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 Interview Keynotes include:
John T. Chambers, Chairman and CEO, Cisco
Meg Whitman, President and CEO, HP
General Colin Powell, USA (Retired)
This year's conference program focuses on the disruptive technologies of cloud, social, mobile and information. The program revolves around 11 tracks, including the renowned CIO Program at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, that deliver on the needs and expectations of IT leaders as identified by Gartner clients. It's a mix of management and technology insight empowering senior-level IT and business people to make the strategic, organizational and technology-investment decisions required to emerge with a competitive edge. The tracks include:
- Business Intelligence & Information Management
- Business Process Improvement
- Enterprise Architecture
- Infrastructure & Operations: Data Center, Server, Storage & IT Operations
- Infrastructure & Operations: Mobile, Client Computing and Communications
- Program & Portfolio Management
- Security & Risk Management
- Sourcing & Vendor Relationships
- Strategic Initiatives
The CIO program at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo concentrates on the issues, decisions, and actions required to enhance IT performance. It’s an intensive immersion in CIO-focused research and peer-to-peer connections designed to advance the business, amplify enterprise strategy and determine the long-term direction of information technology throughout the organization. Based on direct input from more than 2,000 CIOs, the program offers a comprehensive agenda of interactive workshops, CIO-exclusive sessions, guest speaker luncheons and other formats appropriate to a C-level audience.
Attendees can choose from more than 550 analyst sessions, workshops, and roundtables across five full days. These sessions will help attendees learn new concepts, new strategies and acquire new leadership skills.