Donna Scott

Donna Scott

Distinguished VP Analyst
Donna Scott is Distinguished Vice President Analyst in Gartner's Office of the CIO Research. Ms. Scott is responsible for research across strategy to execution including operating models, organizational models, governance and strategic execution. She also focuses on transforming I&T operating models to get more value out of information & technology.
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Tuesday, 12 May, 2020 / 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM EDT
What Are Digital Transformer CIOs Doing That You Should Replicate?

We conducted 35 in-depth telephone interviews with organizations that have undergone or are undergoing a companywide digital business initiative or program and actively manage their business capabilities for competitive differentiation. This session focuses on findings from 15 organizations that were truly digital transformers that leverage information and technology to drive growth and enterprisewide competitive advantage. The session presents findings from this exploratory primary research study on the core business capabilities that enables transformers to be high performing and succeed in the marketplace. Through this session, CIOs will learn what to do and where to invest to move their enterprises forward.

Wednesday, 13 May, 2020 / 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM EDT
Global Enterprise Executive Experience Breakfast: Digital Product Management: Hype versus Reality

Product teams, fusion teams, pods, squads and other terms are being used to describe a new way of working for information and technology. At the same time there is confusion over the definition of an internal product and when and where they should be established. During this session we will answer your questions on the topic of digital product management, including what, where, who, how and why.

Join Gartner analyst, Donna Scott, and your direct peers from complex, large enterprises to discuss, ask questions and share your experiences with digital product management.

Thursday, 14 May, 2020 / 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM EDT
How CIOs Can Lead the Transition From Projects to Products Using the I&T Operating Model

Getting the work done in a digital business depends on new work structures and methods. While most CIOs have implemented agile and are moving to DevOps, most have not yet scaled the product management discipline to achieve effective strategy execution. When they do, they realize everything changes from funding to talent to governance and prioritization. In short, their I&T operating model and likely their enterprise operating model must change. This session advises CIOs how to implement and scale product management, with a lens on transforming their operating model to achieve their digital ambition.

Hear it first at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo®