Mary Mesaglio

Mary Mesaglio

Distinguished VP Analyst
Mary Mesaglio is a Distinguished Vice President with Gartner's CIO research team. Her research has a practical bent and is focused on helping large enterprises to transform and change their culture. Ms. Mesaglio's recent work includes "The Art of Culture Hacking" and the 2019 CIO New Year's Resolutions. She has also written extensively on creativity and how to develop a creative culture, how to succeed at innovation by defining failure, not success, and the three magical ingredients of transformation that executives cannot afford to miss. Ms. Mesaglio is Canadian and is based in Barcelona, Spain. She has traveled extensively in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. She speaks English, Spanish and French fluently, is working on her Catalan, and would love to learn Japanese one day.
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Monday, October 21, 2019 02:00 PM|Monday, October 21, 2019 02:45 PM
Ask the Expert: Overcoming Transformation Fatigue (Exclusive for Global Enterprise Executive Experience Attendees)

Gartner research shows that most enterprises are digitally transforming and have been for a while now. But, data also shows that there is a growing gap between digital ambition and actual execution. This is leading to transformation fatigue, where employees are apathetic about and disenfranchised from the Next Big Thing, sometimes opting out of the transformation or passively resisting it. This makes it tough for leaders to deliver on the pressure from the C-Suite to transform. Join this discussion with Mary Mesaglio about tips and tricks you can use with your teams right now to overcome transformation fatigue.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 11:45 AM|Tuesday, October 22, 2019 12:30 PM
Ask the Expert: How Can You Reinvent Without Disruptive Innovation?

To reinvent or not to reinvent — that is not the question. Conventional wisdom is that disruptive innovation is the only way to reinvent, but it has a 90% failure rate. Contrasted to this, incumbents reinventing by taking lots of small steps have a 60% success rate. Discover how you can reinvent without changing everything through a shared conversation with peers, led by a Gartner expert.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 11:30 AM|Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:00 PM
The Culture Hacking Roadmap

Culture hacking — making immediate, emotional, visible changes to the culture — has exploded as a way to trigger on-the-ground transformation. By popular demand, this session provides a step-by-step roadmap for how to hack your culture, including pragmatic examples and do’s and don’ts.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 11:15 AM|Thursday, October 24, 2019 12:00 PM
The Three Magical Transformation Ingredients That CIOs Can't Afford to Miss

Everyone is digitally transforming. But there is an alarming gap between digital ambition and execution. A sense of transformation fatigue is setting in. What if we told you there are three essential ingredients that CIOs and other executives consistently miss when trying to transform? This session delves into the three most important and most overlooked ways to accelerate your transformation.

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