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Gain more insights into CIO strategies, leadership skills growth and technology at Gartner CIO Leadership Forum 2023 in London, U.K.

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Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM GMT

Gartner Keynote: Amplify Your Impact

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Alicia Mullery, VP, Research, Gartner

Gabriela Vogel, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

CIOs face challenges as executives and as the heads of IT. Join us for the Gartner Opening Keynote in which we'll focus on helping CIOs produce material returns and drive value throughout their organization.

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

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM GMT

Roundtable: CIO Value Propositions for C-Suite Partners

Nic McCullagh, Executive Partner, Gartner

Marcus Judge, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

The CIO role must provide new forms of executive leadership value to all CxOs.
This roundtable offers the opportunity to exchange experiences and ideas to accelerate the construction of value propositions for key executive stakeholders.

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

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM GMT

How to Deal With Difficult Workplace Personalities

Christie Struckman, VP Analyst, Gartner

At work, difficult people exist; they may make everything about themselves, obsess over details and assume you are out to get them. As senior executives' duties become more interrelated, communal and overlapped, they must develop effective strategies for coping with these individuals and the stress they may bring to the firm. In this session, we'll look at how to spot a difficult personality and what to do about it to prevent a disruptive confrontation.

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM GMT

Roundtable: The CIO is a Business Leader - Effective Partnership Strategies for Digital (Exclusive to Midsize Enterprises)

Johnnie Sorrell, Executive Partner, Gartner

Greg Mitchell, Executive Partner, Gartner

In the Digital Era, Information and Technology has become core to all Products and Services. 89% of Board of Directors say that Digital business is now embedded in all business strategy, nearly 1 of 4 CEOs are rating Digitalization as one of their top business priorities but most digital initiatives are delivered late and behind expectations. IT is no longer a Back office function – it is at the core of the Value Proposition for every company. What is the CIO’s response to this? How do you build partnerships with business and get/take a seat at the Executive table?

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

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM GMT

Gartner Futures Lab: Turning Data-Driven Decision-Making Into Business Value

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Remember the days of "decision support?" We've gone full circle. A major theme moving forward is how to become a data-driven company and make data-driven decisions. But much more concrete than before. Why will decision making become the next competitive differentiator? How can we link data-driven decisions to business value? How can we manage more interconnected decision making? What are the limitations of being data driven?

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM GMT

Case Studies in Agile Talent Management to Develop and Retain Business Technologists

Alicia Mullery, VP, Research, Gartner

Despite their critical value to digital strategies, business technologists continue to suffer from low levels of engagement and recognition. Progressive CIOs and CHROs are instilling greater role fluidity and flexibility in assignments for all technologists, within IT and beyond. This session features practical examples of how to leverage digital badges, internal gig marketplaces and other innovative tactics to recognize, motivate and develop staff with critical digital skills.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM GMT

Leadership Exchange: Having a Futurist Mindset to Deal With Uncertainty Today

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Nick Palmer, Executive Partner, Gartner

Reidar Hauge, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Cristina Magdalena, Executive Partner, Gartner

Marcus Judge, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Paul Green, VP, Executive Partner, Gartner

This highly interactive, discussion-based session will bring CIOs together to explore how taking a more futurist mindset helps in dealing with the uncertainties of today, such as economic headwinds, talent shortages, continued disruptions and so forth. This discussion will help to turn the keynote message into more practical ideas. Join your peers for this unique opportunity to share experiences, identify best practices and discover your inner futurist.

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

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM GMT

Outcome-Driven Leadership Is About ... Well, Outcomes

Christie Struckman, VP Analyst, Gartner

CIO’s opportunities and responsibilities are expanding, with a greater focus on delivering business outcomes. CIOs need to orchestrate peers, partners and the IT organization toward the business objectives. With a small, but powerful set of practices, CIOs will be the outcome-driven leader the organization needs.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 04:15 PM - 05:00 PM GMT

Gartner Closing Keynote: A Collective Vision for the Next Year

Chris Howard, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

To wrap the Leadership Forum, Gartner’s Global Chief of Research will synthesize the conference’s core messages and suggest future directions for the remainder of 2023. He will emphasize the opportunities of innovation and how you can capitalize on them to sustain your enterprise even as the economy falters and global issues dominate.

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM GMT

Gartner Keynote: Amplify Your Impact

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Alicia Mullery, VP, Research, Gartner

Gabriela Vogel, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

CIOs face challenges as executives and as the heads of IT. Join us for the Gartner Opening Keynote in which we'll focus on helping CIOs produce material returns and drive value throughout their organization.

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

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM GMT

Roundtable: CIO Value Propositions for C-Suite Partners

Nic McCullagh, Executive Partner, Gartner

Marcus Judge, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

The CIO role must provide new forms of executive leadership value to all CxOs.
This roundtable offers the opportunity to exchange experiences and ideas to accelerate the construction of value propositions for key executive stakeholders.

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

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM GMT

C-Suite Perspectives for the CIO

Chris Howard, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Great CIOs are part of great executive teams. The success of enterprise initiatives depends on effective understanding and collaboration across roles. In this session, Gartner’s Global Chief of Research, Chris Howard, will highlight research from across Gartner’s full spectrum of executive advice, including leadership visions for your peers. The goal is to give you insight into what your peers need to accomplish and how you can help.

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM GMT

Opportunities and Threats for CIOs in Evolving Leadership Dynamics

Gabriela Vogel, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The digitally accelerated world is changing the dynamics of leadership and expecting more from CIOs. CIOs must understand the dynamics of their relationships with other C-suite members as duties have become increasingly interconnected, communal, and overlapping, making problem-solving more difficult and increasing time spent in ELT positions rather than functional leadership roles. In this session, we will examine the changes to leadership dynamics and the opportunities and threats and CIO.

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM GMT

Case Studies in Agile Talent Management to Develop and Retain Business Technologists

Alicia Mullery, VP, Research, Gartner

Despite their critical value to digital strategies, business technologists continue to suffer from low levels of engagement and recognition. Progressive CIOs and CHROs are instilling greater role fluidity and flexibility in assignments for all technologists, within IT and beyond. This session features practical examples of how to leverage digital badges, internal gig marketplaces and other innovative tactics to recognize, motivate and develop staff with critical digital skills.

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:15 PM GMT

Roundtable: CIO as a Board Member: Success Stories and Challenges When Engaging with Other CXOs in Times of Uncertainty

Alexandrina Scorbureanu, Executive Partner, Gartner

Nicola Mckenna, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

CIOs and IT executives are essential strategic leaders in times of disruption and growth - they are key enablers and partners with the executive leadership into the success of CEO agendas. Today’s organizations are seeing CIOs a key partners both to navigate successfully economic uncertainty and geopolitical tension. In a world that is changing faster than ever, this is the moment to provide the vision and results needed to lift the posture to the next level. Make the difference with high-performing talent, inclusiveness and collaborative leadership.

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

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM GMT

CIO Value Propositions for C-Suite Partners

Darren Topham, VP Analyst, Gartner

The CIO role must provide new forms of executive leadership value to all CxOs. This session will guide CIOs to construct value propositions for each of their peers so they can create and deliver the maximum business impact and advance their ambitions.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM GMT

Leadership Exchange: Having a Futurist Mindset to Deal With Uncertainty Today

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Nick Palmer, Executive Partner, Gartner

Reidar Hauge, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Cristina Magdalena, Executive Partner, Gartner

Marcus Judge, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Paul Green, VP, Executive Partner, Gartner

This highly interactive, discussion-based session will bring CIOs together to explore how taking a more futurist mindset helps in dealing with the uncertainties of today, such as economic headwinds, talent shortages, continued disruptions and so forth. This discussion will help to turn the keynote message into more practical ideas. Join your peers for this unique opportunity to share experiences, identify best practices and discover your inner futurist.

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

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM GMT

Power Employee Performance and Productivity With Human-Centric Work

Neal Solanki, Director, Advisory, Gartner

The pandemic experience and dynamic talent market has reset work norms, while often distracting leaders from the fundamentals of productivity. This session will provide CIOs clarity of the human-centric work practices that make IT employees more productive and high-performing.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM GMT

4 Tactics to Amplify Your Influence

Christie Struckman, VP Analyst, Gartner

CIOs spend much of their day influencing others – peers, bosses, employees, vendors – to do the right things for the organization. Or to stop doing the wrong things. But a well-articulated argument, bolstered with data, is not as impactful as one would like it to be. Learn the four tactics that are easy to use and surprisingly impactful at influencing others.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM GMT

CIO Resolutions 2023 — Tactics for Better Personal Performance

Mark Raskino, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Gabriela Vogel, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

For over twenty years Gartner has offered a "new years resolutions" set of self-improvement ideas to help CIOs sharpen their performance in the job. Every year we suggest new tactics, relevant to the changing demands of this rapidly evolving role.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM GMT

Relaunch your Office of the CIO for success With an OCIO Charter

Tomas Nielsen, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

In today's IT landscape, where technology work may be done across the enterprise and IT organizations are dealing with an ever more complex environment, the office of the CIO is an essential ingredient in the CIOs success. However, the diverse nature of the potential tasks of an OCIO means that the OCIO become overburdened without clear priorities. Creating an OCIO charter can mitigate that risk and this session will show how to do that.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 04:15 PM - 05:00 PM GMT

Gartner Closing Keynote: A Collective Vision for the Next Year

Chris Howard, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

To wrap the Leadership Forum, Gartner’s Global Chief of Research will synthesize the conference’s core messages and suggest future directions for the remainder of 2023. He will emphasize the opportunities of innovation and how you can capitalize on them to sustain your enterprise even as the economy falters and global issues dominate.

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM GMT

Social Sustainability Is Essential for Business Resilience

Bettina Tratz-Ryan, VP Analyst, Gartner

The current social crisis mode is redefining the trust and reliance between businesses, users, markets and partners. CIOs have the communication and analytics tools to contextualize business and corporate activities in social terms for ecosystem partners, customers and employees. That is mitigating regulatory risk and challenges in the supply chain while increasing the employee value proposition.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM GMT

Customer Experience Was the First Big Thing — Customer Value Proposition Is the Next

Hung LeHong, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Are great customer experiences enough these days? Since all enterprises are good at CX, what differentiates an enterprise in front of its customers? Customers want better products and offers, in addition to a great CX. So, why is it that many enterprises only focus their digital efforts on improving CX? This session helps CIOs and digital leaders expand beyond CX and into the next big focus area — building compelling value propositions of products and offers.

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM GMT

Workshop: Leadership in Motion - Building our Next Generation of Leaders that Deliver with Digital Dexterity

Fabrizio Magnani, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Rudolf Van Der Woude, Executive Partner, Gartner

Belle Morton, Executive Partner, Gartner

Executive leaders must prioritize identifying and closing critical business and operational capability gaps prior, or be ready to accept less than optimal results for their strategic efforts. This workshop will provide a framework to identify, prioritize, and build development plans that help level up your teams competencies and deliver on the promise of next generation leadership.

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

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM GMT

Case Studies in Agile Talent Management to Develop and Retain Business Technologists

Alicia Mullery, VP, Research, Gartner

Despite their critical value to digital strategies, business technologists continue to suffer from low levels of engagement and recognition. Progressive CIOs and CHROs are instilling greater role fluidity and flexibility in assignments for all technologists, within IT and beyond. This session features practical examples of how to leverage digital badges, internal gig marketplaces and other innovative tactics to recognize, motivate and develop staff with critical digital skills.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM GMT

The Modern Career Path: Focus on Building Career Portfolios, Not Career Ladders

Matt Hancocks, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

IT employees with diverse backgrounds and career aspirations demand personal growth opportunities, flexibility and autonomy in job interest alignment with diverse paths for building their career experiences. Learn how to take an agile, adaptive and portfolio approach to creating and managing career paths for building a diverse, future-ready IT workforce.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM GMT

Roundtable: CIO Talent Retention and Acquisition (Repeat)

Gabriele Lupo, Executive Partner, Gartner

David Anderson, Executive Partner, Gartner

Join this discussion as we exchange best practices and challenges around the key drivers impacting talent retention, talent development, and talent sourcing. Explore the importance of leveraging internal talent marketplaces, a connected and versatilist leadership, and agile learning practices to cultivate a growth mindset and rejuvenate the employee value proposition.

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

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM GMT

Workshop: Leadership in Motion - Building our Next Generation of Leaders that Deliver with Digital Dexterity (Repeat)

Fabrizio Magnani, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Rudolf Van Der Woude, Executive Partner, Gartner

Belle Morton, Executive Partner, Gartner

Executive leaders must prioritize identifying and closing critical business and operational capability gaps prior, or be ready to accept less than optimal results for their strategic efforts. This workshop will provide a framework to identify, prioritize, and build development plans that help level up your teams competencies and deliver on the promise of next generation leadership.

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

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 01:15 PM GMT

We Just Crafted a Compelling IT EVP, Now What?

Mbula Schoen, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Much effort has gone into redefining and identifying the IT EVP to be more human-centric and attract and retain IT Talent. Now it is time to bring these EVP attributes to life. Living these attributes is essential for building a diverse and inclusive workforce. This session will show examples of how organizations develop and deliver a compelling EVP to retain and attract top talent in the rapidly changing work world.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM GMT

Ten Unconventional Techniques to Attract Technology Talent

Rob O'Donohue, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Our 2023 CIO Survey identifies multiple unconventional approaches to working with key digital talent. Learn about effective techniques for finding and leveraging these sources to shrink your talent gap.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM GMT

Cultivate Digital Leaders Across the Enterprise

Daniel Sanchez Reina, VP Analyst, Gartner

Imagine cultivating and deploying non-IT, functional group digital leaders into all parts of the enterprise — to lead and accelerate digital dexterity and execution from within the business units. CIOs can cultivate these leaders in a formalized way. Democratizing digital delivery by design requires not only non-IT group technology owners in business areas but also skilled digital leaders working alongside them, helping CIOs orchestrate such democratization.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 03:15 PM - 03:45 PM GMT

Strategic Workforce Planning in the Age of Disruption

Rob O'Donohue, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The economic uncertainty, heightened competition for tech talent and emerging changes in the employee-employer relationship are driving an urgent need for CIOs to build talent intelligence that informs the design of the future workforce. Join this session to learn about how you can get ahead with an agile, data-driven approach to strategic workforce planning that enables an adaptable workforce to deliver on your mission critical priorities.

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM GMT

Social Sustainability Is Essential for Business Resilience

Bettina Tratz-Ryan, VP Analyst, Gartner

The current social crisis mode is redefining the trust and reliance between businesses, users, markets and partners. CIOs have the communication and analytics tools to contextualize business and corporate activities in social terms for ecosystem partners, customers and employees. That is mitigating regulatory risk and challenges in the supply chain while increasing the employee value proposition.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 03:15 PM - 04:00 PM GMT

Roundtable: Manage Stagflation/Inflation – Smarter Spending Cost-Efficiency Ideas (Repeat)

Michael Von Uechtritz Und Steinkirch, VP, Executive Partner, Gartner

Alessio Meloni, VP, Executive Partner, Gartner

Economic outlooks for economies across Europe have deteriorated since the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Such waning economic growth risks stagflation. In a stagflation scenario, business investment decreases and job options shrink, while higher prices destroy demand, reducing growth further. In this roundtable, we will examine how smarter spending and cost-efficiency ideas allow a better handle on financial risk, budget overruns, and shortages in supply.

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

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM GMT

How Composable Architecture Will Help You Master The Pace Of Business Change

Paul Vincent, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Composability promises business a modern agility, resilience, adaptability and growth. But the cost of getting there is the effort of overcoming the inertia of familiarity bias and taking the risk of change. The key issues we will cover include composable thinking (a change of mindset is essential for sustainable digital modernization), the starting point (to implement a sustainable strategy of innovation through composability) and the roadmap.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM GMT

Roundtable: ERP Transformation - Dealing With the Business

Richard Webb, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

ERP initiatives are often associated with high costs and limited value. Many IT leaders find themselves in a position where they simultaneously justify costs to the board and ringfence the budget against changing business demands. This roundtable offers the opportunity to exchange experiences and ideas to optimize handling of business stakeholders and steer the ERP initativie to success.

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

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM GMT

Digital Platforms for the Era of Fusion Teams: Real-World CIO Examples

Jaime Capella, Distinguished VP, Research, Gartner

CIOs must ensure that fusion teams can seamlessly access the capabilities required to build architecturally sound and secure solutions. Join this session to understand how leading CIOs at Chevron, NIKE and others have modernized platforms to support the work of technologists within and outside of IT.

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM GMT

Women CIO Program Roundtable: It Takes a Village to Raise the Next Generation of Women CIOs

Melanie Juul Schroder, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Karena Freeman, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

As companies advance their digital journey, women are powerful agents of change. With that power comes great responsibility to mentor the next generation of CIO leaders and leave behind a legacy to be proud of. Mentoring rises to new heights when we build a community around it. Please join your peers for an engaging session with examples of how to build a mentorship program and an ecosystem of mentoring.

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

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM GMT

Roundtable: How CIOs Can Increase Innovation & Capacity by Showing up as Allies for LGBTQ+ Community

Greg Mitchell, Executive Partner, Gartner

Melanie Juul Schroder, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

CIOs who take DEI seriously and show up as allies for the LGBTQ+ community have a better chance of attracting and retaining talent. Subsequently, they have a better chance to increase innovation and capacity with the power of inclusivity. At this roundtable, we will exchange ideas to overcome the challenges that stand in the way of CIOs creating a more inclusive work environment for LGBTQ+ members by:
- Normalizing LGBTQ+ employees to self-identify.
- Fostering a working culture that welcomes LGBTQ+ talent.
- Leading the way for an inclusive work environment as a core value.

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

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 02:30 PM GMT

Women CIO Program Roundtable: It Takes a Village to Raise the Next Generation of Women CIOs (Repeat)

Melanie Juul Schroder, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Doris Partel, Executive Partner, Gartner

As companies advance their digital journey, women are powerful agents of change. With that power comes great responsibility to mentor the next generation of CIO leaders and leave behind a legacy to be proud of. Mentoring rises to new heights when we build a community around it. Please join your peers for an engaging session with examples of how to build a mentorship program and an ecosystem of mentoring.

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

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM GMT

The Secrets to Unlock the Power of Human-Centric Leadership for CIOs

Rob O'Donohue, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Employees demand leaders take a more human approach, leading with greater authenticity, empathy and adaptivity. CIOs must develop their courage, commitment and confidence, and adopt a more human-centric approach to leadership to elevate their people.

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM GMT

Leadership Exchange: Which Hybrid Work Models Retain Staff and Power Their Performance?

Graham Waller, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Rudolf Van Der Woude, Executive Partner, Gartner

Gabriele Lupo, Executive Partner, Gartner

This highly interactive, discussion-based session will bring CIOs together to explore which future of work model attributes drive desired talent outcomes. This means finding the optimum balance of remote versus office working, autonomy versus control, and flexibility versus standardization in today’s competitive tech talent marketplace. Join your peers for this unique opportunity to share experiences, identify best practices and discover trends.

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

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:15 PM GMT

Roundtable: CIO Talent Retention and Acquisition Roundtable

David Redpath, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Pawel Bialka, Executive Partner, Gartner

Focus on attributes Gartner surveys suggest are helpful to both Retention and Acquisition. Included would be ideas on the Internal Talent Marketplace, Connected Manager, Agile Training for the Growth Mindset, and Employee Value Proposition. After a short kickoff introducing these topics, encourage the attending clients to discuss these items and more in a roundtable. I have been leading this similar roundtable virtually and would love the opportunity to have in person with clients.

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

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM GMT

Workshop: Leadership in Motion - Building our Next Generation of Leaders that Deliver with Digital Dexterity

Fabrizio Magnani, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Rudolf Van Der Woude, Executive Partner, Gartner

Belle Morton, Executive Partner, Gartner

Executive leaders must prioritize identifying and closing critical business and operational capability gaps prior, or be ready to accept less than optimal results for their strategic efforts. This workshop will provide a framework to identify, prioritize, and build development plans that help level up your teams competencies and deliver on the promise of next generation leadership.

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

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM GMT

The Culture Twin: Lead Your Enterprise Culture Change

Daniel Sanchez Reina, VP Analyst, Gartner

CIOs find that the main barriers to their enterprise's digital ambitions do not come from the IT organization but from the rest of the business areas. Many CIOs are mandated to create a digital mindset in their companies. Others are not explicitly mandated but feel the pressure of the expectation to lead this mindset shift. In this session, CIOs will learn how to change their enterprise culture.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM GMT

Workshop: Leadership in Motion - Building our Next Generation of Leaders that Deliver with Digital Dexterity (Repeat)

Fabrizio Magnani, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Rudolf Van Der Woude, Executive Partner, Gartner

Belle Morton, Executive Partner, Gartner

Executive leaders must prioritize identifying and closing critical business and operational capability gaps prior, or be ready to accept less than optimal results for their strategic efforts. This workshop will provide a framework to identify, prioritize, and build development plans that help level up your teams competencies and deliver on the promise of next generation leadership.

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

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 03:15 PM - 03:45 PM GMT

12 Principles of Organizational Change Every Leader Must Follow

Matt Hancocks, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Research shows that regardless of which change methodology or approach an organization adopts, every leader must incorporate 12 principles for organizational change to be successful. This presentation will outline the 12 principles and how leaders can incorporate them into their change initiatives.

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM GMT

Workshop: A Practical Guide to Evolving Your Operating Model

Tom Fuller, Executive Partner, Gartner

Thomas Schellenberg, VP, Executive Partner, Gartner

Matt Potashnick, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

This workshop will offer a practical way to apply the components of service and product operating models to improve delivery speed and increase business stakeholder satisfaction. Attendees will understand each component, how it fits into the overall operating model pattern and how it impacts ways of working across the enterprise. Exercises will focus on identifying and removing barriers with actionable next steps.

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

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM GMT

Lessons Learned from CIOs Implementing “Products”

Leo Brenner, Director, Advisory, Gartner

Many CIOs and IT leaders want to organize around “products,” or fit business and IT resources together into a new organizational model and operating structures defined as products (or value streams or capabilities). This session will use real world examples from CIOs who have been on this journey to share lessons learned and pitfalls on:

-Assessing operating model readiness

-Defining and piloting product teams

-Transforming IT resources and processes to run ‘products’ at broader scale

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM GMT

Using the Strategy Execution Charter to Set Up Your Strategy for Success

Tomas Nielsen, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Creating a great strategy will not bring success if you can’t execute it successfully. Surveys point to clear responsibilities, cascaded objectives and priorities as significant for successful execution. The session will provide CIOs with a template for and examples of a strategy execution charter that captures these three elements and allows the CIO to use this to drive execution success.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 03:15 PM GMT

Workshop: A Practical Guide to Evolving Your Operating Model (Repeat)

Tom Fuller, Executive Partner, Gartner

Thomas Schellenberg, VP, Executive Partner, Gartner

Matt Potashnick, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

This workshop helps leaders evolve their operating model towards more mature service and product-centric designs.

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

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM GMT

Roundtable: Manage Stagflation/Inflation – Smarter Spending Cost-Efficiency Ideas

Nikolaus Bubner, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Mike Hughes, Executive Partner, Gartner

Economic outlooks for economies across Europe have deteriorated since the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Leaders face elevated inflation and waning economic growth risks stagflation. In a stagflation scenario, business investment decreases and job options shrink, while higher prices destroy demand, reducing growth further. In this roundtable, we will examine how smarter spending and cost-efficiency ideas allow a better handle on financial risk, budget overruns, and shortages in supply.

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

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM GMT

4 Steps to Marketing, Funding and Executing Innovation in Uncertain Economic Times

Peter Skyttegaard, VP Analyst, Gartner

Economic headwinds impacting enterprises make it easy for executive leaders to delay innovation. However, in the long run, those that had the courage to innovate have come out ahead. Leverage Gartner's enterprise value equation framework to market internally, obtain seed money, staff resources, and deliver innovation creatively in uncertain economic times.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 03:15 PM - 03:45 PM GMT

Improve Your Digital Execution With KPIs From Top Performers

Darren Topham, VP Analyst, Gartner

Through times on economic uncertainty, enterprises look to optimize their digital business initiatives but struggle to execute and measure the right activities to support their efforts. Data and analysis from Gartner's Digital Execution Scorecard shows how CIOs can measure and track critical digital KPIs, across four cohorts, where top performers significantly outperform their peers.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 03:15 PM - 04:00 PM GMT

Roundtable: Manage Stagflation/Inflation – Smarter Spending Cost-Efficiency Ideas (Repeat)

Michael Von Uechtritz Und Steinkirch, VP, Executive Partner, Gartner

Alessio Meloni, VP, Executive Partner, Gartner

Economic outlooks for economies across Europe have deteriorated since the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Such waning economic growth risks stagflation. In a stagflation scenario, business investment decreases and job options shrink, while higher prices destroy demand, reducing growth further. In this roundtable, we will examine how smarter spending and cost-efficiency ideas allow a better handle on financial risk, budget overruns, and shortages in supply.

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

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM GMT

Beyond Profit — Learn What Leading Innovators Are Doing Differently

Peter Skyttegaard, VP Analyst, Gartner

Innovation has moved beyond the experimental exploration of new revenue or efficiency opportunities and is now seen as a core capability used for strategic risk mitigation, external sustainability goals, corporate brand and reputation, and other goals with less obvious direct monetary value. This mandates new funding criteria, new governance approaches and new mindsets. Learn what leading innovators are doing differently.

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM GMT

Digital Products Will Transform Your Enterprise … and IT

Hung LeHong, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

CIOs have been steadily increasing their digital product know-how, starting with employee-facing digital products and customer-facing channels/portals. It's now time to go further. Revenue-generating and venture-building digital products are forcing a convergence in all parts of the organization. This is not a solo IT journey. Learn how this product journey will transform the whole enterprise and IT, and be prepared to chart your course.

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM GMT

Gartner Futures Lab: Turning Data-Driven Decision-Making Into Business Value

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Remember the days of "decision support?" We've gone full circle. A major theme moving forward is how to become a data-driven company and make data-driven decisions. But much more concrete than before. Why will decision making become the next competitive differentiator? How can we link data-driven decisions to business value? How can we manage more interconnected decision making? What are the limitations of being data driven?

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM GMT

4 Steps to Marketing, Funding and Executing Innovation in Uncertain Economic Times

Peter Skyttegaard, VP Analyst, Gartner

Economic headwinds impacting enterprises make it easy for executive leaders to delay innovation. However, in the long run, those that had the courage to innovate have come out ahead. Leverage Gartner's enterprise value equation framework to market internally, obtain seed money, staff resources, and deliver innovation creatively in uncertain economic times.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM GMT

3 Strategic Technology Trends for CIOs to Watch

Bart Willemsen, 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.

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM GMT

OKRs, KPIs and ODMs: How CIOs Can Use Them for Maximum Impact

Eyad Tachwali, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

Objectives and key results are sometimes confused with key performance indicators and outcome-driven metrics. In this session, CIOs will learn when and how to use them separately or together for maximum impact on IT and business goals. We'll share practical examples of how CIOs can use these methods to track strategy execution, measure performance and demonstrate business value.

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM GMT

Gartner's 2023 Growth Survey Reveals 3 Potent Catalysts

Dave Aron, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will be the first showing of the results of Gartner's growth survey, based on responses from approximately 200 CxOs globally, about how they are planning to grow. Moreover, the role of IT/digital in that growth.

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM GMT

Gartner Futures Lab: Turning Data-Driven Decision-Making Into Business Value

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Remember the days of "decision support?" We've gone full circle. A major theme moving forward is how to become a data-driven company and make data-driven decisions. But much more concrete than before. Why will decision making become the next competitive differentiator? How can we link data-driven decisions to business value? How can we manage more interconnected decision making? What are the limitations of being data driven?

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM GMT

Use Cyber Value Metrics to Manage Security Aligned to Your Business

Patrick Long, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Gartner is benchmarking 16 cybersecurity value metrics to enable peer comparisons at the board level. Use these metrics to measure and manage security budget and business value delivery. This changes how organizations measure, report and invest in security from the budget to the board.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 03:15 PM GMT

Leadership Exchange: Using Outcome Driven Metrics for Security Effectiveness

Patrick Long, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Eduardo Mastranza, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Richard Webb, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Andrew Vaid, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Niall Furlong, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Iain Mackenzie, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

This highly interactive, discussion-based session will bring CIOs together to explore how outcome-driven metrics (ODMs) can improve executive understanding of cyber risk. In this session, we will discuss how to develop and articulate the ODMs that can be leveraged. Join your peers for this unique opportunity to share experiences, identify best practices and discover trends.

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

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM GMT

Workshop: Managing Risk: Gamifying Cybersecurity — A Day in the Life of a Cybercriminal

Eduardo Mastranza, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Owen Pengelly, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Doris Partel, Executive Partner, Gartner

This interactive “gamified” workshop is designed to actively involve senior leaders, board members, and business stakeholders to boost their awareness of cybersecurity by flipping their perspectives by looking through the lens of the attacker’s point of view. This workshop also serves as an approach to identifying potential gaps and actions required to bolster the security efforts of the enterprise.

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

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM GMT

Workshop: Managing Risk: Gamifying Cybersecurity — A Day in the Life of a Cybercriminal (Repeat)

Eduardo Mastranza, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Owen Pengelly, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Doris Partel, Executive Partner, Gartner

This interactive “gamified” workshop is designed to actively involve senior leaders, board members, and business stakeholders to boost their awareness of cybersecurity by flipping their perspectives by looking through the lens of the attacker’s point of view. This workshop also serves as an approach to identifying potential gaps and actions required to bolster the security efforts of the enterprise.

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

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM GMT

Roundtable: CIO Talent Retention and Acquisition (Repeat)

Gabriele Lupo, Executive Partner, Gartner

David Anderson, Executive Partner, Gartner

Join this discussion as we exchange best practices and challenges around the key drivers impacting talent retention, talent development, and talent sourcing. Explore the importance of leveraging internal talent marketplaces, a connected and versatilist leadership, and agile learning practices to cultivate a growth mindset and rejuvenate the employee value proposition.

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

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM GMT

Gartner Keynote: Amplify Your Impact

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Alicia Mullery, VP, Research, Gartner

Gabriela Vogel, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

CIOs face challenges as executives and as the heads of IT. Join us for the Gartner Opening Keynote in which we'll focus on helping CIOs produce material returns and drive value throughout their organization.

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

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM GMT

Let the C-Suite See You: Be Heard and Influence Peers

Mbula Schoen, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Communication stalemates are a constant roadblock for CIOs trying to drive change, secure resources, and achieve results. It is time to change how you communicate your messages to your peers and the board in today's human-centric world. Learn how to amplify your communication skills to be heard and let the C-Suite see you as an integral executive leader.

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM GMT

How CIOs Can Help their Enterprise Embrace Uncertainty

Dave Aron, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The digital-era challenges industrial-era mindsets about change (from risk to opportunity), organizational structure (from hierarchical to flattened/fluid/matrixed), performance management (from stack ranking to 360 feedback), culture (for heroes to collaborators) and more. This session discusses how CIOs can advance the executive mindset to accelerate the realization of growth and value from digital investments.

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM GMT

How to Deal With Difficult Workplace Personalities

Christie Struckman, VP Analyst, Gartner

At work, difficult people exist; they may make everything about themselves, obsess over details and assume you are out to get them. As senior executives' duties become more interrelated, communal and overlapped, they must develop effective strategies for coping with these individuals and the stress they may bring to the firm. In this session, we'll look at how to spot a difficult personality and what to do about it to prevent a disruptive confrontation.

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM GMT

C-Suite Perspectives for the CIO

Chris Howard, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Great CIOs are part of great executive teams. The success of enterprise initiatives depends on effective understanding and collaboration across roles. In this session, Gartner’s Global Chief of Research, Chris Howard, will highlight research from across Gartner’s full spectrum of executive advice, including leadership visions for your peers. The goal is to give you insight into what your peers need to accomplish and how you can help.

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM GMT

Use Cyber Value Metrics to Manage Security Aligned to Your Business

Patrick Long, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Gartner is benchmarking 16 cybersecurity value metrics to enable peer comparisons at the board level. Use these metrics to measure and manage security budget and business value delivery. This changes how organizations measure, report and invest in security from the budget to the board.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM GMT

4 Tactics to Amplify Your Influence

Christie Struckman, VP Analyst, Gartner

CIOs spend much of their day influencing others – peers, bosses, employees, vendors – to do the right things for the organization. Or to stop doing the wrong things. But a well-articulated argument, bolstered with data, is not as impactful as one would like it to be. Learn the four tactics that are easy to use and surprisingly impactful at influencing others.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 02:30 PM GMT

Roundtable: Effectively Communicating Business Value on Digital Initiatives & Technology Investments for MSEs

Johnnie Sorrell, Executive Partner, Gartner

Greg Mitchell, Executive Partner, Gartner

Join this Roundtable discussion with peers at midsize enterprises (MSEs) to share how to develop and communicate the business value of IT (BVIT) effectively, and to link technology investments and business outcomes.

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

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM GMT

Gartner Keynote: Amplify Your Impact

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Alicia Mullery, VP, Research, Gartner

Gabriela Vogel, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

CIOs face challenges as executives and as the heads of IT. Join us for the Gartner Opening Keynote in which we'll focus on helping CIOs produce material returns and drive value throughout their organization.

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

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 03:15 PM GMT

Workshop: The Secret Weapon That Few CIOs Use: Use Storytelling to Gain Approval for Your Top Initiatives (Repeat)

Karena Freeman, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Cristina Magdalena, Executive Partner, Gartner

Colm O'Connell, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

With the growing economic headwinds, the competition to getting initiatives approved will only intensify. Learning to become an effective storyteller can be a superpower that allows you to gain considerable influence in your organization and get approval for your initiatives.

When making decisions on initiatives, decision-makers often need to *feel* a decision is right, and this feeling is driven by their emotional side. A skilled storyteller can hack a decision-maker's "gut" and create a new context to win approvals.

Learn the fundamentals that are core to every single story and how to create a compelling narrative - then compete with other tables for the best story to win approval for your initiative.

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

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM GMT

CEO Concerns 2023 — Implications and Actions for CIOs

Mark Raskino, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Business conditions are volatile and uncertain. Our fresh global CEO survey sheds light on how business leaders are rethinking their strategies. We will explain how new directions they take in 2023 will impact the technology-related agenda.

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

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM GMT

Roundtable: Digital Business Acceleration - Mastering the Journey from Projects to Products

Mike Hughes, Executive Partner, Gartner

Nick Palmer, Executive Partner, Gartner

Contribute with your peers, to a discussion on what progress has been made toward moving from a Project based operating model to a Product based model. How long did it take your teams and business partners to understand what it means? Did you go big bang with many products or incrementally with just a few? What stumbling blocks got in your way? Where did you source your Product Mangers?

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

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM GMT

OKRs, KPIs and ODMs: How CIOs Can Use Them for Maximum Impact

Eyad Tachwali, Sr Director, Advisory, Gartner

Objectives and key results are sometimes confused with key performance indicators and outcome-driven metrics. In this session, CIOs will learn when and how to use them separately or together for maximum impact on IT and business goals. We'll share practical examples of how CIOs can use these methods to track strategy execution, measure performance and demonstrate business value.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM GMT

Leadership Exchange: Having a Futurist Mindset to Deal With Uncertainty Today

Frank Buytendijk, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Nick Palmer, Executive Partner, Gartner

Reidar Hauge, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Cristina Magdalena, Executive Partner, Gartner

Marcus Judge, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Paul Green, VP, Executive Partner, Gartner

This highly interactive, discussion-based session will bring CIOs together to explore how taking a more futurist mindset helps in dealing with the uncertainties of today, such as economic headwinds, talent shortages, continued disruptions and so forth. This discussion will help to turn the keynote message into more practical ideas. Join your peers for this unique opportunity to share experiences, identify best practices and discover your inner futurist.

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

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM GMT

How Do You Create Strategy When the World Is Constantly Changing?

Ian Cox, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Strategy defines our path to success. But faced with the impacts of climate change, the pandemic, geopolitical tensions, inflationary pressure and recession, identifying and navigating the right path can be difficult. This session will provide CIOs with the steps they need to create an IT strategy that is both resilient to change and flexible to cope with disruption.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 03:15 PM - 03:45 PM GMT

Strategic Workforce Planning in the Age of Disruption

Rob O'Donohue, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The economic uncertainty, heightened competition for tech talent and emerging changes in the employee-employer relationship are driving an urgent need for CIOs to build talent intelligence that informs the design of the future workforce. Join this session to learn about how you can get ahead with an agile, data-driven approach to strategic workforce planning that enables an adaptable workforce to deliver on your mission critical priorities.

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 04:15 PM - 05:00 PM GMT

Gartner Closing Keynote: A Collective Vision for the Next Year

Chris Howard, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

To wrap the Leadership Forum, Gartner’s Global Chief of Research will synthesize the conference’s core messages and suggest future directions for the remainder of 2023. He will emphasize the opportunities of innovation and how you can capitalize on them to sustain your enterprise even as the economy falters and global issues dominate.

Tuesday, 14 March, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 01:15 PM GMT

Research Discussion: Built for Speed -- The Corporate Center as Accelerator of Fusion Teams

Jaime Capella, Distinguished VP, Research, Gartner

Enterprises that succeed in scaling fusion teams deliver new digital capabilities faster while simultaneously achieving greater efficiency. But they also approach Agile as a wide-ranging new way of working, rather than just a software engineering methodology. This highly-interactive, discussion-based session will show how CIOs have helped their C-Suite peers pivot the culture of corporate functions (IT, HR, Finance, Procurement, Legal, etc.) toward agile ways of working, in support of fusion teams.

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

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM GMT

Lessons Learned from CIOs Implementing “Products”

Leo Brenner, Director, Advisory, Gartner

Many CIOs and IT leaders want to organize around “products,” or fit business and IT resources together into a new organizational model and operating structures defined as products (or value streams or capabilities). This session will use real world examples from CIOs who have been on this journey to share lessons learned and pitfalls on:

-Assessing operating model readiness

-Defining and piloting product teams

-Transforming IT resources and processes to run ‘products’ at broader scale

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM GMT

Roundtable: Digital Business Acceleration – Mastering the Journey From Projects to Products (Repeat)

Paul Green, VP, Executive Partner, Gartner

Nicola Mckenna, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Discuss with your peers what progress has been made toward moving from a project-based operating model to a product-based model. How long did your teams and business partners take to understand what it means? Did you go big bang with many products or incrementally with just a few? What stumbling blocks got in your way? Where did you source your product managers?

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

Wednesday, 15 March, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM GMT

Relaunch your Office of the CIO for success With an OCIO Charter

Tomas Nielsen, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

In today's IT landscape, where technology work may be done across the enterprise and IT organizations are dealing with an ever more complex environment, the office of the CIO is an essential ingredient in the CIOs success. However, the diverse nature of the potential tasks of an OCIO means that the OCIO become overburdened without clear priorities. Creating an OCIO charter can mitigate that risk and this session will show how to do that.

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