experience

Norihiro Shimogaki, Chairman and Representative Director, ZVC Japan K.K. (Zoom)

The Connected Experience: Reimagine the Communications Platform
Our world is forever changed - we now work across boundaries of time and place, as asynchronous communications allow us to collaborate deeply and video brings us together. But there is much more to communications than meetings, phone, and chat! Today our businesses demand intuitive, powerful tools to propel our teams forward and to keep us connected. Join us as we unveil the new Zoom Platform.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 01:25 PM - 01:55 PM JST

Okta: Consumerization of IT by Identity management

Hisaharu Nakamura, Director, Enterprise Sales, Okta Japan K.K.

The IT department is struggling to dramatical productivity with business agility and work style changes in the last 2 years. The consumerization of IT is a new method to achieve their goal.
You can find how Identity management support Business agility, Productivity and Employee experience with move forward consumerization of IT

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 01:25 PM - 02:10 PM JST

[Boardroom] Hitachi: Market itself is Laboratory ~How to Speedily Response to Changes

Jun Abe, Senior Vice President and Executive Officer, CEO of Services & Platforms Business Unit, Hitachi, Ltd.

Emi Goto, Strategy & Delivery Head, Japan, GlobalLogic Japan, Ltd.

Many executives may find it difficult to respond to rapidly changing business needs. In today's business environment, it is important to continue listening to the voices of the market and respond to changes. Design-driven digital engineering is an approach that makes this possible. We analyze customer issues from financial, organizational and strategic perspectives to create more attractive user experiences. Hitachi acquires GlobalLogic, which has creativity and innovation in Silicon Valley. In this session, we will find out the key elements together that are necessary to promote your DX.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 02:10 PM - 03:40 PM JST

Devise a Value Stream Map That Improves Your Customer Value Proposition

Morihiro Kushida, Executive Partner, Gartner

As the use of digital technology progresses, it has become important to maintain connections with customers and provide them with useful information and services in a timely manner.
In this workshop, we devised a "value stream map" that provides further value chains to the information and services currently provided.
We aim to improve customer satisfaction and differentiate ourselves from our competitors.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 02:20 PM - 02:35 PM JST

[Theater] Parongo: Identify cyber risks to avoid security incidents beforehand

Manabu Kondo, CEO & Co-Founder, Parongo, Inc

Despite years of budget and person-hours spent on security measures, cyber incidents continue to occur, and it is sometimes too late to respond.
Before taking responses, isn't it important to visualize your company's cyber risks?
No matter how sophisticated your security solutions are if you have left any known vulnerabilities unchecked, it will give you a significant advantage against attackers.

In this session, we will introduce cyber security risk assessment solution to visualize the cyber risks in your company and the environment surrounding you and review your security measures' footing.

Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 02:20 PM - 02:35 PM JST

[Theater] Zoom: Reimagine the Communications Platform by The Connected Experience

Marika Rogers, SMB VAST Manager, ZVC Japan K.K. (Zoom)

In this session, Zoom will show you with examples and demonstrations how to get out of the chaos of increasingly complex communication and how to achieve easy and rich collaboration.

Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 02:40 PM - 03:10 PM JST

A Practical Approach to Presenting a Proposal to the Board of Directors

Andy Rowsell-Jones, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

There is an art to asking a board of directors for funding. This session provides an overview of the typical structure for a proposal for funding, what value drivers to include, how costs and risks should be discussed, plus a brief summary of validation and communication strategy to follow prior to presenting a funding opportunity to a board.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 02:40 PM - 03:10 PM JST

How to Effectively Work With Vendors in AI Projects

Tsuyoshi Ebina, VP Analyst, Gartner

(This is a submission for only Tokyo Symposium)
Enterprises are actively incorporating AI into their various operations. In these initiatives, it is essential to collaborate with AI algorithm vendors and IT service vendors. In some cases, IT leaders lose control in the projects with vendors. In this session we explore the tactics for IT leaders to negotiate with vendors to secure the controls and gains the benefits of AI.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 02:40 PM - 03:10 PM JST

Metaverse 2030: Prepare for the Destruction and New Creations of the Fully Digital World

Tadaaki Mataga, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Metaverse is a "fully digital" world that goes beyond the conventional virtual space and digitizes the real world. From now on, toward 2030, this New World will bring destruction and new creation to all people. In this session, we will make recommendations on how users should prepare for the megatrends that will occur in 2030.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 02:40 PM - 03:10 PM JST

Take Your Customer Experience Up a Notch by Focusing on Customer Confidence

Kensuke Kawabe, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

In the race to improve customer experience, most companies have overlooked the single-biggest driver: Customers’ confidence in themselves. In this presentation we will help CIOs advocate for a far more effective approach to Customer Experience centered on a customer's confidence in themselves.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 02:40 PM - 03:10 PM JST

Democratized Digital Delivery for Fusion Teams and Product Management Explained

Dongbae Park, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

CEOs want more technology delivery to happen directly in business areas, and are investing more in technology talent. Join this session to understand the elements of democratized digital delivery, how it fits within product management approaches to delivery, how teams are organized as fusion teams, and the critical role that IT must play in transitioning to this model.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 02:40 PM - 03:25 PM JST

Ask the Expert: What Should Be the Role of a Chief Data Officer in Japan?

Tatsuya Ichishi, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

In this session, Gartner experts will answer the questions from participants on what should be the role of a chief data officer (CDO) in Japan. It will be based on Gartner's research note: "CDO Agenda in Japan: Leading Organizational Consensus Building to Achieve Business Results."

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 02:40 PM - 03:25 PM JST

Ask the Expert: Key Points of Creating an Application Development Organization That Realizes Agility

Harutoshi Katayama, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Let’s ask an analyst directly about the key points of creating an application development organization that realizes agility which will be discussed in a breakout session.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 02:40 PM - 03:25 PM JST

Consulting Clinics+ : Strengthening Cyber-Defense Capabilities in the Digital Era is Critical for Highly Exposed Japanese Organizations

Toshio Fujisawa, Sr Managing Partner, Gartner

In this session, we will explore the range of evolving cyber-threats facing organizations in Japan, and the critical necessity for integrating next generation cyber-defense capabilities into digital transformation efforts.  In addition, we will highlight the important IT operations and services management capabilities needed to ensure Japanese can defend themselves against cyber-attacks on a continuous basis.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM JST

Netskope: Business value of a Zero Trust Architecture

Mike Anderson, Chief Digital and Information Officer, Netskope, Inc.

A modern security program must focus on zero trust principles, address overarching enterprise risks, progress beyond basic allow/block decisions, and continuously evaluate the context of each interaction to provide the right level of access at the right time.
In this session, we’ll explore how Security Service Edge (SSE) is a critical component for delivering an agile, cost effective zero trust strategy. SSE converges legacy point security capabilities into a unified cloud platform that provides secure access to applications and data everywhere, for every location, device, and user.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM JST

Hitachi: "Lumada" Illuminate the Business in the Era of Uncertainty, by Madoka Sawa

Madoka Sawa, Lumada Innovation Evangelist, Hitachi, Ltd.

In the era of VUCA, predicting the future of the business is becoming even more difficult. Today, executives are required to update the mindset of "Why do we need DX?". I think many companies have trouble with vertically structured organizations which is hindering DX progress. The same thing is happening in Hitachi. That is why we have decided to include Lumada in our medium-term plan. Why is Lumada important to customers, partners, and Hitachi itself? In this session, Lumada Innovation Evangelist is going to outline what Lumada can do to advance the DX, and how Hitachi can support customers.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM JST

OutSystems: Next Hop & Step beyond the legacy modernization

Motokazu Furuya, EXECUTIVE OFFICER, Takasago Thermal Engineering Co., Ltd.

Tomohiro Mieno, Regional Sales Director, Enterprise Sales, OutSystems Japan KK

A core system provides the functions necessary to run a business and to improve efficiency, it isn't an easy task to update or renew it. In this session we will show how Takasago Thermal Engineering actually achieved legacy modernization, including various points unique to "mission-critical systems", such as the system configuration & development methods, standardization efforts for the use of development tools, past failure experiences, what Takasago Thermal Engineering which advocates being an "environmental creator," is trying to achieve next based on the support of information technology.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM JST

AWS: Day One Culture to Modernize Your ERP Systems

Haydn Sallmann, Head of ERP, Asia Pacific and Japan., Amazon Web Services

Amazon Day One Culture has helped organizations around the world to run fast, adapt to change and embrace business model innovation and market opportunities. Come see how Day One culture and AWS cloud can support your ERP modernization ambitions and deliver value to your customers. AWS native cloud services can leverage the core ERP solution to improve the business agility and flexibility

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 04:20 PM - 04:50 PM JST

Drive Business Innovation With Democratized Digital Delivery

Neha Kumar, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

As technology delivery is distributed across the enterprise and digital innovation becomes a shared leadership responsibility, CIOs must orchestrate and enable innovation by technologists outside of IT to accelerate the pace of digital business. Join this session to learn how leading CIOs are leveraging democratized digital delivery to drive business innovation.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 04:20 PM - 04:50 PM JST

How to Avoid ERP Project Failure Patterns

Koji Motoyoshi, VP Analyst, Gartner

Gartner foresees that the ERP of the future will be composable. Composable ERP can compose various functions, including cloud services, more easily than ever before and is more adaptable to change. In this session, we will review the "failure patterns" of ERP projects and provide strategies for avoiding them, taking into account the market trend toward composable ERP.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 04:20 PM - 04:50 PM JST

How to Evaluate Vendor Sustainability

Ryuichi Tsuchiya, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Sustainability is a multifaceted concept and includes environmental, social and economic dimensions. Executive leaders pursuing sustainability outcomes must fully understand the sustainability posture of their partners, suppliers and technology vendors to achieve their desired sustainability outcomes. This session will cut through the noise and hyperbole of sustainability positioning and provide practical guidance for assessing vendor sustainability.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 04:20 PM - 04:50 PM JST

The Executive Leaders' Role in Mergers and Acquisitions

Chris Ganly, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

Successful M&A is best played as a “team sport.” All executives across the organization need to play a role in M&A in order for business outcomes to be achieve. In this session we’ll look at the M&A process and where and how executives need to be involved to deliver success.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 04:20 PM - 04:50 PM JST

Executive insights: ASICS' Transformation to a Digital Driven Company

Mitsuyuki Tominaga, Managing Executive Officer, CDO / CIO, ASICS Corporation,

In the ASICS VISION2030 announced in 2020, we set "digital" as a common theme, and in the Mid-term Business Plan 2023 announced the following year, we set "shift to digital centered management" as a strategic goal. ASICS as a company is united in our efforts to be digitally aware in the ways we do business. Although we previously had been growing and expanding our business mainly in the wholesale segment, with the evolution of digital technology in recent years, we are aiming to improve our profitability through strengthening our DTC channels globally, which are our direct customer touchpoints with initiatives such as using data to analyze runners, deliver personalized service and produce the best shoes. In this session, we will introduce our past, present, and future initiatives, focusing on our running ecosystem, global platform, and global organizational structure.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 04:20 PM - 05:05 PM JST

Ask the Expert: CX Consultation Room

Kensuke Kawabe, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

As CX initiatives continue to grow in complexity and require the involvement of multiple departments, expectations for IT are increasingly becoming particularly high. Therefore, we continuously provide recommendations on how IT leaders should support CX initiatives. In this session, we will answer questions and suggestions to participants who are experiencing challenges with their CX efforts.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 04:20 PM - 05:05 PM JST

Consulting Clinics+ : Successful Cloud Transformations Require a Multidisciplinary (Application, Security, DevOps) Composable Architecture Approach

Masamune Ishikawa, Expert Partner, Practice, Gartner

Takashi Watanabe, Director Consulting, Gartner

Japanese companies continue to lag behind in digital transformation. Business composability capability is needed to enable companies to detect and respond to business changes. Business composability consists of the following 3 components.
- Composable Thinking
- Composable Business Architecture
- Composable Technology
Cloud Transformation is urgently needed to implement Composable Technology. While many companies may be implementing cloud transformation, there are significant barriers to becoming aware of Composable Technology. Moreover, the barriers are not only for infrastructure/operations, but are a combined challenge with application and security. This session will point out the barriers and how to overcome them.

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Wednesday, 02 November, 2022 / 05:10 PM - 05:55 PM JST

Closing Keynote -Toward Tomorrow's Challenges

Yoshi Matsumoto, Distinguished VP, Advisory, Gartner

This session will summarize the key messages and recommendations from the three days of the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo. It will provide the essence of this conference as an assist to your future practice.

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