Speaker Bio

Daryl Plummer

Daryl Plummer

Distinguished VP Analyst
Daryl Plummer is VP, Distinguished Analyst & Gartner Fellow. His research focuses on the strategic issues of cloud computing, digital disruption, and the unfolding of the future through predictions, trends and evolving digital business cycles.
Mr. Plummer is a Chief of Research in the Technology & Service Providers Organization, where he helps oversee research across the four roles of General Manager, Product Managers, Product Marketers, and Tech CEOs. In this role, he is responsible for the advancement of research and the promotion of same to solve the critical problems of, and answer the key questions for, tech providers from engineers all the way up to and including the CEO and board of directors.
Daryl is also Chief of Research for Cloud computing and a primary analyst covering multiple strategic Cloud topics. He focuses his research on the broad cloud service market, including market trends, forecasts, the cloud vendor landscape and cloud sourcing scenarios. He tracks different cloud usage cases, including public cloud, private cloud and hybrid cloud scenarios and is the originator of the topic of Distributed Cloud Computing. Covering cloud strategy and evolution requires one to see how end user scenarios are evolving in the context of technology and service provider strategies that are producing cloud innovations at an ever-increasing speed. Mr. Plummer provides a perspective on the key phenomena which will drive the largest segments of change.
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Monday, 06 November, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM CET
Signature Series: Top Strategic Predictions for 2024 & Beyond: The Year Everything Changed

2023 is the year everything changed. Going forward, all areas of human endeavor will have to contend with the fact that generative AI is real and evolving at a rapid pace. And yet, multiple technology innovations, even beyond AI, are overlapping to change the very nature of computing. This presentation covers ten predictions of the future that represent opportunities — or threats. CIOs, tech providers and business leaders will need to decide which while acting swiftly.

Wednesday, 08 November, 2023 / 05:00 PM - 05:30 PM CET
Seven Disruptions You Might Not See Coming: 2023-2028

Disruptions are fundamental shifts in something, which create lasting change that does not tend to die away unless disrupted by something else. CIOs must embrace the notion that disruption will continue and become more frequent. This will decide who leads and who follows. This presentation examines seven disruptions that are closer than you might think and should be on the CIO's strategic radar.

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