Speaker Bio

Daryl Plummer
Gartner keynote

Daryl Plummer

Distinguished VP Analyst
Daryl Plummer is VP, Distinguished Analyst & Gartner Fellow. His research focuses on the strategic issues of cloud computing, digital disruption, and the unfolding of the future through predictions, trends and evolving digital business cycles.
Mr. Plummer is a Chief of Research in the Technology & Service Providers Organization, where he helps oversee research across the four roles of General Manager, Product Managers, Product Marketers, and Tech CEOs. In this role, he is responsible for the advancement of research and the promotion of same to solve the critical problems of, and answer the key questions for, tech providers from engineers all the way up to and including the CEO and board of directors.
Daryl is also Chief of Research for Cloud computing and a primary analyst covering multiple strategic Cloud topics. He focuses his research on the broad cloud service market, including market trends, forecasts, the cloud vendor landscape and cloud sourcing scenarios. He tracks different cloud usage cases, including public cloud, private cloud and hybrid cloud scenarios and is the originator of the topic of Distributed Cloud Computing. Covering cloud strategy and evolution requires one to see how end user scenarios are evolving in the context of technology and service provider strategies that are producing cloud innovations at an ever-increasing speed. Mr. Plummer provides a perspective on the key phenomena which will drive the largest segments of change.
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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 05:15 PM - 06:00 PM EDT
Keynote: The New Economics of Technology and Data

In a fast-changing digital world, CIOs and CDAOs must be able to decide which trends should be prioritized first for investment. The rise of geospatial data and the use of data in large language models for AI represents two phase shifts in how technology economics will evolve. This presentation examines the indicators and economic phase shifts that are associated with the digital revolution.

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