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STAMFORD, Conn., August 19, 2015

Gartner Announces 25th Annual Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2015, October 4-8, in Orlando

What: Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2015

When: October 4-8, 2015

WhereWalt Disney World Dolphin Hotel, Orlando, Florida

Details: Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is the world’s most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives uniting a global community of CIOs with the tools, insights and strategies to help them lead the next generation of IT and achieve business outcomes. More than 8,500 CIOs, senior business and IT strategists, will gather for the insights, tools and solutions they need to ensure that their IT initiatives are key contributors to and drivers of their enterprise's success.

Rise to the Challenge
A digital wave is sweeping through every industry, organization and culture. This a defining moment for every CIO and senior IT executive: a chance to rise up, align mission-critical priorities and drive business outcomes.  Now is the time to operate at two speeds: pursuing agile practices to compete at the digital speeds while focusing on rock-solid IT reliability to support the core business.

In the Opening Keynote, Gartner’s leading analysts will present the roadmap to digital business reality. Digital business is a team sport, involving all business disciplines. CIOs, business leaders and technology providers who understand and harness digital technologies and business moments will play a leading role in helping their organizations or government agencies win in this new environment.

Gartner analysts will sit down with key influencers who are uniquely equipped to deal with the powerful convergence of forces and think, work and connect in entirely new ways. This year's Mastermind Keynotes include:

Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and CEO of IBM
Jeffrey R. Immelt, Chairman and CEO of GE
Tony Robbins, The New York Times No. 1 Best-Selling Author, Entrepreneur and Philanthropis
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This year's conference program revolves around mission-critical CIO priorities categorized into 6 tracks, along with 12 industry tracks, built around the renowned CIO Experience at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, a one-of-a-kind experience, specifically designed to focus on business, technology and leadership development.

The 6 mission-critical tracks include:

  • Architect the Digital Business
  • Create a Dynamic Organization
  • Drive Business Growth
  • Lead the Digital Enterprise
  • Plan for the Digital Future
  • Renovate the IT Core

Attendees can choose from more than more than 300 Gartner analyst sessions, workshops, and roundtables across five full days, including Sunday’s kickoff with a full day dedicated to specific Industry sectors. These sessions will help attendees learn new concepts, new strategies and acquire new leadership skills.

ITxpo, a solution showcase teeming with leading providers of IT solutions aimed at driving business imperatives, will highlight the next steps in technology through live demonstrations, face-to-face meetings with exhibitors, and fast-paced presentations on key technology directions aligned with 11 ITxpo Marketplaces — Applications; Business Intelligence & Information Management; Business Process Management; Content, Collaboration & Social Software; Data Center & IT Operations; Enterprise Architecture; Enterprise Networking & Communications; Mobility & Wireless; Outsourcing & IT Services; Program & Portfolio Management and Security & Compliance — as well as the Emerging Technologies Pavilion and Industry Day Exhibitor booths.

For complete event and registration details, please visit the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo website at www.gartner.com/us/symposium

Members of the media can register for the event by contacting Christy Pettey at christy.pettey@gartner.com.

About Gartner

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), is the world’s leading research and advisory company and a member of the S&P 500. We equip business leaders with indispensable insights, advice and tools to achieve their mission-critical priorities today and build the successful organizations of tomorrow.

Our unmatched combination of expert-led, practitioner-sourced and data-driven research steers clients toward the right decisions on the issues that matter most. We are a trusted advisor and objective resource for more than 15,000 organizations in more than 100 countries — across all major functions, in every industry and enterprise size.

To learn more about how we help decision makers fuel the future of business, visit gartner.com.

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