Tracks overview

Technology & Information, Leadership and Business Strategy are the three pillars that form the agenda for your mission-critical priorities at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo.

For insights into what you can expect from each track in 2019, listen to our track manager podcasts where they each reveal hotly anticipated information for 2019.

Questions answered in podcasts:

  • What goes into a specific conference track?
  • How do you decide/narrow topics down?
  • What are the hot topics for this track in 2019?
  • What does the future hold for this track?
  • How has this track evolved over the last few years?
  • What excites you most about this track in 2019?
  • What value will CIOs take away from this track?

Technology & Information

Technologies are the pathway to enabling digital strategy and enterprise transformation. This track provides CIOs and IT executives with clear insights and understanding of the opportunities and risks in adopting emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, blockchain and digital twins to help shape your digital transformation journey and the speed with which you arrive at your destination.

Listen to our Technology & Information track manager podcast, with Paolo Malinverno, VP Analyst, Gartner Research & Advisory.


All levels of enterprise leadership are finding themselves challenged by digital opportunities. The pressure to invest heavily in digital or become a digital company is reshaping enterprise relationships and organizational structures, from customer to employee, to the executive team and board, and now across digital ecosystems. This track challenges the way CIOs and IT executives think about leadership in a digital society, and recommends new approaches for each level of leadership and the enterprise culture as a whole. 

Listen to our Leadership track manager podcast, with Jan-Martin Lowendahl, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner Research & Advisory.

Business Strategy

Today’s business environment is complex and chaotic. Enterprise business model success requires strategies and tactics to make complex business challenges simpler and market chaos decipherable. This track provides CIOs and IT executives with business strategy tools and techniques to turn complexity and chaos into real strategy execution initiatives.

Listen to our Leadership track manager podcast, with Tomas Nielsen, VP Analyst, Gartner Research & Advisory.

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