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Invest Insight: Gartner Event Summary: U.S. Symposium/ITxpo 2013

Published: 23 October 2013

ID: G00258485

Analyst(s): Frank Marsala , Sandra Notardonato , Tim Mahon , John Christopher Rizzuto, Andrew Neff


Gartner's flagship conference — Symposium/ITxpo 2013 — covered all aspects of technology and services, with a keen focus on the Nexus of Forces: cloud, mobile, social and information. Here, Gartner Invest analyzes the key themes and take-aways from this event.

Table Of Contents


  • Event Details
  • Implications for Investors
    • Implications for Investors: Communications
    • Implications for Investors: IT Hardware
    • Implications for Investors: IT Services
    • Implications for Investors: Semiconductors
    • Implications for Investors: Software
  • Keynote/Mastermind Sessions
    • Gartner Analyst Keynote: Leading in the Digital World
    • Mastermind Interview: Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Google
    • Mastermind Interview: Steve Ballmer, President and Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft
  • Key Session Messages and Event Observations
    • Signature Series: Information 20/20: Beyond Big Data (Frank Buytendijk)
    • Signature Series: The 2014 Gartner Scenario for Senior Executives: Transforming Into Senior Digital Business Executives (Ken McGee and Dale Kutnick)
    • Signature Series: The Emerging Trends Radar Screen (Stephen Prentice)
    • Signature Series: The Mobile Scenario: Innovation Plus Agility Equals Opportunity (Nick Jones)
    • Signature Series: The Cloud Computing Scenario: End of the Beginning (Daryl Plummer)
    • Signature Series: The Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2014 (David W. Cearley)
    • Signature Series: Top 10 Strategic Predictions: Gartner Predicts a Disruptive and Constructive Future for IT (Daryl Plummer)
    • Signature Series: Top 10 Trends and Their Impact on IT Infrastructure and Operations (David J. Cappuccio)
    • Signature Series: CEO and Business Leader Views in 2013: The Implications for IT Leadership (Mark Raskino)
    • Signature Series: The CIO Agenda for 2014 (Dave Aron)
  • Attendee Sentiment
  • List of Sponsors
    • Premier Sponsors
    • Marketplace Sponsors
    • Country Pavilion Sponsors
    • Sponsors
    • Emerging Technologies Pavilion

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