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The Nexus of Forces Changes Everything: Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2012 Keynote

Published: 10 January 2013

ID: G00246019

Analyst(s): Anthony Bradley , Richard Hunter , David Willis, Mary Mesaglio , Chris Howard , David Cearley , Peter Sondergaard


The Nexus of Forces present CIOs with extraordinary challenges and opportunities. Using insights from the 2012 Gartner Symposium IT/Xpo keynote, CIOs and other IT leaders can harness the nexus and redefine their roles in a rapidly changing world.

Table Of Contents


  • The Nexus of Forces Is Changing Everything
    • Cloud Computing
    • Mobile
    • Behavioral Changes: The Social Phenomenon
    • Information
  • How the Nexus of Forces Is Changing Everything
    • Security
    • Regulation
    • Gamification
  • Enterprises That Are Already Harnessing the Nexus of Forces
    • Home Plus — The Next Step Forward in Retail
    • Cemex — Innovation From the Inside Out
    • International Speedway Corp. — Driving Greater Engagement
  • An Extraordinary Time to Be a CIO

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