Signature Series

Each year from the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™ stage, you'll hear our most popular research as part of our Signature Series. These sessions cover some of the most-anticipated insights and findings to get you ready for the year ahead:

2020 Canada CIO Agenda:
Winning in the Turns

Chris Howard

There are turns coming – in society, in economic conditions, in changed technological adoption, in business model innovation. How can CIOs improve the fitness of their IT organization and the enterprise to be ready to win in the next turn? Using new Canadian research findings, this session will discuss leadership, organizational, process and technology priorities for CIOs for the coming year.

The Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2020

David W. Cearley

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

The CEO and Board Concerns 2020: Implications and Actions

Mark Raskino 

Gartner's 2020 global CEO survey results reveal how CEOs are thinking about macrotrends in business and digital change and how that will affect the agenda for CIOs.


Join us this year in Toronto, Canada for the latest technology, leadership and business insights impacting CIOs and IT executives in 2020 and beyond.