Gartner Symposium/ITxpo - Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona, Spain
09 - 13 November 2014

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo - Barcelona, Spain

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo will help CIOs and senior IT executives to prepare for leadership in the digital world

BT will be sponsor at the Symposium, one of the most important gatherings of CIOs and Senior IT Executives.

Those attending the conference will explore how a new era of runaway connectivity is a creating a critical moment of opportunity – the era of the ‘digital business’. Key topics being explored in Barcelona include:

  • Roles, skills, responsibilities and professional development required for leadership in the digital world
  • High-priority IT trends and topics that will impact strategy and help guide investment decision-making
  • How IT can and must demonstrate business value and contribute to sustainable enterprise transformation

BT will be running a stand throughout the conference and our executives will be participating, with key addresses on the changing role of the CIO, creativity and the Art of Connecting.

We’ll also be premiering research we’ve carried out in to the changing role of the CIO. We recently interviewed almost 800 decision makers to get to the bottom of it.
You can discover what we found in our white paper.

Hear from BT’s leaders

Whether we’re exploring taking control of the cloud, involving the human in the internet of things or the experiences of our customers, it’s an idea we’ll be discussing in Barcelona.

You can hear from:

  • Digital business, imaginative CIOs: five tales of delivering the unexpected
    Luis Alvarez, CEO BT Global Services

    Connections between people, businesses and things are expanding exponentially, transforming possibilities and presenting a huge, constantly evolving business opportunity. But embracing this opportunity relies on much more than just the latest technology. Here’s how a new breed of creative, imaginative CIOs have blended art and science to deliver unexpected results.

  • Realising possibilities in the cloud: Rethinking IT strategy
    Ashish Gupta, CIO BT Global Services & President, Portfolio & Service Design and BT Advise

    New-style CIOs will deploy networks with imagination while balancing technology and creativity. Here’s how we see them radically re-thinking IT strategy for stunning outcomes.

  • Global CIO Survey: creativity today; revelations for tomorrow’s stunning outcomes
    Andrew Small, Vice President, BT One, Contact, CPE & Mobile

    New research reveals how CIOs are unleashing personal creativity to balance art and science today, and looks to the limitless potential they’re opening for tomorrow.

  • CIO Panel with  What it takes to Drive Digital Business
    Ashish Gupta, CIO BT Global Services & President, Portfolio & Service Design and BT Advise

    Panelists: Ashish Gupta, Marco Bressan, Klas Bendrik, Charles Ewen, Graham P. Waller, Mohammed Khalid