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Monday, 09 March, 2020 11:15 AM|Monday, 09 March, 2020 12:00 PM

Move From Cost Optimization to Value Optimization and Avoid Future Cost Cutting in IT

Sanil Solanki, Managing Vice President, Gartner

This session will explore Gartner's Cost Management model and discuss how evolving IT cost management efforts to focus on "Value Optimization" over cost optimization will reduce (and even eliminate) reactive calls to cut IT costs. This session will provide a model and tactics to elevate the maturity of IT to focus on value over costs.

Monday, 09 March, 2020 10:15 AM|Monday, 09 March, 2020 11:15 AM

Roundtable: Digital Workplace Success Practices for CIOs

Peter Norris, Executive Partner, Gartner

Digital business transformation requires people change throughout the enterprise, not just in IT. Digital workplace programs are essential to build a workplace to attract talent, cultivate employees’ digital dexterity and help ensure enterprises get the best return from their investments in end-user technologies. In this lightly moderated roundtable, CIOs will share experience around the most effective actions to drive a digital workplace program.

Please Note: based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for this session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, 09 March, 2020 02:30 PM|Monday, 09 March, 2020 03:15 PM

How to Monetize Your Digital Transformation

Sanil Solanki, Managing Vice President, Gartner

Customer economics and operating leverage are the essential metrics of digital business opportunity, and there are a limited number of fundamental monetization models. CIOs that master these fundamentals and apply them to their organization and markets can deliver transformational growth. Follow in the footsteps of successful digital businesses to find your path to success.

Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 11:15 AM|Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 12:15 PM

Roundtable: How Midsize CIOs Can Communicate the Business Value of IT

Tumi Ramonotsi, Executive Partner, Gartner

Accelerate your leadership impact and alignment of IT initiatives with strategic goals by adopting proven approaches on communicating the business value of IT to your executive team.

Please Note: based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for this session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, 09 March, 2020 01:15 PM|Monday, 09 March, 2020 02:00 PM

Ask the Expert: Organizational Design

Joanne Kopcho, VP Analyst, Gartner

An Ask the Expert session on organizational design. During this session, we'll address questions such as: What are the key to successful organizational design? What is the BEST IT organizational design? What should a CIO be mindful of when designing an organization? Please note: this session is targeted for CIOs with more than approximately 50 people in IT.

Please Note: based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for this session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, 09 March, 2020 10:15 AM|Monday, 09 March, 2020 11:00 AM

CIO Leadership for Innovation and Digital Business Transformation

Tsuneo Fujiwara, VP Analyst, Gartner

Digital maturity has reached a tipping point, however CIOs are facing hard and soft barriers in leading innovation and digital business transformation. This session introduces the seven leadership skills CIOs must acquire to succeed and offers practical guidance on how to lead innovation and digital business transformation.

Monday, 09 March, 2020 11:30 AM|Monday, 09 March, 2020 12:30 PM

Roundtable: Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the African Context

Vernon Thaver, Executive Partner, Gartner

Intrapreneurship (entrepreneurship within organisations) is much more than a trendy buzzword. The CIO should understand and appreciate its unique added value to a truly successful work culture driving meaningful changes and lasting growth. This roundtable will explore and examine the current climate of corporate entrepreneurship and innovation in Africa. We will discuss what is intrapreneurship, how to measure corporate entrepreneurial intensity (EO) (Karatko, et al) as well as what are some of the "cultural hacks" to improve EO in the African context.

Please Note: based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for this session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, 09 March, 2020 01:15 PM|Monday, 09 March, 2020 02:00 PM

Baby Steps: How to Innovate in a Resource-Constrained or Risk-Averse Environment

Tsuneo Fujiwara, VP Analyst, Gartner

"Fail-fast" may work in Silicon Valley, but what if you are trying to innovate with no time or budget, and everyone around you is afraid of failure? This presentation provides a practical roadmap for progress, beginning with low-cost, low-risk innovation activities that deliver real value, and continuing on to strategies to reshape your environment into a more open, supportive and innovation-friendly culture.

Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 11:15 AM|Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 12:00 PM

Business Model Innovation

Tsuneo Fujiwara, VP Analyst, Gartner

This session helps enterprises discover new ways to innovate their business models in the digital era. It uses Gartner frameworks and approaches to develop ideas to improve the current business model or to pursue new models. It is industry independent and can be applied to almost any organization. The result formulates the basis for organizing and executing innovation.

Monday, 09 March, 2020 09:00 AM|Monday, 09 March, 2020 09:45 AM

Gartner Opening Keynote: Leadership Positioning for CIOs — From Defense to Offense

Daniel Sanchez Reina, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

CIOs often feel as though they are playing defense and not getting ahead of the game. A CIO may feel they are under unfair political attack, or simply spending too much time in a reactive mode. This can impact a CIO’s brand and strategic positioning in their enterprise, and in the marketplace. This session focuses on practical techniques to help CIOs diplomatically shift from defense to offence, without becoming “offensive”.

Monday, 09 March, 2020 10:15 AM|Monday, 09 March, 2020 11:00 AM

Four Pitfalls of Digital Product Management

Joanne Kopcho, VP Analyst, Gartner

In the haste to transform to digital products, many organizations hurry to ‘make up’ new roles and planning concepts without involving the existing functions or thinking through all of the needed governance and orchestration. Here we identify four common pitfalls emerging and how to leverage both existing and new roles and expertise to help avoid these problems.

Monday, 09 March, 2020 01:15 PM|Monday, 09 March, 2020 02:00 PM

2 in 1: Boost Engagement in Your Team While Creating a Constant-Learning Mindset

Daniel Sanchez Reina, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Engagement is the holy grail in organizations. Constant learning is a must in this fast-forward era, but it may seem threatening, boring or exhausting to your team members. There is a way to make them enjoy their learning process while increasing their level of engagement.

Monday, 09 March, 2020 02:30 PM|Monday, 09 March, 2020 03:30 PM

Roundtable: CIOs Gearing Up for Board Appointments

Lorraine Sefolo, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

Digital disruption of industries should cause boards of directors to infuse more technology wisdom into their ranks, but our research shows it’s lacking. CIOs can change that.

Please Note: based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for this session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 09:00 AM|Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 09:45 AM

Myths and Realities of Changing Culture

Daniel Sanchez Reina, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Your digital strategy requires that the culture of your organization, if not the entire company, changes. But the myths of culture change can hold back progress. Grasp the realities of changing culture to lead true change in your organization. Changing culture is possible!

Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 09:00 AM|Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 10:00 AM

Roundtable: Overcoming Change Obstacles in the Public Sector

Ridwaan Bardien, Executive Partner, Gartner

Public Sector CIOs struggle when leading the change initiatives. Some change obstacles are persistent and need to be managed/removed to ensure progress. Other obstacles can be converted into change accelerators. To be able to lead change, CIOs must learn to negotiate obstacles while protecting the institutions those obstacles were intended to preserve. The session will unpack the challenges and discuss potential solutions.

Please Note: based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for this session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 01:00 PM|Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 01:45 PM

Myths and Realities of Organizational Restructuring

Joanne Kopcho, VP Analyst, Gartner

CIOs restructure their organization for many reasons, but not always for the right ones. Despite understanding that restructuring is one of the most disruptive activities for the organizational members, CIOs still start with a reorganization hoping for a better outcome. This session will dispel the myths and share the realities for why and when restructuring is the right strategy. It is not as often as we think.

Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 02:15 PM|Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 03:00 PM

Closing Keynote: Leadership Biases — The Real Challenge of Culture Change

Daniel Sanchez Reina, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Culture has become a scapegoat for not achieving digital ambitions. CIOs and IT leaders must stop blaming culture, recognizing that their own biases are clouding their understanding of what is truly holding the organization back. Remedy yourself to break through the real barriers.

Monday, 09 March, 2020 10:15 AM|Monday, 09 March, 2020 11:00 AM

Four Pitfalls of Digital Product Management

Joanne Kopcho, VP Analyst, Gartner

In the haste to transform to digital products, many organizations hurry to ‘make up’ new roles and planning concepts without involving the existing functions or thinking through all of the needed governance and orchestration. Here we identify four common pitfalls emerging and how to leverage both existing and new roles and expertise to help avoid these problems.

Monday, 09 March, 2020 10:15 AM|Monday, 09 March, 2020 11:15 AM

Roundtable: Digital Workplace Success Practices for CIOs

Peter Norris, Executive Partner, Gartner

Digital business transformation requires people change throughout the enterprise, not just in IT. Digital workplace programs are essential to build a workplace to attract talent, cultivate employees’ digital dexterity and help ensure enterprises get the best return from their investments in end-user technologies. In this lightly moderated roundtable, CIOs will share experience around the most effective actions to drive a digital workplace program.

Please Note: based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for this session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, 09 March, 2020 11:15 AM|Monday, 09 March, 2020 12:00 PM

Strategy in a Volatile World: Practical Examples of Adaptive Strategy in Action

Noah Rosenstein, Principal Analyst, Gartner

Adaptive strategy is key to navigating the rapidly changing and uncertain world. Leading enterprises are responding by adopting an adaptive strategy approach, which enables them to respond quickly to new threats and opportunities. This session will explore a series of case studies from organizations that are already using adaptive strategy to succeed in a volatile world.

Monday, 09 March, 2020 02:30 PM|Monday, 09 March, 2020 03:15 PM

Mastering the Essentials of Strategy for Digital Business

Noah Rosenstein, Principal Analyst, Gartner

Strategy is critical to succeed in digital business, but most organizations are not very effective at creating it. CIOs can overcome their most common challenges and frustrations with strategy by mastering a few essential best practices. This session will give CIOs a crash course on the strategy fundamentals they need to effectively contribute to their organization’s digital business success.

Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 09:00 AM|Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 09:45 AM

Diagnosing Enterprise IT Governance

Joanne Kopcho, VP Analyst, Gartner

CIOs and their enterprises are challenged balancing the control and performance by failing IT governance. Weak leadership, no transparency of decision making and misaligned governance mechanisms are at the heart of symptoms indicative of IT governance gone bad. This session will address how CIOs can recognize the symptoms and apply their influence and insights to guide their enterprises toward good IT governance.

Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 11:15 AM|Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 12:00 PM

Fund Products Not Projects: How Leading Companies Have Changed Their IT Funding Model

Sanil Solanki, Managing Vice President, Gartner

Product management is becoming an enterprise-level operating principle but moving to product line funding is often a challenge. Join this session to learn the key steps in the journey, from making the case to running a well-planned pilot to create the capability and comfort with shifting from project to product funding. We will share examples of companies who have successfully adopted a new funding model.

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