Speaker Bio

Tomas Nielsen

Tomas Nielsen

Distinguished VP Analyst
Tomas Nielsen is a Distinguished Vice President Analyst in the IT Strategic Execution Management Research team.

Mr. Nielsen helps Gartner clients turn ideas, visions and objectives into actionable strategies. Consequently, his research focuses on digital business leadership, Enterprise Strategy IT strategy, Enterprise Operating Models and IT Operating Models (including organizational design).

Mr. Nielsen is the Key Initiative Leader for the Enterprise Strategic Planning and Execution Key initiatives which is targeted at Executive Leaders. Mr. Nielsen is also serving as Barcelona Symposium Research Chair.
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Monday, 06 November, 2023 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM CET
Designing the Multinational IT Organization

Global enterprises requires global IT —however designing the global IT organization requires carefully balancing the need for local agility with the drivers for global standardization and economics of scale. This session will provide a practical guidance for how to approach the design of a global IT organization and different archetypes.

Wednesday, 08 November, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM CET
Embrace Fusion Teams to Drive Business and IT Success

Two out of three CEOs and three out of four business executives want to see more IT done in the business units. CIOs themselves report that IT spending outside of IT is approaching 30% of all IT spending. Based on a primary research study, this presentation will outline how CIOs should respond to this trend to maximize both business and IT success.

Thursday, 09 November, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM CET
The Product-Centric Operating Model Must Be Built on the Foundation of an IT Talent Incubator and Flexible Resource Allocation

CIOs are facing a rapidly increasing talent shortage. On the other hand with the adoption of product centric operating mode, CIOs face a need for creating IT talent profile that consist of both specialists and versatilists. Navigating this cross section, requires CIOs to make talent development and flexible allocation to product teams an integral part of the I&T Operating model for the future. This session will provide practical guidance and examples of how leading enterprises are doing this.

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