The World’s Most
Important Gathering of
CIOs and IT Executives™

28 – 31 October 2019 | São Paulo, Brazil

Explore the technology, insights and trends shaping the future of IT and business

Thousands of CIOs and IT executives come together in São Paulo to discuss key topics, including data and analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, culture, customer experience, cybersecurity and more.

Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ 2019 is the place to hone your leadership skills, refine your strategies and find the innovative technologies that will help to power your digital transformation.

Technology & Information

Examine the opportunities and risks in adopting emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, blockchain and digital twins to help shape and accelerate your digital transformation journey.

Leadership

Challenge how you think about leadership in a digital society and discover new approaches for each level of leadership and the enterprise culture as a whole.

Business Strategy

Enterprise business model success requires strategies and tactics to make complex business challenges simpler. Discover business strategy tools and techniques to turn complexity and chaos into real strategy execution initiatives.

The Gartner difference

Gartner is the world’s leading research and advisory company. We equip leaders and their teams in every major business function with the indispensable insights, advice and tools to achieve their mission-critical priorities today and build the successful organizations of tomorrow. Across every industry and enterprise size, Gartner provides the expertise needed to tackle your key initiatives, stay ahead of competition and grow your organization’s value.

Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™
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Join a global community of CIOs and IT executives

The digital era has brought unprecedented change to technology, business and society. Beyond managing IT, CIOs are called to lead and inspire their teams and business stakeholders through deeply transformative business models, practices and cultures. Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo addresses the strategic needs of enterprise CIOs and their senior leadership teams. This conference is designed for: 

  • CIOs interested in the opportunity to connect with peers across regions and industries, and gain new perspectives on the challenges and opportunities of digital business
  • IT executives focused on executing on the mission-critical priorities of their CIO and helping to shape their organization’s long-term IT strategy and technology investments

Topics at a Glance

Our topic-focused agenda covers challenges most critical to CIOs and their leadership teams. Preview some of the featured topics that will be covered at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019.

Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics

The rate of technology change is accelerating. Explore how to move to a culture of self-service business analytics in a world of big data, with machine learning techniques, natural language interfaces and a focus on data storytelling .

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Customer and User Experience

Customers are more empowered than ever before. With customer experience (CX) management at the top of most CEOs’ agendas, discover how to create a superior CX that serves as a sustainable differentiator.

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Digital Business Transformation

Discover the steps needed to achieve digital transformation for your organization, and understand how to align the physical and digital worlds for employees, partners and customers.

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Emerging and Disruptive Technologies

Dive into blockchain, the Internet of Things, AI and robotic process automation to truly transform your organization.

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Leadership, People and Culture

Learn how to differentiate cultural characteristics from operating model constructs, and recruit and retain the talent needed to succeed.

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Security, Risk and Compliance

Explore the risks brought by the digital revolution and how to adapt your IT security requirements to encompass digital and cyber-physical needs.

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Cost Optimization and Investment Strategies for Growth

Examine how organizations, particularly those being disrupted by digital business or under severe economic pressure, can look at cost optimization more holistically and step away from using IT cost cutting as a business growth strategy.

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