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Our main tracks cover the three pillars CIOs and IT executives need to get right to succeed – strategy, leadership and technology. Explore more than 180 conference sessions below:

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.

Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 11:00 AM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 11:30 AM

Nine corporate digital business transformation mistakes and how to avoid them.

Tomas Nielsen, VP Analyst, Gartner

True digital business transformation is a long hard journey with many traps and false trails. So what are the biggest corporate strategy level mistakes? CIOs, CEOs and Boards can learn what not to do from the trials of others. Don’t avoid definition, don’t tolerate short term-ism, don’t scope shallow, don’t bother until your board is up for it and don’t believe others can do it for you.

Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 11:00 AM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 11:45 AM

Ask the Expert: How Do I Create and Communicate a Compelling Strategy?

Noah Rosenstein, Principal Analyst, Gartner

Creating a compelling strategy is a perennial challenge for CIOs, and digital business makes the stakes higher than ever. Have you been asked to create a strategy, but don’t know where to start? Are you trying to create an I&T strategy when the rest of the business has no clear strategy? Do you have to present your strategy to the board for the first time? This interactive session will address these and other common challenges that CIOs face when creating and communicating strategy.

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Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 11:00 AM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 11:45 AM

How ContinuousNext Will Impact the Future of Customer Experience

Don Scheibenreif, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

ContinuousNext is a formula for success in a world that is constantly changing . In this session,we explore the imperatives of ContinuousNext: (privacy, augmented intelligence, digital product management, culture, and digital twins),how they will impact the future of Customer Experience, and what CIOs can do to lead their organization to prepare and thrive.

Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 02:30 PM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 03:00 PM

Mastering the Essentials of Strategy for Digital Business

Noah Rosenstein, Principal Analyst, Gartner

Strategy is critical to succeed in digital business, but most organizations are not very effective at creating it. CIOs can overcome their most common challenges and frustrations with strategy by mastering a few essential best practices. This session will give CIOs a crash course on the strategy fundamentals they need to effectively contribute to their organization's digital business success.

Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 02:30 PM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 04:00 PM

Workshop: Use Gartner’s S-A-V-E Methodology to Launch and Sustain Your Cost-Optimization Program

Jo Ann Rosenberger, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Alexandre Blauth, VP, Executive Partner, Gartner

This session illustrates Gartner’s four-step methodology that is based on a cross-team approach to identify cost savings opportunities. The methodology includes steps for the opportunities to be identified, analyzed,validated and approved for executing the plan to measure and report cost savings,cost reduction,and cost avoidance. The workshop activities will use infrastructure and services costs as the spend categories to work as teams to brainstorm ideas and see how to use Gartner templates to validate and report these savings to show the P&L and budget impact.

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Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 10:15 AM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 11:45 AM

Workshop: Create Your One-Page Innovation Charter and Roadmap to Innovation Success

Peter Skyttegaard, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Nei Silverio, Executive Partner, Gartner

Net out the why, what, how, when and who of your innovation strategy in a format that focuses your decision making and allows you to socialize expectations with your stakeholders. Explore current practices and approaches and develop your own charter and roadmap of relevant innovation activities.

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Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 01:45 PM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 02:15 PM

CIOs: Dissipate Your Most Common Myths and Misconceptions About Artificial Intelligence

Saniye Alaybeyi, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The hype around artificial intelligence has led to many myths. CIOs must separate AI’s reality from the myths to devise future strategies, or enhance existing ones, that will deliver real business value outcomes. While debunking misconceptions, this high energy presentation helps CIOs successfully define what AI means for them, find business value in AI; mitigate AI’s bias, lack of transparency and security risks that inhibit adoption; and operationalize AI within line of businesses that CIOs serve.

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 01:45 PM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 02:30 PM

The CIO’s Essential Guide To Digital Product Management

Irving Tyler, VP Analyst, Gartner

Successful digital enterprises have something most don’t — digital product management, and product-centric IT delivery. This session will provide CIOs with the essentials they need so they can evaluate Digital Product Management and determine if to adopt, where to adopt, how to adopt and how to avoid traps and pitfalls when adopting!

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 03:45 PM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 04:30 PM

Hack Your Way to Adaptive Strategy

Noah Rosenstein, Principal Analyst, Gartner

Enterprises are facing unprecedented rates of change in technology, culture and market dynamics. These changes are generating new opportunities and threats on a more frequent basis and creating increasing levels of uncertainty. They are also challenging the traditional approaches to strategy, which were designed for a more stable environment. During this session, we will explore how CIOs can use hacks – small but impactful changes – to kickstart their enterprise’s journey to an adaptive strategy approach.

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 03:45 PM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 04:30 PM

Three Bold Strategies for Customer Experience Victory

Gene Alvarez, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The foundations of successful CX initiatives require coordination, direction and accountability. To get ahead requires contradicting conventional wisdom by not correlating data, innovating or delighting customers. But to get to the top requires making much more radical and transformative decisions. This presentation looks at three bold strategies to become the simplest, quickest or most focused.

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 03:45 PM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 04:30 PM

Three-Year Roadmap for Cost Optimization

Cesar Lozada, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

CIOs are under continuing pressure to cut costs or deliver more with fewer resources. CIOs can use the concept of this roadmap as a communication device to socialize and gain buy-in from enterprise partners for evolving the enterprise's IT cost optimization initiatives.

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 03:45 PM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 04:45 PM

Roundtable: The Impact of Digital Products on the Enterprise Operating Model and I&T Operating Model

Tomas Nielsen, VP Analyst, Gartner

A roundtable focusing on the lessons learned and experiences from CIOs who have launched digital business products and seen the consequences on the overall enterprise operating model, including the underlying I&T operating model. this roundtable is designed to be a sharing of insights, pitfalls and "I wish I would have known" among peers.

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Thursday, 31 October, 2019 09:00 AM|Thursday, 31 October, 2019 09:45 AM

Are You Serious About IT Delivering Strategic Value? Follow This Path

Irving Tyler, VP Analyst, Gartner

The value of IT depends on whether CIOs ensure their organization’s efforts are demonstrably integrated to the success of enterprise strategy. CIOs can follow a clear path to target enterprise value strategies and establish powerful IT contributions needed to achieve strategic objectives and goals. CIOs who are serious about delivering value can use the approach and tools this session will provide.http://cpp.gartner.com/Item/Details/405504?showTab=commentsTab#peerReviewTabDetails

Thursday, 31 October, 2019 02:15 PM|Thursday, 31 October, 2019 03:00 PM

Don’t Overthink Digital — Three Actions CIOs Need to Take Now to Get Their Enterprise Moving Forward

Irving Tyler, VP Analyst, Gartner

Digital businesses exist and are thriving, but most enterprises seem stuck, they overthink digital. CIOs need to help their leaders get unstuck by doing three things — explore and analyze ecosystems, choose from 8 successful digital business options, and design their business model and establish strategies. This presentation gives you the tools you need to do that work.

Thursday, 31 October, 2019 02:15 PM|Thursday, 31 October, 2019 03:00 PM

Elevate Your Office of the CIO to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Peter Skyttegaard, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

As Enterprises are investing to exploit digital business opportunities, CIOs need to design new operating models that enable and accelerate digital business. CIOs can leverage their Office of CIO (OCIO) functions to drive this transformation across IT and the broader Enterprise by refocusing their objectives towards Digital Business. Leading OCIOs already focus transformation and outcomes across the enterprise, but goal setting is not yet aligned.
In this session, CIOs will learn how leading organization are using their OCIOs as strategic levers for change by shifting their priorities and goals from functional efficiency and effectiveness to enterprisewide transformation.

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.

Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 11:00 AM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 11:45 AM

Making Diversity and Inclusion Business Imperatives

Christie Struckman, VP Analyst, Gartner

Diversity and inclusion have become priorities for workplace performance and workplace culture. CIOs must shape attitudes and behaviors to achieve true acceptance and inclusion across their teams. This means integrating D&I into strategy, governance and management of the digital workplace by developing a D&I initiative and the management competencies required to support it.

Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 11:00 AM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 12:30 PM

Workshop: How to Rebalance Your IT Skills Portfolio for the Digital Age (Limited Capacity, Arrive Early to Guarantee Your Place)

Katia Sanfins, Executive Partner, Gartner

Candido Junior, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

To be effective in the digital enterprise, IT staff must add technical and behavioral breadth to their historic strength of technical depth. In this session, we will use the experiences of Nationwide and Intel to identify the critical skills and behaviors required by IT staff, and workshop how to build a scalable ‘breath + depth’ skills development program in your organization.

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Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 11:00 AM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 12:30 PM

Workshop: Digital Transformation and the Attributes of Leadership — Is Gender a Factor?

Katherine Lord, VP Analyst, Gartner

Cristiane Tarricone, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

As organizations transform, as digital initiatives change the way we work, as leaders prepare for their new multigenerational workforce, as they revisit their recruitment, retention and talent development practice, change is required on multiple levels. New leadership practices are required to lead with purpose and elevate employee engagement in this emerging technology continuum. Workshop participants will discuss what transformational leadership means and why women are so well positioned for success at this time. They will identify the top leadership attributes for the digital mandate and what strategies they can execute to drive new ways of engagement and developing teams. The activities in this workshop will help you assess your leadership profile and build a talent plan that can improve organizational effectiveness and deliver maximum results with a workforce that wants to stay with you as the organization transforms to meet the growing digital impacts.

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Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 02:30 PM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 03:00 PM

Myths and Realities of Organizational Restructuring

Christie Struckman, VP Analyst, Gartner

CIOs restructure their organization for many reasons, but not always for the right ones. Despite understanding that restructuring is one of the most disruptive activities for the organizational members, CIOs still start with a reorganization hoping for a better outcomes. This session will dispel the myths and share the realities for why and when restructuring is the right strategy. It is not as often as we think.

Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 02:30 PM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 03:15 PM

The CIO Toolbox for 2020: Complexity Demands Focus, Discipline – And a Bias for Simplicity

Cassio Dreyfuss, VP Analyst, Gartner

A simple Internet search using “IT management tools” as argument, instantly yields hundreds of them. Are all those tools useful? Yes, they are. Should you use them all? Certainly not. This session will show you how to approach this issue from a strategic perspective, with a focus on planning, architecture and governance.

Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 02:30 PM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 03:15 PM

CIO Leadership in 2023

Yuko Adachi, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

No matter which region and industry they are in, CIOs in 2023 will be facing two distinct challenges: extreme diversity and continuous change of people and technology. CIOs must be aware what they learned as best practices may not work anymore. This session focuses on future CIOs and explores what leadership traits they must have, and how to acquire and enhance them through career development.

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 11:15 AM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 12:00 PM

Motivating the Unmotivated

Alvaro Mello, Managing Vice President, Gartner

This presentation will teach you the techniques to motivate your teams. Have you ever wondered why so many long-tenured employees are not motivated? How about what the drivers for motivation are? And what role does the manager play in motivating their staff? Do you know that CIOs rank skills and resources as their No. 1 barrier. Lets get to the bottom of what motivates an employee and how you can help.

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 11:15 AM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 12:00 PM

Gain (or Regain) Executive Committee Influence by Fulfilling 3 CEO Expectations

Daniel Sanchez Reina, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Gaining influence can be a long journey. Losing influence is a short one, especially when it is only based on the perception about your performance. Apply three specific actions to reinforce and accelerate your influence upon the top management of the company.

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 01:45 PM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 02:15 PM

Myths and Realities of Changing Culture

Christie Struckman, VP Analyst, Gartner

Your digital strategy requires that the culture of your organization, if not the entire company, changes. But the myths of culture change can hold back progress. Grasp the realities of changing culture to lead true change in your organization. Changing culture is possible!

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 01:45 PM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 02:30 PM

You Do Not Need a New Organizational Design for Digital Business — You Need a New Operating Model

Tomas Nielsen, VP Analyst, Gartner

"How to organize for digital business" is often high on the CIOs list of questions. Yet, the secret to succeeding is to look beyond organizational structure and align the entire I&T Operating Model to support the digital business agenda. This session will outline some common pitfalls of organizational design and I&T operating models — and how to avoid these by designing the I&T operating model to deliver on the digital business promises.

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 01:45 PM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 03:15 PM

Workshop: 2020 CIO Agenda — Winning in the Turns

Belkis Toledo, VP, Executive Partner, Gartner

Marcus Pinheiro, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

This workshop leverages the breakout session “2020 CIO Agenda” to explore the actions necessary to build and strengthen enterprise resilience in the face of challenging “turns” in society; in economic conditions; in changed technological adoption; in business model innovation. It will allow CIOs to prioritize and operationalize their leadership agenda for 2020.

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Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 03:45 PM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 04:30 PM

Step Into the Leadership Gaps in the C-Suite: Behave for the Role You Want

Christie Struckman, VP Analyst, Gartner

CIOs who aspire to move to a different executive role must follow the path of those who previously made the leap. Based on interviews with fifteen leaders who made such a leap, we offer practical advice they shared on what served them well. CIOs should generate revenue, run a P&L like investors are watching and pivot their personal brand toward business. Learn how they did it.

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 03:45 PM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 04:30 PM

Prepare for Privacy in the Digital Society

Bart Willemsen, VP Analyst, Gartner

A high-paced, inspirational yet practical plea about your role as a CIO to prepare for contextualized privacy in Digital Society.
Digital society shapes as we develop our value propositions in communities, contacts and collaborations. Prepare for ’Privacy-as-a-Context’ by starting the conversation on tomorrow’s PrivacyUX, today, and by balancing what your customer wants with what your technologies will enable.

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 03:45 PM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 04:30 PM

How Leaders Can Support Women In IT

Yuko Adachi, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Gender imbalance is stagnating if not getting worse in many IT organizations. The challenge is not just hiring more women, it’s also not losing them. Leaders can support the women in IT by creating, curating and managing a pipeline program. Creating an inclusive environment also means confronting behaviors that marginalize women.

Thursday, 31 October, 2019 09:00 AM|Thursday, 31 October, 2019 09:45 AM

2 in 1: Boost Engagement in Your Team While Creating a Constant-Learning Mindset

Daniel Sanchez Reina, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Engagement is the HOLY GRAIL in organizations. Constant learning is a MUST in this fast-forward era, but it may seem threatening, boring or exhausting to your team members. There is a way to make them enjoy their learning process while increasing their level of engagement.

Thursday, 31 October, 2019 09:00 AM|Thursday, 31 October, 2019 09:45 AM

Surviving the Digital Talent War Scenario

Yuko Adachi, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The digital talent war is no more a regional issue. Every CIO in every region is frantically looking for capable people. CIOs must watch trends in the global talent marketplace from people, technology and geopolitical perspectives, and the impacts on their talent strategy. This session predicts the global digital talent market and explores actions to take to win the new game in the next five years.

Thursday, 31 October, 2019 09:00 AM|Thursday, 31 October, 2019 09:45 AM

Changing Leadership Practices in a #DigitalSociety

De'Onn Griffin, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Managing processes can address efficiency but to be truly effective, CIOs must develop the skills and competencies to become effective leaders, not only for the IT organization, but across the enterprise. This session provides CIOs with an new view of their own leadership scope and recommendations for leadership development.

Thursday, 31 October, 2019 11:15 AM|Thursday, 31 October, 2019 12:00 PM

Ask the Expert: How to Change the Culture in Your Organization

Daniel Sanchez Reina, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Culture is the most frequently mentioned obstacle to scaling digital business. CIOs find culture hard to understand and even harder to change. Through Gartner’s PRISM model you can start your culture change journey.

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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.

Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 11:00 AM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 11:30 AM

Using Cost Optimization to Fund Innovation and Growth

Cesar Lozada, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

In this session we will describe how to move beyond cost reduction to looking at optimizing the organization’s IT spend in order to enable investment in digital business innovation and growth areas.

Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 11:00 AM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 11:45 AM

Outlook for Privacy and Why It's Important: Prioritize Actions by Overcoming Ambiguity

Bart Willemsen, VP Analyst, Gartner

Privacy isn’t dead; it’s becoming a distinguishing foundational value! In the last 18 months, more has happened in the global regulatory landscape than in the century before. This session describes the most relevant developments in privacy, how organizations should set up their privacy management program, and gives an insight into the emerging vendor landscape of various relevant markets that may support.

Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 11:00 AM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 11:45 AM

Ask the Expert: Action Plan for "Year 2025 Problem" of SAP ERP

Denis Torii, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

SAP S/4HANA is SAP’s long-term strategic offering. The company announced that it would prolong mainstream maintenance of SAP ERP 6.0 until at least 2025. CIOs and application leaders looking to transform their existing SAP ERP landscape should use Gartner’s best practices to decide if, when and how they should plan to adopt S/4HANA.

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Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 11:00 AM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 12:00 PM

Contract Negotiation Clinic: Oracle

Rob Wilkes, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

CIOs often find negotiating with Oracle a challenge, this clinic will help you to navigate the key trends, protect against issues and manage costs by addressing how to negotiate the best possible Oracle contract, how to uncover hidden costs and audit risks, and how to maximize leverage during your Oracle negotiations.

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Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 11:05 AM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 11:25 AM

Magic Quadrant for Data Management Solutions for Analytics

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The DMSA market is increasingly polarized. On one hand, there is tremendous hype about new data types, new technologies to store and manage them efficiently, and new roles and skills to use them effectively. On the other hand, there is a recognition that investment in foundational traditional technologies will be essential to serve as a platform for the next wave of innovation. Both technologies are required for a modern DMSA platform.

Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 02:30 PM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 03:15 PM

Top 10 Data and Analytics Technology Trends That Will Change Your Business

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Joao Tapadinhas, VP Analyst, Gartner

The expanded and strategic role of data and analytics in digital transformation is increasing the complexity of data, the number of variables to analyze and types of analysis and speed required for success. At the same time, to have an impact, data and analytics must be pervasive. This complexity is pushing the limits of current approaches and leading to unprecedented cycles of rapid innovation in data and analytics. AI is not the only thing driving rapid change in data and analytics. From the next generation of augmented analytics tools to the use of continuous intelligence to interpret streams of data from IoT or the potential of conversational interfaces, there is rapid evolution in how and where analysis can be deployed. Understanding the business impact of these changes will allow organizations to prioritize the innovations that will drive digital business.

Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 02:30 PM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 03:15 PM

Ask the Expert: Lessons From the Field — How to Align Your IoT Strategy to Your Digital Business Strategy

Alfonso Velosa, VP Analyst, Gartner

The Internet of Things is a major digital business building block. In this Ask the Expert session, we discuss the good and the bad about how enterprises have been implementing IoT and how they are aligning it with their broader digital business strategy.

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Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 02:30 PM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 03:15 PM

How Will CRM Applications Support Your Future Digital Business Models

Gene Alvarez, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Business model change has always had an impact on CRM applications. However, Gartner receives an increasing number of inquiries from its clients on digital business model change and the focus on customer centricity under these new business models. It is now even more critical to look at CRM applications for the next five years and how they should evolve to support these new business models. Key Issues 1) What kind of business model change will organizations undertake and what are the impact to their relations with customers? 2) What changes do organizations need on their CRM technologies to support these new digital business?

Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 02:30 PM|Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 03:30 PM

Contract Negotiation Clinic: Infrastructure Outsourcing and Cloud IaaS

Daniel Barros, VP Analyst, Gartner

When engaging IaaS providers, contract structures, schedules and negotiation best practices are quite different as compared to traditional service deals. Use this interactive session to improve your IaaS deals by optimizing key contract clauses in simpler agreements, building key best practice SOW, SLA and pricing schedules and optimizing negotiation strategies to avoid standard IaaS contractual constraints.

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Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 10:15 AM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 11:45 AM

Workshop: Avoid LGPD Headaches and Get Ready to Respond to Data Breaches

Bart Willemsen, VP Analyst, Gartner

Marcus Pinheiro, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

CIOs and IT leaders in Brazil must develop strong incident response (IR) capabilities where personal data is compromised. Maturing legislation like EU's GDPR and Brazil's LGPD require organizations to be ready, soon. This workshop will use a scenario that highlights the impact of cross-border data flows and privacy management to help validate IR capabilities.

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Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 11:15 AM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 11:35 AM

Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Agile Planning Tools

Bill Swanton, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Gartner's Magic Quadrant provides standards for market analysis and assessment to support buyers in selecting vendors and services. In this session, we will examine the enterprise agile planning tools market, identify key trends within it, and discuss the vendors appearing in the Magic Quadrant.

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 11:15 AM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 11:45 AM

The Limits of Public Cloud Computing – Regional Differences  

Henrique Cecci, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Cloud computing is increasingly becoming a vehicle for next-generation digital business, as well as for agile, scalable and elastic solutions. The hype remains high, and adoption continues to increase. Nevertheless, organizations continue facing numerous challenges in adopting cloud. On this session, we review some of the main regional challenges of public cloud adoption, from a global perspective.

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 11:15 AM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 11:45 AM

The CIO’s ERP Success Guide — Preparing for the Fourth Era of ERP

Denis Torii, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Many organizations continue to approach ERP the same way they did 20 years ago. In 2019 the pace of business requires flexibility and agility not delivered by monolithic ERP and old fashioned ’front-end’ and ’back-end’ thinking. The 4th era of ERP is approaching and if organizations aren’t already executing a postmodern ERP strategy they will find themselves left behind

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 11:15 AM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 12:00 PM

The IoT Scenario: Key Next Steps

Alfonso Velosa, VP Analyst, Gartner

The Internet of Things is a major digital business building block. In this session we discuss IoT evolution, including enterprise IoT maturity and leadership, opportunities and challenges, and next steps for enabling your enterprise to successfully scale it.
Discussion topics include:
- Business drivers for the IoT
- Critical organization factors for IoT success
- Implementation issues

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 11:15 AM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 12:00 PM

Ask the Expert: The Future of I&O in the Digital Age

Katherine Lord, VP Analyst, Gartner

I&O, the backbone of IT, is no longer able to work in its traditional command and control manner and effectively support the rapidly evolving needs of the digital world. They must innovate, and reinvent themselves to remain relevant. In this session, we will focus on the changes and challenges faced in this new paradigm regarding people, org. and the culture side of I&O.

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Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 11:15 AM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 12:00 PM

The Foundation of Data Science and Machine Learning: Achieving Advanced Insights and AI for Analytics

Peter Krensky, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

This session will provide a high-level introduction to data science and machine learning and their proper function in a data-driven organization. Content will include hype vs. reality, key trends, proven use cases and an overview of leading technologies. How do data science and machine learning fit within both the organization’s analytics and AI strategies? What are the early steps data and analytics leaders should take to invest in data science and machine learning?

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 01:45 PM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 02:30 PM

What Every CIO Should Know When Negotiating With the Megavendors: IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP

Roberto Sacco, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This session will demonstrate the importance of understanding that one negotiation process doesn’t fit all vendors. The content and action items in this session will illustrate and walk through a set of four steps that must be followed and tailored for each megavendor to effectively plan and negotiate the optimal deal. These steps focus on the "tailoring" element for each of the big four megavendors using Gartner’s “T4” approach: T1-Tactics; T2-Templates; T3-Ts&Cs; T4-Timing.

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 03:45 PM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 04:30 PM

The Future of Data Management

Donald Feinberg, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The future of data management will help plan for what’s next. It describes where the market, function or capability is going and how it’s evolving. It should help early adopters get a leg up and more conservative companies plan and prepare for and make the changes.

Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 03:45 PM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 04:45 PM

Contract Negotiation Clinic: Follow These Top Ten Tips, Tactics, and "Tricks" For Negotiation Success

Jo Ann Rosenberger, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will illustrate and guide procurement, vendor managers, and IT leaders involved in the negotiation planning process how to incorporate ten “must know” tips, tactics and “tricks” into the negotiation plan to optimize pricing, discounts and contract terms. Attendees will receive ready-to-use checklists, templates, and worksheets for optimizing future negotiations with existing, new, and emerging vendors.

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Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 03:45 PM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 04:45 PM

Contract Negotiation Clinic: SAP

Roberto Sacco, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

SAP continues to evolve its business model to facilitate its transition to the HANA Platform and S/4HANA ERP, and to support cloud service growth. This interactive clinic will help sourcing, and vendor procurement leaders recognize and respond to changes in SAP’s product offerings, pricing metrics and negotiating tactics to mitigate risk and maximize deal value.

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Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 03:50 PM|Wednesday, 30 October, 2019 04:10 PM

Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms

Joao Tapadinhas, VP Analyst, Gartner

Customers are currently expanding their deployments of modern analytics and BI platforms for users and content with ease of use still a dominant purchasing criteria. However, market consolidation, pricing pressure and shifts to the cloud and augmented analytics are transforming the market.

Thursday, 31 October, 2019 09:00 AM|Thursday, 31 October, 2019 09:45 AM

HCL Top Security and Risk Management Trends for 2019 and Beyond

Claudio Neiva, VP Analyst, Gartner

"Top" trends highlight ongoing strategic shifts in the security ecosystem that aren't yet widely recognized, but are expected to have broad industry impact and significant potential for disruption.
This presentation will describe the most significant trends in cybersecurity and how leading organizations are taking advantage of these trends.
Key issues explored will include:
Top technological improvements in the security product landscape
Trends in creating a top notch security organization
Strategic trends that will influence security strategy

Thursday, 31 October, 2019 09:00 AM|Thursday, 31 October, 2019 09:45 AM

The Leading Trends in Digital Experience — 2020

Magnus Revang, VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will explore new technologies, emerging design practices, advances in organization structure and staffing dynamics that are leading to breakthroughs in the way people experience digital technology.

Thursday, 31 October, 2019 09:00 AM|Thursday, 31 October, 2019 10:00 AM

Contract Negotiation Clinic: Microsoft

Roberto Sacco, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Sourcing and Vendor Procurement leaders are often challenged by negotiating effective Microsoft Enterprise Agreement contracts and renewals because of the complexity of Microsoft’s licensing models and the number of options and use rights that have to be considered. This clinic will guide customers to understand these complexities and plan a negotiation strategy.

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Thursday, 31 October, 2019 02:15 PM|Thursday, 31 October, 2019 03:00 PM

Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Trends for Application Leaders

Luis Mangi, VP, Advisory, Gartner

More than 50 research analysts have come together to identify ten trends in applications that are changing the way organizations conduct business. In this session, we’ll give an overview of the top ten strategic application trends that are intelligent, integrated and innovative.

Thursday, 31 October, 2019 02:15 PM|Thursday, 31 October, 2019 03:00 PM

The Future of Infrastructure is Everywhere — How Can IT Survive?

Henrique Cecci, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The future of IT will not be on-premises, in the cloud, in IoT or at the edge. But rather IT will transform into a combination of all of these. Rather than being defined by the technology, it will be driven by business outcomes. This transformation of IT infrastructures must evolve to support workload deployments at the right time, on the right provider, at the right cost, anywhere in the world, quickly. This session will discuss trends and best practices on this journey.

Thursday, 31 October, 2019 02:15 PM|Thursday, 31 October, 2019 03:00 PM

Deliver Analytics Moments From BI to AI to Drive Your Digital Business

Joao Tapadinhas, VP Analyst, Gartner

Analytics moments are the processes that can turn data into business moments in a digital organization. In this session, learn how to design a data and analytics platform (from BI to AI ) that will deliver the analytics moments of your business. Understand the connections between data, analytics and people capabilities to architect the core of the digital platform, and the processes required for its deployment and operation.

Thursday, 31 October, 2019 02:15 PM|Thursday, 31 October, 2019 03:00 PM

Building the Digital Business Platform

Bill Swanton, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

CIOs and digital business leaders are under enormous pressure from senior executives to get their firms "digital enough"! Our two year long study of digital organizations is yielding new approaches to building the digital platform, revealing the new technologies and skills required. More important, it highlights the organizational, cultural, and business change required for success.

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