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Invest Insight: Gartner Event Summary: U.S. Symposium/ITxpo 2015

Published: 02 November 2015

ID: G00292870

Analyst(s): Andrew Neff , Tim Mahon , Adam Woodyer , Frank Marsala , Sandra Notardonato


Gartner's Symposium/ITxpo 2015 was held in Orlando on 4 October 2014 through 8 October 2015. The annual conference covered all things IT, with this year's theme focused on algorithmic business. Here, Gartner Invest analyzes the key themes and take-aways from this event.

Table Of Contents


  • Event Details
  • Keynote/Mastermind Sessions
    • Gartner Analyst Keynote: Mary Mesaglio, Frank Buytendijk, Peter Sondergaard
    • Mastermind Interview: Ginni Rometty, Chief Executive Officer, IBM
    • Mastermind Interview: Jeffrey Immelt, CEO, GE
  • Key Session Messages and Event Observations
    • Signature Series: The CEO Perspective 2015: How CIOs Should Respond (Mark Raskino)
    • Signature Series: Architecting Digital Business (Betsy Burton, Chris Howard)
    • Signature Series: 2016 CIO Agenda: Building the Digital Platform (Dave Aron)
    • Signature Series: Gartner's Top Predictions: The Future Is a Digital Thing (Daryl C. Plummer)
    • Signature Series: A Comprehensive Guide to Connectedness With Trust, Security and Ethics in Digital Business (Bard Papegaaij)
    • Signature Series: The Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2016 (David W. Cearly)
  • Booth Visit Notes
    • Enterprise Networking and Services Vendor Tour
    • Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) Vendor Tour
    • Software and Cloud Vendor Tour
  • List of Sponsors
    • Premier Sponsors
    • Marketplace Sponsors
    • Emerging Technologies Sponsors

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