Barika Pace

Barika Pace

Sr Director Analyst
Barika L. Pace conducts research that focuses on technology and on service providers who are building technology for the good of society. Her research concentrates on creating product strategies that ensure sustainability, equity, and digital product safety by addressing the convergence of IT and device connectivity in a world of cyber-physical systems. Ms. Pace helps clients to address bias in product design, mitigate security and safety concerns for smart devices, navigate public policy, and amplify messaging that resonates with consumer values. As part of technology for the good coverage, Ms. Pace continues to lead research into the IoT, OT security, and the management of social media disruption. Ms. Pace supports Gartner’s Voice of Society initiatives for 2022 and serves as a research connection leader for Gartner Product Management. Finally, she enjoys working with tech product managers, CEOs CMOs, CTOs, and CISOs on product innovation, messaging, product strategy, diversity, inclusion, and navigating social disruption and public policy changes.
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Tuesday, July 12, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM EDT
Ask the Expert: How do I Maximize Technology for the Good of Society?

Technology companies have dominated headline news with negative coverage from bias in AI to political unrest. How can technology companies overcome pressures to address environmental, social and governance concerns. This session will answer questions related to translating products and services into social good, while countering disruption.

Tuesday, July 12, 2022 / 01:45 PM - 02:15 PM EDT
Outlook for Technology Service Provider Talent 2022

Technology talent is growing, but recruiting, skills development and DEI remain a challenge. Organizations need to ensure that they recruit, develop and retain the right talent to keep up with this demand. This presentation explores how TSP's will need to extend diversity, flex recruitment strategies and create the right organizational culture to recruit, grow and retain the best talent.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.