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Gain more insights into CIO strategies, leadership skills growth and technology at Gartner CIO Leadership Forum 2023 in Hollywood, FL.

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Monday, March 20, 2023 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM EDT

Gartner Keynote: Amplify Your Impact

Irving Tyler, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Christie Struckman, VP Analyst, Gartner

Kristin Moyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

CIOs face challenges as executives and as the heads of IT. Join us for the Gartner Opening Keynote in which we'll focus on helping CIOs produce material returns and drive value throughout their organization.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

Gartner Future Labs: Reengineering Decision Making, 2025

Marty Resnick, VP Analyst, Gartner

Remember the days of "decision support?" We've gone full circle. A major theme moving forward is how to become a data-driven company and make data-driven decisions. But much more concrete than before. Why will decision making become the next competitive differentiator? How can we link data-driven decisions to business value? How can we manage more interconnected decision making? What are the limitations of being data driven?

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Case Studies in Agile Talent Management to Develop and Retain Business Technologists

Alvaro Mello, VP, Advisory, Gartner

Despite their critical value to digital strategies, business technologists continue to suffer from low levels of engagement and recognition. Progressive CIOs and CHROs are instilling greater role fluidity and flexibility in assignments for all technologists, within IT and beyond. This session features practical examples of how to leverage digital badges, internal gig marketplaces and other innovative tactics to recognize, motivate and develop staff with critical digital skills.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Roundtable: CIO Value Propositions for C-Suite Partners

The CIO role must provide new forms of executive leadership value to all CxOs.
This roundtable offers the opportunity to exchange experiences and ideas to accelerate the construction of value propositions for key executive stakeholders.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

How to Deal With Difficult Workplace Personalities

Jennifer Carter, Principal Analyst, Gartner

At work, difficult people exist; they may make everything about themselves, obsess over details and assume you are out to get them. As senior executives' duties become more interrelated, communal and overlapped, they must develop effective strategies for coping with these individuals and the stress they may bring to the firm. In this session, we'll look at how to spot a difficult personality and what to do about it to prevent a disruptive confrontation.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Roundtable: CIO Value Propositions for C-Suite Partners (Repeat)

The CIO role must provide new forms of executive leadership value to all CxOs.
This roundtable offers the opportunity to exchange experiences and ideas to accelerate the construction of value propositions for key executive stakeholders.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Leadership Exchange: Having a Futurist Mindset to Deal With Uncertainty Today

Marty Resnick, VP Analyst, Gartner

This highly interactive, discussion-based session will bring CIOs together to explore how taking a more futurist mindset helps in dealing with the uncertainties of today, such as economic headwinds, talent shortages, continued disruptions and so forth. This discussion will help to turn the keynote message into more practical ideas. Join your peers for this unique opportunity to share experiences, identify best practices and discover your inner futurist.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Outcome-Driven Leadership Is About Outcomes

Christie Struckman, VP Analyst, Gartner

CIO’s opportunities and responsibilities are expanding, with a greater focus on delivering business outcomes. CIOs need to orchestrate peers, partners and the IT organization toward the business objectives. With a small, but powerful set of practices, CIOs will be the outcome-driven leader the organization needs.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:15 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

Gartner Closing Keynote: A Collective Vision for the Next Year

José Ruggero, Practice Vice President, Gartner

To wrap the Leadership Forum, Gartner’s Global Chief of Research will synthesize the conference’s core messages and suggest future directions for the remainder of 2023. He will emphasize the opportunities of innovation and how you can capitalize on them to sustain your enterprise even as the economy falters and global issues dominate.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM EDT

Gartner Keynote: Amplify Your Impact

Irving Tyler, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Christie Struckman, VP Analyst, Gartner

Kristin Moyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

CIOs face challenges as executives and as the heads of IT. Join us for the Gartner Opening Keynote in which we'll focus on helping CIOs produce material returns and drive value throughout their organization.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

Evolving Leadership Dynamics: Skills and Competencies Needed to Lead the Organization

Jennifer Carter, Principal Analyst, Gartner

Executive leaders' duties have become increasingly interconnected, communal and overlapping, making problem-solving more difficult and increasing time spent in ELT positions rather than functional leadership roles. Executive leaders need a distinct set of skills and abilities to prosper as ELT members of a digital organization, and new executives might need to be hired. In this session, we will look at the skills and abilities required to succeed as an ELT member of the new digital organization.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM EDT

Workshop: Be Great at Stakeholder Management so Your Organization Can Be Great at IT

Steve Heck, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Scott Kennedy, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Effective stakeholder relationship building and management is a critical skill every CIO needs to be effective, influential and respected as an enterprise executive. This workshop will focus on those things you must do well to elevate your stakeholder relationships and impact so your organization can be great at IT.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Case Studies in Agile Talent Management to Develop and Retain Business Technologists

Alvaro Mello, VP, Advisory, Gartner

Despite their critical value to digital strategies, business technologists continue to suffer from low levels of engagement and recognition. Progressive CIOs and CHROs are instilling greater role fluidity and flexibility in assignments for all technologists, within IT and beyond. This session features practical examples of how to leverage digital badges, internal gig marketplaces and other innovative tactics to recognize, motivate and develop staff with critical digital skills.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Roundtable: CIO Value Propositions for C-Suite Partners

The CIO role must provide new forms of executive leadership value to all CxOs.
This roundtable offers the opportunity to exchange experiences and ideas to accelerate the construction of value propositions for key executive stakeholders.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM EDT

Workshop: Be Great at Stakeholder Management so Your Organization Can Be Great at IT (Repeat)

Steve Heck, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Scott Kennedy, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Effective stakeholder relationship building and management is a critical skill every CIO needs to be effective, influential and respected as an enterprise executive. This workshop will focus on those things you must do well to elevate your stakeholder relationships and impact so your organization can be great at IT.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM EDT

CIO Value Propositions for C-Suite Partners

Irving Tyler, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

The CIO role must provide new forms of executive leadership value to all CxOs. This session will guide CIOs to construct value propositions for each of their peers so they can create and deliver the maximum business impact and advance their ambitions.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

Power Employee Performance and Productivity With Human-Centric Work

Jennifer Carter, Principal Analyst, Gartner

The pandemic experience and dynamic talent market has reset work norms, while often distracting leaders from the fundamentals of productivity. This session will provide CIOs clarity of the human-centric work practices that make IT employees more productive and high-performing.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

4 Tactics to Extend Your Influence

Christie Struckman, VP Analyst, Gartner

CIOs spend much of their day influencing others – peers, bosses, employees, vendors – to do the right things for the organization. Or to stop doing the wrong things. But a well-articulated argument, bolstered with data, is not as impactful as one would like it to be. Learn the four tactics that are easy to use and surprisingly impactful at influencing others.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Roundtable: CIO Value Propositions for C-Suite Partners (Repeat)

The CIO role must provide new forms of executive leadership value to all CxOs.
This roundtable offers the opportunity to exchange experiences and ideas to accelerate the construction of value propositions for key executive stakeholders.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

CIO Resolutions 2023 — Tactics for Better Personal Performance

Brandon Germer, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

For over twenty years Gartner has offered a "new years resolutions" set of self-improvement ideas to help CIOs sharpen their performance in the job. Every year we suggest new tactics, relevant to the changing demands of this rapidly evolving role.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Leadership Exchange: Having a Futurist Mindset to Deal With Uncertainty Today

Marty Resnick, VP Analyst, Gartner

This highly interactive, discussion-based session will bring CIOs together to explore how taking a more futurist mindset helps in dealing with the uncertainties of today, such as economic headwinds, talent shortages, continued disruptions and so forth. This discussion will help to turn the keynote message into more practical ideas. Join your peers for this unique opportunity to share experiences, identify best practices and discover your inner futurist.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:15 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

Gartner Closing Keynote: A Collective Vision for the Next Year

José Ruggero, Practice Vice President, Gartner

To wrap the Leadership Forum, Gartner’s Global Chief of Research will synthesize the conference’s core messages and suggest future directions for the remainder of 2023. He will emphasize the opportunities of innovation and how you can capitalize on them to sustain your enterprise even as the economy falters and global issues dominate.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Let the C-Suite See You: Be Heard and Influence Peers

Jose Ramirez, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Communication stalemates are a constant roadblock for CIOs trying to drive change, secure resources, and achieve results. It is time to change how you communicate your messages to your peers and the board in today's human-centric world. Learn how to amplify your communication skills to be heard and let the C-Suite see you as an integral executive leader.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

OKRs, KPIs and ODMs: How CIOs Can Use Them for Maximum Impact

Vimarsh Bakaya, VP, Advisory, Gartner

Objectives and key results are sometimes confused with key performance indicators and outcome-driven metrics. In this session, CIOs will learn when and how to use them separately or together for maximum impact on IT and business goals. We'll share practical examples of how CIOs can use these methods to track strategy execution, measure performance and demonstrate business value.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

Workshop: Use Storytelling to Gain Approval for Your Top Initiatives

With the growing economic headwinds, the competition to getting initiatives approved will only intensify. Learning to become an effective storyteller can be a superpower that allows you to gain considerable influence in your organization and get approval for your initiatives.

When making decisions on initiatives, decision-makers often need to *feel* a decision is right, and this feeling is driven by their emotional side. A skilled storyteller can hack a decision-maker's "gut" and create a new context to win approvals.

Learn the fundamentals that are core to every single story and how to create a compelling narrative - then compete with other tables for the best story to win approval for your initiative.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Workshop: Use Storytelling to Gain Approval for Your Top Initiatives (Repeat)

With the growing economic headwinds, the competition to getting initiatives approved will only intensify. Learning to become an effective storyteller can be a superpower that allows you to gain considerable influence in your organization and get approval for your initiatives.

When making decisions on initiatives, decision-makers often need to *feel* a decision is right, and this feeling is driven by their emotional side. A skilled storyteller can hack a decision-maker's "gut" and create a new context to win approvals.

Learn the fundamentals that are core to every single story and how to create a compelling narrative - then compete with other tables for the best story to win approval for your initiative.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

CIO Opportunities for Sustainability Leadership: Case Study Profiles

Alvaro Mello, VP, Advisory, Gartner

CEOs are asking CIOs to contribute to enterprise sustainability goals, which are growing in visibility, both by leading the IT function and playing a stewardship role at the enterprise level. This session will give you practical steps (drawn from case studies of leading CIOs) to make a difference in sustainability by helping with assessment, measurement and emerging technology evaluation.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

It’s Time to Rethink Outdated ROI Formulas With a New Enterprise Value Equation

Donna Scott, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Traditional ROI models do not assess opportunities to deliver sustainable value to diverse stakeholders. Gartner's new enterprise value equation integrates profits and shareholder returns with environmental, social, governance and community concerns in an iterative process that delivers sustainable value.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Customer Experience Was the First Big Thing — Customer Value Proposition Is the Next

Don Scheibenreif, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Are great customer experiences enough these days? Since all enterprises are good at CX, what differentiates an enterprise in front of its customers? Customers want better products and offers, in addition to a great CX. So, why is it that many enterprises only focus their digital efforts on improving CX? This session helps CIOs and digital leaders expand beyond CX and into the next big focus area — building compelling value propositions of products and offers.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 08:30 AM - 09:45 AM EDT

Midsize Enterprise Networking Breakfast - Talent Planning

Michael O'Brien, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Join your peers at this exclusive breakfast to kick-off your midsize enterprise attendee experience at this year's CIO Leadership Forum. See how other midsize entprises are planning for talent in response to changing IT labor market dynamics for 2023.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Women CIO Roundtable: Go Beyond Stereotypes and Blaze Your Path to Success

Despite substantial gains, stereotypes and challenges for female leaders still impact their growth and influence, resulting in a leadership gap. As more diverse leaders take high-ranking roles, all genders should implement leadership that propels successful women in technology. This discussion will address navigating the evolving landscape and leading with courage across a multigenerational workforce in unique working environments.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Roundtable: CIO Talent Retention and Acquisition

Join this lightly facilitated discussion as we exchange best practices and challenges around the key drivers impacting talent retention, talent development and talent sourcing. Explore the importance of leveraging internal talent marketplaces, a connected and versatilist leadership, and the presence of agile learning practices to cultivate a growth mindset and rejuvenate the Employee Value Proposition.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM EDT

Workshop: Leadership in Motion - Building our Next Generation of Leaders that Deliver with Digital Dexterity

Sandra Donatelli, VP, Executive Partner, Gartner

Executive leaders must prioritize identifying and closing critical business and operational capability gaps prior, or be ready to accept less than optimal results for their strategic efforts. This workshop will provide a framework to identify, prioritize, and build development plans that help level up your teams competencies and deliver on the promise of next generation leadership.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Case Studies in Agile Talent Management to Develop and Retain Business Technologists

Alvaro Mello, VP, Advisory, Gartner

Despite their critical value to digital strategies, business technologists continue to suffer from low levels of engagement and recognition. Progressive CIOs and CHROs are instilling greater role fluidity and flexibility in assignments for all technologists, within IT and beyond. This session features practical examples of how to leverage digital badges, internal gig marketplaces and other innovative tactics to recognize, motivate and develop staff with critical digital skills.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM EDT

Women CIO Luncheon – Developing Future-Ready Leaders

Christiane Groth, VP, Advisory, Gartner

Since 2020, 67% of organizations have increased investment in leadership skills offerings through their learning and development function. However, fewer than 50% of organizations have changed their leadership criteria or expectations within the past year, despite significant changes brought about by the pandemic. Join in the discussion over lunch to hear the three imperatives to develop future-ready leaders.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM EDT

The Modern Career Path: Focus on Building Career Portfolios, Not Career Ladders

Christiane Groth, VP, Advisory, Gartner

IT employees with diverse backgrounds and career aspirations demand personal growth opportunities, flexibility and autonomy in job interest alignment with diverse paths for building their career experiences. Learn how to take an agile, adaptive and portfolio approach to creating and managing career paths for building a diverse, future-ready IT workforce.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

Workshop: Preparing for Your Next CHRO Conversation (Exclusive to Midsize Enterprises)

Build a narrative and supporting talk track for your upcoming CHRO conversation. CIOs must work closely with CHROs to build a talent strategy that will support a successful digital journey. This workshop will feature facilitated discussions and group exercises.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

We Just Crafted a Compelling IT EVP, Now What?

Lily Mok, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

Much effort has gone into redefining and identifying the IT EVP to be more human-centric and attract and retain IT Talent. Now it is time to bring these EVP attributes to life. Living these attributes is essential for building a diverse and inclusive workforce. This session will show examples of how organizations develop and deliver a compelling EVP to retain and attract top talent in the rapidly changing work world.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM EDT

Ten Techniques to Attract Unconventional Talent

Jose Ramirez, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Our 2023 CIO Survey identifies multiple unconventional approaches to working with key digital talent. Learn about effective techniques for finding and leveraging these sources to shrink your talent gaps.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Workshop: Leadership in Motion - Building our Next Generation of Leaders that Deliver with Digital Dexterity (Repeat)

Executive leaders must prioritize identifying and closing critical business and operational capability gaps prior, or be ready to accept less than optimal results for their strategic efforts. This workshop will provide a framework to identify, prioritize, and build development plans that help level up your teams competencies and deliver on the promise of next generation leadership.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Cultivate Digital Leaders Across the Enterprise

Kevin Smith, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Imagine cultivating and deploying non-IT, functional group digital leaders into all parts of the enterprise — to lead and accelerate digital dexterity and execution from within the business units. CIOs can cultivate these leaders in a formalized way. Democratizing digital delivery by design requires not only non-IT group technology owners in business areas but also skilled digital leaders working alongside them, helping CIOs orchestrate such democratization.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 03:15 PM - 03:45 PM EDT

Strategic Workforce Planning in the Age of Disruption

Lily Mok, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

The economic uncertainty, heightened competition for tech talent and emerging changes in the employee-employer relationship are driving an urgent need for CIOs to build talent intelligence that informs the design of the future workforce. Join this session to learn about how you can get ahead with an agile, data-driven approach to strategic workforce planning that enables an adaptable workforce to deliver on your mission critical priorities.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 03:15 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Women CIO Roundtable: Go Beyond Stereotypes and Blaze Your Path to Success (Repeat)

Despite substantial gains, stereotypes and challenges for female leaders still impact their growth and influence, resulting in a leadership gap. As more diverse leaders take high-ranking roles, all genders should implement leadership that propels successful women in technology. This discussion will address navigating the evolving landscape and leading with courage across a multigenerational workforce in unique working environments.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 03:15 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Roundtable: CIO Talent Retention and Acquisition Roundtable (Repeat)

Join this lightly facilitated discussion as we exchange best practices and challenges around the key drivers impacting talent retention, development and sourcing. Explore the importance of leveraging internal talent marketplaces, a connected and versatilist leadership and the presence of agile learning practices to cultivate a growth mindset and rejuvenate the employee value proposition.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:15 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Roundtable: ERP Transformation - Dealing With the Business

ERP initiatives are often associated with high costs and limited value. Many IT leaders find themselves in a position where they simultaneously justify costs to the board and ringfence the budget against changing business demands. This roundtable offers the opportunity to exchange experiences and ideas to optimize handling of business stakeholders and steer the ERP initativie to success.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

How Composable Architecture Will Help You Master the Pace of Business Change

Yefim Natis, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Composability promises business a modern agility, resilience, adaptability and growth. But the cost of getting there is the effort of overcoming the inertia of familiarity bias and taking the risk of change. The key issues we will cover include composable thinking (a change of mindset is essential for sustainable digital modernization), the starting point (to implement a sustainable strategy of innovation through composability) and the roadmap.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Roundtable: ERP Transformation — Dealing With the Business (Repeat)

ERP initiatives are often associated with high costs and limited value. Many IT leaders find themselves in a position where they simultaneously justify costs to the board and ringfence the budget against changing business demands. This roundtable offers the opportunity to exchange experiences and ideas to optimize the handling of business stakeholders and steer the ERP initiative to success.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM EDT

Digital Platforms for the Era of Fusion Teams: Real-World CIO Examples

Jaime Capella, Distinguished VP, Research, Gartner

CIOs must ensure that fusion teams can seamlessly access the capabilities required to build architecturally sound and secure solutions. Join this session to understand how leading CIOs at Chevron, NIKE and others have modernized platforms to support the work of technologists within and outside of IT.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

The Secrets to Unlock the Power of Human-Centric Leadership for CIOs

Bruce Robertson, Distinguished VP, Advisory, Gartner

Employees demand leaders take a more human approach, leading with greater authenticity, empathy and adaptivity. CIOs must develop their courage, commitment and confidence, and adopt a more human-centric approach to leadership to elevate their people.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Roundtable: CIO Talent Retention and Acquisition

Join this lightly facilitated discussion as we exchange best practices and challenges around the key drivers impacting talent retention, talent development and talent sourcing. Explore the importance of leveraging internal talent marketplaces, a connected and versatilist leadership, and the presence of agile learning practices to cultivate a growth mindset and rejuvenate the Employee Value Proposition.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM EDT

Workshop: 7 Big DEI Mistakes and How CIOs Can Avoid Them

Common but avoidable mistakes can keep organizations from achieving DEI advancement. This workshop shows CIOs the DEI pitfalls to evade and how to develop a measurable action plan that leads to progress on this key organizational priority.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM EDT

Women CIO Luncheon – Developing Future-Ready Leaders

Christiane Groth, VP, Advisory, Gartner

Since 2020, 67% of organizations have increased investment in leadership skills offerings through their learning and development function. However, fewer than 50% of organizations have changed their leadership criteria or expectations within the past year, despite significant changes brought about by the pandemic. Join in the discussion over lunch to hear the three imperatives to develop future-ready leaders.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM EDT

Workshop: 7 Big DEI Mistakes and How CIOs Can Avoid Them (Repeat)

Common but avoidable mistakes can keep organizations from achieving DEI advancement. This workshop shows CIOs the DEI pitfalls to evade and how to develop a measurable action plan that leads to progress on this key organizational priority.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM EDT

Leadership Exchange: Which Hybrid Work Models Retain Staff and Power Their Performance?

Tori Paulman, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

This highly interactive, discussion-based session will bring CIOs together to explore which future of work model attributes drive desired talent outcomes. This means finding the optimum balance of remote versus office working, autonomy versus control, and flexibility versus standardization in today’s competitive tech talent marketplace. Join your peers for this unique opportunity to share experiences, identify best practices and discover trends.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM EDT

Workshop: Leadership in Motion - Building our Next Generation of Leaders that Deliver with Digital Dexterity

Sandra Donatelli, VP, Executive Partner, Gartner

Executive leaders must prioritize identifying and closing critical business and operational capability gaps prior, or be ready to accept less than optimal results for their strategic efforts. This workshop will provide a framework to identify, prioritize, and build development plans that help level up your teams competencies and deliver on the promise of next generation leadership.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

The Culture Twin: Lead Your Enterprise Culture Change

Bruce Robertson, Distinguished VP, Advisory, Gartner

CIOs find that the main barriers to their enterprise's digital ambitions do not come from the IT organization but from the rest of the business areas. Many CIOs are mandated to create a digital mindset in their companies. Others are not explicitly mandated but feel the pressure of the expectation to lead this mindset shift. In this session, CIOs will learn how to change their enterprise culture.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

Research Discussion: Built for Speed -- The Corporate Center as Accelerator of Fusion Teams

Jaime Capella, Distinguished VP, Research, Gartner

Enterprises that succeed in scaling fusion teams deliver new digital capabilities faster while simultaneously achieving greater efficiency. But they also approach Agile as a wide-ranging new way of working, rather than just a software engineering methodology. This highly-interactive, discussion-based session will show how CIOs have helped their C-Suite peers pivot the culture of corporate functions (IT, HR, Finance, Procurement, Legal, etc.) toward agile ways of working, in support of fusion teams.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Workshop: Leadership in Motion - Building our Next Generation of Leaders that Deliver with Digital Dexterity (Repeat)

Executive leaders must prioritize identifying and closing critical business and operational capability gaps prior, or be ready to accept less than optimal results for their strategic efforts. This workshop will provide a framework to identify, prioritize, and build development plans that help level up your teams competencies and deliver on the promise of next generation leadership.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 03:15 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Roundtable: CIO Talent Retention and Acquisition Roundtable (Repeat)

Join this lightly facilitated discussion as we exchange best practices and challenges around the key drivers impacting talent retention, development and sourcing. Explore the importance of leveraging internal talent marketplaces, a connected and versatilist leadership and the presence of agile learning practices to cultivate a growth mindset and rejuvenate the employee value proposition.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM EDT

Workshop: A Practical Guide to Evolving Your Operating Model

This workshop will offer a practical way to apply the components of service and product operating models to improve delivery speed and increase business stakeholder satisfaction. Attendees will understand each component, how it fits into the overall operating model pattern and how it impacts ways of working across the enterprise. Exercises will focus on identifying and removing barriers with actionable next steps.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:15 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Roundtable: Digital Business Acceleration - Mastering the Journey from Projects to Products

Contribute with your peers to a discussion on what progress has been made toward moving from a Project-based operating model to a Product-based model. How long did it take your teams and business partners to understand what it means? Did you go big bang with many products or incrementally with just a few? What stumbling blocks got in your way? Where did you source your Product Mangers?

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM EDT

Lessons Learned from CIOs Implementing “Products”

Vimarsh Bakaya, VP, Advisory, Gartner

Many CIOs and IT leaders want to organize around “products,” or fit business and IT resources together into a new organizational model and operating structures defined as products (or value streams or capabilities). This session will use real world examples from CIOs who have been on this journey to share lessons learned and pitfalls on:

-Assessing operating model readiness

-Defining and piloting product teams

-Transforming IT resources and processes to run ‘products’ at broader scale

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

Workshop: A Practical Guide to Evolving Your Operating Model (Repeat)

This workshop will offer a practical way to apply the components of service and product operating models to improve delivery speed and increase business stakeholder satisfaction. Attendees will understand each component, how it fits into the overall operating model pattern and how it impacts ways of working across the enterprise. Exercises will focus on identifying and removing barriers with actionable next steps.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 03:15 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

Roundtable: Digital Business Acceleration — Mastering the Journey From Projects to Products (Repeat)

Contribute with your peers to a discussion on what progress has been made toward moving from a project-based operating model to a product-based model. How long did it take your teams and business partners to understand what it means? Did you go big bang with many products or incrementally with just a few? What stumbling blocks got in your way? Where did you source your product managers?

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:15 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Roundtable: Communicating Business Value of Digital Initiatives & Technology Investments (Exclusive to Midsize Enterprise Attendees)

Join this Roundtable discussion with peers at midsize enterprises (MSEs) to share how to develop and communicate the business value of IT (BVIT) effectively, and to link technology investments and business outcomes.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Improve Your Digital Execution With KPIs From Top Performers

Chet Geschickter, VP Analyst, Gartner

Through times on economic uncertainty, enterprises look to optimize their digital business initiatives but struggle to execute and measure the right activities to support their efforts. Data and analysis from Gartner's Digital Execution Scorecard shows how CIOs can measure and track critical digital KPIs, across four cohorts, where top performers significantly outperform their peers.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM EDT

Roundtable: Manage Stagflation/Inflation – Smarter Spending Cost-Efficiency Ideas

Economic outlooks for economies across the globe continue to fluctuate. Leaders face elevated inflation and waning economic growth risks stagflation. In a stagflation scenario, business investment decreases and job options shrink, while higher prices destroy demand, reducing growth further. In this facilitated discussion, peers will exchange ideas on approaches to mitigate an economic downturn.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM EDT

Workshop: Creating Compelling Metrics to Win Approval for Your Key Initiatives

This workshop will help CIOs create and communicate metrics, KPIs, and dashboards that will improve and influence decision-making toward your desired outcomes. Participants will be given a use case, and using what is learned in this workshop, craft convincing and persuasive metrics to win over leadership. This workshop is practical and actionable, with approaches you can start using the day you get back from the conference.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

4 Steps to Marketing, Funding and Executing Innovation in Uncertain Economic Times

Tsuneo Fujiwara, VP Analyst, Gartner

Economic headwinds impacting enterprises make it easy for executive leaders to delay innovation. However, in the long run, those that had the courage to innovate have come out ahead. Leverage Gartner's enterprise value equation framework to market internally, obtain seed money, staff resources, and deliver innovation creatively in uncertain economic times.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Roundtable: Manage Stagflation/Inflation – Smarter Spending Cost-Efficiency Ideas (Repeat)

Economic outlooks for economies across the globe continue to fluctuate. Leaders face elevated inflation and waning economic growth risks stagflation. In a stagflation scenario, business investment decreases and job options shrink, while higher prices destroy demand, reducing growth further. In this facilitated discussion, peers will exchange ideas on approaches to mitigate an economic downturn.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM EDT

It’s Time to Rethink Outdated ROI Formulas With a New Enterprise Value Equation

Donna Scott, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Traditional ROI models do not assess opportunities to deliver sustainable value to diverse stakeholders. Gartner's new enterprise value equation integrates profits and shareholder returns with environmental, social, governance and community concerns in an iterative process that delivers sustainable value.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Roundtable: Communicating Business Value of Digital Initiatives & Technology Investments (Exclusive to Midsize Enterprise Attendees) (REPEAT)

(Repeat) Join this Roundtable discussion with peers at midsize enterprises (MSEs) to share how to develop and communicate the business value of IT (BVIT) effectively, and to link technology investments and business outcomes.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Workshop: Creating Compelling Metrics to Win Approval for Your Key Initiatives (Repeat)

This workshop will help CIOs create and communicate metrics, KPIs and dashboards that will improve and influence decision-making toward desired outcomes. Participants will be given a use case and using what is learned in this workshop, will craft convincing and persuasive metrics to win over leadership. This workshop is practical and actionable, comprising great approaches.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 03:15 PM - 03:45 PM EDT

Changing Funding Models and Driving Digital Success

Chet Geschickter, VP Analyst, Gartner

While CFOs struggle to appropriately fund digital investments using rigid project-based funding models, CIOs can engage with them by actively involving finance throughout the initiative’s maturation. A productive and successful collaboration with CFOs requires more than a collegial relationship, CIOs must evolve how digital initiatives are funded and show the impact of digital initiatives on both business outcomes and corporate financial performance.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

Gartner Future Labs: Reengineering Decision Making, 2025

Marty Resnick, VP Analyst, Gartner

Remember the days of "decision support?" We've gone full circle. A major theme moving forward is how to become a data-driven company and make data-driven decisions. But much more concrete than before. Why will decision making become the next competitive differentiator? How can we link data-driven decisions to business value? How can we manage more interconnected decision making? What are the limitations of being data driven?

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Beyond Profit — Learn What Leading Innovators Are Doing Differently

Tsuneo Fujiwara, VP Analyst, Gartner

Innovation has moved beyond the experimental exploration of new revenue or efficiency opportunities and is now seen as a core capability used for strategic risk mitigation, external sustainability goals, corporate brand and reputation, and other goals with less obvious direct monetary value. This mandates new funding criteria, new governance approaches and new mindsets. Learn what leading innovators are doing differently.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Digital Products Will Transform Your Enterprise … and IT

Erin Neus-Cheong, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

CIOs have been steadily increasing their digital product know-how, starting with employee-facing digital products and customer-facing channels/portals. It's now time to go further. Revenue-generating and venture-building digital products are forcing a convergence in all parts of the organization. This is not a solo IT journey. Learn how this product journey will transform the whole enterprise and IT, and be prepared to chart your course.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

4 Steps to Marketing, Funding and Executing Innovation in Uncertain Economic Times

Tsuneo Fujiwara, VP Analyst, Gartner

Economic headwinds impacting enterprises make it easy for executive leaders to delay innovation. However, in the long run, those that had the courage to innovate have come out ahead. Leverage Gartner's enterprise value equation framework to market internally, obtain seed money, staff resources, and deliver innovation creatively in uncertain economic times.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM EDT

3 Strategic Technology Trends for CIOs to Watch

Strategic technology trends have significant disruptive potential and set the stage for innovation over the next five years. Enterprises must examine the business impact of these trends and adjust business operations appropriately or risk losing competitive advantage to those who do. These are trends that IT cannot afford to ignore as they deal with the uncertainty driven by global change.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 12:15 PM - 01:15 PM EDT

Midsize Enterprise Networking Lunch - CIOs as Business Leaders

As business leaders look to digital investments to drive growth, CIOs at midsize enterprises must find new ways to collaborate and engage effectively on technology. Join your midsize enterprise peers for lunch, and discuss the role of CIOs as business leaders.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

Gartner Future Labs: Reengineering Decision Making, 2025

Marty Resnick, VP Analyst, Gartner

Remember the days of "decision support?" We've gone full circle. A major theme moving forward is how to become a data-driven company and make data-driven decisions. But much more concrete than before. Why will decision making become the next competitive differentiator? How can we link data-driven decisions to business value? How can we manage more interconnected decision making? What are the limitations of being data driven?

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

OKRs, KPIs and ODMs: How CIOs Can Use Them for Maximum Impact

Vimarsh Bakaya, VP, Advisory, Gartner

Objectives and key results are sometimes confused with key performance indicators and outcome-driven metrics. In this session, CIOs will learn when and how to use them separately or together for maximum impact on IT and business goals. We'll share practical examples of how CIOs can use these methods to track strategy execution, measure performance and demonstrate business value.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Gartner’s Growth Survey Reveals 3 Potent Catalysts

Kristin Moyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

This session will be the first showing of the results of Gartner's growth survey, based on responses from approximately 200 CxOs globally, about how they are planning to grow. Moreover, the role of IT/digital in that growth.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Use Cyber Value Metrics to Manage Security Aligned to Your Business

Patrick Long, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Gartner is benchmarking 16 cybersecurity value metrics to enable peer comparisons at the board level. Use these metrics to measure and manage security budget and business value delivery. This changes how organizations measure, report and invest in security from the budget to the board.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

Leadership Exchange: Using Outcome Driven Metrics for Security Effectiveness

Patrick Long, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

This highly interactive, discussion-based session will bring CIOs together to explore how outcome-driven metrics (ODMs) can improve executive understanding of cyber risk. In this session, we will discuss how to develop and articulate the ODMs that can be leveraged. Join your peers for this unique opportunity to share experiences, identify best practices and discover trends.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM EDT

Gartner Keynote: Amplify Your Impact

Irving Tyler, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Christie Struckman, VP Analyst, Gartner

Kristin Moyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

CIOs face challenges as executives and as the heads of IT. Join us for the Gartner Opening Keynote in which we'll focus on helping CIOs produce material returns and drive value throughout their organization.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM EDT

Workshop: Be Great at Stakeholder Management so Your Organization Can Be Great at IT

Steve Heck, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Scott Kennedy, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Effective stakeholder relationship building and management is a critical skill every CIO needs to be effective, influential and respected as an enterprise executive. This workshop will focus on those things you must do well to elevate your stakeholder relationships and impact so your organization can be great at IT.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Let the C-Suite See You: Be Heard and Influence Peers

Jose Ramirez, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Communication stalemates are a constant roadblock for CIOs trying to drive change, secure resources, and achieve results. It is time to change how you communicate your messages to your peers and the board in today's human-centric world. Learn how to amplify your communication skills to be heard and let the C-Suite see you as an integral executive leader.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:15 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Roundtable: ERP Transformation - Dealing With the Business

ERP initiatives are often associated with high costs and limited value. Many IT leaders find themselves in a position where they simultaneously justify costs to the board and ringfence the budget against changing business demands. This roundtable offers the opportunity to exchange experiences and ideas to optimize handling of business stakeholders and steer the ERP initativie to success.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:15 PM - 01:00 PM EDT

Roundtable: Communicating Business Value of Digital Initiatives & Technology Investments (Exclusive to Midsize Enterprise Attendees)

Join this Roundtable discussion with peers at midsize enterprises (MSEs) to share how to develop and communicate the business value of IT (BVIT) effectively, and to link technology investments and business outcomes.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM EDT

Workshop: Be Great at Stakeholder Management so Your Organization Can Be Great at IT (Repeat)

Steve Heck, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Scott Kennedy, Sr Executive Partner, Gartner

Effective stakeholder relationship building and management is a critical skill every CIO needs to be effective, influential and respected as an enterprise executive. This workshop will focus on those things you must do well to elevate your stakeholder relationships and impact so your organization can be great at IT.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Use Cyber Value Metrics to Manage Security Aligned to Your Business

Patrick Long, Sr Principal Analyst, Gartner

Gartner is benchmarking 16 cybersecurity value metrics to enable peer comparisons at the board level. Use these metrics to measure and manage security budget and business value delivery. This changes how organizations measure, report and invest in security from the budget to the board.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

How to Shift Executive Mindsets

Kevin Smith, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

The digital-era challenges industrial-era mindsets about change (from risk to opportunity), organizational structure (from hierarchical to flattened/fluid/matrixed), performance management (from stack ranking to 360 feedback), culture (for heroes to collaborators) and more. This session discusses how CIOs can advance the executive mindset to accelerate the realization of growth and value from digital investments.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM EDT

How to Deal With Difficult Workplace Personalities

Jennifer Carter, Principal Analyst, Gartner

At work, difficult people exist; they may make everything about themselves, obsess over details and assume you are out to get them. As senior executives' duties become more interrelated, communal and overlapped, they must develop effective strategies for coping with these individuals and the stress they may bring to the firm. In this session, we'll look at how to spot a difficult personality and what to do about it to prevent a disruptive confrontation.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

Workshop: Preparing for Your Next CHRO Conversation (Exclusive to Midsize Enterprises)

Build a narrative and supporting talk track for your upcoming CHRO conversation. CIOs must work closely with CHROs to build a talent strategy that will support a successful digital journey. This workshop will feature facilitated discussions and group exercises.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT

4 Tactics to Extend Your Influence

Christie Struckman, VP Analyst, Gartner

CIOs spend much of their day influencing others – peers, bosses, employees, vendors – to do the right things for the organization. Or to stop doing the wrong things. But a well-articulated argument, bolstered with data, is not as impactful as one would like it to be. Learn the four tactics that are easy to use and surprisingly impactful at influencing others.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Roundtable: ERP Transformation — Dealing With the Business (Repeat)

ERP initiatives are often associated with high costs and limited value. Many IT leaders find themselves in a position where they simultaneously justify costs to the board and ringfence the budget against changing business demands. This roundtable offers the opportunity to exchange experiences and ideas to optimize the handling of business stakeholders and steer the ERP initiative to success.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 02:30 PM EDT

Roundtable: Communicating Business Value of Digital Initiatives & Technology Investments (Exclusive to Midsize Enterprise Attendees) (REPEAT)

(Repeat) Join this Roundtable discussion with peers at midsize enterprises (MSEs) to share how to develop and communicate the business value of IT (BVIT) effectively, and to link technology investments and business outcomes.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM EDT

CEO Concerns 2023 — Implications and Actions for CIOs

Kristin Moyer, Distinguished VP Analyst, Gartner

Business conditions are volatile and uncertain. Our fresh global CEO survey sheds light on how business leaders are rethinking their strategies. We will explain how new directions they take in 2023 will impact the technology-related agenda.

Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

OKRs, KPIs and ODMs: How CIOs Can Use Them for Maximum Impact

Vimarsh Bakaya, VP, Advisory, Gartner

Objectives and key results are sometimes confused with key performance indicators and outcome-driven metrics. In this session, CIOs will learn when and how to use them separately or together for maximum impact on IT and business goals. We'll share practical examples of how CIOs can use these methods to track strategy execution, measure performance and demonstrate business value.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 07:30 AM - 08:45 AM EDT

Midsize Enterprise Networking Breakfast - Security

Continue the conversation with your midsize enterprise peers at this exclusive breakfast. Discussion topic: what security initiatives do you see as priorities for 2023?

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM EDT

How Do You Create Strategy When the World Is Constantly Changing?

Brandon Germer, Sr Director Analyst, Gartner

Strategy defines our path to success. But faced with the impacts of climate change, the pandemic, geopolitical tensions, inflationary pressure and recession, identifying and navigating the right path can be difficult. This session will provide CIOs with the steps they need to create an IT strategy that is both resilient to change and flexible to cope with disruption.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 01:45 PM - 03:15 PM EDT

Leadership Exchange: Having a Futurist Mindset to Deal With Uncertainty Today

Marty Resnick, VP Analyst, Gartner

This highly interactive, discussion-based session will bring CIOs together to explore how taking a more futurist mindset helps in dealing with the uncertainties of today, such as economic headwinds, talent shortages, continued disruptions and so forth. This discussion will help to turn the keynote message into more practical ideas. Join your peers for this unique opportunity to share experiences, identify best practices and discover your inner futurist.

Please Note: Based on availability and eligibility you may sign-up for the session via Conference Navigator after you register for this conference.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 03:15 PM - 03:45 PM EDT

Strategic Workforce Planning in the Age of Disruption

Lily Mok, VP, Team Manager, Gartner

The economic uncertainty, heightened competition for tech talent and emerging changes in the employee-employer relationship are driving an urgent need for CIOs to build talent intelligence that informs the design of the future workforce. Join this session to learn about how you can get ahead with an agile, data-driven approach to strategic workforce planning that enables an adaptable workforce to deliver on your mission critical priorities.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 04:15 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

Gartner Closing Keynote: A Collective Vision for the Next Year

José Ruggero, Practice Vice President, Gartner

To wrap the Leadership Forum, Gartner’s Global Chief of Research will synthesize the conference’s core messages and suggest future directions for the remainder of 2023. He will emphasize the opportunities of innovation and how you can capitalize on them to sustain your enterprise even as the economy falters and global issues dominate.

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