Signature Series 

Each year from the Symposium stage, we reveal never-before seen research as part of our ‘Signature Series’. These sessions cover some of the most anticipated insights and findings – including the CIO Agenda and Top 10 Strategic Tech Trends - to get you ready for the year ahead.

2019 CIO Agenda: Driving Business Model Transformation

Partha Iyengar


Digital business is maturing, from tentative experiment to application at scale all across the whole economy. In the face of this profound change, how should CIOs respond? Come and find out what 3,102 of your peers are doing to build a new foundation to master this change. This session presents you with an opportunity to compare and contrast your view of the future with that of your peer group and so refine your leadership agenda for 2019.

The Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019

David W. Cearley


Strategic technology trends have significant disruptive potential and set the stage for innovation over the next five years. Companies must examine the business impact of these trends and adjust business models and operations appropriately or risk losing competitive advantage to those who do. These are trends that IT cannot afford to ignore.



The CEO Perspective 2018: How CIOs Should Respond

Jan-Martin Lowendahl 


How are business leader priorities changing in response to market cycles and economic uncertainties? How is CEO thinking changing, as the digital era progresses?  Based on our annual survey and other sources we assess major trends and pull out some key actions CIOs should consider to get ahead of the game.


Gartner’s Top Strategic Predictions for 2019 and Beyond: Practicality Exists Even in Instability

Jan-Martin Lowendahl 


Predicting future technology impact on business strategy is an activity filled with uncertainty and anxiety. However, through the uncertainty, there is one inevitable outcome – CIOs must find practical approaches to dealing with fast paced trends. The meme of the future will be practice, practice, practice.

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